Mother’s Day is coming up and we’re all scrambling to find a gift that will make the mothers in our lives feel loved and appreciated. Well, scramble no more – we’ve got you covered.
Our gift guide has rounded up the best ideas that are guaranteed to put a smile on any mother’s face, no matter her age or personality.
And the best part? These gifts aren’t just limited to Mother’s Day – they’ll work for any occasion! We’ve carefully selected items that are both thoughtful and practical, so you can give your mom a gift that she’ll actually use and enjoy.
Trust us, if you want to score some serious brownie points with your mum, check out our list below.
Lavazza X Smeg Coffee Machine
Most mums love a good cup of coffee, so why not gift her a machine that’ll allow her to have cafe-quality coffee at home? This elegant machine – that’s available in three sleek colours – is the result of a collaboration between Smeg and Lavazza; two of the most renowned coffee machine makers in the business. Your mum will be thrilled at how easy this machine can make delicious coffee, that has the rich taste of authentic Italian espresso, from the comfort of her own home. Price: US$295 / AU$349.
Your mum always reminded you to take along a sweater, which you have to admit did come in handy, so repay the favour by giving her a beautiful sweater as a gift. Everlane is committed to only using the finest materials and factories to produce long-lasting and premium apparel. Therefore, all of Everlane’s sweaters are a perfect option for your mum, as they’ll become a cosy timeless addition to her wardrobe. Prices start at US$50 / AU$94.
Fenty Beauty was created by Rihanna after she noticed that the beauty industry didn’t accommodate all skin tones and types. Therefore, you can pick any Fenty lipstick as a gift and know it’ll suit your mum no matter her skin tone or type as they’re universal shades. Plus, all Fenty lipsticks are designed to be long lasting, which will delight your mum. Prices start at US$18 / AU$20.
Kate Spade Handbag
A handbag is a perfect gift for any mum because it’ll get used frequently, as mums are notorious for carrying everything but the kitchen sink in there. Kate Spade is the ultimate brand for handbags, as they produce high-quality, polished and timeless pieces that are also practical and slightly playful. Any Kate Spade bag will delight your mum as a gift, trust us. Prices start at US$200 / AU$219.
Lululemon Yoga Accessories
Yoga is proven to relieve stress and relax you, therefore it’s likely your mother is regularly practising yoga (and if she’s not, she should be). That’s why Lululemon Yoga Accessories make an excellent gift for your mum. They have everything she could ever need; yoga mats, yoga blocks, stretching bands, yoga towels, etc. Plus, when you buy from Lululemon you know you’re getting quality equipment that’s made to last. Prices start at US$16 / AU$19.
Perfume is a staple when it comes to gifts for mums, and the, arguably, best brand for fragrance is Chanel. All of Chanel’s fragrances are timeless & long-lasting and make a classy gift for any mother. Prices start at US$62 / AU$125.
The objective of Aesop is to create products of the finest quality, and their candles are no exception. Beautifully crafted with vegan-friendly and cruelty-free products, Aesop candles are long-lasting and come in several wonderful fragrances, all of which would be loved by your mum. Prices start at US$110 / AU$135.
Dyson Airwrap Hair Styler
Treat your mum to an award-winning Dyson Airwrap. Created for all hair types, this beauty tool will help her hair look professionally styled daily with minimum effort. The Airwrap can be used to curl, wave, smooth or add volume to hair, so no matter how your mum prefers to style her hair, she’ll love the Airwrap as a gift! Price: US$549.99 / AU$799.00.
Go the traditional route by giving your mum a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Pro Flowers has been a leader in the floral industry for over 100 years, and can deliver stunning arrangements globally! So, whether your mum lives five minutes away or on the other side of the world, you can make her feel special with a lovely flower bouquet delivered right to her door. Prices start at US$40 / AU$60.
Global fashion house, Coach is known for their beautiful, clever and practical products, so spoil your mum with a gorgeous new Coach wallet. All wallets are handcrafted from premium leather, and with a wide array of stylish colours & styles, no matter what wallet you pick, your mum will be highly impressed. Prices start at US$75 / AU$95.
Marisa Hordern, founder & creative director of Missoma, believes that jewellery “decorates life and brings those small moments of happiness to your day”. We couldn’t agree more, so bring a little happiness to your mum’s day with one of Missoma’s gorgeous necklaces. All necklaces are either crafted with 18 karat gold plating or premium sterling silver and are delicate and dainty, which your mum will love! Prices start at US$59 / AU$81.
With Clinique Skincare you’re giving the gift of relaxation; your mum can pamper herself with quality products that’ll enhance her natural beauty. All of Clinique’s products use the highest-quality ingredients, are easy to use and show immediate results. Your mum will truly thank you for this gift as it’ll give her the best skin she’s had in years. Prices start at US$16.50 / AU$20.
Papier Personalised Notebook
There’s no denying that mums are always busy! Therefore, help her stay organised with a delightful notebook from Papier. All notebooks can be personalised with your mum’s name and use high-quality paper, so whether your mum uses her notebook for grocery lists or life admin, it’s designed to last. Prices start at US$26.99 / AU$46.99.
T2 Tea Gift Pack
There’s nothing better at the end of a long day than a nice cup of tea. Hence, any mum will be absolutely elated with a T2 gift set. Tea Too prides itself on travelling the world to find the best quality tea leaves, meaning no matter what gift pack you choose, your mum is guaranteed a delicious cup of tea! Prices start at US$5 / AU$7.
Eileen Fisher Scarf
A scarf is a perfect gift for mums, as most mums are time-poor, and scarves will instantly elevate her outfit with minimum effort. Eileen Fisher scarves are well-made, timeless, and come in several styles and colours. Your mum will be delighted with this cozy gift! Prices start at US$98 / AU$128.
Hand Painted Hummingbird Feeder
Any mother will love adding this beautiful hummingbird feeder to their garden. Handblown and inspired by the shape of an 18th-century lidded pot de crème, this bird feeder features two hand-painted red glass flowers and has been handmade by artisans in Mexico. Price: US$50 / AU$97.
Pandora Mum Bracelet Gift Set
You really can’t go wrong with a Pandora bracelet. Oozing class and luxury, this Infinity Heart Double Charm Bracelet is the perfect piece to show your Mum how much she really means. Adorned with pink pavé and engraved with the words “to me you are perfect”, you don’t need to believe the words to recognise a luxury gift at a shockingly good price point. Price: US$120/AU$178.
Swiss Watch Bracelet
The Aria Swiss Watch Strap Gold Bracelet from Valentina & Rose is a stylish and functional piece of jewelry. Made of gold-plated stainless steel, it features a classic Swiss watch strap design and an adjustable, secure fit. Perfect for any occasion.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro Earbuds
Give the gift of tech this Mother’sDay with the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro. These cutting-edge earbuds pack a studio-worthy listening experience into Samsung’s most comfortable design yet. Wear them as long as you want, hear as clearly as you need to, and know that if someone comes over for a chat, the headphones automatically turns down your tunes so you won’t miss a word. Price: US$125 / AU$190.
Narciso Rodriguez For Her Perfume
A fragrance is always a winning gift, but Narciso Rodriguez – For Her, is an absolute showstopper. Pure and contemporary, it’s defined by a sensual musk that pulses at its heart, enhanced by pink floral notes with hints of rose, peach pulp and soft, warming amber. If that means nothing to you, that’s fine: it’s also a beautiful but understated bottle at a price point that says “I really care” without breaking the bank. US$115 / AU$167.
Moet & Chandon Impérial Brut Champagne
Nothing screams special occasion like a bottle of champagne, and nothing embodies that luxurious beverage like Moet & Chandon. Moët’s Impérial is the House’s most iconic Champagne: created in 1869, it embodies Moët & Chandon’s unique style – a style distinguished by its bright fruitiness, its seductive palate and its elegant maturity. Price: US$50/AU$70.
Celine Triomphe 10 Sunglasses
Are these pretty expensive sunnies? Yes. Will you be remembered as the greatest son/husband/brother/whatever of all time if you gift them? Definitely. On those grounds, we reckon these are worth every penny. Celine sunglasses embody timeless Parisian chic with a mix of classic and fashion-forward frames depicting a sophisticated and contemporary silhouette. We love these pastel pink frames, but they’ve got options abound. Price: US$550/AU$790.
OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra Shades Watch
There’s no gift more thoughtful than a beautiful watch – and this stunning 34mm Seamaster Aqua Terra Shades from OMEGA is particularly beautiful. Featuring a stunning shell pink sunburst dial, fashioned from brass; a date window at 6 o’clock, hands, indexes and OMEGA logo crafted from diamond-polished 18K white gold; an elegant polished and brushed bracelet with beautifully rounded links and a butter-smooth Co-Axial Master Chronometer movement, this is a gift she’ll cherish for a lifetime. Price: US$6,300 / AU$9,900.