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Help Spread Autism Awareness On Your Lunch Break Today

 Photo: Courtesy of Neiman Marcus
Photo: Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

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Still looking for a Mother's Day gift? Or, looking for a little something scented to spruce up your pad? Then head over to Neiman Marcus this afternoon. From 1 to 5 p.m., you can chitchat with Nest Fragrances C.E.O. Laura Slatkin and check out the brand's new Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set ($85). But most importantly, this shopping event is geared toward a good cause.

Slatkin's son David was diagnosed with autism in 1999, which inspired her to found the nonprofit organization New York Collaborates for Autism. She's also a national board member of Autism Speaks, and a percentage of sales from the Blue Garden gift set benefit the organization.

The Blue Garden scent blends blue hydrangea, hyacinth, and forget-me-nots with notes of dew drops. " It reminds me of a perfect and lush floral garden in full bloom," Slatkin said in a press release. "It represents hope and change, and every time I smell it I think of my son."

And in case you didn't know, April is National Autism Awareness Month. To learn more about the cause, click here.
· Nest Fragrances [Official Site]
· Neiman Marcus [Official Site]
· Autism Speaks [Official Site]

Neiman Marcus

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Neiman Marcus

737 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL