The best Mother’s Day gifts from local indies
Forgo the tulips this year for something a bit more chic, from fancy fizz to chichi accessories here's a curated selection from cool Surrey businesses.
This vintage-style vase is a little bit special and fabulously affordable at £7.99. They’re made from recycled glass – and would gorgeous with an elegant single stem. They’re from Two Ducks in St John’s Woking.
All dressed up
Forget fresh flowers – this boho floral dress, with floaty sleeves, will last much longer and add a splash of colour to her spring wardrobe (plus you might even be able to borrow it). Find it just at Guilford-based boutique The Gate.
Over the rainbow
Inspired by all those lockdown rainbows appearing windows up and down the street? We’re loving this print from Surrey-based designer Hannah Baker of Snugglebunch – a cool gift for her wall, with added feel-good factor.
£13 (print only)
When in doubt, buy her a a stylish clutch bag! This one from Surrey-based designer Tatum Diamond is handcrafted from vegetable-tanned leather, and 2% of sales go to marine conservation charities.
Booze is always a winner! Spoil her with some bubbly love in the form of this award-winning sparkling wine from Surrey producers Albury Organic Vineyard. It comes presented in this wooden gift box with two Champagne flutes.
To infinity and back
Love Mum to the moon and back? Then these infinity earrings from Hampton Court-based jewellery designer Joulberry should do nicely. They’re in sterling silver and come packaged in a beautiful branded box.
Time for a cuppa
If you can’t meet up with Mum for a natter over a cup of tea in person then this lovely letterbox gift is the next best thing. The personalised tin comes in two size and includes a selection of tea and biscuits – perfect for an afternoon break. It’s from Surrey based business Proper Goose.
What better gift for a cooped-up Mum than a bottle of relaxing bath foam made from lavender grown right in in the Surrey Hills? Just the ticket for some well-earned pampering time. It’s from Naturally Thinking in Carshalton.
Bags of love
What better way to celebrate the end of lockdown hibernation than with a fabulous new bag to show off? This cute sunshine yellow bag from Courtyard boutique in Guildford should do nicely.
You can’t take Mum to a spa – so send a little bit of indulgence to Mum. This pack of three heated eye masks will have her floating away in seconds – and sleeping like a baby. They’re from small family run firm Bullabaloo.
If you’re after something a bit more special to let Mum know just how much you lover her, these simple and stylish pendants from jewellery designers, Simon Pure, are right on. Available in rose gold, yellow gold and silver, they’re part of the popular Lilly collection – and perfect for both everyday and special occasion wear.
Let the fun be gin
If your Mum is a G&T woman, she’ll be happy with this True English London Dry Gin from Haymans. Just add tonic and a slice of lemon or lime for a classic tipple. Get it from The Grape Variety in Chipstead.
A three-in-one luxury designer handbag to take you from day to night – find me woman who wouldn’t love to open this on Mother’s Day! It’s stylish, practical, and made from Peta-approved vegan leather. Each one comes with a reversible maxi tote, a crossbody bag and a clutch which can be used as an evening bag or a purse and is by Surrey-based designer Giovanna Sessi-Knott.