Mother’s Day is approaching fast, and the pressure to find a ‘good’ present can be stressful. But instead of gifting unwanted gifts (for the sake of it) that’ll end up in the local charity shop come next year, how about looking for something truly needed in their life? 

Whether you’re celebrating your mum, auntie, grandma, mother-in-law or simply the person who raised you, give them something they can cherish for years to come.

Here’s our guide of 12 long-lasting and high-quality gifts, that are just as thoughtful and extraordinary as they are. 

 

12 thoughtful and long-lasting gifts for Mother's day

 

1. Ferah Handwoven Peshtemal

Treat them to a beautiful, organic cotton peshtemal this Mother’s day. Ethically handwoven by a small team of family artisans, this stylish peshtemal is extremely versatile: perfect as a picnic rug, bed throw, hair wrap, towel, sarong or even a small table cloth. Made from 100% natural Turkish cotton and with a 20 year guarantee, it’s a practical gift that keeps on giving.

2. Minirig 3 Bluetooth Speaker, 100 Hour Battery

Small but mighty, our Minirig portable bluetooth speaker is an ideal gift for the music lover. Made in the UK and encased in anodised aluminium, this durable speaker will provide endless hours of entertainment, with impeccable sound quality and outstanding battery life. 

3. Linen robe

This simple and luxurious dressing gown by Piglet In Bed will make them smile long after Mother’s day. Perfect for relaxing at home, this robe is made from a medium weight French linen, keeping her cool in summer and cosy in winter. Choose from our white or oatmeal colourway.

 

12 thoughtful long-lasting gift ideas for Mother's day

 

4. Halo Mugs, set of 2

Take their tea (or coffee) game to the next level with these beautiful ceramic mugs, by Denby. Combining beauty and function, these stoneware mugs have a stunning speckled glaze, with a 10 year guarantee against chipping: a gift to be used everyday. Everyone loves a special mug.

5. Reclaimed Fire Hose Wash Bag, Medium

Give a gift with a story with this unique washbag, by Elvis and Kresse. Handmade in Kent, this upcycled bag is made from recycled British fire hose, making it tough, waterproof and unique: ideal for travelling or storing makeup.

6. Micro Crew Cushion Hiking Socks, Denim

This pair of versatile denim blue socks aren’t just for hiking. From field to town and everything in between, these beautiful merino wool socks are a life-time guaranteed gift she’ll love for life. You can also save 10% on our set of three hiker socks, if you’re feeling extra generous!

 

long-lasting thoughtful mother's day presents

 

7. Denby Studio Blue Cafetiere

Blending beauty, durability and versatility, this practical cafetiere is the perfect gift for the caffeine lover. Made from high-quality Derbyshire clay, this cafetiere is a beautiful speckled blue colour - a gorgeous kitchen centrepiece they’ll love to show off to guests.

8. Bed Linen Bundle

One for the interior lovers. These beautiful linen bedding sets by Piglet In Bed will make their bed a cosy haven they’ll love to wrap themselves up in. Creating a restful ambience like no other, this bedding gets softer and softer with every wash, improving with age. Choose from a large range of colourways.

9. Solidteknics 18cm Seamless Iron Frying Pan

An investment Mother’s day gift - but one they’ll treasure forever - is our Solidteknics wrought iron frying pan. If your mum enjoys cooking with cast iron but finds it too heavy, this smaller skillet is an ideal present. Made from wrought iron, it’s half the weight of normal cast iron, and covered by a multi-century warranty.

 

best thoughtful mother's day gifts to buy mum

 

10. Small Round Storage Basket

This sturdy storage basket by Artisanne is a beautiful addition to anyone’s home. Made using traditional handwoven methods, this is a high-quality basket that is covered by a 10 year guarantee: a practical gift they can rely on all year round.

11. Organic Cotton and Linen Blue Beasts Shirt

Featuring a unique statement print, this shirt will become a long-lasting wardrobe staple of theirs. Comfy yet elegant, this buy-once shirt is made from a signature blend of organic cotton and linen: a perfect trans-seasonal piece to wear all year round.

12. A Gift For Life Card

Still not sure what gift to get? Our Gift For Life card lets them choose their perfect present from our wide range of high-quality, independently researched products. With no expiry date (ever) it’s the ideal gift of choice!

To shop our full Mother’s Day gift guide, click here.

February 24, 2022 — Jemma Sharman