From luxury pamper packages to fashion-forward accessories, consult our shopping guide for Mother’s Day gift ideas for all types of mums.
Whether you’re shopping for a first-time mum or want to give your partner a nudge in the right direction when it comes to Mother’s Day gift ideas, we’ve compiled the ultimate round-up of presents for the wonderful women raising children.
The big day is creeping up, but those of you yet to source the perfect gift, don’t panic, there’s still time to pull it out the bag. From virtual experiences to pamper packages, personalised gifts to flower deliveries we’ve got everything you need to make sure this Mother’s Day
When is Mother’s Day 2021?
This year Mother’s Day is on Sunday 14th March 2021. Each year Mother’s Day is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent, which is always three weeks before Easter.
Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day 2021
Gifts for Mums in Need of Some Pampering
Mother’s Day is all about showing appreciation for the mother figures in our lives and what better way than with a bit of TLC. While the spa doors may be shut this Mother’s Day, you can still bring all the zen and luxury of relaxing retreat to you. If you’re angling for some downtime, point someone in the direction of these luxurious gift sets, candles and robes. Or, better still, just splash out and treat your self.
Victoria Cator Candle, from £58
Scented candles exude ultimate relaxation and are always a well-received Mother’s Day gift. Victoria Cator’s opulent new offerings – Reine de la Nuit, a sweet jasmine; the sharp, citrus of Cala Grande and Chez Bagettelle’s heady sandalwood notes – are guaranteed to go down a treat this Mothering Sunday.
Tielle Hotel Velour Robe, £65
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of swanning around a luxury spa, sipping in cucumber water, dressed in an over-sized, fluffy robe. Who says you can’t pull this look off at-home?Add a personalised touch for a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift with monogrammed detail.
Sanctuary Special Occasion Hamper Gift Set, £25
This gift includes:
- Luxury Bath Float 250ml
- Hand Cream 75ml
- Heel Balm 50ml
- Body Wash 75ml
- Body Scrub 50ml
- Body Butter 50ml
OLVERUM Body Oils, from £32
Treat the mums in your life to rejuvenated, silky soft skin the Mother’s Day as OLVERUM -famous for its iconic bath oil beloved by celebrities and the Royal Family – launches two new luxurious body oils.
Gifts for new Mums and Mums-to-be
If your shopping for a new mum or one with a little one on the way, it’s likely they’ve already got a long list of newborn essentials and mummy must-haves waiting at the ready, and we’d bet these top buys are top of the list.
Elvie Pump, £249
For any breastfeeding mums, or mums-to-be, the gift of time would be the most desired gift. But as we can’t recommend any store bought magic wands, we can give you the next best thing: the Elvie breast pump. Completely cordless, quiet and wearable inside your bra, this pump means you’re no longer tethered to a plug socket or unable to move around while pumping, leaving you to pump anywhere, anytime, whether that’s at home, at work, and even on-the-go.
Elvie have also launched the Elvie Curve, £49.99 (silicon pump for natural suction) and Elvie Catch, £29.99 (slip-proof milk collection cups), two more wearable hands-free products to catch every drop of that precious milk. Plus, Elvie is currently offering 15% off across the website.
Little Butterfly London Gift Box, £85
This pamper package is box full of indulgent treats for expectant and new mums. It comes in a luxurious keepsake box and includes a 150ml tube of the Cocoon of Bliss stretch mark butter, a 150ml tube of the Scent of Seas toning body serum, a 100ml tune of the Fresh Meadows cooling leg gel and a plush 100% cotton washcloth. Use code GIFT25 for 25% off all gift sets online.
Nanit Pro Camera with Wall Mount, £299
While, unfortunately, there isn’t a magic wand or miracle spell to help babies sleep through the night, we can give the gift of peace of mind (and an attempt at a worry-free night’s sleep) thanks to the new Nanit Pro baby monitor. The new 1080p Nanit Pro Camera gives a crystal clear overhead view of Baby’s crib, day or night. With sleep tracking, personalised tips help you get more sleep, and a built-in digital baby book to capture all your little one’s best moments along the way, it’s so much more than just a monitor.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Subscription Boxes
The gift that keeps on giving. These mum-focussed subscription boxes will not only bring a smile to a special lady’s face come Mothering Sunday, but each month after.
Oh Mumma Subscription Box, from £28
A luxury beauty and lifestyle box designed specifically for mums and mums-to-be. Each box contains 5-7 products for mum and a little something your little one, too. All products are tried, tested and recommended by mums, as we all know mum knows best.
One-Off Oh Mumma Box, £30
12 Month Bi-Monthly Oh Mumma Subscription, £28-a-month
Skincare Gifts for Mums
It’s no secret being a mum is a full-time job in itself. While you probably wouldn’t swap it for the world, the sleepless nights and running around after little ones can take its toll on your skin. Treat the mums in your life (or opt for some self-indulgence) with some luxurious skincare this Mother’s Day.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm, £44
The Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm combines English Rose Extract and Rosehip Seed Oil to soothe and hydrate skin leaving it smooth and radiant.
Elemis Japanese Camellia Body Oil, £40
Using the finest grade oil for aromatherapy, this body oil improves skin elasticity, supports and nourishes all skin conditions to provide high levels of hydration to dry skin.
Jewellery Gifts for Mums
It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that there really aren’t enough hours in the day for busy mums. But while we can’t quite give you the gift of time, we can point you in the direction of some great watches to gift. There’s also a great selection of fine jewellery to brighten up even the busiest of mums’ days.
Merci Maman Personalised Gemstone Necklace, £129
Specialising in trend-focussed, personalised jewellery Merci Maman is a brand with mums in mind (the name literally means ‘thank you mummy’ in French). Having built up a long list of celebrity fans, including The Duchess of Cambridge, each piece of jewellery not only tells a unique story but completes an fashion-forward look for style conscious mummas. We’re huge fans of the pop of pink colour of the personalised Gemstone necklace.
For Mother’s Day this year, the brans is also leading a #MyMotherhood campaign, championing women all on their own unique journey with motherhood, highlighting and celebrating the different experiences for each mother. The campaign is supported by a 4-part mini podcast series, speaking to different women on their motherhood journey, from adoption, loss, special guardianship and more.
COACH Grand Watch, £150
- Push-Button Deployment
- Two Tone Stainless Steel fabrication
Gifts for Fashion-forward Mums
While many mums are busy running around after their children, it can be easy to lose a sense of personal style – instead opting for more practical clothes and accessories. Show the mums in your life they don’t need to scrimp on style with our pick of fashion-forward Mother’s Day gifts.
Radley Arlington Court Medium Multiway Bag, £209
You can’t go far wrong with a classic handbag as a Mother’s Day gift, and Radley know a thing or two when it comes to style and substance.
Jem + Bea Baby Changing Backpack, £140
This chic baby changing bag from Jem + Bea is the perfect gift for style-conscious mums heading out with a little one in tow.
Beauty Tech Gifts for Mother’s Day
Give the gift of great hair or a perfectly polished smile this Mother’s Days with these top styling appliances.
Dyson Supersonic™ Hair Dryer, £199
Completely reinventing the way hair dryers are designed, the Dyson Supersonic is the crème de la crème of hair styling. Treat mum to the best of the best, as the light-weight yet super efficient dryer delivers powerful drying and styling results
Oral-B GENIUS X Electric Toothbrush, now £170
What better way to put a smile on mum’s face than with something to help polish her pearly whites. GENIUS X with Artificial intelligence tracks where you are brushing (and not brushing enough) in your mouth; the Oral-B app gives you personalised feedback, so you know where you need to focus more and how to get your best results every day.
Gifts for Fitness-fanatic Mums
Myzone MZ-3 Heart-rate Monitor, £129
With a heart rate accuracy of 99.4%, which is one of the highest in the world, the Myzone MZ-3 is a great gift for a fitness fanatic. It means that the user can rest assured they are getting accurate data and can keep an eye on their vitals. This is particularly relevant for pregnant women and new mums who want to keep an eye on their heart rate for the safety of the baby and for themselves to make sure they are not pushing themselves too hard.
The Best Flower Delivery Services for Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts
With lockdowns in the UK still in play until at least 12th April, you may be separated from some loved ones this Mother’s Day. And that last-minute dash to grab a bunch of flowers from the M&S garage halfway A3 is not option. Thankfully, there are some fabulous flower delivery services going above and beyond this year, so you can let all the wonderful mums in your life know just how much you appreciate them, even from a distance.
Bloom & Wild
From their signature Letterbox Flowers to extravagant bouquets with champagne and chocolate gifts, Bloom & Wild have curated a gorgeous Mother’s Day edit boasting pastel roses, bright and fluffy carnations galore.
Marks & Spencer’s Flowers
Spoil your mum or mum friends with M&S’ premium Collection arrangements this Mother’s Day. To make t extra special you can pair the luxury blooms with champagne or truffles and with free nominated day delivery, ensure your sweet-smelling gesture arrives at the perfect moment.
Waitrose and Deliveroo
As lockdown continues, Deliveroo and Waitrose have teamed up to offer fresh flower deliveries available to order straight to customers’ doors. Affordably priced, great quality and delivered in as little as 30 minutes, it really couldn’t be easier make a little gesture love and appreciation this Mother’s Day.
For those wanting to go one step further to impress, you’ll be able to order Waitrose food bundles through the app, too. From a Mother’s Day luxury Traditional or Continental Breakfast, to a luxury Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea bundle, there’s plenty on offer to make Mothering Sunday extra special.
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For the floral gift that keeps on giving, why not sign your loved one up to Freddie’s Flowers, the weekly flower delivery service sending out boxes bursting with fresh flowers. Each week Freddie chooses the best flowers of the season and puts together a beautiful bunch for you to arrange at home (he even includes a handy note with flower arranging tips).
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