Mother’s Day is just around the corner (May 9) and after the past year, we’re more appreciative of family than ever. Whether she’s a new mother, a grandmother, or somewhere in between, there’s no denying that each and every mom deserves recognition. A special gift that goes beyond flowers or chocolate is the least we can do to say thank you.
Finding the perfect gift can be overwhelming, particularly for stylish women who already seem to have everything. The best gifts are those from the heart, that either remind the recipient of you or shows her how well you know her. Here is our mother's day gift guide with ideas to surprise the mothers in your life and show them how much you care.
This stunning book by Assouline features photographs of 70 iconic women and their children. Artist Claiborne Swanson Frank sought to capture the beauty, love and connection of motherhood. It is a joy to turn the pages of this beautiful book, which offers a glamorous and--at the same time--poignant look at modern day motherhood. The book cover is also a stunning pink hue with gold lettering, which makes this an attractive addition to any coffee table or nightstand. Every time your mother sees it, she will think of you.
It’s not always easy to shop for your mother-in-law, but this lovely gift is sure to delight her. Embrace the beauty of spring with enchanting colored glassware that is both vintage-inspired and completely fresh. The cake stands and wine glasses by Estelle are light and delicate; perfect for entertaining or daily use. It doesn’t matter that your mother-in-law already has wine glasses—these gem-colored beauties will become her new favorites.
Your grandmother is filled with wisdom and her home has everything she could ever need, which makes it hard to find a gift that seems worthy of her. Give her a gift that will last longer than a week, but not end up in the attic with all of her other knick-knacks. While flowers fade, a wreath of dried herbs will stay beautiful for a long time, making it an ideal gift and twist on a usual floral bouquet. This stunningly arranged Farmers' Market Wreath
will bring grace to any doorway and remind your grandma year-round that she is loved.
New moms appreciate small luxuries more than ever to help them get through the stressful first few months of raising a baby. While they are adjusting to their new routine, anything that can make their life easier will be much appreciated. A stylish jumpsuit from Hatch
is perfect for both nursing and running errands and is so soft they can sleep in it. It will make any mom feel relaxed and pulled together despite hectic, sleep-deprived schedule with a newborn.
For the Wellness Oriented: Bala Bangles
For your sister, mom, or close friend who wants to get in shape, Bala Bangles are the best fitness gift. These innovative wearable weights come in ½, 1, or 2 pounds and complement any low-impact workout routine by adding an extra challenge. You can wear them walking, during strength training, and in a mat Pilates class. The best part? They look like a modern accessory, so they can be worn even when you’re not at the gym.
We are stronger when we support each other, and that is never more true than when it comes to being a mom. If you have a friend or loved one who has been holding back in her work or personal life, this book is for her! Its combination of solid, actionable advice and empowering anecdotes has helped many women achieve more than what they thought possible. A must for all moms who strive to be the leaders of their own lives.
editor's note: don't forget to treat yourself!
Who says you have to wait for someone to give you a Mother’s Day gift? You’re an amazing mom and you deserve to treat yourself! While most heels are hard on your feet, Julieta heels
are designed by an orthopedic surgeon
and handcrafted in Spain to support and uplift you.
Main image by Zoe Schaeffer