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Mothers' Day 2017: Seven gift ideas moms will love

Show your mom how much she means to you

Rachel Hosie
Tuesday 09 May 2017 10:38 BST
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There’s no real way to repay your mother for giving birth to you, raising you and generally being there for you your whole life.

‘Thanks for always putting everything in your own life on hold for me, Mom, here are some chocolates’ somehow doesn’t seem quite enough.

But even though a present can never fully show our mothers just how much they mean to us, a thoughtful gift isn’t a bad place to start.

Mothers’ Day in the US is 14 May this year, so shop our guide for gifts that are sure to bring a smile to mom’s face.

Seven gifts mom will love this Mothers' Day

1. Personalised Merci Maman bangle

If there was ever a brand that literally says 'thank you, mom', it’s Merci Maman. Unlike some garish personalised jewellery, these bangles simply look like stylish, contemporary but classic bracelets - look closely though and you'll see the personalised touch. They can be engraved with whatever message or words you like.

Personalised flat bangle, $51.50, Merci Maman at

2. G.H.Mumm Rosé champagne

A bottle of Mumm for mom - how could you not? With its blush pink colour and red berry notes, this is the ideal present for your elegant mother. The bottle, adorned with a rose, is bound to bring a smile to mom’s face and, as official champagne suppliers to the court of Her Majesty the Queen, you can raise a glass to making your mother feel like the royalty she is.

G.H.Mumm Rosé champagne, $59.99, Winfield Flynn

3. Figure Fit leggings

Finding time to look after yourself as a mom is hard, but sometimes all it takes is some workout gear that makes you feel awesome to give you the motivation to make that time in your diary for exercise. As well being stylish, Figure Fit leggings actually don’t go see-through when you bend over - the fabric is soft and comfortable whilst offering support too.

Ibiza leggings, $61, Figure Fit

4. Bobbi Brown Glow Stick

Having children is pretty darn exhausting, so sometimes a mother might want to make herself look a little better than she feels. This glow stick takes seconds to apply and creates a healthy glow without being shimmery and fake. Simply dab onto cheekbones, rub in with your fingertips and you’re good to go.

Glow stick, $36, Bobbi Brown

5. Lindor truffle gift bag

It’s hard to beat a Lindor and this epic bag of 75 balls of chocolatey deliciousness will give mom 75 moments of bliss. Or maybe a few less if she’s generous enough to share (hopefully with you, you good child, you). Choose three of her fave flavours - caramel and sea salt dark chocolate, fudge swirl or hazelnut for example - and the gift bag will be filled with 25 of each.

Create your own Lindor Truffles 75 piece gift bag, $28, Lindt

6. Pampering eye mask

Stressed, tired eyes from late nights and early mornings are not the one. More than just a sleep mask, this eye mask has two parts: pop the gel pack in the freezer for a few hours, place it in the eye mask, put your feet up and don the mask for a relaxing few minutes’ peace (and hopefully quiet).

Chic and Chilly eye mask, $28, Henri Bendel

7. Mulberry Bayswater tote bag

Women need practical bags and Mulberry’s latest incarnation of their classic Bayswater is nothing if not that. Spacious enough to fit an iPad, pair of shoes and all the essentials, there’s an internal removable pocket to keep valuables safe too. It’s also just an incredibly beautiful bag, and every woman should have something good-looking on her arm.

Bayswater Tote, $900, Mulberry

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