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4 days agoupdated Apr 18, 2024

Luxury Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2024

From precious jewels to quality time, our curated selection of gifts is guaranteed to show mom how much you care.

By Kim Ayling

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Sunday, May 12 marks Mother’s Day 2024, and with it comes the age-old dilemma of choosing the perfect gift – a task that only gets harder for the discerning mom who has it all.

Whether you’re buying a special something for a mother-to-be, grandmother, mother-in-law, partner or even just a very well-deserved treat for yourself, each item in our list has been carefully chosen as the perfect way to show how much you care.

From OTT flowers to sublime jewels, our luxury Mother’s Day gift guide covers all bases with a selection of products handpicked by our team of editors.

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Winston Flowers

Spring and Mother’s Day: two occasions that call out for a lavish bouquet like few others. To celebrate mom this year, opt for one of Winston Flower’s OTT floral displays, each of which dazzles with a riot of brilliant shades. To make a real statement, go with the Garden Empress – a $500 showstopper complete with three varieties of Dutch peonies in fuchsia, coral and peach, surrounded by a selection of premium roses.

$500, winstonflowers.com

Suede gloves, Paula Rowan

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Paula Rowan acts as the gold standard for high fashion gloves / ©Paula Rowan

Dubbed ‘couture for hands’ Paula Rowan acts as the gold standard for high fashion gloves. But, while we might like to don Cruella DeVille-esque, red leather ruffled numbers on the regular, for more understated occasions, look no further than the Classics range. Every pair is designed by Rowan herself and made by hand in Naples, Italy – the international capital of fine glove making. We like the Aida, crafted from super supple suede in a wide palette. Go for tan for timeless appeal.

$195, paularowan.com

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Under the Sign of the Moon cookbook, Mauro Colagreco

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This latest tome from Mauro Colagreco is a must on the bookshelf of any gourmand / ©Éditions de La Martinière

Delving below the surface at one of the world’s best restaurants, Mirazur, Under the Sign of the Moon documents the relationship between food and the lunar calendar via over 60 precise recipes. At Mauro Colagreco’s flagship restaurant, which overlooks the azure waters of the French Mediterranean, ingredients are planted and harvested in the on-site gardens in line with the moon’s movements. This latest tome from Colagreco and his sister Laura, with vivid photographs by Matteo Carassale, is a must on the bookshelf of any gourmand.

$87, mirazur.bonkdo.com

Vrou Vrou blanket, Mungo

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The Vrou Vrou blanket / ©Mungo

Designed and made in South Africa using only natural fibers and a number of time-honored traditional weaving techniques, Mungo’s earthy, contemporary homeware set a new standard for textile-making. The latest launch from the environmentally and socially conscious brand is the Vrou Vrou blanket – an oversized throw in classic waffle weave, with an invitingly rich color palette of coppers, blues and charcoal. Ideal for gently livening a cool interior palette or for keeping warm outside on summer evenings, the Vrou Vrou will make a timeless Mother’s Day gift.

$280, mungo.us

Mixed Rose Cut Bangle, Lugano Diamonds

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Lugano Diamonds is renowned for its entirely unique pieces / ©Lugano Diamonds

Orange County-based Lugano Diamonds has carved a sparkling reputation for itself in the realm of US-made jewelry and has become renowned for its entirely unique pieces, ranging from the understated to the outright dazzling. Sitting in the middle of Lugano’s two design extremes in the Mixed Rose Cut Bangle – a timeless bracelet offering over 23 carats of yellow diamonds, cosseted by 18k gold. While a surprise gift might be tempting this Mother’s Day, a huge part of the Lugano experience is in-store; take mom to one of its chic boutiques – or Salons, as the brand calls them – for a bonding shopping experience. The flaship is in Newport Beach, but they’ve got country-wide locations.

POA, luganodiamonds.com

‘Totem’ Earrings, Margot Mckinney

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The stunning earrings are crafted from natural Australian Queensland Boulder Opal / ©Margot Mckinney

We adore these one-of-a-kind opal and pearl ‘totem’ earrings from Margot Mckinney. The Australian jewelry designer is known for her jaw-dropping statement pieces packed with dazzling precious gems. Guaranteed to turn heads, the stunning earrings are crafted from natural Australian Queensland Boulder Opal and feature a pair of detachable South Sea pearls – so mom can dress them up or down for any occasion. Mckinney works closely with a network of pearl farmers and gem miners to ensure only the highest quality jewels make the cut.

POA, margotmckinney.com

Silver-plated Candelabra, Christofle

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This silver-plated candelabra will make an elegant addition to any table / ©Christofle

If your mom loves hosting dinner parties, you can’t go wrong with this beautiful silver-plated candelabra from Christofle. Able to hold up to five candles, it will make an elegant addition to any table. The striking Jardin d’Eden candelabra features an intricate pattern of flowers and interlacing vines by revered Dutch designer Marcel Wanders and is available in one-, three- and five-candle models.

£2,750 (approx. $3,420), christofle.com

Power for Women Perfume, Amaffi

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The intoxicating scent is presented in a wonderfully extravagant metallic orb / ©Amaffi

Amaffi’s ultra-luxe perfumes are crafted using only the finest – and rarest – ingredients. Our favorite is Power for Women – a heady mix of amber, oud, sandalwood and musk. The intoxicating scent is presented in a wonderfully extravagant metallic orb, hand-finished in polished onyx enamel and embellished with gold filigree ribbons inlaid with over 2,000 glittering Swarovski crystals. The perfume comes with a handy 50ml companion bottle, too.

£6,000 (approx. $7,470), amaffi.com

Betty Lariat Necklace, Jade Trau

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Jade Trau has formed modern niche in the world of fine jewelry / ©Jade Trau

Handcrafted in New York City using only 18-carat gold and platinum, and ethically sourced diamonds, Jade Trau has formed a modern niche in the world of fine jewelry. The designer’s eponymous brand deftly mixes contemporary shapes and lines with classic styles to create timeless pieces, perfectly catered to a 21st-century wearer. This Mother’s Day, go for the Betty Lariat Necklace, which can be laser-engraved for a more personal touch or paired with one of Jade Trau’s signature diamond-encrusted charms – consider yours and your mom’s initials for an extra-special detail.

From $5,700, jadetrau.com

Tahiti Picnic Basket, Buccellati

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The Buccellati Tahiti Picnic Basket / ©Buccellati

For the mom who has everything, let us present to you the Buccellati Tahiti Picnic Basket. Created in collaboration with designer Patricia Urquiola, the new baskets are a celebration of the crafts in both bamboo and silver sculpting, with each piece made using the highest level of artistry. Included in the 42-piece picnic set for four is a Murano glass collection, champagne flutes and a corkscrew, as well as a full set of cutlery, each crafted in bamboo and silver. The basket itself features interweaving shades of brown and beige leather, with a suede-covered wood interior. Picnicking has never been more chic.

$33,500, contact the New York Buccellati boutique to purchase. 

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Wellington Shoulder Bag, Ralph Lauren

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The new season piece is crafted by hand in Italy / ©Ralph Lauren

Timeless, practical and infinitely coveted: Ralph Lauren’s Wellington Shoulder Bag ticks all the boxes. Crafted out of supple calfskin leather and available in three colors (we like the chestnutty Gold), the new season piece is crafted by hand in Italy and pays homage to Ralph Lauren’s equestrian origins via a subtle stirrup-esque buckle.

$3,200, ralphlauren.com

Pendant Watch, Van Cleef & Arpels

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The piece conceals a secret watch face / ©Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpel’s signature Alhambra motif has become a mainstay among the luxury crowd and now adorns the necks, wrists and ears of everyone worth their salt. If your mum likes to go against the grain but still loves the classics, consider the French house’s Pendant Watch. Still featuring the beloved four-leaf clover shape, the piece conceals a secret watch face revealed only by spinning the pendant cover. The piece is suspended on a 90cm chain and features 392 diamonds totaling 3.89 carats.

£44, 200 (approx. $55,124), vancleefarpels.com

Rune Gold Stud Earrings, Gurhan

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The pair is completely one of a kind / ©Gurhan

Simple yet striking thanks to the captivating cabochon-cut central kyanite stone, Gurhan’s Run Gold stud earrings will make for an ideal Mother’s Day gift. Crafted by hand in the brand’s Istanbul studio, the deep blue stone is set in hammered 24k/18k gold and accentuated by three dazzling diamonds – one central oval and two dainty round stones. The pair is completely one of a kind.

 $5,900, gurhan.com

Limitless Crescent Hoops, Platinum Born

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An updated classic / ©Platinum Born

An updated twist on the classic hooping earring, Platinum Born’s Limitless Crescent Hoops – crafted in, you guessed it, platinum – are the perfect elevated Mother’s Day gift. Pulled from the brand’s Limitless collection, the pair features two intertwined crescents, each adorned with light-catching platinum beads.

$1,550, platinumborn.com

Diptyque, Eau Rose Parfum

diptyque rose perfume Mother's Day
Diptyque’s Eau Rose Eau de Parfum is a florist in a bottle / ©Diptyque

A fresh take on the typical rose scent (which can veer into sickly-sweet territory if not done well), Diptyque’s Eau Rose Eau de Parfum is a florist in a bottle. The French perfumery’s signature damascena and centifolia roses are kept fresh with the addition of chamomile and litchi. It’s light, vibrant and infinitely wearable, i.e. everything you could want in a Mother’s Day perfume. The monochromatic bottle will make a chic addition to any vanity shelf, too.

$220, diptyque.com

Assouline, Louis Vuitton Skin: Architecture of Luxury

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Six covers of the new edition are available / ©Assouline

With editions spanning the realms of travel, art, fashion, transport, and food and drink, there is truly an Assouline book for everyone. This year, look no further than the Louis Vuitton Skin: Architecture of Luxury collection, which documents the design of the Maison’s stores. Unusually, rather than sticking to one mold, each Louis Vuitton boutique is individually commissioned and is intended to embody the spirit of the city it calls home. Author Paul Goldberger takes a deep dive into the most impressive, with six covers available: Paris, New York City, Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore.

$160, assouline.com

David Yurman, Infinity Huggie Hoop Earrings

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David Yurman’s gold huggies are a fresh twist on a classic / ©David Yurman

Few pieces of jewelry are as universally loved as a gold hoop, especially a pair delicate enough to be worn everyday. New York City-based jeweler David Yurman’s are a fresh twist on the classic, with two 18-karat gold cables carefully intertwined to form a braided effect. Adding a touch of luxe is a row of glittering pavé diamonds. Mom not the gold type? Fear not – the hoops come in sterling silver too.

$1,325, davidyurman.com

Mizuki Jewels, Cascading Pearl Earrings

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The Casading Pearl Earrings are equal parts glamorous and subdued / ©Mizuki

If one item will always remain a staple piece, it’s the pearl earring. But, how do you better a classic? New York-based jewelry brand Mizuki, founded by Mizuki Goltz, has proven that it is best to not reinvent the wheel and instead add playful touches – a feat beautifully executed in the Cascading Pearl Earrings from its Sea of Beauty collection. Featuring a string of delicate Akoya pearls on a 14-karat golden chain, suspended from a stud fastening, the earrings are equal parts glamorous and subdued – a jewelry sweet spot in our eyes.

$1,150, mizukijewels.com

Forest Essentials, Transformative Soundarya Night Cream

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Forest Essentials’ all-new Transformative Soundarya Night Cream targets the main signs of aging / ©Forest Essentials

Crafted according to the ancient science of Ayurvedic medicine, which relies on a natural and holistic approach to health, Forest Essentials’ all-new Transformative Soundarya Night Cream targets the main signs of aging with a potent blend of herbal ingredients. Enriched with Gold Bhasma – an integral Ayurvedic ingredient – the luxurious cream has been expertly mixed to strengthen the skin barrier, protect from environmental damage and prevent cell damage. It’s ticking all of our boxes.

$116, forestessentials.co.uk

Rachel Boston, Bourgeois Necklace

Rachel Boston jewelry
The piece features only ethically sourced stones and recycled precious metals / ©Rachel Boston

Picking the perfect jewels for a Mother’s Day gift can be tricky, but Rachel Boston’s simple yet artistic designs make a failsafe option. Our top pick is the Bourgeois Necklace, which features a 0.82-carat emerald-cut green sapphire suspended in the center of a brushed-finish 9k gold disc. Crafted in Rachel Boston’s UK studio, the piece features only ethically sourced stones and recycled precious metals.

$1,490, rachelboston.co.uk

Loewe, Basket Bag

Loewe basket bag Mother's Day gift
The handcrafted nature means each bag is unique / ©Loewe

A Loewe basket bag is a staple in every wardrobe, and this year the iconic Spanish label is back with a new colorway perfect for spring. A baby blue calfskin leather top strap and embossed anagram patch add a delicate edge to the handwoven bag, with the beloved shape perfect for the beach or the city. The handcrafted nature means each is unique, too.

$512, loewe.com

Saint Laurent, Clutch Bag

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The Saint Laurent Tuxedo Bag is the epitome of glam / ©Saint Laurent

Is your mom more of the glam type? Look no further than the Saint Laurent Tuxedo Box Bag on this year’s hunt for a luxury Mother’s Day gift. Crafted out of hard plexiglass with an eye-catching glossy finish (our favorite is black but marble-effect beige and gold is a firm second), the bag just begs to be shown off. The iconic YSL logo and gold shoulder chain combine to create an undisputed luxe finish, while a leather lining and clasp closure add a touch of practicality.

$3,500, ysl.com

Afternoon Tea at Claridge’s

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Take quality time to a new level with an afternoon tea at one of London’s glitziest hotels / ©Shutterstock

Ask most moms what their dream Mother’s Day gift would be, and we can all but guarantee the answer would be more time with their children. This year, take quality time to a new level with an afternoon tea at one of London’s glitziest hotels: Claridge’s. The Mother’s Day special includes all the classics: delicate miniature sandwiches; scones with Cornish clotted cream and jam (cream first, always); and handmade pastries. A cup of English tea is a must to wash it all down, but a glass of champagne never goes amiss either – Claridge’s pairs its afternoon tea with Laurent-Perrier. London to far a trip? Bring British charm to you with Claridge’s at-home tea set.

From $103 per person, claridges.co.uk

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UGG, Slippers

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UGG slippers are a must-have / ©UGG

Although UGGs fell out of favor after their mid-noughties boom, the Australian sheepskin shoes are firmly back on our radar. While the boot version is still a divisive statement (we’re in favor), the house slippers are a universal must-have and a winning luxury Mother’s Day gift. A chestnut-colored suede outer lining encases a plush sheepskin interior, with a hard rubber outsole.

$95, ugg.com

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Ethical Kind, Silk Pajamas

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Ethical Kind silk pajamas in hazelnut / ©Ethical Kind

There is little more indulgent than a pair of deliciously soft silk pajamas but add in a host of impressive eco-credentials and you’ve got the perfect luxury Mother’s Day gift. Ethical Kind uses only organic peace silk which is produced from natural cocoons without sacrificing animal life, ensuring its cruelty-free status. In addition to being organically and sustainably farmed, organic peace silk is free from harmful toxins and pesticides – and better yet, the material has natural temperature-regulating qualities for a restful night’s sleep, as all moms deserve.

$697, ethicalkind.com

Mandkhai, Embroidered Cashmere Cardigan

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The cardigan features a vibrant bouquet of hand-stitched flowers across its front / ©Mandkhai

While Mother’s Day is well into spring, beautifully crafted knitwear will make a welcome gift, no matter the time of year. For a more interesting take on the classic cashmere knit, opt for the Hand Embroidered Cardigan by Mandkhai, which features a vibrant bouquet of hand-stitched flowers across its front. And beautiful pieces aside, what makes Mandkhai truly special is its commitment to ethical and sustainable sourcing and manufacturing. The brand has full control over every stage of the process, from the goats that roam the Mongolian hills, to the final stitching process in its own factories.

$1,302, mandkhai.com

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Roberto Coin, Princess Flower Diamond Necklace

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Each Roberto Coin piece is handmade to order / ©Roberto Coin

Based in the Italian town of Vicenza, Roberto Coin crafts timeless pieces of jewelry with a focus on enduring Italian craftsmanship and captivating design. The Princess Flower Diamond necklace is no exception to this overriding ethos. Inspired by the floral motifs seen on Venice’s great palaces, the piece features a series of exquisite diamond-encrusted white gold flowers suspended on an 18-karat white gold chain. Each piece is handmade to order, promising a truly special Mother’s Day gift.

$4,813, robertocoin.com

Penhaligon’s, Halfeti Dry Body Oil

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The rich and indulgent scent of the iconic Halfeti fragrance is wrapped up in a nourishing body oil / ©Penhaligon’s

Having been crafting elegant scents since 1870, it’s safe to say that Penhaligon’s are masters at captivating the senses. Among the esteemed British perfumers’ latest releases is the Halfeti Dry Body Oil, which wraps the rich and indulgent scent of the iconic Halfeti fragrance up in a nourishing body oil. For an extra special luxury Mother’s Day gift, go the whole hog and get her the eau de parfum and the new hair perfume, too.

$79, penhaligons.com

Louis Vuitton, Jewelry Case

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The Louis Vuitton jewelry case features a plush red inner / ©Louis Vuitton

While jewelry is often the first port of call for Mother’s Day gifts, there comes a point where mom needs something to carry her jewels in, too. For such a request, look no further than the Louis Vuitton travel jewelry case. Featuring a plush red inner and the iconic LV monogrammed outer lining, the case has room for earrings, bracelets, rings and necklaces, with a removal pouch and leather earring holder for added convenience.

$1,620, louisvuitton.com

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Dom Pérignon, 2008 Vintage Rosé

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The 2008 Rosé is characterized by its rich fruitiness and bold spice / ©Dom Pérignon

With any occasion, a bottle of champagne to toast with is a necessity – and Mother’s Day is no exception. Only produced in exceptional vintage years, a Dom Pérignon Rosé is a guaranteed winner, with the 2008 iteration characterized by its rich fruitiness and bold spice, which came thanks to an usually late summer. While Dom Pérignon vintages will only get better with age, the 2008 Rosé is undoubtedly one to be opened and enjoyed.

$380, reservebar.com

Coravin, Sparkling Wine Preservation System

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Coravin Sparkling will preserve champagne for up to four weeks / ©Coravin

For the ultimate champagne-loving mom, team the Dom Perignon 2008 Rose with one of Coravin’s revolutionary sparkling wine preservation tools. Designed to effectively preserve both the flavor and the fizz of sparkling wines for up to four weeks, the gadget makes enjoying one glass (or two) of champagne a reality, as opposed to polishing off a whole bottle. Perfect for households who enjoy different tipples, or for ensuring bottles need not be saved for a special occasion, this piece of waste-preventing kit is an essential for any wine-lover.

$399, coravin.com

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Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, Spa Retreat Gift Certificate

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After almost a year of restricted travel, there’s nothing moms deserve more than a relaxing spa retreat / ©Cal-a-Vie

After the challenges of the past few years, there’s nothing many moms would enjoy more than an indulgent spa getaway. Tucked in a stunning corner of the Californian countryside, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa has garnered a well-deserved reputation as one of the best wellness retreats in the US and offers a series of all-inclusive programs focusing on physical and mental wellbeing, with an added touch of luxury. Gift certificates are available for three-, four- or seven-night programs, all of which include spa services, educational workshops, nutritional meals and unlimited fitness classes.

From $5,887, cal-a-vie.com

Baccarat, Champagne Flutes

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The Baccarat Véga champagne flute features a sleek geometric stem with three stacked diabolo shapes / ©Baccarat

Gifting your mother with a bottle of prestigious champagne requires glasses equally as stunning to serve it in. Our favorites come from French fine crystal brand, Baccarat, which has been producing luxury barware, chandeliers and ornaments for over 250 years. The Baccarat Véga champagne flute features a sleek geometric stem with three stacked diabolo shapes, creating a modern yet classic style that would be at home in any crystal collection.

$450 for two, baccarat.com

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Chanel, Boy.Friend Watch

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The quilted Boy.Friend watch by Chanel / ©Chanel

Chanel’s iconic Boy.Friend watch has long been a fan-favorite; now, the luxury French fashion house has released a new version featuring a quilted leather strap and its signature 18K ‘beige gold’, which falls somewhere between the classic yellow and rose gold tones. Exuding the unmistakable class for which Chanel is so well known, the Boy.Friend collection combines femininity with a masculine edge to create a wearable timepiece, ideal for a meaningful luxury Mother’s Day gift.

$11,950, chanel.com

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