Still stumped about what to get Mom? We’ve rounded up five stellar gift ideas, from five shops right around town—including one must-visit salon. These are slightly outside the box, totally thoughtful, and they won’t break the bank. (Nice handwritten card not included.)
5 Awesome Gifts for Mother's Day
A Day at the Salon
Laurentius Salon (815 Christian Street) is offering a sweet Mother’s Day package: a haircut, eyebrow shaping, manicure and signature Balinese pedicure for $175. Even better? If you purchase this package for Mom, you can join her for 50 percent off, making this a mother-daughter day of pampering for $262.50. Call 215-238-0764 or visit them online.
A Cool Bracelet
These Object & Totem Bauhaus ceramic bangles are lightweight, handmade and cool without being overly trendy or fussy. Plus, at $80, they’re better than cheap plastic pieces but won’t break the bank like fine jewelry will. Find ‘em at Vagabond, 37 North 3rd Street.
A Tote (That Isn’t by Vera Bradley)
Give her a tote that’s roomy enough to hold everything, but still super-sleek. We love this embossed leather Eddie bag, especially in mint green. (It also comes in orange and chartreuse.) 4285 at Menagerie, 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne.
An Adorable Swimsuit
Save mom from veering into swim-skirt territory with this cute maillot. Editor and Mom-approved (look at the gorgeous mom wearing it in the comments!. $148 at Anthropologie, multiple locations.
Candles…But Really Nice Ones
We’re partial to this Earl Grey-scented candle. Just as soothing as a hot cup of tea. $18 at Omoi Zakka Shop, 1608 Pine Street.