The old saying “Mother knows best” seems to gain more meaning as the May holiday approaches. No matter what, it always seems to be right. Mother knows best that you didn’t buy her a gift, yet (with five days left). That Sunday always seems to sneak up on the best of us. Make your Mom smiles on her special day with a complete guide to showing her your appreciation. From household essentials like stand mixers to a prime bottle of Montepulciano D’Abruzzo, the possibilities for gifts may be endless. Make your choices much easier with our 26 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2021 and save the tacky bouquet and chocolates for Valentine’s Day.
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Beauty & Fashion
$249.95 – Belle & Bloom
Set Mom up for the summer nights out with Belle & Bloom’s In Your Dreams Maxi Dress as blue as the sky on a clear day. The billowy balloon sleeves contrasts with the tapered fit on the body to outline curves. This show-stopping dress is made of 100% lightweight polyester for a seamless, yet stylish transition into the long, memorable approaching summer nights. Dress up with a pair of heels or wedges or style with white tennis shoes for a casual look.
$88 – Everlane
Send mom a new pair of trending denim with ethically-sourced Everlane’s Way-High Jean in Vintage Blue. Everlane prides its branding on a sustainable and ethically-sourced supply chain, sourcing raw materials and labour responsibly. Slow down the fast-fashion with this durable, reasonably priced jeans as a memorable, long-lasting staple in Mom’s wardrobe This jean hugs the waist above the belly button and hugs the legs in a relaxed fit. This denim is made from premium organic cotton so sitting down is not much of a deal breaker. .
$258 – Dooney & Bourke
Dooney & Bourke’s Hydrangea Monogram Satchel brings a sophisticated bouquet of spring in the form of a stylish, Italian-cotton hand bag. The floral patterns inspired by easy summer days can be the statement piece of any minimalist outfit, whether denim or a white dress. A relaxed slouch on top and the golden DB monogram gives this silhouette an upscale look.
$286 – Mazi+Zo
Mazi+Zo’s Heart Necklace in 14k Gold brings to life a charming accessory to show Mom your appreciation. The necklace is hand-made in New York with 14k of ethically sourced, pure gold. Each necklace is sent with a lovely reusable tin sent with love from New York.
Beauty & Wellness
$39 – Bleu Lavande
Bleu Lavande presents a soothing Lavender-Hemp Trio Gift Set to make for a spa day with Mom. Vegan and gluten free, the gift set features a lavender-hemp hydrating oil for hair and body, hand cream, and body cream. The lavender combined with the hemp serves a soothing, holistic approach to smooth, healthy skin.
$90 – Luvanya
Gift mom Luvanya’s Exfoliating Elixir to add to her timeless glow. The Exfoliating Elixir features Luvanya’s Multi-Functional Anti-Aging Nighttime Face Serum that combines serum + toner + exfoliant in one product. Glycolic Acid & Fruit Enzyme Complex gently exfoliates the skin, reducing large pores and leaving behind a smooth, glowing appearance.
$59 – Joel Nolan
Joel Nolan’s Maverick Candle features the fragrant scents of lime, lychee, rose, and lilac all in one. This nine-ounce candle is made of coconut wax and lead-free all-natural wicks. The elegant smoked smoked glass creates a sophisticated experience every time you light this candle.
$75 – Salty Girl Beauty
Mother’s Day commemorates the hard work Mom’s put into their families. Gift Mom a well-needed Self-Care Package from Salty Girl Beauty. Each package comes with the self-care essentials including Bath Salt, Body Scrub, lip balm, and the best-selling lip exfoliator.
$80 12-ounce – Tutoes
Tutoes’s III Days of Night Candle provides the perfect, relaxing gift for Mom with scents of vanilla, sandalwood, and patchouli gourmand. The elegant and woodsy tone of Grand Marnier gives off hints of orange and chocolate towards the end. With a magical splendor, this will make any mother’s night after a long day along with a nice book.
$39.99 – D’Aplomb
D’Aplomb’s Flower Rose Himalayan Rock Salt Lamp makes a perfect gift for Mother’s Day as both an ambient and spiritual source of relaxation. This salt lamp is mined from authentic 250 million year-old Himalayan salt caves and hand carved. This lamp will make any place home with the cozy, warm light.
$399.99 – Dyson
Dyson’s Supersonic Hair Dryer changes the hairstyling game with state of the art design and advanced technology for the best results. The gift set comes with a roller brush and comb, an added value of $65. This hairdryer is built with a powerful digital motor for fast, efficient drying with intelligent heat control to protect shine. Dyson engineered the Supersonic Hair Dryer to protect hair from heat damage, increasing hair shine by 132-percent and decreasing frizz and flyaways by 61-percent. This makes the top for the Mother’s Day Gift Ideas blog.
$199.99 – Delta Children
Delta Children’s Jeep Gemini Stroller is the perfect gift for any new moms. The Jeep Gemini Stroller can be folded into a compact when not using. The extremely lightweight design and transformable features that changes with your child’s age makes this investment worthwhile.
$49 – Ivory Paper Co
Ivory Paper Co introduces the All-In-One Planner to organize your daily, monthly, and yearly plans. Help Mom plan together the next year with this stylish, yet functionally sound agenda. Weekly layouts come with spots to practice mindfulness and gratitude to color in the journey aside from the to-do lists and scheduling.
$24-$34 – W&P
Coffee keeps the world running. Mom knows that more than anyone. W&P’s sleek, 16-ounce Porter Mug in neutral blush adds a stylish, yet functional addition to a hectic weekday’s first cup. Personalize your mug with a heartfelt message (+$10). The interior ceramic mug brings the cozy coffeehouse on the go covered by a silicon sleeve soft on the hands to prevent scratches and spills. The microwave and dishwasher-safe mug features a splash-proof design to keep Mom’s caffeine fix secure on the go.
$150 – West and Willow
West and Willow’s Custom Two Pet Portrait makes capturing your two favorite furry friends rather simple. Pick two photos of your pets and upload them to West and WIllow’s custom section. The wooden frames with the designs makes for a great, light-hearted mantlepiece.
19.95 – Klean Kanteen
Klean Kanteen’s Classic 27-ounce Stainless Steel Water Bottle makes hydration on the go a simple task. The Klean Coat powder exterior finish is four times more durable to prevent scratches, dents, and other damage. This bottle is perfect for the active Mom, whether running, biking, hiking, or just picking up the kids from soccer practice.
Sweets & Drinks
$54 for 6-in. cake, $120 for 10-in. cake – Milk Bar
Who says gifts can’t be sweet treats? Can’t make it home this year to see Mom? No worries. Send the decadent flavors of one of New York’s most notorious bakeries, Momofuku-Milk Bar, back home, instead. Milk Bar’s rich, yet light Strawberry Shortcake Cake brings a flavorful, finesse to any Mother’s Day Celebration. Thick, tangy ribbons of strawberry jam layered with sweet, vanilla cake make for a special treat. The Strawberry Shortcake Cake is available in six-inches (serves eight-twelve) or ten-inches (serves 20-30). This cake may replace you for future family gatherings, beware.
$64.99 – Amanti Vino
For the Wine Mom’s, chose an effervescent bottle of Marc Hebrart – Champagne Rose NV from Amanti Vino. This Champagne Rose offers a subtle sweetness balanced with the light, acidity from the grapes. Pair a chilled glass with a slice of strawberry shortcake cake from above or sip alone whilst overlooking the summer sunset. Amanti Vino in Montclair and Morristown provide same-day pick or local delivery. This brings the Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to the next level.
$40 – W&P
W&P returns with an aesthetic Spicy Margarita Gift Box for mom including a Porter Glass in Terrazzo Blush. The box also comes with a small-batch bottle of premium spicy margarita syrup. Just add tequila here. The Everyday Ice Tray in sprinkles adds a chilled, refreshing element to your favorite craft cocktail. Personalize the hand-crafted gift box with a note. Did mom retire tequila? No worries. The Moscow Mule Gift Box might be her calling.
€240 – Minuty
Château Minuty 281 brings the refreshing, summery flavors in the simply, effervescent bottle of wine. This wine has tasting notes of mineral structure with a white fruit nose referring to fresh summer peaches. Pair a glass with scallop risotto, grilled Dublin Bay prawns, or backed John Dory with Fennel.
$35 for one 750mL bottle – Haus Apértif
Slightly stronger than but much less serious than liquor, Haus Apértif strikes a fun and refreshing balance. The popular Lemon Lavender offer a bright citrus blend with the botanical hints of lavender. With only 18% ABV and a vast array of “Haus” cocktails like a classic spritz, the options are endless. Sip on the rock on a hot summer day or mix with your favorite tonic water and a lemon wheel for a refreshing cocktail.
$65 – Misen Kitchenware
“The most dangerous thing in the kitchen is a dull knife.” Gift Mom a sharp reason to finally toss out that culinary catastrophe that can barely slice a tomato with Misen’s Professional Chef’s Knife. This professional blade combines the best features of Western and Japanese designs for the best cutting edge utility. Misen prides itself on the innovative design and premium materials so this purchase can be “the one knife you buy in your lifetime.” The premium AUS-10 Steel offers a balance between lasting sharpness and durability two times the carbon content of competitors. Comes with a lifetime guarantee.
$126.65 – Hurom
Send Mom some Vitamin C for Mother’s Day with Hurom’s Citrus Juicer. Whether naval oranges from freshly squeezed breakfast OJ for mimosas or small limes for seltzer, Hurom’s got you covered. The automatic squeezing function allows the appliance to juice with ease once the lid is down. The stylish stainless steel finish adds to the collection of another standout kitchen countertop trophy.
Stone & Lain’s Grace Stoneware Dish Set comes with a 12-piece dish set for four so that Mom can show off her new elegant China during the next family party. These dishes are a perfect balance between trendy cool and modern classicism perfect for the kitchen or indoor/ outdoor dining settings. 100-percent dishwasher and microwave for easy cleaning and accessibility.
$279.99 – Syosaku
Syosaku’s Japanese Urushi Glass Charger Plate offers the perfect serving plate for a show stopping, front-and-center dish of the table. The majestic blue design with gold leaf detailing presents a piece of art to rest any culinary masterpiece. This plate is 100-percent dishwasher safe.
$145 – Our Place
The Instagram Ads have lead you to this point, so don’t scroll just yet. Our Place’s game-changing Always Pan makes a great gift for Mom designed to replace eight traditional pieces of cookware. Fry an egg on the non-stick ceramic coating using the nesting bamboo spatula. Steam your favorite healthy greens whether kale, broccoli, or spinach in the custom stainless steel steamer basket. The Always Pan is a lifetime kitchen investment from the rookie home cook to the experienced chef. Available in eight stylish colours (spice pictured above).