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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: An Inspired Collection of Gifts She Deserves

BY Bill Lindsey TIMEApril 9, 2022 PRINT

If it weren’t for our moms, we wouldn’t be here, so splurge on her to show how much you love and appreciate her.

Wrap Her in Luxury

Four Seasons Robe
Four Seasons Spa Robe. (Courtesy of retailers)

Four Seasons Spa Robe

$249 at Shop.FourSeasons.com

Pamper mom in luxurious softness with a genuine Four Seasons Spa Robe. The tailored fit will make her feel glamorous even when lounging around the house, while the plush microfiber terry lining is the height of snuggleability.

Queen Mum

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Turn Me Royal Portrait. (Courtesy of retailers)

Turn Me Royal Portrait

$79.95 at TurnMeRoyal.com

Show Mom your love with a custom-made portrait of “Her Majesty.” Pick the style you want and send in Mom’s photo, and the artists will get busy crafting a unique creation that showcases her beauty reimagined in a bygone era of elegance and sophistication.

Good Mornings

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Barisieur Coffee Maker Alarm Clock. (Courtesy of retailers)

Barisieur Coffee Maker Alarm Clock

$392 at Design-Milk.com

Let her wake up and smell the coffee, automatically fresh-brewed exactly how she likes it. Mom will be tempted to snooze while enjoying the soothing sound of bubbling water as it flows from one vessel to the other via steam pressure, brewing a perfect cup.

Give Her a Green Thumb

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Plant Proper Houseplants. (Courtesy of retailers)

Plant Proper Houseplants

From $13.50 at PlantProper.com

Plant Proper makes indoor gardening approachable. They’ll not only deliver gorgeous stress-reducing, oxygen-producing houseplants to Mom’s door, but they’re also a go-to source for all things plants, providing those of us who may be a bit green-challenged with all the tools we need to succeed.

Not Just Hot Air

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LG Styler Steam Closet. (Courtesy of retailers)

LG Styler Steam Closet

$999 at LG.com

What’s better than having a personal assistant to pick up Mom’s dry cleaning? Giving her a system that does it at home with steam instead of nasty chemicals. The LG Styler Steam Closet also eliminates more than 99.9 percent of allergens, germs, and bacteria, even from stuffed animals.

Pizza Perfection

Ooni Pizza Oven
Ooni Pizza Ovens. (Courtesy of retailers)

Ooni Pizza Ovens

From $349 at Ooni.com

The traditional way to make a great pizza requires very high-heat ovens, which used to mean that they were only available in restaurants. Save the trip by giving Mom this oven that cooks at 950 degrees F to create a restaurant-worthy pie in 60 seconds. She’ll feel Italian, even if she’s Irish.

Spa in a Box

BoxFox
BoxFox Gift Sets. (Courtesy of retailers)

BoxFox Gift Sets

From $34 at ShopBoxFox.com

Female-founded BoxFox offers a treasure trove of fun and feminine beauty products for Mom. Choose a curated box such as the Green Goddess, which provides her with a spa experience, or build her a customized box from the hundreds of items in the Marketplace section.

Brunch, Delivered

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Russ & Daughters Brunch. (Courtesy of Russ & Daughters)

Russ & Daughters New York Brunch

$189 at GoldBelly.com

What’s better than treating Mom to brunch? Having it delivered to her. Along with six assorted hand-rolled bagels, she’ll receive a pound of Nova smoked salmon, a pound of cream cheese, a pound of coffee, a chocolate babka, and a Russ & Daughters mug and insulated bag.

Can You Hear Me Now?

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Bose SoundControl Hearing Aids. (Courtesy of retailers)

Bose SoundControl Hearing Aids

$699 at Bose.com

If you’ve noticed that sometimes Mom doesn’t hear the phone ring or the doorbell, but otherwise has great hearing, maybe she only needs a little help. No prescription is required for these discrete, ready-to-use helpers that can even be focused in a specific direction.

The Queen’s Jewels

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Van Cleef & Arpels. (Courtesy of retailers)

Folie des Prés necklace

$326,000 at VanCleefArpels.com

Selected from the Classic High Jewelry collection, this stunning necklace crafted from round and pear-shaped gemstones is sure to let Mom know how much you love her. Based on historic creations, the collection also includes rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, clips, and watches.

It’s About Time

Rolex Ladies Datejust
Rolex Yellow Gold Lady-Datejust. (Courtesy of retailers)

Rolex Yellow Gold Lady-Datejust

$37,250 at Rolex.com

We count on Mom to get the kids to soccer practice, recitals, and more, making this elegant timepiece the perfect way to keep her right on time. Of all the Lady-Datejust models, the yellow gold one positively shouts “We love you!” 24 hours a day.

Mom’s Taxi

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Mercedes-AMG SL. (Courtesy of retailers)

Mercedes-AMG SL

$135,000 at MBUSA.com

Created by Mercedes’ in-house custom car division, Mom will love this two-door, soft-top masterpiece that’s hand-crafted by detail-obsessed craftsmen using the latest technology to blend performance, luxury, and safety. They’re built to last forever, so next year you can just give her a coupon for an oil change.

Hit the Road

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Santoni for AMG Luggage. (Courtesy of retailers)

Santoni for AMG Luggage

From $850 at SantoniShoes.com

Now that she’s getting an AMG SL, Mom needs matching luggage. Each of these three pieces is hand-crafted using the same Nappa leather used in the AMG’s seats by the Italian leather goods artisans at Santoni, who have been providing custom luggage to AMG since 2005.

A Heaven-Sent Scent

Shalani Amorem Rose Perfume
Amorem Rose Perfume. (Courtesy of retailers)

Amorem Rose Perfume

$3,000 at BergdorfGoodman.com

Mom will be entranced by this spellbinding scent in a Lalique crystal flacon. It combines the aromas of Bulgarian damask roses, saffron flowers, mahogany, and Baltic amber, with just a light hint of smoke to give it—and her—a sense of mystery.

Perfect Penmanship

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Montegrappa. (Courtesy of retailers)

Montegrappa Bespoke Pen

Contact for Prices at Atelier.Montegrappa.com

Mom will smile every time she takes notes or writes in her journal with her custom-made pen. The artisans at Montegrappa will start with an Extra Bespoke, Arte, or Amphora pen, painstakingly painting or engraving it to your precise specifications.

Bill Lindsey
Bill Lindsey is an award-winning writer based in South Florida. He covers real estate, automobiles, timepieces, boats, and travel topics.
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