Mothers deserve it all, which makes choosing the best gifts for mom a true feat. Because of her many facets, her taste is diverse. She loves everything from fine jewelry and stylish clothing, whereinluxury gifts for womenare the place to start. She also appreciates beautifully practical pieces that enhance her life for the better (hello,tech gifts for women).
But, of course,beauty giftsalways hit a high note for mom.Angela Yeranosian, the founder of the gifting platformPatet, tellsBAZAAR, "There are many pampering gift options for moms at every stage of motherhood. For expecting and new moms, it's all about comfort, self-care, and well-being." Similarly,fitness giftsare another approach to wellness for mom—workouts may be her few precious moments of "me time" throughout her busy week. Yeranosian adds, "Other gifts that scream 'pamper me' would be items like facial rollers to have instant rejuvenated glowy skin, dry brushing to activate the lymphatic system and drain out toxins, shower steamers for some feel-good aromatherapy, and an all-in-one product like coconut oil for skin moisturizing and to prevent stretch marks."
Depending on her stage of life, mom may prefer a gift that befits her babies, an interiors gift for her dream home, or a bucket list vacation to fill her time after retiring. On the other hand, suppose you genuinely want to surprise and delight mom with a gift she never knew to put on her list. In that case,Cécile Roederer, found of the French retailerSmallable, says, "I love designers who have a story to tell, a creative process, ethical or sustainable production, or just extraordinary personality." She continues, "Our clients are looking for novelty and originality; they come here to find what they won't be able to find anywhere else." Her store carries more than 250 new products every week for the mom who'll want an extra-special gift.
Whether for pregnant women, new moms, or mothers whose self-care ritual you want to enhance, Roederer suggests the line Talm by French mother-of-two Kenza Keller. Additionally, for babies, the Smallable founder notes, "We have a number of creators who make beautiful baby skin care products using gentle, natural ingredients like Minois, Enfance Paris, Alma Babycare, or Enamour, perfect for little ones' skin."
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For mothers nursing a newborn, Roederer suggests a piece from Tajinebanane, an ethically-crafted, breastfeeding-friendly clothing line founded by French entrepreneur Alison Cavaille in 2018. "On our platform, you can now find a Greenable label, which indicates if a product is made from organic cotton, vegan, made from recycled materials, or made from natural ingredients for the most sensitive skin of our littlest customers," the Smallable founder tellsBAZAAR.
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"When a mom has a toddler running around, she deserves the Mom off Duty gift box," Yeranosian tellsBAZAAR. "At this point in motherhood, moms use sarcasm and humor to deal with daily struggles since we all know how hard it is to be a super mom. This gift box mirrors every mom's frustration into laughter and relief. "
Rome's Hotel de Russie is peak luxury and the ultimate travel gift for mom, whether as a romantic getaway, girls' trip, or bonding vacation between mother and daughter. Known as the legendary Roman jewel of the Rocco Forte Hotel group, the exquisite property is uniquely situated at the foot of the historical Pincio hill and mere steps from the picturesque Via Margutta, as well as along the elegant Via del Babuino between two of Rome's most famous piazzas, Piazza di Spagna and Piazza del Popolo. Even better, the hotel boasts an incomparably convenient position for visiting the city's most important sites and monuments, not to mention strolling among the prime shopping streets.
Perhaps the most enchanting is theLe Jardin de Russie's verdant outdoor terrace at the foot of the Pincio, surrounded by mature pine and flowering citrus, offering stylish Italian cuisine by Michelin-Starred Chef Fulvio Pierangelini, where mom will enjoy everything from an apertivo and bites to a decadent three-course meal.
Level up mom's dedicated skincare routine with this luxurious dermaplanning tool set. The gift of gentle anti-aging exfoliation, peach fuzz removal, and improved cellular turnover is hard to beat—in the card, prepare her for radiance like she's never before experienced.
Enhance mom's pre-sleep ritual with GreenMa's Mama Dream Infusion tea—the aromatic composition contains a mixture of 100% French organic plants, helping her to unwind with notes of lemon, peppermint, and licorice root.
Help the expecting mama in your life avoid the stress of packing a hospital bag by gifting her this cult-loved labor, delivery, and postpartum kit. From the super-soft gown to the ice packs, these essentials will make her birthing journey all the more special.
Few things fill mom's cup more than conversations that prove she's not alone in the journey. Such accounts areIn Kind's specialty, from navigating motherhood to career and personal style, making a subscription to the biannual magazine the loveliest gift.
Let's face it: Mom is usually the one capturing little moments. This paper camera will make itmuchmore fun for her while throwing things back to the days when she waited two weeks for her disposable camera film to develop.
True skincare enthusiasts won't sleep a wink without a beside humidifier, but often the worst part is cleaning one. This minimalist, doctor-designed device can easily be disassembled with only three parts to wash.
Even though it's technically for baby, both Roederer and Yeranosian suggest an adorable and beautifully made occasion outfit to melt mom's heart. Here's one from Quincy Mae, a brand that creates pretty basics for babies in organic cotton and soft, muted tones, as Roederer explains.
Laura Lajiness Kaupke is a freelance writer and editor covering fashion, accessories, and lifestyle topics, including beauty, home, fitness, and travel. You can see her work across various outlets, including VOGUE, Harper’s BAZAAR, ELLE, Marie Claire, InStyle, Glamour, Esquire, Women’s Health, Brides, The Zoe Report, Popsugar, Refinery 29, Coveteur, Byrdie, Well+Good, The Editorialist, among other titles and brands. Laura has worked in the fashion industry for over 11 years and held senior fashion editor positions at Popsugar and The Zoe Report, with additional experience as a copywriter and fashion publicist.