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Treat your mom to these thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts

Alexis Honce and Amber MacArthur share fashion-forward and innovative gift ideas.
May 3, 2022 2:31 p.m. EST
May 3, 2022 2:31 p.m. EST

One thing we know for sure: moms deserve the world. And while it can be difficult to show your full appreciation each and every day, Mother’s Day is an annual opportunity to make up for it and prove how much you care. And what better way to do that than with an awesome gift? Style expert Alexis Honce and tech expert Amber MacArthur teamed up to share a variety of gifts that mothers of all kinds will love, from tech must-haves to fashion essentials. Shop the list below to find the perfect gift so you can focus on showering the mom in your life with love this Mother’s Day.

Clutch Croc in Metallic

It’s a fact: metallics match with everything. This clutch will become the star of every going-out outfit. Treat your mom with one of the season’s hottest accessories from the female-founded Canadian company, Ai.

SHOP: Clutch Croc Metallic Silver; $155 at Ai | Clutch Croc Metallic Gold; $155 at Ai

MAMA Necklace

This is a great heartwarming gift any mom in your life will love. The Melanie Auld MAMA necklace is a symbol of unconditional love and appreciation. You can style it on its own or stack it with some of your favourite chains.

SHOP: MAMA Necklace in Gold Vermeil; $100 at Melanie Auld | MAMA Necklace in 14K Solid Gold; $395 at Melanie Auld

Ketch Shoes

Based in Vancouver, BC, Ketch is a Canadian direct-to-consumer shoe retailer that provides exclusive access to a carefully curated selection of well-loved brands that combine comfort and style. Some of our favourite selections include the Relax Slipper II, the Tide Triple Strap Slide Sandal, Unika Heeled Sandals, and the Vesta Flatform Lug Sandal. We love the bright and fresh colour options, plus each shoe is crafted with soft cushioned fabrics.

SHOP: Relax Slipper II Vionic in Tropical Papaya; $79.95 at Ketch Shoes | Tide Triple Strap Slide Sandals in Sunset; $114.95 at Ketch Shoes | Unika Heeled Sandal in Yellow; $179.95 at Ketch Shoes | Vesta Flatform Lug Sandal in Pale Lime; $169.95 at Ketch Shoes

Numi Clothing Pieces

Numi makes high-performance clothes that solve life’s little pain points. We love the Signature Essential Undershirt because it’s designed to prevent sweat stains and keep clothes clean longer. Each undershirt features a high-performance gusset that wicks and absorbs moisture. We also recommend the Sustainable Silk Blouse for its stain-repellent design, plus it’s machine washable.

SHOP: The Signature Essential Undershirt; $65 at Numi | The Rosie Blouse; $180 at Numi

F. Dick Pink Spirit Santoku Knife

This is a great gift that supports a great cause. This Pink Spirit Santoku Knife is lightweight and designed for precision cuts when slicing fruits, chopping veggies or when working with all types of proteins. Plus, the dimples on both sides create air pockets to help food slide easily off the blade. With every purchase, $15 will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of women’s cancer research.

SHOP: F. Dick Pink Spirit Santoku Knife; $162 at CookUP

Ninja Foodi Smart XL Pro Grill & Griddle

This grill and griddle product can sear, sizzle, and air fry with an extra-large family-sized capacity. You get direct, edge-to-edge heat for perfect char-grilled results from the comfort of your kitchen.

SHOP: Ninja Foodi Smart XL Pro Grill & Griddle; $399.99 at Ninja Kitchen

Shark HyperAIR Hair Dryer

Give the gift of great hair with the HyperAIR Hair dryer with IQ 2-in-1. This dryer can dry and style your hair in fewer steps, whether you have wavy, straight or curly hair. The technology combines high-velocity heated air and ionized air for ultra-fast drying with no heat damage done to your hair.

SHOP: Shark HyperAIR Hair Dryer; $229.99 at Shark

Joico Defy Damage Anniversary Kit

This game-changing home care system protects colour and promotes hair health to help defy fading and damage. This set features shampoo, conditioner, invincible bond protective spray, a protective shield and a luxe microfiber hair wrap. The Defy Damage collection works to help provide up to 80% less breakage.

SHOP: Joico Defy Damage Anniversary Kit; 4107.96 at Joico

Phillips Sonicare Power Flosser 3000

Flossing is necessary, but it’s often a neglected part of our daily routines. For the wellness-minded mom in your life, this power flosser is the perfect gift to help build and maintain healthy flossing routines. It features quad stream technology to cover more areas of the tooth and requires less technique than a single stream flosser for faster and more effective flossing.

SHOP: Phillips Sonicare Power Flosser 3000; $129 at Phillips

Phillips Epilator S8000

Hair removal can be a struggle, but Phillips Beauty has you covered. This powerful and effective hair removal product is equipped with fast rotating ceramic discs that firmly grip and gently extract hairs even four times shorter than the required wax length, so there’s no need to wait as long for the regrowth. It also comes with a set of handy grooming essentials including a bikini trimmer, pedicure foot file, shaving head and a variety of trimming combs and epilating caps, making it the ultimate all-in-one tool.

SHOP: Phillips Epilator S8000; $99.99 at Phillips

Hamilton Beach Premium Dough & Bread Maker

Make bread from scratch with your mom this Mother’s Day. Skip the kneading, all your need to do is add ingredients, select the cycle and press start. With 14 programmed settings for a variety of bread and doughs, you can treat mom to everything from gluten-free loaves to sweet, gooey cinnamon raisin buns.

SHOP: Hamilton Beach Premium Dough & Bread Maker; $124.98 at Walmart

Vanilla Pre-paid Visa Card

Who doesn’t love the gift of choice? These Visa pre-paid cards are great for even the most difficult mom to shop for and they can be used everywhere both in-store and online.

SHOP: Vanilla Pre-paid Visa Card; $100 at Visa

Longos Gift Card

If mom’s a foodie, she will appreciate you covering her groceries for the week! Give her a Longos gift card to keep her pantry well-stocked this Mother’s Day.

SHOP: Gift Card; $100 at Longos

Callia Admired Bouquet in Deluxe Size

Send your mom fresh, fragrant and long-lasting Callia bouquets this Mother’s Day. They arrive tightly closed and last for many weeks. The deluxe size combines hot pink roses with lovely, fragrant Oriental lilies and jewel-toned carnations to bring you the most admirable arrangement we could imagine. Plus, fresh eucalyptus, variegated pittosporum and soft Limonium bring texture and fragrance to the bouquet.

SHOP: Callia Admired Bouquet in Deluxe Size; $79 at Callia

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