Mothers are full of clichés – “time flies when you’re having fun” being one of them. Well, this Mother’s Day may just be the right TIME to give Mom a good timepiece. This Kate Spade watch, for example, is guaranteed to put a smile on any Mom’s dial. Cliché optional.
You’ve Been Framed
What is it that all Moms like more than having their kids with them? Photos of their kids, that’s what! Corny, but always a winner, a quirky frame with a photo of yours truly (or yours truly with Mom) is sure to put a smile on her face.
The Big Cover Up
We all know the transformative power of a good pair of sunglasses. This Mother’s Day, ramp up the glamour and buy your Mom an awesome pair of shades. If you’re not sure what to buy, a classic shape like a Wayfarer or an Aviator (pictured here on Jennifer Aniston) is always a safe bet.
Starting at: $150
Gift Giving Made Easy
A gift card for mom is a perfect and convenient gift. This Mother’s Day, surprise her with a gift card to The Ms. Collection. Our monthly clothing rental subscription service will be the stylish gift that keeps on giving.
Starting at: $44
Time to Subscribe
Remember when your report card was your Mother’s regular reading material? While, thankfully, those days may be over, every Mom likes a good read, so a read that’s delivered regularly to her door via a magazine subscription is sure to be a winner. Whatever you choose depends on your Mother’s interests, but a fashion or foodie mag is always a popular choice.
Starting at: $9.75
The Big Trip
If your Mom is planning a big trip overseas, she will need basics like a stylish passport case and some luggage tags. Make sure your Mom stands out in the jetset fashion stakes with these gorgeous travel accessories.
I scream Ice Cream
Remember saying that as a kid? Kinda embarrassing really, unless you still say it, then it’s okay. Really. Well, if your Mom joined in when you yelled this out every evening, then an ice cream created by you just for your mom might be the Mother’s Day Gift you’ve been looking for.
Starting at: $59.99 + Shipping for 4 Pints
The ultimate chick flick movie, is guaranteed to melt even the coldest of hearts. For the Mother who likes to take her own notes, a notebook from the Smythson textured leather range is a great gift. Released in a range of colors and themes (“Consistently Inconsistent” and “Luck Be A Lady”), our favorite is the “Who’s Wearing The Trousers” notebook.
Va Va Voom
She may be your Mother but, gulp, she’s also a woman. And like all women, she likes to glam it up every now and then. A tight dress, a killer heel, a knockout lipstick. Who knew? Aid and abet your mother’s inner glamazon by buying her a status lipstick in her favorite shade.
Starting at: $36
Bag It Up
If all else fails, and you’re about to give up…. don’t. Just recall the times when your Mother’s handbag contained anything you needed. Bandaid? Check. Tissue? Check. Money? Check, check, check. Buying her a great leather tote, like this one from Madewell, more than makes up for your past indiscretions.