Mother’s Day is fast approaching and with it comes the sudden realisation that you’re going to have to buy a heartfelt gift. While it would be nice to shower your mum with diamonds, dress her in the finest cashmere and whisk her away on an expensive cruise (we’re sure she would deserve it), the budget doesn’t always allow.
While the basics are simple – wine, chocolate, flowers and a much needed lie-in– they can definitely lose their lustre after the fifth year running.
So, to help you on your way this Mother’s Day, we have compiled a list of our top Mother’s Day gifts, so you can score points without scouring the shops (and you can even take all the credit!).
Estella Bartlett ‘Lovely’ Necklace £19.50 – Available in-store at Coes
This delicate necklace from Estella Bartlett is a lovely addition to any jewellery box. We have lots of different whimsical designs in-store and they’re all the perfect size to slip in a card and send in the post.
Green and Black’s Ultimate Recipe Book £12.74 – Available online at Green and Black’s
A great twist on the classic box of chocs, this gorgeous chocolatey bible is fantastic for the mum that loves to bake. Wrap with a bar or two of Green and Black’s finest and you have yourself a winner.
Orla Kiely Watch £79.95 – Available online at Coes
These pretty Orla Kiely watches combine subtle sixties style with a contemporary edge, making them the ultimate gift. There are so many colours, styles and sizes to choose from – you’re guaranteed to find one she’ll love.
Myrtle and Mint Flowers £35 – Available online at Myrtle and Mint
If you want to stick with the traditional bouquet, don’t be afraid to shop local! Myrtle and Mint have show stopping arrangements for really good prices – now there’s no excuse for buying flowers from the petrol station!
Oui Moments Silk Scarf £65 – Available online at Coes
Mums and scarves go together like cheese and toast, so treat her to this gorgeous silk scarf from Oui. The luxurious texture and pretty pastel design make it perfect for everyday.
Geo Fleur Succulent Selection £15 – Available online at Geo Fleur
If your mum doesn’t have green fingers, succulents and cacti are a great gift in the place of flowers and are bound to last much longer. Add a bit of personality by teaming them with a pot you know she’ll love.
Ted Baker Wash Bag £30 – Available online at Coes
If there’s one thing with mass appeal, it’s Ted Baker washbags. Wipe clean fabric, a choice of sizes and pretty feminine designs make them indispensable.
Scandinavisk ‘Ro’ Candle £25 – Available in-store at Coes
One of our favourite new arrivals of late – there’s something about these Scandinavisk candles that just make you want to stay home, grab a nice warm blanket and curl up on the sofa with a good book, making them ideal for the mum who deserves a bit of me time.