From fashion and beauty to homeware and wellness, here are the best Mother’s Day gift ideas for 2021, including gift cards and vouchers to be used later
By Abbie Schofield
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2021
Gone are the days when the clay pot that you made at school can be passed off as a Mother’s Day present. We all want to treat our mums to something gorgeous, but scouring the internet for the perfect present can be a chore — so we’ve done it for you. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or need to order something ASAP, here are our top Mother’s Day presents to put a smile on her face, from homeware gifts to experience gift vouchers to use after lockdown. And don’t hang around — this year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 14th March.
Fashion Gifts for Mother’s Day
Desmond & Dempsey Robe
Inspired by 1950s Monaco, this lightweight robe is 100% cotton and perfect for that leisurely breakfast in bed your mum deserves.
Desmond & Dempsey, Leopard Print Robe, £188; desmondanddempsey.com
Shrimps new collection is full of big collars, statement sleeves and pastel shades, and we love this blouse’s super sweet frilly hearts print.
Shrimps, Amelia Blouse, £295; shrimps.com
Ted Baker Cardigan
Cardis are back and bigger than ever, and this cream Ted Baker knit has beautiful sparkly buttons for a bit of extra glam.
Ted Baker, Rosi cardigan, £139; tedbaker.com
Homeware Gifts for Mother’s Day
Barker & Stonehouse Vase
If you’ve had enough of seeing body-shaped vases, candles and ceramics everywhere on Instagram, this glass vase in a smoked grey and pink is a great alternative gift.
Barker & Stonehouse, Shaped Vase, £27; barkerandstonehouse.co.uk
Charlotte Jade Cushion
Interiors-obsessed mums will love Charlotte Jade’s collaboration with Harrods. They’ve created a collection of luxurious velvet cushions featuring their most popular animal prints.
Charlotte Jade, Colony Luxury Velvet Cushion, £130; charlotte-jade.co.uk
David Shrigley Tea Towel
Artist David Shrigley’s colourful and quirky tea towels are a brilliant addition to any kitchen, reminding us of life’s positives.
David Shrigley, Tea Towel, £35 each; couvertureandthegarbstore.com
Fans of bullet journals claim that they can revolutionise your organisation — and your life. At the very least, this one by Storigraphic has a gorgeous cover.
Storigraphic, Swallow Bullet Journal, £12; storigraphic.com
Beauty Gifts for Mother’s Day
By Sarah London Facial Oil
By Sarah London was born when Sarah’s sister, Lauren, was recovering from cancer and couldn’t find any effective beauty products to soothe her dry and irritated skin. The Organic Facial Oil is their hero product.
By Sarah London, Organic Facial Oil, £33; bysarahlondon.com
Emolyne Lip & Nail Kit
These lip and nail sets by Emolyne come in shades to suit every skin tone, from flattering nudes to bold reds.
Emolyne, The Complete Kit in Zanzibar, £40; emolyne.com
Lumity Globe Ice Rollers
Move over face rollers — ice rollers are the new depuffing tool taking the beauty world by storm. Pop in the fridge for 15 minutes and roll across the face for a cool, soothing effect.
Lumity, Skin Gym Pro Ice Roller, £35; lumitylife.co.uk
Kevyn Aucoin Mascara
Kevyn Aucoin’s new mascara has a cone-shaped brush to separate and coat each eyelash, plus it’s infused with ingredients that promote lash growth.
Kevyn Aucoin, Indecent Mascara, £22; spacenk.com
Chanel Rouge Allure Lipstick
You can’t go wrong with Chanel, and their new Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion limited edition lipsticks are stamped with Gabrielle Chanel’s totem animal. Chanel have also created an innovative new app, LIPSCANNER, which scans anything and tells you which Chanel shade is the perfect match!
Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion, £33; chanel.com
Wellness Gifts for Mother’s Day
Dr Jack Supplements
Dr David Jack is renowned on Harley Street for his aesthetic treatments, but he’s also branched out into the world of supplements. Not only are they packed with goodness but they taste like delicious desserts.
Dr David Jack, Relax Salted Caramel Powder Supplement, £55; drdavidjack.com
Haskapa Berry Powder
Haskapa’s berry powder has three times more antioxidants than blueberries, and we love adding it to fruit smoothies for an extra kick of tangy sweetness.
Haskapa, Berry Powder, £16; haskapa.com
Trust us when we say that TALA’s activewear is the best we’ve tried. Squat-proof, comfortable and sustainably made, the Skinluxe™ collection is designed to feel like a second skin.
TALA, Skinluxe™ Legging (£53) and Full Length Top (£38) in Tornado Grey; wearetala.com
Food & Drink Gifts for Mother’s Day
Clase Azul Tequila
This high end tequila is building quite the following, and for good reason. Woody, fruity and smooth, it has hints of sweet vanilla and toffee caramel making it a great introduction to tequila. Plus, the bottle is a work of art in itself.
Clase Azul, Reposado Tequila, £139; amazon.co.uk
Blackthorn Artisan Salt
For mums who love to cook with artisanal ingredients, Blackthorn’s salt is handmade on the Scottish west coast with a unique blackthorn tower.
Blackthorn, Scottish Sea Salt Flakes, £3.90; notonthehighstreet.com
Zested Recipe Box
For a Mother’s Day gift with a difference, order a Zested recipe box. It contains all the ingredients needed to rustle up a brilliant meal for two. If you can’t see your mum in person, why not order one for yourself and have a virtual cookalong?
Zested, Recipe Box for 2, from £12.50; zested.com
Founded by two mums, DabbaDrop serve deliciously wholesome vegan curries, delivered in stainless-steel tiffin containers on push bikes inspired by the Indian Dabbawalla delivery system. You can buy a gift voucher for one, two or four takeaways for two people.
DabbaDrop gift voucher, from £45; dabbadrop.co.uk
Voucher Gifts for Mother’s Day
Beauty Pie Gift Card
Beauty Pie is perfect for mums who love luxurious skincare. A membership allows you to shop high end products at a serious discount, and you can gift a three or six month voucher.
Beauty Pie, Three-Month Membership Gift Card, £30; beautypie.com
Lyaness Afternoon Tea Gift Card
For a treat to redeem when restrictions are lifted, Lyaness at Sea Containers London have vouchers for their beautiful and innovative afternoon tea.
Lyaness, Afternoon Tea Gift Voucher for 2, £120; shop.bookin1.com
Treatwell Gift Card
Treatwell have vouchers that you can redeem at thousands of salons, available from £10. So why not pay for your mum to get a haircut, massage or manicure after lockdown?
Treatwell, Gift Card; treatwell.co.uk
Pennyhill Park Gift Card
Situated in 120 acres of leafy Surrey parkland, The Spa at Pennyhill Park is the perfect place to unwind after lockdown. Hotel and spa gift vouchers are available and can be redeemed at any Exclusive Collection hotel, so your mum can have something to look forward to.
Pennyhill Park gift card, from £145; exclusive.co.uk/pennyhill-park
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