Whether it’s a mother, auntie, mother figure, or sister you’re shopping for this Mother’s Day, it’s hard to find a gift that shows them just how much you love them.
Apart from the obvious – though arguably fail-safe – gift ideas such as fresh flowers and bath robes, finding a unique gift for the mother figure in your life is a task one shouldn’t take too lightly. And, not to ensue panic, but Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so the time is now to start thinking about what to shop.
To help you find the best gift for the most loved woman in your world, below is the ultimate gift guide for Mother’s Day filled with our favourite picks.
Your ultimate Mother’s Day gift guide 2023
Mum will be looking for any reason to escape on a mini-break with this stylish overnight bag. The perfect size for a weekend getaway anywhere, choose from four unisex colours and throw it in the boot, over a shoulder (using the generous strap) or tuck it into an overhead cabin locker and travel door-to-door in style.
Simple, classic and garden-fresh, Verbena is just one of fifteen fragrances in the latest offering from Chloe Atelier and our pick for Mother’s Day. Channel the Mediterranean with a clean, lemony scent and get a glow on.
Whether you want to write your Mum a heartfelt letter this year, or she just loves a good stationery set, this one from Kikki.K is a must. Featuring a black and white floral design, this set is equipped with 20 writing sheets and 10 envelopes to ensure you can write to your heart’s desire this Mother’s Day.
This vintage washed cotton throw is made from an airy and comfortable cotton muslin material, perfect for Mum’s reading nook or at the end of her bed. Plus, its fringed detail and striped pattern add a stylish touch to any space.
If you love personalised gifts (who doesn’t), you’ll be pleased to know that Peppermint Grove’s Mother’s Day collection has just launched. In Bloom is a fragrant floral scent with hints of poppy, rose and white jasmine. Rounded out with dark and sensual notes of sandalwood, amber, oud and cedar. And, with free candle engraving available, what’s not to love?
With the cooler months creeping in, a quilted blanket will do wonders. This linen gingham set from Selah + Stone is perfect for coastal-styled abodes.
For the dog mums out there, this oh-so-adorable teacup by Morgan & Finch is to die for. Delicate and sweet, this teacup will set the mood every morning.
A fancy serving platter will never go astray for those who love to entertain. This modern wavy glass plate from Fazeek is our pick.
The trend for curves in our homes continues to seduce us on every surface and this sumptuous rug is a good example of why. Such a fun break from all the rectangles in our lives, sinking toes into the natural wool fibres of the Tippy would be like a warm, wavy hug.
Help Mum evoke a sense of calmness with this autumnal candle by Sent Studio. If they love the aroma of wintery fruits and herby sage, the Sage Pomegranate scent will be right up their alley. Unwind in notes of wild sage and driftwood and freshly sliced pomegranate.
Thanks to this gorgeous scallop-edged spoon rest from Country Road, messy benchtops are a thing of the past. Available also in a blush pink hue, it’s perfect for the avid home cook.
This grab-and-go music machine looks vintage but has all the trappings of modern tech. Lightweight and with built-in Bluetooth, use onboard speakers or pair it with your own external speakers to have your favourite tunes wherever you are, be it a vintage caravan, weekender, teen bedroom or home office.
Perfect for the home as a decorative throw blanket or seaside for a relaxing picnic – this versatile number is a must for every home. Plus, in this gorgeous floral Boho-inspired design made from 100 per cent recycled cotton fibres, Mum is guaranteed to love this for years to come.
A simple joy in life is lounging on your sofa after a long day at work. Take relaxation to the next level with this undeniably cosy tartan blanket by The Grampians Goods Co. is made from 75 per cent recycled wool and 25 per cent mixed fibres, woven to snuggly perfection in India.
For the sentimental mum, this 18K gold vermeil bracelet can be customised with your fingerprint and/or their name of initials engraved for a personal touch. Each pendant is locally engraved in Sydney and attached to a bobble chain made by artisans in Italy. It’s a luxury everyday piece they’ll never want to take off.
Who says a drink bottle can’t be a stylish accessory? Sexy, sustainable and solid, this elegant take-anywhere drink bottle will be your Mum’s new best friend. The cute handle makes it easy to grab on the go and the insulated ceramic lining keeps her bevvy hot or cold for hours. Nice.
If the mother-figure you’re shopping for is always searching for the next tool to add to their 10-step skincare routine, this facial massager by Aceology is sure to impress. Designed to support advanced facial massage procedures and help improve circulation, relax muscles, tighten pores and relieve inflammation and redness, it’ll be hard not to add an extra one to cart for yourself.
Help Mum keep her everyday jewellery pieces nice and organised with this sleek jewellery tree from Country Road. Perfect for necklaces, earrings and rings.
Magshop offers handy subscriptions to Australia’s leading magazines – including Home Beautiful. So, if Mum is always on the hunt for inspiration for the home, a magazine subscription will be right up her alley. And, for Mother’s Day this year, Magshop is also selling the idea of a dream holiday, where you simply subscribe or renew for a chance to win a $25k holiday to your dream destination ($20k luxury escape voucher + $5k spending money).
If Mum leans fashion-forward, a stylish yet sophisticated scarf for the cooler seasons coming up is a must. This yellow and green ombre number from GANNI is made in Italy with a soft mohair blend, and it’ll become Mum’s winter wardrobe staple immediately.
For mums who love a cheeky drink or two without going overboard. Tanica is a low alcohol flavoured spirit made in Australia with native and natural ingredients. This gift box contains a 700ml bottle of No.1 Salted Plum and Ginger and a bottle of No.2 Dessert Lime and Thyme. It’s perfect for her next lavish dinner party.
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