From candles and cleansers to yoga mats and designer handbags, here's a guide to help you shop for your mum this Mother's Day...
Mother’s Day is fast approaching (!), falling this year on Sunday 22nd March, and as usual, there are ripples of panic sweeping the nation.
Nothing is more stressful than the selection of a Mother’s Day gift. In fact, we’d go so far as to say that it’s more challenging than shopping for Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Christmas all in one.
Buying something special for someone you’ve known your whole life and who, well, gave birth to you. How can you say thank you for all of that with a luxury scented candle?
Well, you can’t really to be honest, but you can still make a sweet gesture. That’s where we come in.
We’ve done all of the hard work for you this year, compiling a list of dream Mother’s Day presents, no matter her style, age or your budget.
So if you were previously hyperventilating into a paper bag at the thought of Mother’s Day shopping, don’t panic – we’ve got you covered.
Whether you know her taste to a ‘t’ or you’re totally stuck searching for something she’ll love, our handy gift guide is here to help.
From boxes of chocolates and beauty essentials to scented candles and designer handbags, there is truly something for everyone.
If she’s a fashion-f0rward mama, we’ve got her covered with Rixo and Needle & Thread dresses, Lele Sadoughi headbands and the odd YSL bag.
For jewellery fanatics, we’ve got Monica Vinader bracelets and Missoma necklaces – who needs more? For the woman who loves her scents, we’ve selected our top picks from Hermès, NEOM, Jo Malone and Tiziana Terenzi.
If she’s a tech lover, we’ve got everything from Liberty iPhone cases and Google home minis to Asus Zenbooks. And of course let’s not forget the mum after our own hearts – for her we’ve got gin, Moet and a lot of expensive chocolates.
Whoever she is, we’ve got her covered, so sit back and browse our top Mother’s Day gift ideas and spoil the woman in your life…
Your mum deserves better than prosecco, so treat her to this delicious English sparkling wine from Dorset’s Lyme Bay winery. The mix of chardonnay, pinot blanc, and, more unusually, reichsteiner, seyval blanc and solaris, gives it a fresh, fruity flavour. And the good news is, at only 11% ABV (that’s a mere 1.4 units a glass), you can drink more of it.
Roccamore is the fashion-forward footwear brand that marries comfort and style with a social conscience. Treat her to a pair of Anne boots, that are stylish as they are comfortable.
You can never go wrong with a bottle of LP.
Percussive therapy combines the science of frequency, torque and amplitude to provide muscular relief.
Because actual roses have been done to death. This eau du parfum by Tom Ford is built around a trio of roses: Bulgarian, Turkish and Rose de Mai.
Actual flowers can be a little predictable, go for something different like this special blend by way of Aesop. With Rose Petal, Neroli Blossom and Violet Leaf this super concentrated blend not only smells divine but with the addition of Vitamins A and E, ramps up hydration levels in the skin .
As well as a colour combination to die for, this luxe leather clutch is the perfect oversize purse to carry all your essentials, day or night...
For a well-rounded skin care regimen, Aesop Facial Appointments offer a series of treatments tailored to balance, stimulate and intensely nourish the skin.
Mother's Day kind of kicks of the new season as we move into April. And L'Occitane's new fragrance is like Springtime in a bottle. As you might predict, it's a really green scent with a mixture of wild grasses, bramble wild rose and white nettle. It's fresh, it's glorious and it's the perfect way to get your mum ready for the warmer months.
Everyone knows that retinol is the ultimate anti-ager, but that it can also be super drying on the skin. Origin's night moisturiser combines retinol, to encourage cell turnover, as well an advanced hydration technology that keeps skin plump and healthy looking. There's not a mum out there who won't love this.
Inspired by their world-famous silk scarves, the Twilly fragrance is fun, bright and colourful. If your mum is playful, this fragrance will suit her personality perfectly with its lively notes of ginger, lime, tuberose, jasmine, orange blossom and sandalwood.
How much do our mums do for us? Too much, probably. They always put our needs before their own. Well insist that changes, by giving her this gift set of seven full-sized beauty products that will encourage a little self-care time.
Give mum the gift of an audiobook. With several membership options available, whether it’s for one month or the year, and with from bestsellers to podcasts, there is something for everyone.
With notes of Orange Blossom and Neroli, make her Mother’s Day a fragrant one.
For mum that loves to read, Rare Bird Book Club offers a subscription service that cherrypicks the best of contemporary women’s fiction and female authors. We love.
Now that's what we call a seriously chic pen.
With careful care, these roses should last around a year. Yes, really…a year.
Let’s be honest, nothing says ‘I Love You Mum’ quite like Champagne. And, if you’re after the best head to Clos19, home to luxury champagnes, wines and spirits.