10 Luxury Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018

It is not easy to find the perfect gift, especially for Mother’s Day. The beginning of the spring season is usually a busy time for everyone, and most would be hard pressed to say that the yearly celebration is top of mind. Also, the fact that Mother’s Day doesn’t have a fixed date (its always on the second Sunday in May, FYI) makes preparing for it less likely. Enter the requisite, easy-to-get bouquets of roses or cute Hallmark card—which are nice enough, but who really remembers nice enough.

Mother’s Day warrants something spectacular, something that shows careful deliberation and, for many, something that comes with a hefty price tag. Matriarchs of a household, according to certain tropes, place their family’s needs above their own, so honoring all they do throughout the year should be taken seriously. And though the idea of the sacrificial mother has slowly dissipated in this era of women’s empowerment, celebrating them shouldn’t.

Therefore, even if your schedule is jam-packed, there should be no excuses to not get the moms in your life the gift she deserves. And to make things easier, here is a luxury guide with an assortment items that she will surely treasure for years to come.

Omega

Time, as they say, is the truest measure of all things. Exemplifying this credo is Omega’s classic Trésor watch.

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It is not easy to find the perfect gift, especially for Mother’s Day. The beginning of the spring season is usually a busy time for everyone, and most would be hard pressed to say that the yearly celebration is top of mind. Also, the fact that Mother’s Day doesn’t have a fixed date (its always on the second Sunday in May, FYI) makes preparing for it less likely. Enter the requisite, easy-to-get bouquets of roses or cute Hallmark card—which are nice enough, but who really remembers nice enough.

Mother’s Day warrants something spectacular, something that shows careful deliberation and, for many, something that comes with a hefty price tag. Matriarchs of a household, according to certain tropes, place their family’s needs above their own, so honoring all they do throughout the year should be taken seriously. And though the idea of the sacrificial mother has slowly dissipated in this era of women’s empowerment, celebrating them shouldn’t.

Therefore, even if your schedule is jam-packed, there should be no excuses to not get the moms in your life the gift she deserves. And to make things easier, here is a luxury guide with an assortment items that she will surely treasure for years to come.

Omega

Time, as they say, is the truest measure of all things. Exemplifying this credo is Omega’s classic Trésor watch.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018Omega

Omega DeVille Trésor Quartz 36 MM, $4,500, Omega.com.

Hermès

Unleash her inner fierce feline and pounce on this print of sleeping jaguar from Hermès, the standard bearer of luxury scarves.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018Hermès

Hermès Jaguar Quetzal Scarf 90, $395, Hermes.com.

Smythson

We live in an age when light-emitting screens are everywhere. To give her eyeballs a rest and to encourage reverie, go old-school and get her this nifty notebook from Smythson.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018Smythson

Smythson Tropical Soho Notebook, $255, Smythson.com.

Van Cleef & Arpels

Flowers are a good—nay, acceptable—gift. But ones done by Van Cleef & Arpels in diamonds and 18K are infinitely better.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018Van Cleef & Arpels

Maharam

This pillow from Maharam gives a whole new meaning to prairie home companion.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018Maharam

Maharam Bavaria Pillow by Studio Job, $225, Maharam.com.

Rianna + Nina

The selection from Rianna + Nina kicks up the idea of what makes exceptional kimonos. The brand’s of vibrant colors and prints will surely please.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018Rianna + Nina

Rianna + Nina Claudia Belted Kimono, $845, Modaoperandi.com.

Lalaounis

Show that your bond is tighter than ever with this gold knot bracelet from Lalaounis.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018Lalaounis

The Vampire’s Wife

The name may be kitschy, but the offerings from this new British ready-to-wear label are anything but. It also just recently launched a line of handbags, which have already caught the attention of fashionistas across the globe.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018The Vampire’s Wife

The Vampire’s Wife Ruffled-Trimmed Woven Clutch, $520, Matchesfashion.com.

Sarah & Sebastian

Show your loved one that you can hatch a great gift by getting her these earrings from this new Australian-based brand.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018Sarah & Sebastian

Sarah & Sebastian Scribble Egg Earrings, $590, Sarahandsebastian.com.

Lafco

Convey that your love burns bright with this candle by Lafco.

10 Luxury Gifts Ideas for Mother’s Day 2018

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