Pretty soon, ~it’s gonna be May~ (I hope you read that in a Justin Timberlake voice). And of course, with May comes every mom’s most beloved holiday. If you’re still stuck on Mother’s Day 2020 gift ideas, don’t wait until the last minute or rely on your siblings to include you in their gift. This is your year to show your mom how much you care! Taking time to select a gift she’ll love will be well worth it when you see the smile on her face, and if you play your cards right and get her something really great (cough, a Dyson Airwrap, cough) she might just let you borrow it every now and again. We love a win-win gifting situation!
So: what do moms really want for Mother’s Day? Something cozy and relaxing; she works hard and deserves to unwind! Something stylish and statement-making; you’re her fashionista child, and she trusts your taste! Something personalized and special; the best gifts are thoughtful and align with her interests. Finally, something she wouldn’t buy herself; that unexpected-but-still-just-right pick is the one she’s sure to cherish for years to come. Yes, it’ll be hard to top in 2021, but let’s worry about that then and focus on the now!
Still stumped on what to buy? I’ve got you covered, obvi. Read on for 26 gorgeous Mother’s Day gifts from PJs to home decor to high-tech beauty tools. Don’t forget to place your orders soon—May 10 is just around the corner.
Moms love memory-making, so a new camera is a mega-thoughtful gift! The Polaroid Now I-Type Instant Camera is an analog point-and-shoot complete with handy autofocus, and you can buy your mom her favorite of 7 fun colorways. Don’t forget the film!
Candles are always a great gift, but let’s be honest, the packaging matters just as much as the scent. The Maison Margiela Replica Lazy Sunday Morning Candle smells as luxe as it looks.
Your mom deserves a bougie perfume, and once you gift her Cartier’s La Panthère Eau de Parfum, she’ll be just a few spritzes away from discovering her new signature scent.
These Stella & Dot Mama Hoops are a great way for your mom to show off her status without having to sacrifice style. So cute!
On Mother’s Day, give your mom these UGG Fluff Yeah Genuine Shearling Slides and tell her to put her feet up while you take care of the cooking and cleaning (for once!).
This Papier Notebook & Notecard Set is a truly beautiful gift, and it comes in tons of patterns, so you can pick one your momma will love and personalize it with her name or initials.
I’m a huge fan of Coco & Eve, and their Bali Body Bundle is the perfect giftable set! Bless your mom with a trio of tubs: the Bali Buffing Sugar, the Bounce Body Masque, and the Body Moisture Whip, plus the Jelly Massage Mitt and the Smooth-On Shell Scoop.
If you can’t be with your mom IRL on Mother’s Day, be sure to send her flowers! I’m partial to the BloomsyBox, the first-ever farm-to-table floral subscription service. I really love the Pastel Daydream Bouquet!
If your mom already has all the skincare a gal could want, up the ante of the products she already loves by introducing the NuFACE Wanderlust mini Facial Toning Device into her routine. This baby tones, lifts and contours with every use.
Is Mom handy in the kitchen? Surprise her with a cookbook she’s sure to love, and set aside time to make one of the meals inside together. Kris Bordessa’s Attainable Sustainable: The Lost Art Of Self-Reliant Living offers recipes, gardening tips, crafts and more.
This is the gift your mom doesn’t know she needs, and also the one she’ll end up using the most. Courant make the most sleek, stylish catchalls, and the CATCH:3 Tray is also a wireless charger for her cell phone.
If your mom doesn’t already have a Slip Silk Sleep Mask , then please stop reading this and buy her one. The woman deserves it!!!
If you’re looking to invest in a good skincare set for your mom, she’s bound to love Tatcha’s chic packaging and rich formulas. Their Bestsellers Set is a $77 value that retails for just $60.
Help your mom up her style game with one of Lele Sadoughi’s iconic headbands. Because she’s the queen of the household, I think the tiara-esque Embellished Knotted Headband is just right.
Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillow Talk Instant Eye Palette will allow your mom to create four different makeup looks, so she can change it up after Mother’s Day Brunch and rock a whole new look to happy hour.
Comfy pajamas are always a good Mother’s Day gift. Who could resist this classic satin Bluebella Set?
Oh, so you’re trying to ball out this Mother’s Day? The Dyson Airwrap Styler is expensive, but she’s going to love it. Plus, she might even let you borrow it!
Casetify make all kinds of Customizable Phone Cases, so whether you choose your mom’s name, monogram, or just a design you think she might like, she’ll love that you took the extra step to personalize her gift.
Your fashionista mama can always use a new bag, and JW Pei is the new designer to obsess over. The Lilian Bag in Ice Croc just screams springtime, don’tcha think?
Jonathan Adler is an iconic designer, and a piece like the Round Gala Vase is a thoughtful gift your mom will love to put on display in her home.
Mom can always justify a new pair of sunglasses in her collection, and the Le Specs Air Heart silhouette is so timeless.
It’s simple: Buy your mom the Hat Attack Round Handle Tote and she’ll be instantly obligated to carry your sunscreen and lip balm to the beach for you.
Gorjana make some gorgeous jewels, and the pale pink quartz on this Power Gemstone Charm Necklace gives off a subtle hint of color.
What’s better than normal flowers? Preserved roses that last a minimum of six months! These Magnificent Roses are a gift with serious wow-factor.
If you and your mom have the same shoe size, you’ll most definitely want to snag her these Dolce Vita Nova Sandals. The perfect wear-with-anything summertime staple.
Buy your mom a cute workout set from The Upside, and use your ClassPass credits to take her to a yoga class on you!
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