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Gifts they’ll love: Mother’s Day 2021

20 April 2021

8 May 2021 is a special celebration of the maternal influences in our lives. Whether you want to honour your mum, grandma or mother figure in your life, there’s something for every matriarch in our hand-selected gift guide.

WORDS BY Hemma Vara

Kate Spade New York Eau de Parfum

If she’s longing to travel to a cosmopolitan city once the borders open, bring the charm of New York City to your mum with Kate Spade New York Eau de Parfum. 

Featuring floral and fruity hints of strawberries and rose essence and wood notes of ambrox and cashmeran, she’ll be captivated by this joyful scent in no time. 

Available in 80ml, RRP $128, and 100ml, RRP $163, at in-store and online at Life Pharmacy

Saben Goldie Crossbody

A nostalgic crossbody constructed out of soft hand-woven leather, Goldie is the perfect companion for dinners, day trips and a night out with friends.

With multiple compartments and pockets, there’s room for all the essentials.

Paired with a slouchy wool coat and her favourite pair of sneakers, your mum will love having the Goldie by her side.

Shop Goldie now at saben.co.nz. RRP $479. 

Allbirds Women's Wool Lounger Fluffs

Feeling is believing when it comes to these astonishingly soft and cozy ZQ merino Wool Lounger Fluffs. 

Designed to slip on and go, not only will these shoes have your mum feeling like she’s walking on a cloud, she’ll love that they conform to her movements and provide breathable warmth for the cooler days. 

Shop these carbon-neutral shoes in-store or at allbirds.co.nz. RRP $170. 

Tom Ford New Black Orchid Parfum

If she loves the iconic Tom Ford Black Orchid, she’ll appreciate this aromatic take on the original, the new Black Orchid Parfum.

An alluring potion of hypnotic black orchid, narcotic ylang-ylang and luscious plum, this one’s an unforgettable gift, making it perfect for the mum that’s hard to buy for.

The New Black Orchid Parfum is available in all-gold 50ml and 100ml flacons, as well as a limited-edition luxury 10ml travel spray.

Caci gift voucher

Who wouldn’t love to visit the ultimate beauty destination for a spot of pampering? 

Treat your mother to a Caci gift voucher if she’d appreciate a choice, whether it’s indulging in a facial treatment or embarking on a skin journey. 

There are over 55 clinics to choose from nationwide, so every mum can enjoy this gift!

Find out more at caci.co.nz

Chanel Coco Mademoiselle L'Eau & Le Gel

Light, fresh, and limited edition, this gorgeous duo is for the mum who is always on the go. 

Forming part of the Coco Mademoiselle Collection Été, the Le Gel is a fresh shower gel for the hair and body, delicately scented with the notes of Coco Mademoiselle. The L’Eau is a fresh body mist with moisturising properties, bringing a wave of softness and comfort. 

Coco Mademoiselle L’Eau & Le Gel, 100ML RRP $161 and $87 respectively.

Dom Pérignon Champagne Vintage 2010

There’s an intriguing story behind the Dom Pérignon Champagne Vintage 2010, declared by the champagne house as a vintage “saved from the waters”.

Unexpected rain for two days triggered a race against the clock, leading to a drastic, early harvest, making it all the more a fruit of intuition and mystery.

This lustrous and flavourful drop is for occasions where only the best will do, and that certainly includes celebrating motherhood.

Purchase the Dom Pérignon Champagne Vintage 2010 from Glengarry

Clinique Power Lashes Set

If she likes to make an appearance, she’ll enjoy the artistry of the Clinique Power Lashes set to brighten and define her beautiful eyes.

Start with the Moisture Surge Eye 96-Hour Hydro-Filler Concentrate, an ultralight gel that hydrates with Vitamins C + E and aloe butter. Then, use the Quickliner For Eyes Intense, a rich chocolate colour that glides on effortlessly. Finish the look with Lash Power Mascara for 24-hours of pretty without smudging or irritation.

Louis Vuitton Twist Wallet in Epi Leather

The Twist wallet in Epi leather appeals for both aesthetic and functionality for the stylish and practical mother.

It’s the perfect size for ample storage and features the signature LV Twist lock. The Galet Grey colourway is also a versatile hue, complementary to endless combinations of outfits.

Make her smile this mother’s day by visiting louisvuitton.com.

Narciso Eau de Parfum Ambrée Gift Set

An expression of the mysterious alchemy of attraction, exotic tiaré flower and ylang-ylang from Madagascar add luminous and captivating floral notes, with sleek, smooth cedar reflecting the signature scent of the Narcisco range.

Treat the mother-figure in your life to not only the Narcisco Eau de Parfum Ambrée but also the indulgent gift set, which includes a 30ml Eau de Parfum, 50ml body lotion, and stylish shopping bag.

Walker & Hall Mini Reflections Pendant

As our wise mothers know, our experiences etch themselves in our being as we go through life. For the Walker & Hall Reflections Collection, each delicate facet of precious metal represents an experience gained, wisdom earned, and growth achieved. 

Celebrate your mother’s unique journey, personality and experiences with her very own 9ct yellow gold Mini Reflections Pendant. Knowing its significance, wearing it will be so special. 

Available in-store and online at Walker & Hall, RRP $390. 

Jo Malone London English Pear & Freesia Candle + Wood Sage & Sea Salt Diffuser

The best presents are the unexpected ones, so surprise her with the gift of Jo Malone London this Mother’s Day. 

We recommend pairing the uplifting English Pear & Freesia Candle with the Wood Sage & Sea Salt Diffuser for an unexpectedly perfect combination of fresh and woody tones. 

Available at Jo Malone London Britomart Boutique, Smith & Caughey’s Queen Street & online, selected Farmers stores & online, David Jones Newmarket, and Ballantynes instore & online.

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