Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Make Mother's Day shopping a breeze with our picks for the best in sophisticated scents, magnificent jewels, sumptuous handbags, posh spring fashions, and more. 

Looking for a way to pamper mom this spring? For the woman whose radiant smile is never without its ornamentation, there's a range of new, seasonal lipsticks from which to choose; for the matriarch who rules the roost, a wristwatch as chic as it is performance-driven; or for the savvy auteur whose impecable taste is all her own, a brand-new it bag she can customize to perfection. Below, browse our curated selections of the very best in makeup, jewelry, fashion, accessories, and more—fit for the mother you love. 


Eugenie Niarchos’ Edgy New Jewelry Collection
The peripatetic designer and granddaughter of Stavros Niarchos creates uptown jewelry with an edge. See the article »

Bling Bang Theory
The fine-jewelry universe is exploding with graphic lines and stellar shine guaranteed to make an impact. See the slideshow »

The Cooler Jeweler
“My goal is to imagine what the jewels of tomorrow will be,” says Gaia Repossi, who assumed the role of creative director at her family’s almost 100-year-old jewelry house at the age of 21. See the article »

Royal Rocks
This high-jewelry collection from Cartier draws inspiration from a collection of rare and regal stones. See the article »

Jet-Set Jewelry
High-octane trinkets from the golden era of beau-monde travel are arriving at a store near you. See the article »

Women’s Timepieces from Top Watch Brands
Over the decades, the wristwatch for women has evolved from a design object to a jewelry object and, of late, to an artistic, mechanical blend of both. Here, some serious timepieces for the discerning female connoisseur. See the slideshow »


Plenty of Perfume: High-End Scent Collections
Perfume is the new cosmetic line, and companies are being very...well, expansive, releasing five, six, even seven at a time. Here, some of our favorites. See the article »

10 New Lipsticks We Love
A quintessentially feminine gesture or vixen war paint—in lipstick these days, anything goes. Our picks for spring 2015. See the slideshow »

Lighten Up: La Mer Illuminating Eye Gel
La Mer’s first illuminator will open your eyes in a whole new way. See the article »

Relief for Stiletto-Strained Feet
Created by a Manhattan podiatrist, Stiletto Rx is a fast-acting spray for those suffering from foot pain, especially the discomfort caused by hours spent balancing in heels. See the article »

Time in a Bottle: A New Way to Reverse Aging
Don’t expect instant gratification from Sepai, a Barcelona-based high-tech skin-care line that is fast developing a cult following in Europe and Asia. See the article »

Good Night Face
Five antipollutant skin creams that work while you sleep, using everything from honey and black tea to hydra therapy and caviar to smooth and revitalize your skin. See the slideshow »

All About the Base Coat
A multitasking nude nail polish from Deborah Lippmann. See the article »


Design Your Own It Bag with 1Atelier
A new company's customizable satchels, totes, clutches, and more offer bespoke luxury for the internet age. See the article »

Sweet Carolina: Spring Fashion from Carolina Herrera
A capsule collection for 2015 based on playful heritage prints from the House of Herrera strikes a perfectly dulcet note for spring fashion. See the article »

Simple, Modern, Classic: The Basics Redesigned for Spring 2015
This season might be the time to rethink those basic elements of style as designers refresh the classics with wit and elegance. See the slideshow »

Iconic Handbag "Miss Viv" Goes Global
In collaboration with fashion icon Ines de La Fressange, Roger Vivier launches a new collection of Miss Viv bags inspired by her travels around the globe. See the slideshow »

Perfect Pairing
British shoemaker Malone Souliers brings traditional men's made-to-measure shoemaking techniques to women's footwear. See the article »

The Next Generation of Branded Bags
The next generation of branded bags (from Dior, Versace, Louis Vuitton and more) is upon us. See the article »

Image Credit: © Venyx World, © Holly Wales, Courtesy Roger Vivier