Best Mother’s Day Gifts for 2023 - Give Something Special

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Mother’s Day is fast approaching, so it’s time to find that perfect present to show the moms in your life how much you love them. Shopping for the important women in your life can be a burden, so take a moment to find that special gift that speaks to the type of women she is. Whether she’s your mom, grandma or a friend, Sunday, May 14 is a special day. It is a day where she should be celebrated for all that she’s added to your life. This year, pick something that highlights the type of women that she is and select from this curated selection of gifts, which satisfies a wide range of styles and tastes.

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New to the collection, the DESERI Tote ($695) is arguably one of the most popular items within their newest collection. This head-turning shopper is cool, sleek and spacious, featuring a slip handle and metal feet at the base of the bag. Handmade in Spain, the signature handbag is made of luxurious Vachetta leather and finished with hand-painted edges. With a height of 15 inches and width of 12.5 inches, the bag is perfectly sized and offers the ideal balance between simplicity and practicality. Available in black and brown, the tote offers the versatility and functionality that the roles of a modern woman demand. 

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Made from lightweight voile and printed with vibrant tropical leaves, the Paradised Scottie shirred printed voile jumpsuit ($475) is a definite fashion statement. Evoking a colorful nature scene with orange, red and green oversized leaves, the jumpsuit fits true to size and is designed to be loose at the bust and waist with straight-leg pants, this colorful jumpsuit will allow mom to turn heads wherever she goes. Featuring abutton-down shirt-style bodice, complete with a pointed collar and shirred waistband, the straight legs hit just above the ankles, allowing mom to show off her favoritesandals or heels.

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The new Versace, VE4437U ($340)frames are great for moms who admire timeless luxury. Presenting a bold and distinctive style, these sunglasses evoke glamour and confidence even for busy moms on the go. The sunglasses measure at 132mm, ideal for a wide fit, and feature a black frame color and polar grey lens color (the lenses are polarized and are available for prescription), accentuated by a gold Versace logo on the sides. Perfect for the transition into sunnier weather, these Versace sunglasses are elegant and allow mom to display her confidence front and center for all to see.

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New for Spring 2023, the Samuel Hubbard Tailored Traveler - Classic Penny Loafer ($265) is the latest addition to the Hubbard collection. The Tailored Traveler comes in four colors (navy suede, light grey suede, lotus suede and periwinkle suede) and runs large by about ½ size. The slip-on penny loafer is handcrafted from the world’s finest leathers and a soft, moisture-absorbing leather lining. Featuring the Hubbard Comfort System, the loafers have their EVA sole with excellent abrasion resistance, flexibility and good shock absorption. Their most luxurious loafer keeps your feet comfortable with the triple-density removal insole, but still looking stylish with its soft, premium dyed-through leathers. 

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Brooklyn-based Heads Of State Hat Co. is a modern, women-owned, made-to-order hat company that presents an online customization platform that allows customers to tailor-fit their custom hats. With prices starting at $229 (they increase with each customization), the company offers four styles –Teardrop, Classic, Boater, and Bolero – from where mom can then choose customized design elements including color, brim length, trim details, monogramming and more. All their hats are made cruelty-free and are handmade in their NYC studio, where they work with family-owned wool manufacturers and local artisans to make each hat to order. Heads Of State Hat Co. has also just opened its first store in Brooklyn, delivering an elevated retail experience, and making it one of the only tailor-made hat concepts in NYC.  

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Forged from a single piece of imported premium quality, high-carbon German steel, each piece in the Dalstrong Gladiator Series 18-piece Knife Block Set ($349) is a must-have for home chefs. Each knife has an ultra-sharp edge ensuring mom will haveultra-thin slicing and dicing with minimal effort for whatever she is whipping up in the kitchen. From their 8” chef’s knife to the 7” Nakiri knife and 7” Santoku knife, each knife is hand sharpened 16-18 degrees per side.Every knife your kitchen needs is set in a handcrafted Acacia wood block, guaranteeing safe, compact, and space-saving storage. The set is available in black, red, or whiteergonomic and ambidextrous premium ABS handles. 

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Stegmann’s Women's 'Maria' Mule in Cork Basket Weave ($140) shoes feature a luxurious cushioned soft suede footbed with arch support and anatomical contouring. The ultra-breathable basket weave cork is sourced from Portugal where it is sustainably grown and harvested from the bark of the cork oak. These slip-ons fit like a traditional women's dress shoe and are especially unique because the materials are 100% vegan. The latex midsoles absorb shock to relieve or prevent foot and joint pain commonly associated with flat, unsupportive sandal designs and feature a generous wide toe box and removable canvas lined arch support insole. Great with a summer dress or your favorite jeans, the Women's 'Maria' Mule in Cork Basket Weave are supportive, stylish and eco-friendly.

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Throw this gorgeous wool-blend Saturday Poncho ($149.99) – available in three colors: garnet, metro and portobello – over whatever you have on and you instantly upgrade your look. The softness, warmth, and durability of this poncho won’t be in question as Stormy Kromer’s products are made to last. The Saturday Poncho is cut and sewn here in the USA and made of a 20 oz. 50/40/10 wool/polyester/recycled polymer blend, providing an extra layer of warmth when unexpected weather strikes. Its inseam patch pockets and hood help keep you snug, while the generous cut makes it easy to move through your day.

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Margo Paige’s Mock Neck Dress ($98) is lightweight, durable and sweat wicking, idyllic for moms during the Spring and Summer seasons. Available in sizes XS to XXL in black and olive, the Margo Paige's mock neck dress takes on athleisure that is turned into an elevated everyday basic. Made with recycled, eco-friendly materials (91% recycled polyester and 9% spandex) the dress upgrades your favorite t-shirt dress and can be worn dressed up or dressed down. Mom can pair with her comfortable sneakers or sandals for a day or her favorite boots for a more elegant yet relaxed look.

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Sanuk’s Cozy Vibe Low SM Shearling slippers ($90) are just that, cozy and comfortable and feature a collapsible leather heel, providing an easy on and off for mom. Featuring earth-conscious elements like responsible leather and recycled materials, the slippers feature a faux shearling upper that look just like the real thing. Great for wearing around the house and comfortable enough for walking around paired with a relaxed jeans or sweats, these slippers are made of a wool and Tencel blend and footbed lining with recycled polyester backing.

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The Grassl Versatile Wine Glass (set of six $240) is just that, a quality versatile set perfect for any dinner party. Light, thin and elegant, but without being too fragile, these mouth-blown wine glasses are made of premium lead-free crystal. The versatile design is great for many types of wine, including reds, whites and rosés and has a420ml volume capacity. Dishwasher safe and lead-free, five artisans are needed to produce a single stemmed glass during the hot-shaping phase. This is then followed by a slow-cooling process with an additional five steps for finalization before the glass is ready. 

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Handpicked farm-fresh from India, VAHDAM India’s Kitchen Essentials Spice Box ($79.99) packs intense flavor and bringsauthentic and delicious Indian spices to mom’s dishes. The newly launched spice series comes from the award-winning, home-grown and sustainable global wellness brand presenting spices which have zero adulterants, pesticides, color, or toxins. Great for any mom who loves to cook, The Kitchen Essentials Spice Box has the core spices anyone needs to start cooking including turmeric powder, black pepper powder, clove whole, cinnamon powder, ginger powder, cumin powder, onion powder, garlic powder, and Himalayan pink salt. The single origin spices from India are sealed in non-transparent tin caddies at the source to ensure long-lasting freshness and purity.

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The Vining Flowers Tablecloth ($175) is not your average dining room linen, as this beautiful tablecloth is hand-embroidered in India. Across this hand-embroidered cotton tablecloth the vining flowers and leaves in warm colors provide an elegant and graceful design to adorn any dining room table. Not only will mother’s feel great about the look of the tablecloth, but they will also revel in the fact that Ten Thousand Villages provides consumers an ethical way to shop as all their handcrafted wares are from maker to market. They ensure makers make a fair wage and invest in partnerships that empower women and their communities.

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Made of 100% recycled textiles, Helly Hansen Women’s T2 Raincoat ($200) is a light, soft and waterproof raincoat available in canyon, khaki or navy. The Women’s T2 Raincoat is not your average baggy raincoat as this rain jacket has a stylish silhouette while being fully waterproof/breathable and windproof. It’s Helly Tech® Protection two-layer fabric system keeps mom safe and dry and its polyester interior lining is soft for her comfort. Designed to pair with any outfit, from dresses to denim, mom can customize the fit using the drawcords at the waist and hem.

Jarone Ashkenazi

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