Each year, Mother’s Day challenges us to find a gift that matches Mom’s endless love and devotion. It’s no easy task. This year, however, I’ve been delighted to find a variety of unique Mother’s Day splurges worthy of all the ladies who deserve to be celebrated. From classic scents to lockets handmade in France, I hope this collection saves you time and honors her effervescent spirit.
Since 1752, Caswell-Massey has embodied a special feeling of grace. This is largely due to the brand’s extraordinary fragrances and luxe formulations – from soaps to lotions and perfumes. The peony scent is pure magic.
FRENCH LOCKET LOVE
Start a new chapter of family heirlooms with this 18-karat gold Marie Lichtenberg locket this Mother’s Day. Its six-sided, diamond-studded design reveals a hidden heart. Each piece is handmade in France. Info: net-a-porter.com
GLENDALOUGH ROSE FROSÉ
Make mom a gorgeous gin cocktail and enjoy the day. Just blend one ounce each of Glendalough Rose Gin, strawberry purée, and Aperol. Add four ounces of rosé wine and one-ounce sugar syrup – voilà! Info: us.glendaloughdistillery.com
If mom loves a lap blanket for every occasion, season, or mood, she likely needs a proper basket to stash them lovingly. The Woven Basket with Hoop Handles in Honey from Caitlin Wilson is intricately woven and oh-so-special. Info: caitlinwilson.com
SPECIAL DAY ROSE LATTE
The folks at Copper Cow Coffee create spectacular gifting bundles. Their single-serve Vietnamese coffee latte sets include pour-over coffee and rich, creamy, sweetened condensed milk creamer packets. Choose from limited-edition rose or churro-flavored, hazelnut, and more.
PERUVIAN ALPACA WOOL
There’s almost nothing cozier than a belted cardigan. Overland’s Sylvia Peruvian Alpaca Wool Cardigan is offered in three colors – all equally qualified to be Mom’s favorite of all time. From snuggle Sundays to breezy brunches, she’ll be comfy and chic.
You may have a special mom on your list living that work-from-home life these days. This electric milk frother from David’s Tea instantly delivers barista vibes – perfect for those who miss the midday coffee run at the office. Info: davidstea.com
Give Mom the gift of Redmint luxury. The brand is known for formulating wellness and beauty products based on Traditional Chinese Medicine. The glow of pearl powder, Goji berry extract, and rice water awaits.
This dress packs down into a wee-bitty square, but its best feature is the built-in bra. Let’s say you forgot to re-apply that sunscreen; Krisom Klover’s Stella dress is your new best friend.
Staub’s 12-piece dinnerware set reminds me of something you’d find at a farmhouse in France. It’s hearty and utterly gorgeous but intensely functional with its scratch resistance. The bowls are beautifully squatty and deep – perfect for everything from ice cream sundaes to bubbly soups.
GLUTEN-Y OR GLUTEN-FREE
First seen on Shark Tank, Wicked Good Cupcakes have made quite a name for themselves. The super-giftable jar-style cupcake trifles are available in endless flavors and holiday themes. Plus, major bonus points for plenty of gluten-free options.
ON THE MOVE
Whether Mom’s passion is picking fresh flower bouquets or traveling the globe, Stegmann’s Emma Slide is up to the job. This is the goes-with-everything shoe she’s always searching for, complete with anatomical accuracy. In short – comfortable and supportive for days on end.