Mother’s Day is fast-approaching. May 12 is the day reserved for the woman who brought you in this world and as such deserves to be celebrated. Finding the right gift can be stressful, especially as mothers are notorious for quilting their kids with it is the “thought that counts” or “don’t spend too much on me.” But for those that go a step further and decide to get a unique and expensive gift, you can cement your status as the favorite son or daughter for the day. This gift guide ranges with options for all types of moms, ensuring she gets what she deserves this Mother’s Day.
Stearns & Foster Lux Estate mattress
Always on-the-go, ready to help out with errands and still have time to cook a scrumptious home-cooked meal, moms need a place to relax and unwind. The Luxe Estate Cassatt mattress ($2299) by Stearns & Foster combines both Indulge HD Memory Foam and IntelliCoil® HD, to allow users to melt into the mattress while also providing perfect support. Available in firm, plush and ultra-firm with three pillow top finishes, the mattress features premium navy upholstery-grade fabrics with copper air vents. This Mother’s Day, Stearns & Foster invites mothers all around the world to#UncoverExceptional atop their hand-tufted premium mattress that is moisture-wicking and breathable with a 10-year warranty.
Otto Wilde Grill
Grilling no longer needs to just be a man’s role thanks to the Otto Wilde Grill ($1,200). Reaching up to 1,500°F degrees, the grill is perfect for mother’s that love to cook, sear (quickly to give food a delicious, flavor-sealing crust) and grill and not make a mess while doing so. With dual OverFire™ Burners, the grill reaches 1,500°F in just three minutes making it perfect for several other quick/fun meals like fish, crispy vegetables and even pizza. Weighing only (approximately 50lbs) it can be plugged in and works on readily available propane, features SmoothMove™ Height Adjustment shelves and an easy cleaning system, making it easy to use and clean. The Otto’s Pizza Set ($58.00) comes with a certified, food-safe cordierite Pizza Stone and oak wood Peel allowing you to make tasty pizza within minutes.
Banton Frameworks Ltd.
In their shop in Glasgow, Scotland, Jamie Bartlett and Lucy Ross opened Banton Frameworks Ltd. becoming Scotland’s only eyewear manufacturer. Utilizing premium materials and bespoke components, Banton Frameworks Ltd. collection (each unit sells for $175.47) includes a selection of women's luxury sunglasses like their popular Profile Sunglasses – Gry (£135.00). From cutting large acetate sheets to CNC machining, a custom-built table and cutting tool, counter-boring, riveting, curving, tumbling and many more steps to the final product, each pair takes 50 hours to craft. Their subtly distinctive collection arrives in a luxurious packaging carton constructed from die cut, high-gsm paper from a specialist mill in the North East of Scotland, waiting to provide the mom in your life a fashionable new look.
Perfect for the busy mother looking for a quick painless makeover without having to resort to surgery or other extravagant treatments, SmileDirectClub’s clear aligners ($1,850) are the gift that keeps on giving. Their aligners straighten smiles in an average of six months, giving mom the confidence to show off her pearly whites for family photos or out on the town with her girlfriends. Their treatment works three-times faster than braces and is 60% less, giving moms the peace of mind that they are getting a transformative treatment quicker and pain-free. The process begins with getting 3D digital images taken of their smile at one of SmileDirectClub’s 245+ SmileShops, where a state-licensed dentist or orthodontist remotely creates their custom SmilePlan. Each patient receives all of theirs at once, so they’re all set for the duration of treatment, with their dentist checking in on their progress every 90 days.
Greeley Hat Works
Making high-quality hats for more than 100 years, Greeley Hat Works provides mothers with something luxurious and over the top but unique. Their custom hats have been worn by top musicians, actors/models and others making unique pieces for each. Ranging $300 to $2,000, their studio in Greeley, Colorado has received acclaim around the world for producing custom fit hats. From traditional working cowboy’s hats to fashion-forward, cutting-edge hats, each piece is built by hand, one at a time, with the highest-quality materials. Using traditional hatter tools and techniques established in the 1800’s, their HATisfaction® guarantee is that each hat is as unique as each individual’s signature.
Coyuchi Soft Washed Organic Sheets
Priding themselves in bringing the beauty of natural materials and sourcing the highest of quality of organic cotton, Coyuchi presents a product line that respects our environment and enhances the lives of their customers. The Soft Washed Organic Sheets ($298.00 – $348.00), similar to many of Coyuchi products, follows guidelines set by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). The GOTS stamp of approval is the gold standard for not just organic, but ecologically, and socially responsible practices throughout every step in the supply chain. The 100% organic cotton sheet set, woven in Portugal is available in four colors and falls between a high 200-thread count percale and the silky luster of sateen. Machine washable, on gentle delicate cycle with like colors, with cold water, these sheets proved a relaxed, lived-in softness, casual and cozy from first use on.
Hurom H-AA Slow Juicer
Available in Matte Black, White and Rose Gold, the Hurom H-AA Slow Juicer ($439.00) optimizes juicing with their Alpha technology. For mother’s wanting to meet their juicing needs with ease and style, their patented Slow Squeeze Technology ensures freshness and taste with an added control lever to control the amount of pulp in your juice. The nearly silent motor uses just 150 watts of power and is able to juice: fruits, cruciferous vegetables, leafy greens, nuts and soybeans to create nutritious juices, milk, tofu, and more. Keeping natural taste and nutrition intact, the device is easy to clean with intuitive assembly and disassembly.
Don de Fleurs
The family owned Don de Fleurs® is a full-service Miami florist and event company, creating striking floral arrangements. Through their flower deliver, their arrangements are heralded for their size, color, and most importantly, longevity. From fresh roses in a box to preserved roses, they offer ever color possibly imaginable that arrive in a box and remain fresh for one year. Bouquets range from a single stem up to 49 roses and range between $39 to $399 and can be upgraded to a suede, acrylic or custom photo box to share your special memories with your mom. Two of their more popular boxes include the Acrylic 5 ($189) Petite Square ($99), which come in 22 different rose colors.
With a line that features everything from walking and athletic shoes to pumps, flats, sandals, and even new boots for women, SAS Shoes are handcrafted from the softest, highest quality leather. Going through up to 100 steps and approximately 80 different skilled pairs of hands constructing and inspecting each shoe, San Antonio Shoemakers™(SAS Shoes) is proud to make quality footwear like the Women's 'Tempo' Performance Sneaker ($199). Available in black, white/silver and blue/turquoise, it is a great luxury gift for mom especially with the ongoing sneaker trend. Blending confident styling with innovative comfort from its lightweight TPU material and shock-absorbing Ultra-Lite® midsole and Meramax® outsole, the Tempo is light-weight and provides breathability for moms constantly on the go.
SMEG appliances give mother’s a much-needed helping hand in the kitchen from full range of products which combine innovative technology with Italian style. Available at Williams Sonoma and Amazon, the Hand Blender ($179.95) comes in four colors to match any style of kitchen. The durable, functional and perfectly handy tool gives mom’s a tool for cooking quickly and intelligently. The new member to the SMEG family also comes with three attachments (chopper, whisk, masher and 48-fl.-oz. Tritan® beaker with lid) allowing users to blend and chop to make soups, sauces, garnishes and more. Its ergonomic and anti-slip grip with variable speed knob, conveniently located at top of grip, includes a turbo function to ramp up the power of the 350W motor for harder ingredients and mixtures. Finally, the steel blades with FlowBlend™ system allow for smooth, even blending and ensuring perfect cutting results.
The third-generation, family-owned company has been committed to delivering exceptional floral designs and unique gourmet gift options. From world-class floral design, their floral gift collections and even residential home-design services, Winston Flowers pride themselves on sourcing product directly from the finest local farmers and global growers. Although they generally deliver up to 14,000 same-day deliveries for Mother’s Day in the Greater Boston area, NYC, Fairfield County and Westchester County, the Spa Indulgence ($300) gift box sets the stage for mothers to relax and indulge. Delivered nationwide, the soothing crate offers mothers bespoke products to take time out from their busy days and rejuvenate. From a facial mask, exfoliating Sasawashi towel, jasmine body cream by Birchrose, to Bee Raw’s white peony tea with orange blossom honey and more, it also includes a decorative air plant and an exclusive Winston Flowers soy candle.