When your mom refuses to let you spend your money on her, there's only one thing to do: spend your money on her. Shopping for mothers can be tough, especially when they'll never tell you exactly what they want, but at least you know at the end of the day they'll love you no matter what. Narrow your search with these 40 gift ideas, ahead, that mom will appreciate...and earn your spot as the favorite child.
Keep her hands protected from the cold with these cashmere lined leather gloves. They're a gamer changer for winter. Each glove is delicately hand-crafted and made with the softest nappa leather that's designed to retain its supple, smooth exterior for seasons to come.
Whether she's running to the grocery store or watching television at home, she'll appreciate the cozy feelings this fleece will offer. Given that this is one of winter's trendiest pieces to have, mom will also be the most fashion forward lady in her group.
You'll want to snuggle in with mom as soon as she uses this super-chunky cotton throw. There's no reason to ever leave the house, well, except maybe make snow angels with your little nieces and nephews. But, you'll come right back under this blanket again.
For the hostess and entertainer, she'll love these whimsy lettuce hors d'oeuvres bowls. They're perfect for filling up with dips, veggies, and fruits. Personally, I'd fill mine up with cheese and nuts. You know what? I will be getting a set for myself too.
You just got a big holiday bonus at work, so why not spend it on mom? She deserves it. The shock on her face when you present her this timeless Hermès watch will be worth all those late-nights you spent at the office.
This jewelry roller is a space saver and allows you to keep all your precious valuables within eyesight. If she loves to travel and accessorize, you definitely need to get her this in perhaps in multiple colors.
She's always on her phone and complaining of hand cramps, so relieve some of that stress with a Pop Socket. This makes holding any phone instantly more comfortable and the prints/colors offered are endless. My favorite is this mother of pearl hue (get it?).
Water marks are her biggest pet peeves, so help her ease the worries when guests come over with a set of coasters. If you look closely, the black and white swirl pattern on this are actually composed of faces (!!). These are some avant-garde coasters.
For the mom who loves her cashmere sweaters, surprise her with an equally luxurious cashmere pillow. This one is silky smooth to the touch. Her new favorite place to nap will be the couch.
She'll appreciate a timeless piece from one of the most timeless brands of all: Polo Ralph Lauren. The brass buckle adds a rustic feel to an otherwise modern leather crossbody, and you can't pass up this amazing scarlet color.
Repeat after me: I got it from my mama. Remind her of her most important title with this gold pendant "Mama" necklace.
After a long day at work, tell mom to use Fresh's black tea firming overnight mask if she wants a more defined complexion in the morning. She can put it on right before she dives into her nightly reading routine, and she won't have to get back out of bed to wash it off.
Allow Joanna Thornhill's My Bedroom Is An Office: & Other Interior Design Dilemmas to give your mom the help she desperately needs with that guest room redesign she's been putting off for the past seven years...but who's counting!
Everyone's favorite luxury candle brand, Diptyque Paris, also makes deliciously-smelling body balm infused with a rose and blackcurrant berry scent. After all of those years of your mom telling you to put lotion on after the shower, it's time to return the favor.
Penélope Cruz's Atelier Swarovski collection is incredibly dreamy. If you're thinking about showing mom how much you really love her this Mother's Day, this elegant necklace incorporated with Spanish design traditions will do it.
Behold: a designer gift without the hefty price tag. Louis Vuitton's New York travel book depicts the city through artists' eyes with beautiful drawings.
Rachel Zoe's Box of Style comes with a carefully curated selection of goods ranging from skincare to fashion. It'll be a nice little surprise for the mom who seemingly has everything because chances are, the products in this one-of-a-kind box is something she won't have already.
Michele's stainless steel Deco Sport High Shine watch is neutral enough to go with any outfit, and won't cause too much attention to her wrist (especially if she's more shy with her luxury goods).
How many times has your mom complained about not wanting to go out in the rain because she doesn't want to get her pocketbook soaked? Solve the problem with Hunter's weatherproof backpack made with water-resistant nylon, then go take that trip to the mall together.
When flowers feel too simple, go the extra mile and give her a chic vase to put them in like this vintage palm flower pick from Drew Barrymore's new Flower Home collection.
When she wants to unwind after a long day, make sure she slips into Parachute's light, comfy robe made out of Turkish cotton. Did we mention it has...pockets!
If the kindle has been on her wish list forever, it's time to finally get one. It's perfect for when dad goes to sleep early and mom doesn't have to hear him complain about turning off the lights.
Now through Mother's Day, 100 percent of the proceeds from this cute "Another Mother for Peace" tank will go directly to Moms Demand Action—a grassroots organization part of the Everytown network fighting to end gun violence.
Claiborne Swanson Frank's 280-page tome explores what motherhood means in the 21st century through famous figures like Delfina Figueras, Carolina Herrera, Lauren Santo Domingo, and Patti Hansen. It will look great on her coffee table, and she'll be reminded of your special relationship when she flips through the gorgeous portraits and anecdotes.
Make it personal and customize this boho transport tote with mom's initials (or you and your siblings'). It can fit all of the essentials—phone, wallet, receipts, makeup, laptop—and then some.
Traditional mothers who still write their to-do lists down on sticky notepads will have their lives changed (in the best way) with Moleskine's smart writing set. All she has to do is download the Moleskine Notes App, then watch her handwritten notes get transferred to her phone in real time. It's perfect for when she accidentally forgets her notepad at home. #2019
Her girlfriends will be asking her if she stole this vegan leather crossbody from your closet. It's versatile enough for day or night, and she'll be obsessed with how soft it is.
Since she's always the first one up in the mornings, she can take a little time for herself with this single-size serve coffee maker. The strong brew button increases the coffee's strength and intensity (depending on how tired she is), while the 52-ounce water reservoir means she can brew enough for the whole family before refilling.
Top off her morning coffee routine with this beautiful monogrammed mug. If you're feeling generous, consider getting yourself, and everyone else in your family, cups too. That way, you can all match at the breakfast table.
Even if she doesn't get eight hours of sleep every night, she can still benefit from sleeping on a silk pillowcase. This anti-aging, anti-crease, anti-bed-head pillow case by Slip is like a beauty treatment and a sleep aid in one.