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Moms have a way of delivering the best gifts year round. So when the time comes to treat her, it’s important to put some time and thought into choosing something memorable. The best gifts for mom will make her smile on Mother’s Day, her birthday, and beyond.
To ace the gifting occasion, consider the kind of mom you’re shopping for. There are the classic, best gifts for women that any mom would always love to receive, like luxe new pajamas, slippers, or a wellness gift to promote self care. Or, if you’re looking for something extra thoughtful for a friend or sister who just became a mom, personalized jewelry and spa gifts for pampering and relaxation are always a good idea. If you have a boyfriend’s mom or new mother-in-law on your list and are unsure of what to get, impress her with a luxury candle or chic perfume. Shopping last minute? You can’t go wrong with a flower delivery or a gift card that’ll arrive right on time.
With Mother’s Day on the horizon, there’s no time like the present to get a leg up on shopping. Go with a creative gift for mom that nods to her interests (those with a green thumb will love a countertop herb planter, for example). Or surprise her with a personalized Mother’s Day gift, like a fill-in-the-blank journal. Useful gifts for mom can also come off as thoughtful — who wouldn’t love a do-it-all facial tool that will give her great skin?
If you’re looking for more inspiration, keep scrolling to shop the best gifts for every type of mom.
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ProsourceFit Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set
If you’re looking for a gift for the mom who has it all, consider an acupressure mat. These spiky, cushioned wellness devices promote circulation, break up tight muscles, and can even encourage better sleep. This budget-friendly mat is available in 11 colorways and has earned over 29,000 five-star reviews on Amazon.
What reviewers say: “Instant stress and neck pain relief. I laid on it for 15 minutes and woke up feeling 100% better. No more neck pain and my back felt great, too. Can’t believe how well this works at not only helping your muscles but also melting stress away. Highly recommend.”
Hatch Restore Smart Sleep Assistant
For most new moms, a sound night’s sleep is the only gift she wants. Hatch Restore Smart Sleep Assistant is as close as it gets to giving her eight uninterrupted hours of sleep. The device is a sound machine, reading light, and meditation app all in one. Best of all, it’ll wake up her senses in a calm, not chaotic way with the sunrise alarm feature that slowly brightens in the morning.
La Mer Discovery Collection Set
A fresh skin care routine is a gift she’ll love to receive — and one she’ll use to the last drop. La Mer’s Discovery Collection Set saves you nearly $100 on what’s inside. She’ll unbox the luxury line’s hydrating treatment lotion, nourishing emulsion, eye concentrate, and the iconic Crème de la Mer. It’s a great Mother’s Day gift idea for your wife or your mother-in-law.
What reviewers say: “I was using La Mer crèmes before. I have never tried other products. This set is a very good way to learn a bout the brand. I have used all four products, feels amazing. My skin feels tighter only after the first application.”
Riverry Studio Custom Watercolor House Painting
If you’re after a heartfelt gift for her, it doesn’t get sweeter than this Custom Watercolor House Painting. You can personalize the painting to include the home’s landscape, and the artist will even pencil in family pets for a special touch. Choose from a digital download or go all in and get it framed — any mother in your life will love it.
What reviewers say: “One of my fav Etsy purchases ever (and I’ve bought a lot). So thoughtful with the detail and quick to design and ship. Thanks for helping us decorate our new home with such a beautiful piece of artwork. I even ordered one for a friend.”
UrbanStems The Unicorn Bouquet
Flowers are a non-negotiable for a few occasions, like Mother’s Day, her birthday, and your anniversary. The best flower delivery services, like UrbanStems, make it seamless to shop a wide variety of bouquets. This one contains roses, aster, and alstroemeria for a dreamy, day-brightening effect.
Estelle Colored Glass Hand-Blown Wine Glass 6-Piece Set
If she likes wine, she’ll love these statement-making Estelle Colored Glass wine glasses. The Black-owned brand creates gorgeous hand-blown glassware in neutral-to-bright colorways: You can choose your mom’s favorite favorite shade, or gift your wife a set in a color that matches your wedding china.
What reviewers say: “I ordered the amber smoke color, which is absolutely beautiful. Love the size and shape of the glass, too. Came packaged very securely and neatly in a beautiful box with a very nice note inside from the company.”
Eberjey Gisele Pajamas
You can never go wrong with the classic gift of pajamas, especially if it’s this top-rated pair from Eberjey. There’s a reason these PJs are bestsellers: they’re made from the softest fabric that you have no choice but to feel cozy in. Trust me, I own several pairs, and they are the only pajama set I ever reach for. Available in over 15 colors, this is a no-fail gift you can buy for every mom on your list.
What reviewers say: “These pajamas are the softest, most comfortable, pajamas ever! I am definitely buying again. The size runs true to size. I am a Medium, and sometimes I have bought Large in other brand pajamas, for a roomier fit. However, for these pajamas, if you are a Medium, the Large is too big.”
Mark & Graham Lacquer Jewelry Box
Mother-in-laws, moms, wives, and grandmothers alike will be happy to unwrap Mark & Graham’s Lacquer Jewelry Box. The lacquered wood box features linen lining and metal hardware, and the dividers are removable, so she can customize it to fit her jewels. To make it extra special, you can order it with a custom vinyl decal monogram.
Vitruvi Stone Diffuser
Best Gift for the Homebody
If mom’s home is her sanctuary, upgrade her ambiance and self-care routine with this chic stone aromatherapy diffuser by Vitruvi. The essential oil diffuser is so sleek it doubles as a decor piece and is available in 8 colors, so there’s one to match every interior style. It features an automatic safety shut-off feature, an optional LED light, 4- and 8-hour run times, and scents up to 500 sq-feet with your aromatherapy scents of choice. You can add in the brand’s essential oil starter kit box so she can figure out their favorite scents, too.
What reviewers say: “This is a really beautiful diffuser that works well, and it is simple to use. Unlike some cheap diffusers I’ve tried, this one puts off a LOT of mist with the oils, so I can immediately start smelling them filling my house, and I don’t have to wonder when it’s going to start making a difference. The light option is a very nice, subtle warm light. I don’t even notice it during the day, and at night it’s still very gentle and unobtrusive. The eucalyptus color is a nice neutral tone with a lovely accent in my kitchen without standing out too much. I do wish it was cordless because the cord isn’t very aesthetic, but I knew that it was corded when I got it, so that wasn’t a surprise to me. It keeps working for the full four or 8 hours that I set it on and does a great job.”
Mansur Gavriel M Frame Bag
If you want to treat mom to something practical and pretty, go with the Mansur Gavriel M Frame Bag. It’s made of carefully sourced Italian leather and comes in six colorways. She can sling it over her shoulder to run errands, or remove the strap to carry it as a clutch for evening outings. If you order directly from the brand’s website, you can add a monogram for a personalized touch. Read our full Mansur Gavriel M Frame Bag review here.
Ginori 1735 Rajathra Palace Designer Scented Candle
Best Luxury Candle Gift
Gift mom this ultra-luxe and unique luxury candle by Ginori 1735. Encased in a decorative pure porcelain body, the Rajathra Palace candle takes you on an olfactory journey to a maharaja’s retreat without leaving the comfort of your home. It features sensual notes of patchouli, rose and a mix of exotic spices. Best of all, once the candle wax is finished, the porcelain cylinder can serve as a beautiful piece of home decor.
Sensi Studio Woven Straw Maxi Tote Bag
Know a mom who’s counting down the days until her next tropical getaway? Help her prep her for all her upcoming vacation time with a new designer beach bag that’s sure to become her go-to. This soft woven straw tote by Sensi Studio is the perfect size to hold all her beach day essentials and carry around with its leather shoulder strap.
Ugg Scuffette II Slippers
Best Winter Slippers for Mom
Winter is coming—and so is ultra-warm slipper season. If you have a mom, mother-in-law, or grandmother you’re not sure what to buy, Ugg’s Scuffette Slippers will keep her warm and toasty even on the chilliest of mornings. These suede slippers are in four colors lined with genuine shearling and feature a comfortable rubber sole. And if she’s already a fan of UGG boots, you know she’ll love the slipper versions just as much.
What reviewers say: “I loved UGG for many years, and I love the UGG products that have, but this by far has been the absolute best UGG product I have ever purchased! These slippers are so soft and cozy! I feel like my feet are walking on clouds! I really love how warm my feet are in these UGG slippers too. My shoe size is 8. I was a little concerned reading the reviews because a few of the reviews gave recommended to order a 1/2 size up so your heals do not hang over the back of the slippers. I took a chance and ordered a size 8, and I was pleasantly surprised that my heels do not hang over the back of the slippers. These are THE BEST slippers ever!”
Therabody TheraFace Pro
Best Beauty Tech Gift for Mom
You already know Therabody for its bestselling massage guns, but the brand recently launched its first skin care tool LED device that works as a facial cleansing brush and massager. The TheraFace Pro is designed to reduce tension and relax facial muscles through percussive facial therapy technology. The four-in-one device includes rings and attachments for each of its different uses: microcurrent therapy to firm and tighten muscle tone and facial contour, LED red light therapy to reduce wrinkles around the eyes, LED blue light therapy to reduce mild acne, and LED red+infrared light therapy to help reduce pain and discomfort. The tool also has a deep cleansing setting to remove dirt, oil, and debris at the end of the day. Whether she’s looking to relieve pain caused by headaches, help chisel her jawline, or brighten her skin, this will be her new favorite beauty essential.
What reviewers say: “I deliberated over various skincare devices for ages and finally pulled the trigger on the TheraFace – so glad I did! Great product – good value for all of the functionalities it offers, very easy to use (came with a QR code linking to videos to show you exactly what to do), and doesn’t take too much time to use. I’ve been incorporating into my daily skincare routine for a few weeks and am already seeing an improvement in my overall skin condition!”
WWD Store Ralph Lauren Fall 1977 Art Print
Best Gift for the Fashionable Mom
A framed vintage fashion print makes the perfect gift for any art or fashion lover in your life. This black and white photo from Ralph Lauren’s Fall 1977 collection captures the essence of vintage New York paired with the timelessness of the designer’s Annie Hall-inspired pieces. You can choose from a range of print sizes and fram options. The WWD Store offers a range of retro fashion prints, so you can also buy several together for a gallery wall or tabletop display.
Tom Ford Mini Lip Color Discovery Set
If your mom is always trying new lipstick shades, she’ll love Tom Ford’s Mini Lip Color Discovery Set. The kit comes with five miniature lipsticks in a range of rich, flattering shades like coral, berry, red, and mauve. Best of all, it’s all packaged in a pretty silver box, so you can consider the gift wrap taken care of.
Lyaner Silk Pajama Set
Best Silk Pajama Set for Mom
Available in a wide range of colors (13 to be exact!), this silky pajama set by Lyaner is a budget-friendly find that still looks luxe. The shorts and short-sleeved button-down are perfect for hot sleepers and make a great gift for any mom, grandma, aunt, or friend. Although the ultra-affordable set comes in at just under $25, reviewers say the material is “super comfortable” and feels great on the skin, like all of the best silk pajamas do.
Polaroid Go Instant Camera
Yes, we all rely on our smart phone cameras now (even grandma), but there’s something special about taking pictures with a real camera. Polaroid’s Go Instant Camera is small, portable, and even has a handy self-timer. It instantly prints pictures on pocket-sized Polaroid film. Not only does this gift have the sweet nostalgia factor, but it’s also a sentimental way to capture memories from future family parties, vacations, and gatherings. And any mom will definitely treasure that.
Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
A temperature-controlled coffee mug is one of the unique gifts that any mom can use this year. Ember’s Smart Mug ensures that mom will never have to have another cup of coffee or tea go cold again. The mug’s charging coaster has the ability to keep a drink hot all day long, and the mug itself has a 1.5 hour battery life, too. Ideal for both the busy mom on the go and the one who likes to relax with her tea all day long, Ember’s Smart Mug comes in four pretty metallic colors (rose gold, gold, copper, and silver) that make great gifts.
What reviewers say: “This is my second Ember mug and I love them. They keep your drinks at your chosen temperature for at least an hour. On the rare occasion that I use a normal mug, I’m always surprised by how fast the coffee cools off and by how much that changes the flavor. Charging and cleaning are easy; iPhone app works well enough.”
Cloud Massage Shiatsu Foot Massager
Best At-Home Massager for Mom
If you’re not already the favorite child, there’s no quicker way to claim the spot than with the gift of a relaxing foot massager. Cloud Massage’s Shiatsu Foot Massager has thousands of glowing five-star reviews on Amazon, so you know it’s a reliable gift idea. The compact at-home machine targets the feet, ankles, and lower legs with a deep kneading Shiatsu technique to help relax, improve blood flow, reduce inflammation, stimulate muscle recovery, and provide pain relief.
What reviewers say: “Straight to the bottom line: This machine is excellent! A massage therapist (and by that I mean an actual person) with exceptionally strong hands is the only superior alternative I can think of. But hiring a professional to come to my TV room every night for an hour would be not be as convenient, and considerably more expensive. In two weeks it’s significantly reduced my PF (if you don’t know what that means, then consider yourself blessed!). I like it so much, I’m buying another one for a friend.”
Overland Single-Sided Tibetan Lambo Pillow
All mothers should fully embrace the Hygge lifestyle, and there’s no simpler way to help integrate that quality of coziness into her life than with Overland’s Tibetan Lamb Pillow. Available in beige snowtop — aptly named for the white-tipped curlies — as well as black snowtop and ivory, these pillows will instantly add comfort, beauty and texture to her favorite reading nook or sofa pillow arrangement. It’s also a great gift idea for new moms that could use something cozy and comfy for their nursing chair.
What reviewers say: “These pillow covers are so luxurious. My home is very minimal and they add so much warmth. I would have rather had the option to purchase just the pillow covers as the pillow form inside was not great, still glad I purchased them though.”
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Apparis Faux Shearling Teddy Coat
Best Gift for the Trendy Mom
She’s not a regular mom, she’s a cool mom, and she needs the winter coat to show it. If you want to impress the trendy mom in your life, this ultra-soft, ultra-cozy faux shearling from Apparis checks all the boxes: soft, warm, oversized, luxe, and easy to style with a range of winter outfits. Take it from someone who lived in this coat all last winter: it’s guaranteed to become her new favorite for the season.
Uncommon Goods Gardener’s Tool Seat
If your mom loves to garden, Uncommon Goods’ Gardener’s Tool Seat will keep her back intact while she’s getting to work on her next vegetable bed. The handy tool features lightweight, sturdy steel supports and a nylon seat that’s easy to wipe clean. And the included pockets allow her to keep her tools safe and organized.
Brooklinen Luxe Sheet Set
Best Gift for Mom on Amazon
Every mom knows there’s no gift like a good night’s sleep. Help her get there with Brooklinen’s Luxe sheet set, a bestseller that’s loved for its soft, crisp hotel-worthy fabric. Made with 100% long-staple cotton and featuring a 480-thread count, this smooth-as-butter sheet set includes a fitted sheet, a flat sheet and two pillowcases all with a slightly luminous finish.
What reviewers say: “I’ve always wanted great sheets at home; something that reminds me of a five star hotel stay. These are them. I will never waste time and money on cheap sheets again. With these I bought happiness. I love going to bed. Also I suggest getting extra standard pillowcases; worth the investment.”
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8Greens Daily Vitamin Powder Sticks
Best Gift for the Health Conscious Mom
Remember how your mom used to tell you how important it was to eat your greens? Well, now it’s your turn to tell her to drink hers. 8Greens was founded by Dawn Russell as an easier way to ensure you’re getting all your daily recommended greens and immunity-boosting nutrients in one. The daily supplement powder sticks, which come in two flavors, Cucumber Watermelon and Pomegranate Basil, are made using spinach, kale, aloe vera, wheatgrass, blue green algae, barley grass, chlorella, and spirulina—and yes, I promise they somehow manage to taste very, very good (which is ideal for those who hate drinking plain water, too!).
What reviewers say: “I am super happy that I tried these 8 Greens packets! A friend recommended them to me and I was skeptical. I have tried green powders before that were really grainy and didn’t dissolve in liquid. These are amazing though! They are kind of expensive, but so worth it. The powder is super fine and dissolves immediately in water, no blender is required. The flavor is surprisingly good too, I bought the Cucumber Watermelon flavor and can’t wait to try the other flavors. I would highly recommend 8 Greens to anyone who wants to get more nutrients in their diet.”
BodyRestore Shower Steamers
Not everyone has time for long, relaxing baths, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give mom the gift of a luxe shower experience. These shower steamers by BodyRestore release aromatherapy essential oils (this set includes grapefruit, citrus, and cocoa orange scents) that help promote relaxation. All she has to do is place one tablet on the floor of her shower and it will release the scent in the steam as she showers.
What reviewers say: “I purchased these after using the Eucalyptus Mint shower bombs, and they are every bit as awesome. I use them both regularly. There are three scents in this package, Citrus, Grapefruit, and Cacao Orange. They are all wonderful so I really don’t have a favorite. Each one is individually wrapped, and super easy to open, and they last almost exactly as long as an average shower. The smell is so refreshing first thing in the morning, that I’ve been using them every day. Eager to see if there will be new scents in the future. Would definitely buy!”
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Tory Burch Spongeware Oil and Vinegar Set
Best Gift for the Mom Who Loves to Cook
Not sure what to buy for the mom who loves to cook but seemingly already has everything she could possibly need? Enter this hand-painted Tory Burch Oil and Vinegar Set. These pieces are available in two colors (blue and brown) and are the perfect tiny upgrade to any kitchen countertop. Inspired by the 19th-century English stoneware collected by Tory and her mother Reva, this painted set feels special—and will definitely get a lot of use.
Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe
Best Robe to Gift Moms
Beloved for its luxe bedding and sheets, Parachute also offers a collection of hotel-worthy luxury bathrobes that will take your sleep up a notch. Available in a range of colors, this robe is lightweight, breathable, and soft. If you’re really looking to impress, you can pair this robe with those cashmere slippers or one of the skin care sets on this list for a relaxing, self-care gift everyone will appreciate.
What reviewers say: “I’ve had many robes, but this soft, lightweight robe is by far my favorite. I will definitely be purchasing more for myself and as gifts for others.”
Knock Knock What I Love About You Book
Best Sentimental Gift for Mom
Need a special gift idea for a mom, grandma, or aunt? This fill-in-the-blank journal is a sweet keepsake any loved one would treasure. It includes over 100 pages of prompts to show your love and appreciation for someone special. There are different versions for moms, grandmas, sisters, best friends and a few others including “What I Love About You,” “What I Love About Us” and “Why You Make Me Smile.”
What reviewers say: “It’s a very thoughtful, thought provoking book. You’ll have to think about the answers and reveal how you really feel about the other person. I knocked a star because of the size; it’s a “cute” size and could be a little bigger, however since the questions are 1 sentence and don’t take up much room, I’m sure this is why it is the size that it is.”
Marshall Action Bluetooth Speaker
Best Gift for the Music-Loving Mom
Marshall’s truly luxe speaker sets are loved for their superior sound quality, but also their super stylish retro look. The brand’s Action Bluetooth Speaker makes a chic decor piece in the home, but it’s also a game-changer when it comes to listening to music while cooking dinner, hosting guests, or streaming podcasts. The wireless Bluetooth technology has a 30-foot range of connectivity that you can stream music from any Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet, or computer. Whether your mom is tech-savvy or a tech beginner, this easy-to-use speaker will become her new favorite gadget.
What reviewers say: “This thing is awesome! I tried several cheaper ones before this and all of them died or had terrible sound. The sound on this one is crisp and clear and there are tons of options for tuning the sound. It is easy to use and plenty loud too. I love that it can be connected to two devices at once so I don’t have to disconnect my phone to use my record player.”
Skylight Digital Photo Frame
Best Photo Gift for Grandma
If you have no idea what to get your grandmother for her birthday, this is a thoughtful tech gift she won’t be able to stop talking about. You can give her this digital photo frame gift from Skylight with pictures already loaded onto it, and the best part is you can have new images emailed directly to the frame as you take them, so she can see them right away. Even if she’s not tech-savvy, this easy-to-use gift will still ensure she gets to see all the latest grandkid pics.
What reviewers say: “Bought for elderly mother who had old digital frame with old pictures. It needed to be updated by loading with USB. This Skylight is perfect for seniors or anyone. It has its own email address to which anyone can send photos to and it loads automatically. Perfect for the non-tech savvy senior who wants pictures of kids and grandkids. A notice on the screen pops up when new pictures are send in and added. Absolutely wonderful gift idea”
Best Wearable Tech Gift for Mom
Your mom probably already has an Apple Watch, Fitbit, or some sort of smartwatch, but what about this sleek and subtle smart ring? Oura’s Gen 3 ring is designed to monitor your sleep, activity, recovery, temperature, heart rate, stress, and more — without the bulkiness of having to wear a watch all the time. Reviewers love it for its detailed insight into their sleep and health patterns, with a full-rounded focus on wellness that goes way beyond workouts. It’s water-resistant, features Bluetooth technology, and has up to 7 days of battery life that can be fully charged in an hour. Also, check out the Gucci x Oura ring for a designer take on the gadget.
Jennifer Zeuner Mama Necklace
Best Personalized Necklace Gift for Mom
Perfect for your friend who just had their first baby or any new moms in your life, Jennifer Zeuner’s “Mama” necklace is one of the brand’s bestsellers. This minimalist jewelry is ideal for layering with other necklaces or wearing on its own. And the best part? This amazing jewelry gift for mom is available with one-day shipping for Amazon Prime members.
Therabody Theragun Mini Massager
Whether she’s a new mom, a mom of young kids or a grandma, her muscles will seriously appreciate this Theragun Mini massager. Designed for muscle treatment and therapeutic relief, this portable deep tissue massager is easy to use at home or travel with. Many reviews also note its great for seniors to help with tension, sore muscles and physical therapy.
What reviewers say: “100% worth the investment. I actually have had all three versions of the Theragun at some point and this one is prob the best. The small size makes it so easy to use and hit hard spots. It is very powerful for how small it is.”
Oscar de la Renta Alibi Perfume
Fragrance is always a good option for a luxury gift idea for mom that won’t break the bank. This Oscar de la Renta perfume features notes of mandarin, ginger blossom, vanilla orchid, praline and amberwood for a light, feminine scent. Not only is it ideal to wear for spring and summer, but it also will look chic displayed on her vanity. Win win.
Embark Dog DNA Test Kit
Whether she just adopted a puppy or counts her rescue as a core family member, Embark Dog DNA Test Kit makes an unexpected gift for your mom’s birthday or Mother’s Day. She’ll simply swab her dog’s cheek and return the sample to Embark in a pre-paid mailer, and then she’ll get test results in two to four weeks. Expect a detailed breakdown of your dog’s breed, ancestry information, and a relative finder that could connect her with her pup’s parents and siblings.
Neil J. Rodgers Eva Slouch Boots
Best Boots for Mom
For all the stylish moms out there, a luxurious new pair of leather boots is the ultimate gift. This slouchy leather pair by Neil J. Rodgers is handmade in Italy, with a sleek look that’s effortlessly elegant. The low heel means they can be styled a million different ways while still being comfortable to walk in. Available in three leather colors and three suede options, this is an investment pair of boots she will wear religiously for years to come.
What reviewers say: “I absolutely loved these boots! They are more beautiful in person. The craftsmanship is superb! They run a little half-size small, however, so size up.”
Crate Joy Therabox
Best Subscription Box Gift for Mom
If you’re looking for a unique gift idea for mom that feels special, a subscription box is always a good idea. This TheraBox is specially curated by therapists for a relaxing, self-care experience at home that moms of every age will love. Each box includes one therapeutic activity to promote happiness and seven wellness products to pamper yourself with — from aromatherapy to bath and body products and beyond. You can choose between a one-month, three-month, six-month or one-year subscription.
What reviewers say: “I seriously look forward to my Therabox every month. It brings me joy and if I won’t use something in the box I can gift it to family or friends and that’s one of the best parts! I’m a long time subscriber and love all the goodies and passing them on to others.”
Beast Blender & Hydration Set
The perfect gift for the wellness lover in your life, Beast Health’s blender and hydration system is a game-changer for making smoothies and infusions. Not only is the 11-piece set incredibly chic, but it also features high-powered technology for an ultra-smooth and fast blend without all the loud noise. Reviewers say this has transformed their eating habits, with one even writing, “I love this blender so much, I’ve already gifted it to five other friends. The smart one-minute timed cycle makes it low effort to whip up a smoothie blend, juices, evening cocktails or some healthy salsas/dips. I’ve been consuming so many more whole foods and can’t wait to see what new products the brand comes out with!”
Charles & Keith Mini Gabine Two-Tone Saddle Bag
This mini saddle bag by accessories brand Charles & Keith looks way more luxe than its under-$100 price tag. The two-tone brick red and beige colors not only make it look rich in contrast, but also ensure it will make any look instantly pop. Coming with two different leather strap length options, you can customize the bag’s drop to style with a variety of looks. And if the two-tone color isn’t your mom’s style, this bestselling bag also comes in black, olive, pink, and light blue.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
Best Beauty Splurge Gift for Mom
This high-tech Dyson hair dryer is a must-have hair tool: If she still hasn’t gotten on board with it yet, this is a luxury gift for mom that’s well worth the splurge. Featuring fast-drying technology and five different styling attachments, Dyson’s Supersonic hair dryer is quick to use and protects hair against heat damage — making it a great gift for the busy mom who’s always on the go and looking to quicken up her morning routine.
What reviewers say: “As I’m aging, my hair is thinning out. It is more fragile, has less shine and can break. I used my saved points and got the Dyson. Wow! It took a while to get used to but my hair is so much softer, shinier and with less frizz. It saves a lot of time when getting ready for work in the morning. Just went on a trip overseas. Did not take my Dyson because I would have to buy a different converter (won’t work with a standard converter due to its higher power). And could you see the difference! Lots of frizz, less shine and felt much drier. I won’t go anywhere without my Dyson again. I recommend saving up and using your Ulta point as it’s a fabulous dryer, but not over $400 fabulous.”
Custom Line Art Family Photo Print
Best Custom Art Print Gift for Mom
For a unique gift for mom that feels extra special, try a custom line art family portrait by this Canada-based Etsy artist. The handmade art can feature any type of family photo, whether you want a solo piece of a new mom and her baby or the entire family with the fur babies included. This also makes for a great last-minute gift because it’s available for direct download, meaning you can print it out at home and have it framed rather than waiting for it to be shipped.
What reviewers say: “Really good artist, good communication, and she care about the details! It made the person I gave the portrait to cry, so I’m more than satisfied”
Monday Swimwear Bondi Wide Brim Hat
Best Vacation Gift for Mom
If she’s got a winter vacation planned, give her a little something to pack along for the trip. From the beach to weekend errands to sunset drinks, this wide-brim straw hat by Monday Swimwear is versatile for every warm-weather activity. And why not throw in a new swimsuit coverup to go along with it, too?
Courant Wireless Charging and Accessory Tray
Best Wireless Charging System Gift for Mom
Looking for a tech gift that doesn’t feel too impersonal? Courant’s wireless charging tray is an incredibly useful gift, but it can also be personalized with her monogram to make it feel more special. Not only will it come in handy for keeping all her devices charged, but it also makes a chic piece of home decor.
Click and Grow Indoor Smart Garden with Plant Pods
An ideal gift idea for both the mom who loves to garden and the mom who loves to cook, Click and Grow’s smart garden allows her to grow her own herbs at home. This self-watering indoor planter requires low maintenance, so it’s easy to use for everyone. All you have to do is drop in the included plant pods, fill the water reservoir and plug the self-watering planter in.
What reviewers say: “I bought this for my mom for the holidays, and she was so impressed with how fast the herbs grew. She’s so excited to buy some more herbs and plants.”
Gucci Small Jackie Bag
Best Designer Bag Gift for Mom
For the stylish moms you really want to splurge on, give the gift of an on-trend bag that’s got all the timelessness of a classic. Inspired by Jackie Kennedy, Gucci’s Small Jackie bag is one of the best designer handbags you can buy and the ultimate elegant, trendy gift — making it ideal for moms of every age. Featuring cream leather and the signature Gucci monogram, this iconic bag is one she’ll treasure forever.
RéVive Contouring Facial Massage Roller
Best Face Massager Gift for Mom
For the skincare aficionado who already has all the beauty products she needs (and more), give her a high-tech skin care tool to go along with her routine. RéVive’s facial massage roller helps reduce puffiness and create a more contoured appearance. She can use it for five to ten minutes with her morning or nighttime skincare routine after cleansing and applying her favorite serum or one of the brand’s many top products.
Rellery Custom Initial Bracelet with Mother of Pearl Charm
Best Customizable Initial Jewelry Gift for Mom
Looking for a custom gift for moms? Customizable jewelry is always a sweet gift, especially for new moms. This initial bracelet featuring a Mother of Pearl charm from Rellery is a sentimental without being cheesy and a sweet way to pay homage to her baby’s name. It’s also available in necklace form, and you can buy several initial pendants if she has more than one child.
Shutterfly Gallery of Six Printed Wine Glass
For the mom that needs her 5 p.m. glass of wine every day, these photo-printed glasses by Shutterfly will not only be a sweet keepsake but will also come in handy. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a mom, stepmom, mother-in-law, or grandparent, these custom wine glasses allow you to add one to eight photos in various layouts. So, if you have new family portraits, holiday memories, or school pictures to share, this is the time to let them shine. And if you really want to sweeten this gift idea, give her a bottle of wine to go along with it.
Prada Eyewear Tortoiseshell Oversize-Frame Sunglasses
For the mom who loves her designer gifts, these Prada sunglasses get the look without completely breaking the bank. The oversized tortoise frame is the ultimate hybrid of trendy meets classic and is versatile enough to go with any style. Whether you’re looking to impress a partner’s mom, grandma or aunt, these are the way to do it.
Slip Silk Pillowcase Set
Not only are silk pillowcases better for your hair and skin, but they also feel incredibly luxe to sleep on. Whether she hasn’t switched from cotton to silk pillowcases just set, or whether she could use more silk to add to her collection, Slip’s delicate set is an ideal pick. Available in several different colors, these silk pillowcases are also machine washable for easy maintenance. If you want to take the gift up a notch, add a matching Slip sleep mask, too.
Breda Esther Bracelet Watch
Luxury watches are having a major renaissance, but if you’re not ready to spend thousands of dollars on a designer style, Breda offers the luxury look at affordable price points. This sleek, gold square watch is a modern classic that’s ideal for dressing up her everyday wardrobe. Available in rose gold, silver and gold, the style comes in a finish to suit every taste.
Diptyque Candle Holder
A candle is always a great gift idea for moms, but a luxe candle holder that she can use forever? Even better. Diptyque’s Coasted candle holder is a curved dome you can place over any candle. Designed by the Jean-Marc Gady studio and handmade by master glassblowers in France, this statement piece is a conversation-starter that takes burning candles to a whole new level.
Urban Stems Dried Flower Bouquet
Another way to make the gift of flowers feel more unique is a bouquet of dried flowers. Still just as pretty as a vase of fresh flowers, this dried flower arrangement by Urban Stems can last for months with no water or light required. So if you have an older mom or grandma, this low-maintenance flower gift is even better for her to just enjoy — no watering or changing of the vase necessary.
Naked Cashmere Joslyn Turtleneck
Best Cashmere Gift for Mom
If you’re looking for a luxury gift for mom, you’ve got to go with cashmere. For a sweater that’s classic, timeless, and effortlessly chic all in one, look no further than Naked Cashmere’s Joslyn Turtleneck. Made of 100% pure cashmere, the super soft sweater offers a slightly oversized fit that’s both comfortable and flattering. It’s available in seven colors, including neutrals like black and white and winter-ready colors like forest green.
What reviewers say: “This sweater is a dream come true — soft, warm, enveloping without making me appear pregnant. That can happen with some looser fitting tops because of my rather large bosom (once an asset, now a hassle when it comes to shopping for tops). But this beautiful sweater runs quite large and roomy without looking at all sloppy.“
Caroline’s Cakes Pink Champagne Cake Bites
If you’re looking for a sweet, edible gift she can really enjoy, look no further than these tiny cake bites by Caroline’s Cakes. A favorite of Oprah’s, the bakery brand offers a range of cakes and treats to easily have delivered. Infused with pink champagne and covered in white chocolate, these rich little pink champagne cake bites make a super sweet dessert gift.
Longchamp Roseau Continental Wallet
Looking for a luxury gift for mom that’s also practical? Longchamp’s continental leather wallet offers the best of both worlds. A sleek, soft-grained leather design, this wallet has plenty of room to keep her credit cards, cash and IDs safely organized and stored.
Covry Adara Glasses
Best Blue Light Blocking Glasses
For the working mom who needs a little reprieve from all her screen time, go with the gift of blue light-blocking glasses. Perfect for her 9-to-5 or nightly scrolling, you can buy prescription or non-prescription versions of these stylish lenses. The AAPI-founded brand is designed specifically for low-bridge noses, offering a more comfortable and secure fit. With a range of opticals to choose from, the unisex glasses deliver protection from harmful blue lights emitted from computer, phone, and tablet screens to help prevent eye strain and damage.
What reviewers say: “I discovered low-bridge fit glasses while living in Taiwan and I’ve been a fan ever since. I’ve tried several brands of blue light glasses and these are by far the most comfortable!”
Best Gift For the Mom Who Loves to Read
If she’s always reading a new book and somehow hasn’t invested in an e-reader yet, why not give her an upgrade to a Kindle Paperwhite? If she’s constantly buying new books, she can save space and money by ordering them through her Kindle instead. The sleek black and white display is designed to resemble the pages of a book and makes for an easy reading experience. She can connect through Goodreads to discover new books, purchase through Amazon, or receive library books through the e-reader.
What reviewers say: “I love this Kindle. I really like that it connects to Goodreads so easily, it also receives library books quickly too. The highlight and translate features are really cool. The warm/adjustable light is fantastic…It is so lightweight and comfortable to hold. Many people seem to dislike the placement of the power button, but that does not bother me. I can still rest the kindle wherever, and I have not accidentally shut it off once… I’m pleased with the battery life.”
Paravel The Aviator Carry-On Plus Suitcase
If you have a mom who loves to travel, why not upgrade her next getaway with a luxe new suitcase? A sustainably made, carbon-neutral option, Paravel’s carry-on Plus suitcase is made from recycled materials and features 360-degree double spinner wheels, an interior compression board, TSA-approved locks, a removable laundry bag and interior pockets. With an average five-star rating and a ton of rave reviews, this suitcase comes in three different sizes (two carry-on and a checked bag size) as well as five chic colorways.
The Pilates Class Virtual Membership
For the mom who already has everything and doesn’t want anything, a creative gift is always a must. If she’s into wellness and fitness, she’ll absolutely love a virtual membership to The Pilates Class. Featuring a ton of pilates classes to choose from at every level, this is an easy routine to work into her busy schedule. If you’re looking for a gift for new moms, there are plenty of pre- and post-natal classes designed to help new moms build strength and recover. And since this is an online gift, it’s the perfect last-minute gift idea you won’t have to stress over. You can choose between a monthly or annual subscription.
What reviewers say: “I never have time to make it to the gym and am not the biggest workout person, but these videos make me stick to a routine. There are different levels to try and workouts that range from 10 minutes to an hour, so it’s easy to work into whatever your schedule is all from home. I really like the instructors, too.”
Artifact Uprising Custom Everyday Photo Book
Best Picture Album Gift for Mom
This truly thoughtful gift idea is perfect for the mom who has it all. Create a special hardcover photo album of all your favorite memories with Artifact Uprising’s fully customizable photo book. You can personalize the cover, title, date and page count for your book and then choose between many image layouts to craft your perfect book. Some album ideas reviewers love this for include year-in-reviews, vacation memories, holidays, birthdays and anniversaries.
Cuyana Monogrammable Leather Tote
A classic leather carryall tote is always a great gift for any woman on the go. Whether she’s commuting to an office, traveling or simply looking for an everyday bag that’s big enough to carry all her essentials, this structured bag is a winner. Made from Italian leather and available in seven different colors, Cuyana’s leather tote is also monogrammable — making it a good personalized gift option. If she wants to keep all her essentials and laptop organized separately, there’s even a tote organization insert available to add on.
Stone and Strand Custom Birthstone and Diamond Pendant Necklace
Stone and Strand’s custom birthstone and diamond necklace is a subtle yet chic way for any mom to celebrate her little one. Featuring a 10-Karat gold chain, 1.5 millimeter white diamond and a 3 millimeter birthstone of your choice, this personalized necklace is perfect for wearing solo or layering with other chains. And the fact that the brand is female-founded, sustainable and uses ethically-sourced materials? That’s just the icing on the cake.
The Honest Company Gift Arrival Set
If you’re looking for the best baby shower gifts for a new mom, this baby arrival set from The Honest Company is a favorite. Featuring a range of safe products for mom and new baby, this set offers all the essentials every new mom will need (and be incredibly thankful for). Reviewers love it for its practicality and product lineup which includes diapers, wipes, shampoo, body wash, diaper rash cream, face and body lotion, hand sanitizer spray, and all-purpose balm.
What reviewers say: “Honestly the best baby gift. Love the variety of items and the presentation. Although I bought this as a gift, I want one myself!”
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare At Home Facial Steamer
Give her the ultimate at-home spa experience with the best facial steamer by Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare. Designed to detox, hydrate and clarify skin, this at-home device helps unclog pores for a clearer, more radiant complexion. Whether it’s for the mom who doesn’t always have time for a full spa day or the one who is very serious about her skin care routine, this is a unique gift she’ll definitely appreciate.
What reviewers say: “I’m 55 and I don’t keep anything unless it makes a visible improvement in my skin. This definitely made a difference. it’s easy to use and maintain. You can’t go wrong trying this.”
New Balance 608 V5 Cross Trainers
Best Gift for the Active Mom
A new pair of designer sneakers is always a great gift idea for moms. Whether she’s active, constantly on the go, or looking to make strides with some New Year resolutions, this pair of New Balance trainers will come in handy. Available in a range of colors, there’s a reason these classic sneakers have been a recent favorite amongst influencers on TikTok and Instagram—they’ve got that retro look with a comfortable fit that you can’t go wrong in. And if you’re shopping for an older mom or grandmother, these offer additional support that’s ideal for walking or everyday wear.
What reviewers say: “Love these shoes! My podiatrist recommended me to purchase New Balance sneakers due to my feet issues. They include plantar fasciitis, wide feet, bone spurs and poor blood circulation. It’s a miracle! I can walk without my feet hurting terribly, I’m able to stand for longer periods of time now and I’ve got plenty of room inside for my toes to wiggle.”
Yina Gua Sha Discovery Set
Although gua sha has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries, it’s seen a recent uptick in popularity thanks to more people discovering its benefits on TikTok and Instagram. The beauty technique, which involves scraping a stone across the skin, helps stimulate blood flow and improve circulation to leave skin less puffy and more glowy. Yina’s luxe Gua Sha Discovery set is the perfect gift to introduce someone to the age-old skincare technique. It includes a Bian Stone Gua Sha tool, Botanical serum and Body Treatment, so she’ll have everything she needs to get started.
What reviewers say: “I received this as a gift and LOVE the quality and thoughtfulness of the box. The gua sha stone is very high quality and feels very healing. Comes with a suede pouch. The balm smells absolutely incredible—medicinal, herbaceous, and warming. I got the mini oil which is perfect for travel and refills! Get this for yourself or special someone!”
E Marie Travel Cashmere Travel Blanket Set
Made out of an ultra-soft ribbed knit fabric, this cozy E Marie set includes a travel blanket, sleep mask and convenient pouch to carry them all in. The oversized blanket can be worn as a scarf or used as a blanket or headrest while traveling. It’s available in seven different colors and, as one reviewer writes, is “perfect for keeping in your car or bringing with you on a plane.” Whether she’s a frequent traveler or always chilly at home, this plush gift will definitely be a game-changer.
Knack New Mama Gift Set
This New Mama gift set is the ultimate all-in-one gift for both expecting and new mothers. Curated to give her some much-needed relaxation and self-care time, the gift box includes an Ettitude waffle bathrobe, erbaviva organic Belly Butter, Herbivore Botanicals coconut soak and Baudelaire cedar bath brush. You can also opt for gift wrapping and a gift card if you want your gift delivered directly to your recipient.
Le Labo Santal 26 Candle
A candle classic, Le Labo’s Santal 26 is a cult-favorite scent for a reason. The hand-poured, 100% soy wax candle features notes of amber, cocoa, vanilla, cedar, spices, musk and sandalwood for a musky, perfume scent. Though this home decor must-have makes a good gift for every type of mom, it’s especially good to impress a boyfriend’s mom or new mother-in-law who you’re not exactly sure what to buy for yet.
Great Jones Cast Iron Dutch Oven
Great Jones’ cast-iron dutch oven is a luxe, essential kitchen gift perfect for the mom who loves to cook. Ideal for slow cooking, braising, roasting and more, the enameled cast-iron pot is dishwasher, oven and microwave-safe, making for easy cooking and cleaning. Available in an array of chic colors from red to emerald green to black, this will be a statement piece in her kitchen.
What reviewers say: “This large and heavy cast iron skillet is turning out to be great for many things, not just searing. It is good for making big batches of caramelized onions, and pancakes, and makes the best homemade pizza I ever had. So glad to have it.”
Stagg Electric Tea Kettle
Best Gift For the Tea-Drinking Mom
For the mom or grandma who loves her tea or pour-over coffee, this sleek electric tea kettle will not only come in handy, but it’ll also look incredibly chic in her kitchen. Available in many colors, from minimal neutrals to bright pops of bold color, there’s a shade for every decor style. Reviewers love it for the look but also the easy-to-use setup that offers variable temperature control so you can customize it exactly to your liking.
What reviewers say: ”I love this electric kettle. I use it with my tea, and it pours nicely over the tea bag to help steep the tea. Great temperature. It reminds me of products I see in Europe and I love it!”
Mateo 14K Yellow Gold, Baroque Pearl & Diamond Pendant Necklace
Perfect for a girlfriend, wife, or mom you really want to spoil, this luxurious pearl and diamond necklace is just as special as she is. Featuring a one-of-a-kind baroque pearl (for a one-of-a-kind mother) set with diamonds and 14-Karat gold, this Mateo New York necklace is the ultimate expensive gift for mom.
Barefoot Dreams Cozy Checked Throw
If you’re looking for a home gift that will definitely get some use out of this winter, opt for a cozy throw. Whether they want to use it for display purposes only or spend all their Netflix marathon nights bundled up underneath it, this Barefoot Dreams checked design is not only incredibly soft but it’s also got aesthetic points too. Available in a range of colors from black and white to rose quartz, there’s a color palette for every home style. And if you really want to round out the gift, pair it with something equally cozy — like a candle or pair of slippers.
Liza Echeverry Gema Earrings
Colombian jewelry designer Liza Echeverry creates truly unique, glam modern pieces—and these statement earrings are no exception. Making the perfect gift for any stylish mom or grandma, the bold earrings are lightweight on the ear, but pack a punch when it comes to style. Handcrafted with 24-karat gold, the earrings also feature a jade and onyx for a sleek pop of color.
Tips for Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Mom
If you waited until the absolute last minute to buy a gift for mom (don’t worry, we’ve all been there), there are plenty of online gift ideas that will still feel thoughtful in a pinch. Take advantage of online gift cards you can have directly emailed to her, like a digital gift card to her favorite store or a SpaFinder gift card for some much-deserved pampering. For something that caters to her passions, try a virtual experience gift, like a membership to MasterClass for access to an extensive collection of inspirational online classes or an online pasta-making class that’s ideal for quality time spent with grandma. Food and wine subscription deliveries are also a creative gift idea perfect for ordering at the last minute. You can opt for a Winc wine subscription for the vino lover in your life or a meal delivery service like Hello Fresh to give her cooking routine a refresh. If you’re looking for an experience gift you can enjoy together, you can always give her an Airbnb gift card for a weekend getaway or luxe staycation the two of you (or the whole family) can spend together. And when all else fails, two-day Amazon Prime member shipping is always there to save the day.
The Different Types of Gifts for Moms
- Cool and Trendy Gifts for Mom: For the stylish moms in your life, a silky new sleepwear set or leather tote are luxe essentials she’s sure to love. Or, you can encourage a self care moment with a gorgeously designed throw blanket. And don’t forget about tech, like a chic wireless charging system, which helps tech-loving moms stay on-trend and in-the-know.
- Creative and Unique Gifts for Mom: Sometimes, you need to get a little creative for the mom who has everything. Try a virtual pilates class membership for a unique wellness gift idea she probably hasn’t tried yet. Or, upgrade the classic gift of flowers to a special flower subscription that will deliver her a farm-fresh floral arrangement every month of the year.
- Thoughtful and Sentimental Gifts for Mom: Whether you’re looking for something special for a new mom in your life or something sweet to show your own mom some extra appreciation, go the extra mile with a personalized gift. Initial or birthstone jewelry, custom family art prints, and specially-designed family photo albums will make her feel all the love this year (and maybe even shed some happy tears, too).
Meet the Authors
Lauren Fisher is a writer, editor, and digital strategist with nearly a decade of experience in the fashion industry. Fisher spent six years as a digital fashion editor at Harper’s BAZAAR. In her role at the legacy publication, she covered everything from trend reports and fashion features to news, SEO strategy, and social media. Fisher wrote the original version of this article.
Claire Sullivan is the Senior Beauty and Lifestyle Commerce Editor for WWD and Footwear News. She’s spent over five years researching, reporting on, and writing about the beauty and lifestyle industries for publications like Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, InStyle, and Byrdie. She’s tested hundreds of products during her time as an editor, so she’s well-versed in selecting amazing gifts. Sullivan contributed to the update of the original story.