You can show mom how much you love her with gifts that are almost as great as mom.
-PJ Gach, BettyConfidential.com
Mother's Day is just around the corner - and you're still trying to figure out what to get her, right? Well, we've rounded up the classics like flowers and candy as well as things that are just as original as mom. And many of our gifts can be found in stores nationwide!
oscar de la renta live in love
Oscar de la Renta Live in Love eau de parfum (3.4 oz, $98, oscardelarenta.com and at Macy's stores nationwide). If you could, you'd wrap mom in your love all year long. Here's a shortcut! Live in Love has sparkling ginger orchid and bergamot, lush hyancinth, with notes of floral jasmine sambac, orange flower, and rose, and a base of sensual musk intertwined with amber, sandalwood and cedarwood.
vs summer bombshell
Victoria Secret Bombshell Summer edition ($52, victoriassecret.com and Victoria's Secret stores nationwide). As original as mom, this summery fragrance has the tropical scent of jasmine, exotic starfruit, white amber, pink pomegranate and exotic Red Tea.
bath and bodyworks signature collection mini gift set
Bath & Body Works® Signature Collection - Mini Bow Box Gift Set ($12.50, bathandbodyworks.com or stores nationwide). This super cute gift set - complete with a reusable container! - has a Signature Collection Shower Gel, Body Lotion and Fragrance Mist each in a three ounce bottle or tube. It comes in Paris Amour, White Citrus, Pink Chiffon, Twilight Woods or Carried Away.
hello kitty big pink bow
Hello Kitty Big Pink Bow eau de parfum spray ($58, sephora.com and Sephora stores nationwide). Not only is the bottle pretty, the scent inside is sophisticated too. The fragrance combines juicy pineapple, pink honeysuckle, gardenia,coconut and warm vanilla for a perfume that's almost as memorable as mom.
aquata arabella triton knot bracelet
Aquata Arabella Triton knot sailing bracelet ($38, kieljamespatrick.com, and their online store locator). If you've got a preppy mom or a mom who likes to be on-trend, this knotted bracelet is a winner.
kira kira jewelry siler rock crystal ring
Silver Rock crystal Belle Epoque ring ($154, kirakirajewelry.com, check out their online store locator for a ring near you). This ring looks like it escaped some Royal's collection! It has a silver setting that holds an emerald-cut rock crystal.
tribal bug necklace
Tribal ladybug gold necklace ($25.70, wanderlustandco.com). Boho moms will love this necklace from Aussie firm Wanderlust and Co. Bonus: They offer flat rate international shipping.
h&M statement necklace
Turquoise statement necklace ($13.95, H&M stores nationwide). Mom will only think you've dropped major bucks on this beauty. Heck, at this price, you can pick one up for yourself too!
rose fragrance locket
Rose locket ($325, katrinalapenne.com). A beautiful collaboration! Jewelery Katrina Lapenne has teamed up with fragrance house MCMC. The result is locket a that contains a solid perfume in either rose, lilac or Moonflower.
Signet silver ring ($185, laurenwimmer.com). The silver ring is hand carved and can be customized with mom's initials. It'll be one-of-a-kind, just like her!
roger et gallet soaps
Roget et Gallet Luxurious collection ($35, rogerandgalletus.com, use this link for a store near you). Inside this beautifully wrapped box are four soaps scented with Roger & Gallet's fragrances: Jean Marie Farina, Citron, Rose and Bois d'Orange.
thymes kimono rose set
Kimono Rose gift set ($29, thymes.com, or use Thymes online store locator). Kimono Rose is a modern floral fragrance that blends clementines, cassis, roses, peonies and jasmine. The gift set contains hand cream, bath salts and a limited-edition scented votive candle.
goat milk stuff pomegranate lemonade soap
Pomegranate Lemonade soap ($6 for full bar 4.5-5.5 oz wrapped in a cotton bag, $3.70 for a half bar 2-oz soap wrapped in a cotton bag, goatmilkstuff.com). Mom P. J. Jonas and her family were profiled on the Today Show about their healthy goat milk-based, all natural products. She makes over 40 different scented soaps - there's even one for pets and one for Poison Ivy.
kai fragrance set
Kai bubbles and light gift ($49, beautyhabit.com or online store locator). The owner of Kai loved the scent of Hawaii, so when she grew up, she created Kai. It's signature scent is a mix of gardenia and white exotics. For Mother's Day the bubbles and light gift is made up of kai's bubble bath (16 oz) and nightlight candle (3 oz) all-natural fragrance candle. It comes with a letter press Kai gift tag.
Beauty and skin care
cane and austin
Cane + Austin Retexturizing pads (60 pads for 30 days, $60, caneandaustin.com). Created by Dr. Craig Austin, these Retexturizing Treatment Pads contain 10 percent Glycolic Acid and help reduce acne scars, enlarged pores and reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
blissworld glamour gloves
Bliss Glamour Gloves and hand cream set ($58, blissworld.com). Even busy moms can pamper themselves with this Bliss skin care set. She can slather her hands with cream, wear the gloves and watch TV or surf the net at the same time.
urban decay naked2 pallette
Urban Decay Naked2 Palette ($50, sephora.com and Sephora stores nationwide). Whether your mom like to do the "no makeup-makeup look" or is a glam queen, this one palette has 12 taupe-centric, neutral shadows, two full-sized brushes and a mini Lip Junkie Lipgloss in Naked.
Palovia Skin Renewing laser ($499, palovia.com). This is the first ever FDA-approved at-home laser (yes!) that has been clinically proven to reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes. Then even offer a 60 day money back guarantee.
charlotte russe tie-dye leopard print scarf
Tie-dye leopard print scarf ($9.50, charlotterusse.com). A pretty scarf can be tied around the handles of a bag, at the waist or neck and even protect hair against the sun.
Glittersweet Fern tote in purple ($58, fab.com), created by a mom, Seattle native Laura Silverstein creates fun totes, wristlets and makeup cases. This tote is big enough for a laptop.
courtly check hunter boots
Courtly Check Hunter Boots ($195, MacKenzie-Childs.com). Keep mom's feet from getting soaked on bad weather days with these cheerful-looking boots.
Xhilaration® turquoise green top handle crossbody ($24.99, target.com and Target stores nationwide). A little bit ladylike, a little bit practical, this crossbody bag can take mom from day to night.
everything but water vaulted pareo
EBW pareo ($58, everythingbutwater.com). Even if mom's not going on a trip this summer, this lightweight and colorful pareo (which can be worn 5 ways) is a great accessory for the pool, beach or lake.
castelbel & trumpet robe
Castelbel & Trumpet scoop back robe Enchanting No.2 ($74, store.plumprettysugar.com). Who says a robe has to be boring? This robe by Plum Pretty Sugar's new line Castelbel & Trumpet is chic and sexy.
le messager by house of yiliy bag
Le Messager by House of Yiliy ($425, houseofyiliy.com). Does mom carry a lot of stuff with her? Give her this sleek bag from House of Yiliy that can carry it all in style. The bag comes in three colors and is handmade in New York City.
shopsosie black lace kimono
Black lace kimono cardigan ($37.10, shopsosie.com). Give mom a pretty, lacey wrap to keep her comfy on breezy summer nights.
teleflora hats off to mom bouquet
Teleflora Hat's off to Mom bouquet ($39.95, teleflora.com). This bouquet contains hot pink spray roses, pink spray roses and lavender waxflower, accented with variegated pittosporum and comes in a reusable white lidded ceramic hat box with sculpted pink ribbon. If you place an order for delivery before May 11th you are automatically entered for a chance to win $1,000 daily prize, plus free flowers for a year!
godiva and FEED bag
Frances FEED 10 bag with 36 piece spring ballotin ($65, godiva.com and Godiva shops nationwide). A present that's fashionable, tasty and does good! The FEED bag, handcrafted by Liberian women, will feed 10 children. The gold-covered ballotin contains their signature assortment of Belgian chocolates.
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