75+ Best Mother’s Day Gifts | 2023


Moms inspire works of art—and create them. They go to great lengths for their children, and help build the village it takes to raise them. They feed their families, and the rest of the city’s, too. As if we needed a reason to celebrate them outside of the fact that they’re ours.

Here are more than 75 of our favorite gifts for moms, whether you’re looking for a present that says “you made me who I am,” “I’m so glad we’re in this together,” or “I hope this helps you get a well-deserved millisecond to yourself.”

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Most of these products were chosen by our editorial staff from the Shops at Seattle Met, the city’s first online marketplace bringing the best local businesses together in one place

Mother’s Day Gifts Under $50

Technicolor lilac flowers adorn gold-plated brass posts for a statement earring that radiates summer fun—perfect for the mom who doesn’t shy away from the bold and bright.

The Mother Fern got its name from the baby shoots that grow on its leaves, giving the plant a pretty, untamed look as beautiful as its inherent symbolism.

Lots of Seattleites rely on their daily coffee. Seattleites with kids in tow, doubly so. Developed by the fragrance experts at longtime local business Antica Farmacista, this marriage of espresso, baked bread, and butter smells how mornings should.

Local artist Cary Lane tops our list of local gifts for any occasion. Adorned with one of her original poems (and likely inspired by multiple decades of living off-grid in the wilds of Washington), this petite cup makes a sweet gift for moms who love conservation, the great outdoors, or a whole lot of both.

Start mom’s day off right with a classic gift beloved by worn-out parents everywhere: breakfast in bed. The promise of future waffles almost bests waking up to their sweet smell day-of.

A little serenity goes a long way. The same is true for this water-free bath soak from Seattle-based French Girl, scented with an all-plant-based blend of essential oils that smells naturally sweet, not saccharine. 

This bubble bath in the Four Seasons Las Vegas signature fragrance feels like vacation—even months from the next getaway.

As if rest and relaxation could look any better, this mask features Seattle designer Luly Yang’s signature monarch butterfly print—and it’s super soft and silky.

Nothing says “I love you” better than a heartfelt card. “Best mom ever” doesn’t hurt, either. This one’s pretty in pink on the outside, but blank inside, so you can make it your own. 

Titled for Seattle-based author Andrea Pons’s father’s nickname for her mother, Mamacita is filled with dishes meant to share with family, from chilaquiles to chocolate-dipped cuernitos. This is a signed copy of the self-published book Pons used to fund her family’s legal battles in the face of deportation.

Great things come in small packages: Give the air plant, ring, or decorative candle you’ve picked for mom a place to shine on this four-inch, Portland-made dish (that’s just as precious on its own).

There’s no gift better than a little one’s hand-picked bouquet (even if they picked those daffodils from your neighbor’s front lawn—we won’t tell). These clever “vases” turn any vessel, from a mason jar to a beer bottle, into a display of flowers as beautiful as the intention behind them.

With a little caffeine from gunpowder green tea, plus a whole lot of soothing herbals, these silken tea bags make a beverage break feel like (even more of) a luxury.

No one loves University of Washington gear more than the proud moms whose kids go there. This cute and cozy hat doubles as an excuse to brag on them a bit—as if she needed one.

This French Girl spray serves double duty as a natural fragrance—sweet-smelling néroli oil comes from the blossom of a bitter orange tree—and a skin-clarifying toner.

Mom’s home is her castle. That makes this memory-foam-padded, recycled-foam-fur-lined corduroy chalet slipper especially fitting.

Propose a toast, or a very nice mimosa, with this high-quality brut from Pike and Western.

Grainy film photos featuring cigarette pants and high-leg bikinis dominate Instagram on Mother’s Day—even when mom’s not on social media. This card reveals the true motivation behind all that posting to the one who matters most.

Fruitsuper founder Sallyann Corn calls Chez Panisse “the vegetable bible.” It’d make a perfect gift for a vegetarian, anyone with a thriving home garden, or an avid home cook.



Great Mother’s Day Gifts for Anyone on Your List

14-karat gold hearts delicately link together for a jewelry gift that’s sentimental, but stylish, too. 

Gift a little sustainable comfort with this soft, stretchy maxi dress—it’s from a local brand that specializes in loungewear, so you know it’s cozy. A variety of pretty colors and a slit up the side mean it’s more than fashionable enough for everyday wear. Plus, it’s got pockets.

Cura Co. is one of just a handful of purveyors of the unique jewelry—like this impressively sized statement pearl pendant—that Regina Chang handmakes in her Columbia City studio.

Woman-founded Caralarga uses 100-percent raw cotton and Indigenous Mexican braiding techniques to create this organic, gender-neutral bracelet, with a love knot symbolizing your everlasting bond.

Their versatility makes wraps an awesome gift, since recipients can choose exactly how to wear or display them. Subdued, large-scale plaid adds visual interest while maintaining adaptability.

It’s tough to surprise a mom—but Soli and Sun’s rattan detailing on a chic, 1930s-inspired bag brings something totally new to the table. 

Campanula Design Studio’s best-selling wooden gift basket features sunny yellow flowers, Jacobsen honey, and Smith Teamaker teas—making it a joyful gift, or a thoughtfully soothing one for those who have lost their mothers.

Seattle-based Sskein is best known for its alpaca-wool products, but this breathable, made-to-order cotton cardi works perfectly for chilly spring days and crisp summer nights. Available in 11 colors, so mom can get her favorite.

Veja sneakers are our go-to, wear-everyday staple—especially like this more athletic silhouette, ideal for long walks and running errands.

For the mom who loves all things geography, comfort, and Pacific Northwest. This quilt’s colors and design are subtle enough to add some tranquility to any space, while a closer look reveals a world of hand-stitched detail. Plus, it’s machine washable.

Ultra-soft, comfy, and flattering, this Paychi Guh beret makes any outfit a bit more fashionable—and any bad hair day a whole lot better.

Protect against stray legos and chilly floors with these stylish, two-tone house slippers, made with plant-based and recycled materials.

Part of Rollick’s new Coastal Capsule collection of beachy, effortless pieces, mom can layer this lightweight duster—available in sizes small to 3XL—with any outfit for an instantly cute and cozy look.

Fire pits don’t just symbolize warmth and togetherness. They help build a life full of it. Made by skilled craftspeople in Twisp, Washington, HotSpot’s best-selling size fits enough wood for a late night of marshmallows and conversation—with plenty of space for the whole crew to gather around.

Local artist Jennifer Fujimoto’s cheeky, one-of-a-kind pieces, inspired by Japanese folk art and graphic design, make beautiful gifts. This 24-karat-gold-accented sculpture also works as a practical vessel.

Don’t reserve this bestselling leather-and-tobacco candle, inspired by coastal Maine, for Father’s Day—mom will appreciate its woody notes and earthy design, too.

Complete mom’s color-themed kitchen—or add a pop to a more minimalist look—with Le Creuset’s iconic, quick-heating kettle.

Full grain leather and sheepskin lining make these slippers luxuriously comfortable and surprisingly put-together. Plus, they come in an inclusive set of both men’s and women’s sizes.

Dora Maar may be known as Pablo Picasso’s muse, but the genius photographer should be remembered in her own right. This Jonathan Adler vase pays tribute to an icon and looks incredible with any interior design.

Car campers and kids’ sports fans alike need a chair equipped to go with them everywhere. This one has the storage moms need, with three closing pockets, a fold-out table, and a slot for a water bottle—and the cup holder they might need even more.

Seattle-based RAI supports immigrant and refugee women as they transition into life in the United States, making this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind shirtdress—made from repurposed menswear—a garment mom can feel good in and about.

Local artist Twyla Dill crafts instantly recognizable jewelry out of crocheted lace and high-quality metals. Indigo blue ombre adds a touch of whimsy to this one-of-a-kind piece.

No one’s pickier about sourcing than A Mano, so you can trust that these spring-ready slingbacks are made of super high-quality Italian leather.

There’s no greater blessing on a busy morning than a truly reliable top. The casual version of Sarah Alexandra’s immaculate women’s button-up makes every outfit look remarkably put-together, even when life doesn’t feel that way.

This little ring may appear delicate, but the bronze band feels heirloom-level sturdy—and the unique black diamond looks the part, too. Currently available in size 6.5.

So what if pajamas have become mom’s uniform? This ruffly 100-percent-cotton set from Madison Valley–based Salua looks way cuter than hard pants, and it’s super breezy for vacation packing or summer wear.

This precious mama-and-baby set, available in a variety of farm animals, would be adorable as a festive extra for the little ones—or in a DIY gift basket. Grown-ups like stuffies, too.

Salua’s pretty jumpsuit helps mom get dressed in one piece.

Bring relaxation anywhere with a packable hammock. This one holds up to 300 pounds, so kids may be able to hop on, too.

Older kids with a crafty streak will enjoy building a display of succulents, air plants, and miniatures, while the spherical terrarium and geometric base ensure that even the most…creative approach looks stylish.

Puddle-jumping unleashes mom’s inner child. These fashionable rain boots ensure she doesn’t have to look like one while she’s at it.

Three different floral scents in three different formats—a diffuser, a candle, and a purse-friendly perfume—freshen up the everyday.

Who prints pictures nowadays? You do: Pick a cute picture of you and mom together (or mom with her grandkids), send it to a print shop (Walgreens counts), and display it in one of Bezel and Kiln’s beautiful signed and handcrafted mosaic frames.


Mother’s Day Gifts for New Moms and Moms to Be

Akala pieces are designed to move with their wearers throughout life, with built-in flexibility that makes them both sustainable and great maternity wear. founder Ashley Klein wore this dress herself during her pregnancy.

Nonprofit Every Mother Counts aims to improve and direct attention toward maternal health, in the U.S. and worldwide—and 50 percent of the proceeds from this fresh linen–scented candle go toward that goal, too. Think of it as a gift for moms everywhere.

Add a little sweetness to a new mom’s sleepy, chaotic mornings with this six-pack of flavorful, iced chai tea. Yep, it’s caffeinated.

Mother knows best what she wants and needs, and Bootyland Kids has plenty of organic, sustainable picks for mom and baby alike.

Diaper bags don’t need to look the part. This canvas tote from Seattle-based Moop offers plenty of space and organizational compartments for all the essentials, and won’t cramp mom’s style. 

Make late-night and early-morning wakeups a little more comfortable—and help mom dress quickly for the inevitable unannounced guests eager to see the little one—with this soft, full-length cotton robe.

A useful gift for both mom and baby, this nursing support set includes an unscented, organic nipple salve, contoured fleece nursing pads, and a soft, earth-tone burp cloth.

What mothers-to-be lack in Beaujolais they can make up for in stretchy, bump-friendly leggings from Seattle-based sustainable athleisure brand Girlfriend Collective. (Sizing’s easy, and inclusive, ranging from XXS–6XL. Pre-pregnancy size should do.)




Mother’s Day Gifts for Your Mom Friends

What’s the scientific name for a group of mom friends? Get a bright, matching bracelet for each member of yours (you’ll save 15 percent buying six), and mull the question over at your next ladies’ night.

Gift an eminently drinkable red with a super-cute, wolf-and-sheep-adorned label for less than $20. What could be better than that?

Peace lilies make a great gift, even for those without spare time to dedicate to keeping another organism alive—they thrive in most conditions, and they’ll start drooping when they need water. Plus, feng shui experts say they repel tension and encourage positive energy.

It’s not likely that anyone needs to be reminded who’s boss—but mom might need to be reminded which purse pocket she shoved her keys in. This two-inch brass keychain, available with “boss” or “feminist” engravings, makes itself known.

Make your next camping trip, park picnic, or backyard sipping session a little classier with Wallingford-based Miir’s cute, insulated wine tumbler.

Sure, drinking tea is relaxing—but drinking chocolate, especially from Seattle-based Spinnaker, sounds way better. 

Elle Woods wasn’t a mom in that scene where she eats a full box of chocolates in bed, but it’s an energy most could relate to. Gift a few caramels—or a lot—with this set from Island Treats.

Matching gift sets can feel more complete than individual items; this handmade pour-over and mug combo, marked by a unique angled dip, helps mom make her coffee and drink it, too.



Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms Who Have Everything

Mirror, mirror, on the wall—who’s the best mom of them all? This ornate 19th-century piece will stun a vintage lover without crowding their collection.

A slouchy, lambskin tote in classic black feels effortlessly chic, and makes life a little more effortless, too.

21 sapphires and 336 diamonds make this distinctive piece a crown-jewel stunner. Even if mom already has a tennis bracelet in her jewelry box.

Featuring a customizable number of up to seven pearls—mom would love one for each of her kids, or grandkids—this solid gold necklace keeps all your love close to her heart.

The chicest combination of mom’s favorite trench and trusty leather jacket, this tailored piece by designer Luly Yang stands out—and goes with everything.

You probably can’t offer her a daily trip to the beach. But this large piece by Astoria, Oregon–based artist Eric Zener, made with a combination of photo prints, paint, and resin, gifts the same nostalgic feeling.

Pick mom’s favorite from a dozen different floral designs etched into the 14-karat gold of this customizable band. (GLDN can make U.S. ring sizes 1–14, including half and quarter sizes—leave a note at checkout if your preferred size isn’t in the dropdown.)

This eye-catching, compliment-garnering purse adds a serious statement piece to any accessory collection thanks to an oversize wooden bead handle and a bright, pineapple-patterned fabric hand-woven by women artisans in the Philippines.





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