Well ladies, now that May is underway, it means that it’s time to start thinking about the most important women in our lives. And while the only thing our mothers want is to spend time with us, sometimes a little gift can really go a long way. Whether your mom’s a fashionista or a woman who loves to relax, we’ve got a gift idea that’s perfect for her. What’s even better is that each item is local and designed by a Canadian. Now, what mom wouldn’t love that!
For The Coffee Drinker
What’s sweeter than enjoying your favourite warm beverage from a millennial pink Mama bear mug? Nothing, absolutely nothing! For the coffee drinking’ moms, this is a no-brainer.
For The Tech-Savvy Mom
Designed by Toronto-based lifestyle blogger Stephanie Sterjovski in partnership with FACE by Phantom Glass, this adorable Bonjour phone case is perfect for the tech-savvy moms out there!
For The Stylish Mom
If your mother is known for her chic and timeless style, we recommend surprising her with a pair of these beautiful aquamarine gemstone earrings from Vancouver-based jewelry designer Leah Alexandra. They’re perfect mix of chic and elegant.
For The Mom Who Loves To Relax
Help your mom unwind by surprising her with an aromatic candle that’s inspired by her favourite city. Vancouver Candle Co. has designed to series of handmade candles that are inspired by sights and smells of Canada’s most vibrant neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Toronto.
For The Mom On The Go
Designed by Toronto-based handbag designer Amy Malcolm, this stunning blue purse is an absolute vision and the perfect gift for mom. If the colour of this bag wasn’t amazing enough, the bag also features a roomy interior and comes equipped with a detachable cross body strap that allows the bag to worn as a messenger or as a shoulder bag.
For The Fashion-Forward Mom
Canadian designer Aurora James launched her footwear brand, Brother Vellies in 2013 and is committed to sustainably producing all her footwear. This year, surprise your mom with a pair of chic slides, and if you’re lucky, she might just let you borrow them!
For The Mom Who Loves Her Beauty Sleep
What mom doesn’t enjoy a beauty sleep? These elegant masks will have your mom drifting off to dream land instantly.
For The Mom Who’s Never Late
A stunning rose gold timepiece is always a good idea in our books. This season we can’t get enough of this Piperwest number. It’s delicate and dainty, while still making a statement.
For The Mom Who Enjoys Fresh Blooms
There’s no better way to bring a smile to your mother’s face than to surprise her with fresh flowers, especially if they’re from Vancouver’s very own Landeau. These gorgeous bouquets will be ddelivered directly to your doorstep in Parisian-inspired boxes that double as vases.
Inspirational image courtesy of Pinterest
1. Mama Bear Mug, $11.25, available at Indigo
2. FACE x SS Print Shop – Bonjour, $45, available at Face By Phantom Glass
3. Anni Aquamarine Studs, $175, available at Leah Alexandra
4. Rosedale Candle, $38, available at Vancouver Candle Co.
5. Pebbled Leather Handbag OPELLE Baby Ballet Bag in Washed Blue, $532.37, available at Opelle Creative
6. Whiskey Woven Slide, $515, available at Brother Vellies
7. Satin Sleep Mask ‘Clara’ Vintage Style Boudoir Blindfold Eye Pillow, $31.23, available on Etsy
8. Piperwest Classic Minimalist in Rose Gold/Blush, $169, available at Piperwest
9. Fleur-de-lis roses, $169, available at Give Landeau
By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmith
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