Flowers and breakfasts-in-bed are always nice, but why not go all out this year and celebrate the moms in your life in style? Whether you’re shopping for your mother or your partner, a thoughtful and unique gift is sure to make her day and have her feeling pampered. The key? Look for something that reflects her interests and passions, and splurge for a treat that she wouldn’t normally pick up for herself.
Scroll down for 8 extra-special finds for Mother’s Day, all available at Square One. Don’t be surprised if she tells all her girlfriends about your sweet gesture, and gives you mad kudos on Facebook!
Upgrade your mom’s traveling experience with stylish luggage by Tumi. This sleek aluminum suitcase weighs less than 5kg and is chock-full of fancy features that she’ll appreciate.
Gucci’s Princetown leather slippers are insanely popular for a reason. Available in hibiscus red at Holt Renfrew, these trendy-yet-comfy slides with a horsebit detail are the perfect shoes for any fashionable mom.
Give her the gift of time! This innovative Dyson hair dryer cuts blow-drying time significantly and is much lighter than conventional machines. The Special Edition Supersonic Set is available at Sephora.
Smythe, a Canadian label beloved by everyone from Kate Middleton to Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, specializes in smart, chic jackets and outerwear. You can find this new floral style from their spring collection at Simons.
Birks’ Bee Chic collection supports research on honey bees run by the University of Guelph. This 18kt yellow gold and mother of pearl bracelet will have her looking good and feeling good about supporting this environmental cause.
A carry-all leather tote will always be appreciated by on-the-go moms, but add personalized monogramming and custom charms and Coach’s market tote makes for a highly memorable gift.
Dignify’s quilts, made out of 100% reclaimed cotton, help employ and support vulnerable and at-risk women in Bangladesh. Part of H Project Uncrate Canada, these hand-stitched quilts can be found at Holt Renfrew and would make a stylish addition to any home.
Beauty lovers will appreciate this decadent gift set by Guerlain, available at Hudson’s Bay. The packaging is impeccable, and the Orchidée Impériale collection is one of the French beauty house’s cult favourites.