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Mother’s Day always creeps up on us. Before you know it, it’s 24 hours away and you still haven’t purchased a thing. The heady panic sets in and you’ll probably end up dashing to the nearest supermarket to pick up the absolute obvious: the half-price blooms (snooze), a mug (absolute snooze) or those chocolates that say ‘I left it too late’ rather than ‘I love you’ (you’re a terrible child). So for 2017, we’re helping you to step up your game. Think: snazzy and chic but useful. A pair of wireless sports earphones for her daily run, a coffee machine to sate her somewhat out-of-control caffeine habit, or perhaps a sleek charging pad for her consistently dead phone. So, rein in your disorganised ways and nail that Mother’s Day gift this year. After all, she’s put up with a lot over the years – an endless supply of dirty washing, your teenage (read: adult) tantrums and no doubt much, much worse… Thanks Mamma.
‘I’M NOT BOSSY, I AM THE BOSS’ Desk Sign, £25 at B London Boutique
Little Bambi Heart Bottle, £28 at bkr
ScandiKitchen: The Essence of Hygge published by Ryland Peters & Small, £9.99, by Bronte Aurell at Amazon
Denon AH-C160W Wireless Sports Earphones in White, £149 at Denon
The Happiness Planner, £20 each at B London Boutique
Bespoke hand-engraved gold pendant by Rebus, from £265 (including engraving)
Nespresso CitiZ & Milk Coffee Machine by Magimix in Chrome, £219.95 at John Lewis
Copper Rose Cocktail Glass, £18, OH SO CHERISHED at Not On The High Street
Zest Light Therapy Device, £125 at Lumie
Candle Set in Gold, £225 at Coveted London
BOOST↑UP™ Wireless Charging Pad, £59.99 at Belkin
‘The Great Gatsby’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald, £27.95 at The Folio Society
Willow Organic The Classic Collection Gift Set, £60 at Rêve En Vert
‘You light up my life’ Large Candle, £39.95, Damselfly at B London Boutique
Islay Dry Gin, £36.99, The Botanist at Waitrose Cellar
‘FROM YOUR FAVOURITE CHILD’ Square Greeting Card, £2.50, Gemma Correll at Ohh Deer
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