Gallery Mother's Day Guide: 10 Fabulous Gifts Mom Will Love
It's All Good: Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great, by Gwyneth Paltrow, $18, barnesandnoble.com
Sophisticate mom: Nothing says supermom like Gwyneth Paltrow's new look-good-feel-great cookbook. Plus, maybe she'll try out some fancy new recipes on you. (Don't worry, your own mom won't deprive you of carbs.)
Three Sisters No. 5 Personalized Gold Necklace, $139 to $154, threesistersjewelrydesign.com
Sentimental mom: Cali-based Three Sisters jewelry makes the most beautiful personalized necklaces. The No. 5 multi-charm pendants (one of my faves) is perf to engrave with meaningful initials and birth dates—a very cool gift for new moms, hint, hint—but there's a slew of options at different price points to shop. Just put in your order by May 1 in time for delivery by Mother's Day.
J.Crew Factory Summerweight Cashmere Cardigan, $108 (from $168), jcrew.com
Practical mom: Yes, sweaters for Mother's Day are a no-brainer, so up your game with luxurious cashmere. This lightweight piece comes in a palette of colors to please your mom's taste; plus, it will come in handy for breezy summer nights.
Minnie & Emma Personalized iPhone and iPad Cases, $59 to $109, minnieandemma.com
Tech-savvy mom: She finally got her iPhone/iPad and is texting up a storm (not to mention friending you on Facebook), so she definitely deserves the cutest protective case ever. Minnie & Emma has loads of styles to personalize for Mom—from solid pastels to funky palm-tree motifs. Fun and functional!
C. Wonder Wide Enamel Initial Bangle, $58, cwonder.com
Trendy mom: Speaking of monograms, C. Wonder's brightly hued enamel cuffs come in every letter of the alphabet. Opt for one in Mom's favorite color with her initial, or buy a letter (and hue) for each of the kids, so she can stack 'em up. Chic and sentimental, all in one.
IIIBeca by Joy Gryson Greenwich Street Tote, $120 (from $178), nordstrom.com
On-the-go mom: She's a busy lady—running around town with work and errands—so she deserves a luxe leather tote to help her look good while taking care of things (and you). This IllBeca by Joy Gryson piped tote is chic and practical—plus über-mom Jessica Alba is into the label.
Diane von Furstenberg Kenley Chain-Print Cashmere Scarf, $250, netaporter.com
Designer-loving mom: Your mother reads all the fashion mags and is your number one shopping partner (hey, no one tells the truth like Mom), so reward her with this elegant Diane von Furstenberg cashmere wrap. Ultimate seal of approval: Stylish mother-of-two DVF loves this chain-link print so much, she made herself an arm sling with the design.
Stephanie Johnson Charleston Jenny Train Case, $70, neimanmarcus.com
Jet-setting mom: She's got her trips all lined up for the year, so Mom needs a stylish (and functional) travel bag to take with her. This adorable ikat-printed raffia case evokes old-Hollywood movies set on the Orient Express, and the compartments and detachable pouch will help her tote all her essentials and belongings. Too bad you can't squeeze in there to go with her.
Victoria's Secret Satin Pajama Set, $70, victoriassecret.com
Hardworking mom: She works hard, so she deserves to relax in elegance. A plush satin printed pajama set will do just the trick. And it's no longer a faux pas to wear the ensemble out of the house—just ask Marc Jacobs.
FTD Happy Heart Ultimate Gift, $180, ftd.com
All moms: Nothing says "I love you, Happy Mother's Day" like a flower delivery. FTD has a range of budgets and tastes covered—you can even upgrade your gift with a piece of pretty sterling-silver jewelry to your delivery. Bonus: All Mother's Day best-sellers are 20 percent off for the holiday too.