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Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts to Buy Every Kind of Mum This Year

Whether she's a beauty buff, a travel enthusiast or just needs a spot of rest and relaxation this year, you're bound to find the perfect gift in our Mother's Day gift guide.

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With 2024 moving faster than lightning speed, Mother's Day is closer than you think. So, to help you celebrate the special person in your life, we've done the hard yards to find the most discerning gifts for every kind of mum. 

No matter who you're acknowledging: a parent, a loved one, or a close friend and "mum-like" figure, there's the perfect gift out there to ensure your number one feels extra spoiled and extra special this Mother's Day. 

Whether they're fashionistas, health-savvies or beauty gurus; world travellers, fighting fit legends or tech astute queens; or even if it's simply that you've left the gift-buying to the very last minute; our Mother's Day gift guide is here to help take the stress out of shopping for the right gift. 

Without further ado: go forth and shop. 

Jo Malone London

Jo Malone London Blossoms Collection, $180 each

She's not a regular mum, she's a fun mum....and she needs a signature scent that serves as a reminder of her effervescent personality to the world. Enter: Jo Malone London's newest fragrance collection, Blossoms, all inspired by daydreams on a tropical beach. Try Yellow Hibiscus for a dewy freshness of rose with a sparkling floral scent and a slice of lime; Yuzu Zest with its distinctive and vivid notes of citrus, cedarwood and fir balsam; or Sunlit Cherimoya, a deliciously smooth scent topped with notes of juicy pear, with copaiba resin and creamy tonka bean.

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ILIO NEMA Ariane Xora Stripe Kimono Robe

This thoughtfully designed Australian label's signature robe is now available in this season's new Xora Stripe. She's effortlessly cool, crafted in a bold orange and pink handloom stripe with gold accents. Perfect as a beach cover-up or a poolside outfit, it is also a great piece to wear over jeans as a light jacket.

All we can say is, Mum will look and feel majorly stun...and you'll be earning favourite child brownie points with this gift pick. 

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Pillow Talk

Domica Hill for Pillow Talk Coastal Connections Square Cushion, $54.95

For immaculate coastal vibes all year round, Pillow Talk has teamed up with contemporary Aboriginal artist Domica Hill for a range of home and lifestyle products. The Coastal Connections pillow features a design that takes inspiration from the connection between land, water and skies, with stunning embroidery detailing. The artistic piece is also available as a framed canvas wall art.

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Saardé Hand and Body Moisturiser, $39, & Eau de Parfum, $169

Give mum the ultimate self-care bundle with this luxe duo from design-led lifestyle brand Saardé. Pair their brand new Hand and Body Moisturiser - formulated with extra virgin olive oil for intense hydration - with their best-selling Eau de Parfum so she can indulge in a new signature scent. Our choice? The notes of neroli, saffron, and clove in Saint-Raphaël is like having warm Mediterranean air in a bottle.

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'Left Bank' Perfume-Inspired Cocktail

'Left Bank' Bottled Cocktail

Looking for a unique gift that captures the essence of the roaring 1920s Paris? Look no further than the Left Bank cocktail, a collaboration between Melbourne-based Everleigh Bottling Co and Flâner Fragrances

This perfume-inspired cocktail is a delightful blend of dry gin, zesty grapefruit, delicate florals, ripe white peach, and just a hint of absinthe – reminiscent of "the crazy years" of Paris.

It's a sophisticated and nostalgic choice that will surely impress even the most discerning of mums. Accessible luxury for every occasion, this is one of our favourite gift ideas for Mother's Day this year. 

Comes in four options, ranging from $18 to $119 (cocktail $18, with 1.5mL sample of Flâner's Vive la Fleur perfume, a Flâner Discovery Set, or a 50mL bottle of Vive la Fleur) 

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Lavazza A Modo Mio SMEG coffee machine, $349

Put some pep in mum's parenting step with this stylish and sophisticated coffee machine. A hit of flavour (and let's be honest, sometimes a much-needed hit of caffeine) is at Mum's disposal with the press of a button thanks to a stylish, 1950s-inspired design.

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E45 Foaming Cleanser

E45 Foaming Cleanser

A classic for a classic. Not many people know that this super affordable UK product is now on the market here in Australia - and that's too bad, because E45 has proven results! We think your mum will love this everyday facial foaming cleanser, that gently cleanses your skin whilst preserving its natural moisture barrier, leaving your skin thoroughly cleansed without feeling dry.

Clean, healthy and soft skin is one of the best gifts you can receive, after all. The fact that its enriched with humectant and antioxidant ingredients that both rehydrate and protect the skin's collagen will ensure that getting your mum hooked on it this Mother's Day will be the gift that keeps on giving. 

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O COSMEDICS Skin Smarts Duo, $199

The ultimate duo for perfect hydration and amplified anti-ageing, this Mother's Day special edition set is sure to bring skin to life. With a purchase of O COSMEDICS' Smart Serum - which evens out skin tone, stimulates optimum cell activity, reduces expression lines, increases skin firming and lifting, and rebalances compromised skin - you'll receive a box of the V8 Peptide Complex Sheet Masks for free. Age-proof skin, accelerated hydration and boosted skin radiance? Happy Mother's Day, indeed.

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CIRCA Limited Edition Rose Nectar & Clementine Collection, from $19.95

Just in time for Mother's Day, CIRCA has released a limited-edition collection inspired by dewy pink roses and peonies, honey nectar and delicate clementines. Spoil mum with a beautiful gift from the Rose Nectar and Clementine collection, like a 60g soy candle or fragrance diffuser, and turn her home into an oasis for relaxation.

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Go-To Skincare

Go-To Skincare Sunday Night Face Mask Duo, $85

This duo is the recipe for a relaxing Mother's Day ritual. Detoxify with The Removalist and then deeply nourish with The Repair Shop for healthy, happy skin.

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House of Arras

House of Arras Brut Elite Rosé Cuvée 1801, $68

She deserves the best, so give her Australia's most-awarded sparkling wine this Mother's Day. House of Arras' Brut Elite Rosé Cuvée 1801 is a multi-vintage based Rosé, combining three classic varieties of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. With a pale rose gold hue with a fresh crimson edge, it has a sophisticated dry palate and elegant structure. Expect fruit flavours reminiscent of cherry and lychee with secondary maturation characters of sourdough yeast and brioche. 

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Made For Mothers

Made For Mothers Postpartum Package, $135 

Know a new mumma? This package from Made For Mothers is the most useful gift money can buy. Your special recipient will receive two litres of broth, two litres of meals or curries and a packet of elixir broth cubes, all aimed at nurturing the body in the crucial initial weeks postpartum.  

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RIMOWA Essential Cabin Suitcase in Sea Blue, $1,335

Make sure Mum travels in style with this sophisticated and on-trend suitcase from RIMOWA. Reliable and lightweight, the Cabin size is the perfect travel companion for both business and leisure.

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The Moissanite Company

The Moissanite Company The Fae Ring in 14k Yellow Gold, $720

A stand-out mum (or mum-like figure) deserves a stand-out signature ring, and this gorgeous wave design from The Moissanite Company is our pick. With a solid 2mm precious metal band, it's the perfect match to her existing ring collection or is simply stunning when worn alone.

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De'Longhi Eclettica Kettle in Playful Pink, $179

Who said tea time had to be boring? Treat mum to the epitome of elegance and innovation with the De'Longhi Eclettica Kettle. Blending sophistication and functionality, it will instantly elevate teatime rituals thanks so its sleek and stylish design.

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Sonos Era 100 Speaker, $399

For the perfect wind-down or self-care moment, the Sonas Era 100 sets the tone. With next-gen acoustics and seamless connectivity that fills the room with her fave playlist or podcast, mum can sit back, relax, and tune out the world in style.

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Maison Balzac

Maison Balzac Le Jardin Chapter 2 collection

Add a touch of magic and whimsy to mum's homewares collection with the latest releases from Maison Balzac's 'Le Jardin' collection. We have our eyes on the Black Bow Coupes ($179 for set of two) for sipping on champagne or serving up a luxe banana split, or the A Little Bird Told Me Vase ($279) for displaying those Mother's Day blooms in style. 

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GINGER&ME Limited Edition Shower Ritual, $140

The ultimate shower ritual has arrived, courtesy of GINGER&ME. This limited edition set includes a rich, indulgent (yet lightweight) shower oil to envelop skin in a delicate layer of hydration, and a GESKE Full Body Brush to stimulate circulation and firm and tone the body. Enhanced with a red-light LED feature, it leaves skin smoother than ever for the ultimate self-care ritual. 

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Zonzo Estate

Zonzo Estate Bellina 'Bellini Di Cristina', $25

A romantic reimagining of Zonzo Estate's Bellini Di Cristina, Bellina is back with a new look and new name. Combining locally-sourced juicy peach nectar and award-winning Zonzo Estate Prosecco, it's ready to be popped and poured - and goes perfectly with a toast of thanks to mum and all that she does.

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Shark FlexStyle Air Styling & Drying System in Malibu Pink, $399.99

The TikTok-famous hair styling tool has been reimagined in Malibu Pink for a limited time, making it the perfect gift for any stylish mum this Mother's Day. The ultimate answer to fast and easy styling, the Shark FlexStyle transforms between a powerful hairdryer and an ultra-versatile multi-styler that can curl, smooth and straighten.

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The Grampians Goods Co.

The Grampians Goods Co. Limited Edition Petal Blanket, $180

Help her cosy up in style with this limited-edition tartan blanket from Grampians Goods Co. With stylish pink and grey accents, it feels just like a mum's warm and comforting hug.

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Tina M Copenhagen

Tina M Copenhagen Ibiza Hat, $145

2024 has been declared the year of the cowboy, so this hat is a way to keep Mum stylish and sun-safe at the same time. Handmade from soft and durable woven Madagascan raffia, a multi-coloured jacquard ribbon adds a bohemian twist.

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Frank Green

Frank Green Limited Edition Ceramic Reusable Bottle in Chocolate/Blushed, $59.95

She's always been your emotional support, so why not gift her an emotional support water bottle that's arguably the most stylish way to stay hydrated. With brand new colourways - like this dreamy chocolate and blush combo - this insulated water bottle is made for life on the move.

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Linen House

Linen House Plush Ocean City Jade Robe, $89.99

Luxuriously soft and cosy, this plush robe in an on-trend shade of wasabi and jade will help mum wind down after a hard day in the office (or at home, or on the go). So comfy, she'll never want to take it off. 

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Garden Street Gin Club

Garden Street Gin Club Mother's Day Spring Bay Gift Box, $110

Filled with thoughtful delights, this luxurious pink gin gift box from Garden Street Gin Club treats mum to the very best. Featuring a stunning pink gin from Spring Bay Distillery infused with Tasmanian raspberries, the box also contains two bottles of Fever-Tree Mediterranean tonic, dried raspberries (for a fruity twist!) and a bar of Benetto Dark Choc and Raspberry chocolate. We may just order one for ourselves, too...

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