We’ve got something for every type of mom
It’s a fact that moms usually focus their purchasing efforts on the rest of the family. This year, treat her to something she’ll love and would probably never buy for herself. After all, Mother’s Day is the perfect day to indulge! From mom-bling to luxe bath products and foodie gifts she’ll love, check out our editor’s picks for the best gifts for mom.
Homesick's Thank You, Mom Candle
Homesick has a candle for just about every occasion or place you miss. This one has hints of a fresh bouquet (think jasmine, lily, and lavender) and is a sweet way to say you care. With 60-80 hours of burning time, this is one gift that'll stick around.
Buy it here, $38.
Le Marais Assorted Pastry Sampler
Get her day started right with breakfast in bed. This sampling of freshly made pastries comes straight from the iconic Le Marais in San Francisco. You'll get chocolate croissants, almond croissants, Kouign-Amann batons, and Pain aux Raisin—yum!
Buy it here, $70
Japanese Hot Spring Bath Powders
So maybe a trip to Japan isn't in the cards this Mother's Day. Treat her to a bath experience inspired by the country's legendary hot springs with this set instead.
Buy them here, $15
Holst + Lee Colorblock Bracelet
For the mom who loves her bold baubles, this bracelet is just the thing. There are several color combos, and she'll make a statement without saying a word.
Buy it here, $110
Kari Gran's Golden Girls Lip Whip Duo
Mom will shine like Rose and Cora with this all-organic set of sparkly lip gloss. Use one alone or blend the two for a customized color. You get two pots, and one applicator brush, and it comes wrapped in a pretty bow.
Buy it here, $42
Athleta Excursion Waist Bag
You've probably seen these around town. Yup, it's no secret that moms are ditching the heavy shoulder tote in favor of this trendy bag usually worn cross-body. It's perfect for commuting or hitting the park for a play date, so this sporty way to store your valuables works for every type of mom. If pink isn't her color, there are three other colors (grey is backorder until Jun. 11) to try.
Buy it here, $88
RHONY Coloring Book
It's okay to admit you're obsessed with The Real Housewives. Indulge in that obsession with this hilarious RHONY adult coloring book. All that's left to include is a glass of wine and serious ME time.
Buy it here, $10
Boarderie's Mother's Day Ciccetti Cheese & Charcuterie Board
The way to mom's heart? Really good cheese and other goodies. We love this collection from Boarderie because it's made to order fresh and arrives ready to go. That's right, all the hand-curated cheeses, fruits, nuts, and meats are beautifully arranged on an Acacia wood-cutting board and are ready to be enjoyed as soon as she opens the box.
Buy it here, $129
Two-Tone Alabaster Serving Board
If the mom in your life loves to entertain, she can never have too many serving boards. This one is handmade, dyed in lively colors, and will brighten up any table. Here's a bonus: It'll go great with the delectable charcuterie board above!
Buy it here, $88
Rechargeable Portable Pocket Fan
Which mom doesn't long for a way to cool off when sitting by the playing field or the pool? This genius rechargeable pocket fan easily clips to your bag and doesn't have a colorful foam blade in sight.
Buy it here, $38
Stick with Me 12-Piece Bonbon Box
If you're going to get mom chocolate for Mother's Day, get her the good stuff. Almost too pretty to eat, these petite treats will surprise her with every bite.
Buy them here, $54
Block Shop Bird of Paradise Robe
Before you say "A robe? Seriously?!," hear us out. This baby is hand-block printed by 5th generation master printers in Jaipur, made from 100% certified organic Indian cotton, and promises to make her feel like the glamour girl she is.
Buy it here, $195
Luli Bebé's Monaco Travel Bag
Designed with moms in mind, this luxe weekend bag is stain-resistant and has a wipeable interior, and will hold everything she needs for a much-needed getaway. It has 10 storage compartments and comes in six different hues.
Buy it here, $229.
MantraBand's Mother's Day Collection
Every mother needs a mantra. These Note to Self necklaces allow her to keep an inspiring message close to her heart. 18K gold-dipped with an adjustable chain, choose from statements like "I Am Enough," "Choose Joy," and "I Am the Storm." Pre-shipping in early May, these are a sweet gift for Mother's Day.
Order it here, $38
Twelve South's BookBook CaddySack
If she can't imagine traveling anywhere without her laptop in tow, this might be one of the best gifts for mom. This storage 'book' had space for all her chargers, adaptors, and more.
Buy it here, $60
If she hasn't already jumped on the bandwagon, now is as good a time as ever to give mom the cult tumbler that will let her get all the water she needs on the daily. Offered in over a dozen hues (check out the new colors for spring 2023), one sip and she'll be hooked.
Buy it here, $45
Mejuri's Gemstone Ear Jacket Studs
Dazzle her with a set of stunning earrings. These are offered in different gemstone combinations that include white topaz, garnet, citrine, and quartz. They are also adjustable so she can customize the look.
Buy them here, $148
Vacation Wars by Meghan Quinn
Chocolates? Check. Bath goodies? Check. A brand-new book set in Santorini filled with romance and family drama? Check! This fun read is exactly what mom needs while taking time for herself on Mother's Day, or any day!
Buy it here, $13
Benevolence's Velvet Travel Jewelry Box
Spotted on Oprah's legendary "favorite things" list, this travel jewelry box ensures all the new goodies mom gets for Mother's Day will stay in order and untangled. It has a spot for earrings, necklaces, and rings, and even has a tiny mirror.
Buy it here, $25
Revlon's One-Step Volumizer
This cult-favorite styling tool does the work of a hair dryer and a round brush and creates a salon-quality blowout. Some fans even say they've cut out the flat iron step of their prep work, which means it's a huge time saver. And as moms, we know how precious our time is.
Buy it here, $40
ESPRO P7 French Press Coffee Maker
Take her morning coffee to a whole new level with this stainless steel French press coffee maker. She can make a little or a lot, and when pressed down, the silicone seal immediately stops the extraction of the coffee's natural flavors, so it won't get bitter with time. Offered in six different colors.
Buy it here, $129
Large Hand-Painted Ceramic Mug
She's going to need a place to pour all that delicious coffee, so why not one of these chic mugs? Made by hand, each one is the perfect size for mom's morning brew.
Buy one here, $30
Scentered's Sleep Well Therapy Balm
It's no secret that moms need better sleep. This aromatherapy mix of lavender, chamomile, and palmarosa comes blended into a shea butter/bee's wax blended stick that's not greasy and can go on wrists, necks, and even inside sleeping masks. Apply 30 minutes before bedtime and get ready to snooze.
Buy it here, $25
L'Occitane's Shea Butter Collection
If you're looking to give her some pampering goodies, one of the best gifts for mom has got to be this classic set from L'Occitane. The lotion is a best-seller for a reason, plus, there's soap, shower oil, lotion just for feet, and an extra-luxe version for hands.
Buy it here, $64
Dream Decoder Deck
Ever wondered what it means when you're falling or running in place? This collection of cards will teach you the significance of 60 common dreams and will help you make the connection between your dreams and your waking life.
Buy it here, $10
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