43 Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts

Lavish your love on your dear materfamilias with these thoughtful presents.

Whether you’ve been locked down with her, in the same bubble, or you’re parted and missing her terribly, the chances are that you have even more reasons than usual to be thankful for your mum this year. This Mother’s Day will, alas, fall in lockdown, but there’s no reason not to show your appreciation with a thoughtful gift as a token of thanks for all that she does or, indeed, as a reminder of your affection until we can, one day at last, meet again.

By Nancy Alsop
February 2021

Fortnum & Mason

Rose & Violet Creams, 60g, £11.95

The Little Botanical

Mother’s Day Succulent Gang, £39

Emma Bridgewater

Dogs Insulated Bottle, £25


Dakari Mint Earrings, £69

Summerill & Bishop

Azalea Indica Platter by Astier De Villatte, £195

Mother’s Ruin

Limited Editions, from £12


UGG Ana Throw in Petal, £100


X Laguna B Set Of Two Cosima Highball Glasses, £190

V&A Shop

Duck Egg Marble Scarf By Bornn, £65


Infused Face Oil, £48

Wild At Heart

Spring Brights, from £75

Matilda Goad

Pack of Emerald Beeswax Candles, £42

Tidy Street Stores

Drogheria Crivellini Velvet Mary Janes in Mustard, £79

Pentreath & Hall

Carafe & Glass – Teal, £65

Straw London

Grace, £75

V&A Shop

Small Beaded Collar Necklace By Angela Caputi, £265


Nassau Quilt Pale Blue, £250

Sophie Conran

Lancaster Silver Plated Beakers – Four, £90


Felt Slippers, £58

Molly Mahon

Table Cloth – Pink, £85

Closet & Botts

Poems Of Food & Drink, £10.99


Gardener’s Collection Gift Set, £30

French Soaps

Olive Savon De Marseille Cube 300g, £4.50


A Summer Place: Living By The Sea, Tricia Foley, £40

Cressida Bell

Elasticated Journal, £12

The Fabled Thread

The Musicians, from £35

V By Laura Vann

Daphne Circle Drop Earrings, £130

Freight HHG

Stoneware Breakfast Cup, £19

Tidy Street Store

Hansel From Basel Caterpillar Fringe Socks, £25

Not On The High Street

Mother And Baby Mug, £27

Folio Society

Life In The English Country House by Marj Girouard, £79.95

The Conran Shop

Comme Des Garcons Colour Embossed B Coin Purse in Green, £62

La Mer

The Radiant Hydration Collection Gift Set, £270

Matilda Goad

Tartan Ceramic Butterdish, £45

Clary & Peg

Collar, £30

Sophie Conran

Tuz Hand Painted Candlestick, £46

Nancy Meiland

Rosier, £4.95 - £105

Emma Bridgewater

Vegetable Garden Strawberry Set of 3 Round Cake Tins, £39

Cabbages & Roses

Rayleigh Sunglasses in Opaque Pale Rose, £259

Rowen & Wren

Cleeve Market Basket, £28

Tidy Street Store

Horn Olive Spoon, £18

Three Sisters Farm

Mini Wildflower Bouquet, £22


Rose Calisson Body Lotion, £24.50

Nancy Alsop


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