The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide
When it comes to our moms, they’re the one person we should be thanking on the daily. From the time we are born to our eventual escape from the nest, moms are ever-present in our lives. But as is often the case, sometimes life gets in the way and we forget to let them know how much we love them. That’s why Mother’s Day was invented.
This yearly recognition of the parent that birthed us is a great time to get in touch and let them know how much you care for them. But don’t just leave it at your mom; you can also use the day to remind the mother of your own child or your significant other why they are so special to you.
But as guys, sometimes we struggle with words, so why not show how much these special women in our lives mean by buying them a gift? Whether she’s into beauty, fashion, cooking, or gardening, there’s a gift for every woman in your life, no matter their age or interests. These gift ideas are sure to bring a smile to her daily and put you in the good books. To help you choose something she’ll love, here are our picks for the best Mother’s Day gifts this year and not a gift card insight.
The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide
1. Ben Bridge Ikuma Canadian Diamond Radiant Medallion Necklace in Sterling Silver
Ben Bridge has been a leader in crafting and selling luxurious jewelry for over 100 years. With 30 retail stores across America and a high-traffic website, Ben Bridge has a commitment to producing quality jewelry for all and any occasion. They have a huge selection of fantastic Mother’s Day gifts on offer. The pick of the bunch is this Ikuma Canadian Diamond Radiant Medallion Necklace in Sterling Silver.
This unique pendant is made from sterling silver and has a sparkling diamond at its center. The gemstone has a round cut, helping enhance the diamond’s sparkle and color. The Ikuma diamonds used in this pendant are exclusive to Ben Bridge. The word Ikuma comes from the Inuit word for fire, with the name referencing how these eye-catching diamonds are formed in the high temperatures and pressures of the Earth’s mantle. Each diamond also has a unique identifying tracking number so you can find out where the diamond came from and view its Certificate of origin.
Ben Bridge also offers personalized engravings so you can add a special message to show how much you love your mom. When it comes to a thoughtful gift, it doesn’t get any more personal.
2. Firstleaf Wine Subscription
Whether your mom is a connoisseur or a novice wine drinker, FirstLeaf is the ideal gift if she loves a glass of the good stuff. America’s #1 awarded wine subscription service delivers first-class wines to your door from a selection of over 10,000 bottles from leading and independent winemakers across the globe.
What makes FirstLeaf stand out is the wines they pick are based on your preferences. When you sign up you are given a questionnaire to complete to help the team make sure you are getting the wines you like. Your mom isn’t a fan of white wine? Prefer something with a sweeter taste? FirsLeaf will take all her answers into consideration and make sure the bottles selected match her criteria.
She’ll receive six unique wines just days after signing up, saving up to 60% off retail prices. Each wine comes with a tasting and pairing card and she’ll also get FirstLeaf’s monthly newsletter. Once she’s had a taste, get her to jump on the app and rate the bottles she’s drunk. FirstLeaf will use this information to further tweak her palette profile. Your mom can choose to have wines delivered every one, two, or three months. And if your mom happens to receive a bottle she doesn’t fancy, they offer Firstleaf credit for 100% of the price of the bottle.
It’s easy to see why FirstLeaf is a favorite with American wine drinkers and is a gift your mom will no doubt enjoy. Wine glasses are not included.
3. James Allen 14K White Gold Lab-Created Diamond Peony Stud Earrings
When it comes to premium jewelry look no further than James Allen. This well-respected company is the fastest-growing online retailer of engagement rings and diamond jewelry. What sets JamesAllen.com apart from the competition is the options they offer when it comes to choosing your piece of jewelry. Take for example the company’s Diamond Peony Stud Earrings, which make a great Mother’s Day gift. You can customize the earrings to suit your budget and preferences, which is ideal in the current climate.
James Allen allows you to pick from earth-created or lab-created diamonds (save up to 30% by choosing lab-created diamonds), the color and clarity, carat size, and prong style. We are big fans of the 14K White Gold Lab-Created Diamond Peony Stud Earrings that will surely bring a smile to your mother’s face.
While you probably don’t want to gift your mother an engagement ring, the selection of rings on offer and the available customizable options mean when you do decide to propose to your lady, James Allen is the place to get your ring.
Not only does James Allen provide excellent customer service, but they also offer a complimentary lifetime service and a 100% money-back guarantee within 30 days. You can’t ask for more than that.
4. Nordgreen Philosopher
Danish designer Jakob Wagner has only been in the watch game since 2017 but made an immediate impact with Nordgreen. The watch company delivers luxurious handmade timepieces that are not only elegant but environmentally friendly.
The Philosopher is one of Nordgreen’s most stylish creations yet. Enclosed within the stainless steel case is a Japanese quartz movement that comes with a fashionable mesh strap. This attractive wristwatch comes in a variety of colors (silver, rose gold, gunmetal, and gold) with a crisp, clean dial that radiates opulence.
5. Longaberger Leather Tote Handbag
Every woman needs a fashionable and reliable handbag. The Leather Tote Handbag from Longaberger ticks all the right boxes. This nifty handcrafted accessory features Longaberger’s trademark basket weave with a cotton lining.
This practical tote comes with a back zipper pocket, front slip pockets, and an extended dog leash for key attachment. Made from 100% drum-dyed and naturally tumbled leather, this lightweight bag also comes with a removable shoulder strap, allowing your mom a variety of ways to carry the bag.
This is a stylish bag with enough room to fit an iPad, notebooks, phone charger, purse, cosmetics, and any other daily necessities. It is also available in five different colors: red, blue, teal, black, and our favorite, whiskey. So whether your mom needs a bag for the gym, office, or when out shopping, the Longaberger Leather Tote Handbag provides everything she needs.
6. Harber London Carry-All Macbook Folio
If your mom or partner has a Macbook, there’s no better way to keep it safe than with this carry case from Harber London. Constructed using a single piece of leather, this premium product not only has room for her Macbook but also comes with two convenient pockets where she can store everything from charging cords and papers to stationary and magazines.
Available in several sizes accommodating all versions of Apple Macbooks, this minimally impressive sleeve is handcrafted in Spain using full-grain vegetable-tanned cowhide leather and is a great way to keep her Mac safe and secure.
7. Siroo Diamond Eternity Flex Bangle
What woman doesn’t love jewelry? If you’re out to impress you can’t go wrong with one of these Diamond Eternity Flex Bangles from Siroo. The established business is run by third-generation diamond experts and brothers Avi, Girish, and Nitin, who combine their love of jewelry with expert knowledge to deliver stunning pieces.
This beautiful bangle uses a one-of-a-kind flexible mounting that allows it to sit comfortably on any wrist size. It contains a whopping 93 natural round brilliant cut diamonds (1.5ct) set in the 14kt bangle that comes in yellow, white, or rose gold. It’s a stunning bangle designed to look similar to an eternity ring and even comes with a lifetime warranty.
If 1.5ct isn’t enough, you can really up your game and splash out on a 2ct, 3ct, or 5ct bangle. This is an incredibly elegant piece of jewelry sure to score you big brownie points this Mother’s Day.
8. Barebones Pruner & Sheath
If your mom is a bit of a green thumb then she’ll love this pruner and sheath set. The vintage-style Japanese design offers an aesthetically pleasing look that’s also functional for attacking all types of vegetation.
Made from highly durable steel that’s water and rust-resistant with stylish copper accents, these pruners have spring-loaded and dexterous handles and are ideal for indoor or outdoor gardening.
9. Baloo Satin Sleep Mask with Rose Quartz Stone
There’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep, something guaranteed with the Baloo Satin Sleep Mask with Rose Quartz Stone. This snug sleep mask not only blocks out any nearby light but also muffles sound.
The sleep mask has a built-in pocket that holds a rose quartz stone over the third eye chakra, a point known to help with sleep regulation and stress release.
10. Saint Laurent Cat-Eye Tortoiseshell Sunglasses
Saint Laurent is known for its luxurious accessories, and these sunglasses fit the bill perfectly. The sleek cat-eye frames are fitted with dark-green lenses and come in fashionable tortoiseshell acetate. Offering 100% UV protection and a smart carry case, these stylish sunnies match any outfit.
11. Caraa Studio Bag
One of Caraa’s best-selling products, this cleverly designed bag acts as both a satchel and a backpack thanks to its changing crossbody straps. Coming in three sizes and two colors (black with either gold or gunmetal accents), the Cararr Studio Bag is waterproof and lined with antimicrobial, meaning you won’t have to worry about moisture gathering inside the bag or any nasty smells.
12. Le Labo Santal 33 Eau de Parfum
This clean, crisp fragrance from Le Labo needs no introduction. Widely admired by women around the world and highly praised by perfume experts, Santal 33 is inspired by the American West.
Although marketed as a unisex fragrance, this perfume evokes sensual images thanks to the concoction of cardamom, iris, violet, and ambrox, along with Australian sandalwood, papyrus, and cedarwood, creating a spicy, musky smell that’s hard to shake.
13. Common Projects Original Achilles Sneaker
When it comes to luxurious footwear it doesn’t get much better than these kicks from Common Projects. Made from Italian leather and known for its clean-cut look, the Achilles Sneaker is a shoe your mother (or partner) can wear with any outfit.
The gold foil-stamped factory code adds prestige to this high-quality sneaker. Available in white or grey, these minimalist sneakers are great for the woman on the go.
14. Bloomsybox Mixed Flower Subscription
What woman doesn’t love flowers? With the Mixed Flower Subscription from BloomsyBox, you’ll be able to treat your mum or grandma to a fresh bouquet every month. These fresh flowers are handpicked from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms from around the world and come with a care card and flower food to keep the flowers alive as long as possible.
15. Cleverly Shower Steamers
So you’ve heard of bath bombs, but how about shower steamers? Simply place one of these niffty creations in the corner of your shower and breath in the relaxing odors they produce. Made from pure essential oils and natural identical fragrances, these Shower Steamers from Cleverly are also non-slip, safe for septic systems, vegan, and cruelty-free.
Coming in a great variety pack that contains the scents of lavender, menthol and eucalyptus, vanilla, watermelon, grapefruit, and peppermint, your mum or partner will never want to leave the shower.
16. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
We know Dyson products are super expensive, but there’s a reason for that. They are, to put it simply, unbeatable when it comes to home appliances. The Supersonic Hair Dryer is the top-of-the-line hair dryer engineered to not only dry hair fast, but protect it from heat damage.
It comes with a range of attachments to suit different hair types, is lightweight and compact, and has a nine-foot cord so you’ll never have to worry about being confined to the bathroom. So fork out your hard-earned and treat that special lady in your life to something she’ll use on a regular basis.
17. Zoe Tang Terrarium Candle
If your mom isn’t much of a green thumb then this Terrarium Candle is just what she needs. These hand-poured vanilla-scented cactus and jasmine-scented poppy candles are intricately detailed and are great for plant lovers who don’t have the time to look after actual plants. In short, it’s a scented candle in the shape of a plant. With 30-35 hours of burn time, these cute candles from Uncommon Goods are a great addition to the mantlepiece.
18. Samsung Galaxy Buds+ True Wireless Earbud Headphones
Apple might dominate the Earbuds market, but Samsung is doing its best to take a slice of the pie with their Galaxy Buds+ True Wireless Earbud Headphones.
These compact earbuds deliver crisp sound and deep bass thanks to premium AKG technology. These earbuds deliver 22 hours of listening time, is splash resistant, and are compatible with virtual assistants like Bixby or Alex. Your mom can also hook up her Spotify account to these high-quality earbuds.
Reasonably priced, these earbuds come with a charging case, USB-C cable, three pairs of ear tips, and three pairs of wingtips, this speaker set has everything needed for a superior sound experience.
19. Dash Compact Air Fryer
The latest trend for foodies is the all-conquering air fryer. These wondrous inventions use AirCrisp technology (instead of oil) to fry food, making it healthier and tastier.
Dash’s take on the air fryer is a fun little number available in a range of modern colors that not only looks good but cooks a wide range of foods in a quick time.
20. Lululemon Reversible Mat
This yoga mat from Lululemon is made from natural rubber and is ideal for any type of environment, be it hot yoga in a studio or at home in the lounge.
The grippy top layer and antimicrobial treated rubber mean your mom will never have to worry about slipping while performing the Lotus Pose. It also comes in a range of funky colors to help her stand out from the usual lycra-wearing crowd.
21. Goop G-Tox 7-Day Reset Kit
Gwyneth Paltrow’s beauty and wellness empire has its critics, but there’s no denying the actor and entrepreneur has some great products on the market. Case in point this fantastic G.Tox 7-Day Reset Kit.
The box includes 7 Servings of Reset Cereal Blend, 7 Servings of Reset Protein Powder, 7 Servings of Detoxifying Superpowder, 7 Servings of Gut Microbiome Superpowder, G.Tox Ultimate Dry Brush, and the G.Tox 7-Day Reset Guide. Perfect for the woman who wants to take some time out and reset her beauty routine.
22. Lifepro Shiatsu Foot Massager
If she’s always complaining about sore feet, then problem solved with the Lifepro Shiatsu Foot Massager. The six massage rollers gently caress each foot and target specific areas, while the heat also helps soothe her aching heels.
This portable device is lightweight, compact, and comes with a variety of different massage modes. Just plug in, turn it on, and enjoy.
23. Kodiak Instant Camera
Mom’s love taking photos, but if yours is anything like mine, she struggles when it comes to converting these photos from her phone to the fridge. With the Kodiak Instant Camera, she’ll never have that problem again.
This unique camera lets you snap away and print pictures instantly, making sure the memories will never fade. There are seven picture modes available and several other options to help her take stunning photos she can share with the family pronto.
24. Sex And Vanity - Kevin Kwan
The man behind bestseller Crazy Rich Asians returns with his latest novel about a woman torn between two men. Set in Italy, Lucie Tang Churchill – the daughter of Chinese American parents – finds herself having to choose between two suitors – the man who fits best with her family or the one she is obsessed with (in a good way).
A great read with a compelling story sure to appeal to those who’ve ever had the dilemma of having to choose between two people.
25. Woody Creek Distillers Gin
Gin is the spirit of the moment, so treat your mom to a bottle of gin from Woody Creek Distillers. This Colorado boutique distillery’s Roaring Fork Gin is described as “Old-world gin meets new-world botanicals.” Delightful.
This modern expression is spicey on the palate with flavors of juniper, citrus, and lavender. If gin isn’t to her liking, Woody Creek also crafts exceptional bottles of rye whiskey, bourbon, and vodka.
26. Rimowa Essential Light Carry-On
Although not the cheapest item on this list, you get what you pay for with Rimowa. The luggage brand has been delivering the goods for over 120 years.
The Rimowa Essential Light Carry-On is the ideal size luggage for those short interstate trips. Weighing 30% less than the standard case, this durable and portable carry-on case has all the features of other Rimowa luggage options (TSA-approved locks, mesh divider, multi-wheel system, telescopic handle, and five-year warranty) and comes in five glossy colors.
27. Final Stainless Steel Straw
For the sustainability-conscious mom, this neat collapsible steel straw means she can suck responsibly. Whether drinking cocktails on the beach, sipping on an iced coffee, or using a water bottle while camping, this reusable straw from Final will do the job. Even better, it comes with a small carry case to keep it safe in her handbag. A great unique gift that could be a real winner with your mom or lady friend.
28. Gravity Weighted Blanket
Sleep is important to all of us, so if she’s struggling to get a good night under the covers, she’ll appreciate this Weighted Blanket from Gravity. Made using super soft micro-fleece (exterior duvet cover) and cotton and fine-grade glass beads (interior weighted blanket), this cozy blanket is designed to improve sleep quality. It’ll also keep you nice and warm on those cold nights.
29. JBL Flip 5
This portable waterproof speaker is one of the best on the market. Not only does it provide 12 hours of continuous play and come in 14 wild colors, but the speaker is made from 100% recycled plastic. It’s also got a 4.8-star rating on Amazon from more than 34,000 reviews, which is pretty hard to ignore.
30. Smirly Cheese Board and Knife Set
What woman doesn’t like cheese and wine? While all you need is a cup of some sort to drink wine, you need a few more things when it comes to cheese. Enter the Smirly Cheese Board and Knife Set.
This package comes with a round table with five different sections to hold everything from cheese and meats to fruits and nuts. You also get four stainless steel knives, two ceramic sauce bowls, two white markers, two back slate labels, four small fours, one wine opener, and a cheeseboard guide to help you pair your cheese with the right wine.
A great gift for the woman who likes her cheese and wine, which to be honest, is every woman.
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