It’s tough work honing in on the best gifts for mom (and mother figures of all kinds). They’re perennial overachievers, which can make it tough to nail down the one gift that will suit her varied, yet highly specific, needs. But most moms can be defined by one thing: their impeccable taste. So when shopping for the moms in your life for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, the holidays, or beyond, consider elevated versions of all their favorite essentials—from bottomless bags to cookware to skincare. For all your streamlined (and not totally flustered, last-minute) shopping purposes, this handcrafted, artisanal gift guide focuses on delights big and small, as well as some more practical, perhaps even useful gifts for mom—like gift sets that nod to her cravings and craft preferences, quality of life enhancements in the form of tech gadgets, plus comfy layers that can ease her into the colder weather to come. Now go forth and claim your position as her favorite child with one (or many) of these, the best gifts for mom.
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