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Mother’s Day Gifts: Thoughtful Gifts For Every Type Of Mum

By Sammy Preston and Phoebe Youl

With Mother's Day on the horizon, now's the time to start thinking about finding the perfect gift to show Mum (or the mother figure in your life) just how much you appreciate them. However, finding a thoughtful gift capable of expressing this level of gratitude can feel near-impossible, especially if you're working with a tight budget. 

With this in mind, we've rounded up a list of the best gifts under $25, all the way through to big-ticket items (we're talking $100 plus), so you'll be able to spoil mum with a special gift, no matter how small—or significant—your splurge. From statement earrings and sleep-supporting tea to illuminating skincare and cosy knitwear, shop our thoughtfully curated list of Mother's Day gifts below.

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Editor's Picks

Editor's Picks Dyson Airwrap Multi-Styler​ And Dryer

Best Mother's Day Gifts
Image Credit: Dyson Airwrap™ Multi-Styler​ And Dryer | Website

Dyson’s iconic hair styling tool is now available in a limited-edition colourway making it the perfect opportunity to upgrade mums hair routine.

Editor's Picks Nere Stori Vanity Case

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Image Credit: Strand Nere Stori Vanity Case | Website

Perfect for mum's next weekend getaway or big overseas trip, this lightweight travel case features a hard shell and plenty of space. 

Editor's Picks VIBI Velvet Slip-On Ballerina Loafers

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Image Credit: Net-A-Porter VIBI Velvet Slip-On Ballerina Loafers | Website

Inspired by the traditional slippers worn by Gondoliers, this cosy velvet and grosgrain pair will level-up mum's at-home style.

Editor's Picks Oroton Fife Medium Beauty Case

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Image Credit: Oroton Fife Medium Beauty Case | Website

This cleverly designed beauty case opens flat making it ideal for doing your makeup on-the-go.

Editor's Picks CurrentBody Skin Anti-Blemish LED Face Mask

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Image Credit: CurrentBody Skin Anti-Blemish LED Face Mask | Website

This latest LED face mask from CurrentBody combines both red and blue light therapy to target a full spectrum of skin issues.


Mother's Day Gifts Under $25

Mother's Day Gifts Under $25 Koko Black Chocolatier's Selection Praline Gift Box

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Image Credit: Koko Black Chocolatier's Selection Praline Gift Box | Website

Treat mum with the chocolatier's choice, including delicious salted caramel and hazelnutty bites.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $25 Printworks Yatzy

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Image Credit: Kikki.K Printworks Yatzy | Website

This cute set includes five blue dice, matching pencils, and a 50-page scorecard for endless rounds of family fun.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $25 Gracious Minds Purify and Clarify Sheet Mask

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Image Credit: The Iconic Gracious Minds Purify and Clarify Sheet Mask | Website

The natural blend of Willow Bark, Australian Native Eucalyptus and Native Finger Lime will refresh the skin in just 15 minutes.


Mother's Day Gifts Under $50

Mother's Day Gifts Under $50 Glasshouse Fragrances Perfume Pencils

Image Credit: Glasshouse Fragrances | Website

Keep her smelling sweet on the go with these three eau de parfum pencils from Glasshouse.  

Mother's Day Gifts Under $50 Typo The Traveller Metal Tumbler

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Image Credit: Typo The Traveller Metal Tumbler | Website

Keep mum hydrated and her favourite drinks cold (or warm) thanks to this oversized and double walled tumbler.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $50 Seed Monochrome Logo Cap

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Image Credit: Seed Monochrome Logo Cap | Website

This classic cap will slot right into mum's wardrobe, with a sleek silhouette and curved peak.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $50 Maison Balzac The Soap Dish

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Image Credit: Maison Balzac The Soap Dish | Website

Inspired by French antiques, this lightweight soap dish will make a charming addition to any bathroom.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $50 Moss St Fragrances Iris & Oud Ceramic Candle

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Image Credit: The Iconic Moss St Fragrances Iris & Oud Ceramic Candle | Website

A floral combination of rose and jasmine, this beautiful ceramic candle has a burn time of up to 60 hours.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $50 Bespoke Letterpress Heirloom Recipe Book Journal

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Image Credit: The Iconic Bespoke Letterpress Heirloom Recipe Book Journal | Website

Keep track of special family recipes with this heirloom recipe book that features 90 pages for recipes, and charts for easy reference.


Mother's Day Gifts Under $100

Mother's Day Gifts Under $100 July Bow Luggage Tag

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Image Credit: July Bow Luggage Tag | Website

Upgrade mum's travel style with this personalised luggage tag that’s crafted from soft Nappa leather

Mother's Day Gifts Under $100 Emma Lewisham The Evening Ritual Trio

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Image Credit: Emma Lewisham The Evening Ritual Trio | Website

The perfect pre-bedtime gift, these result-driven, at-home skin treatments melt away the day and powerfully rejuvenate your skin while you sleep.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $100 Seed Stripe Terry Robe

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Image Credit: Seed Stripe Terry Robe | Website

Crafted from premium Turkish cotton, this robe is a staple for cosy nights and comfortable mornings.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $100 Tamsin Johnson Spaces for Living

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Image Credit: Booktopia Tamsin Johnson Spaces for Living | Website

This book shares Johnson's design philosophy, ideas, images, and stories, acting as the perfect design reference.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $100 Brie Leon Alma Bag Mini

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Image Credit: The Iconic Brie Leon Alma Bag Mini | Website

Inspired by the shape and form of clams, this bag will brighten up any look and can be worn cross body or carried by hand.

Mother's Day Gifts $100+ Jo Mercer St Tropez Tote Bag

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Image Credit: Jo Mercer St Tropez Tote Bag Natural Tan Multi | Website

Perfect for vacations or walking around the city, this bag features natural raffia with contrasting leather straps for all mums essentials.


Mother's Day Gifts $100+

Mother's Day Gifts $100+ PUMA Palermo Sneakers

Image Credit: PUMA | Website

She'll be the coolest mum on the block rocking these 80's classic sneakers in Vine and Clementine.

Mother's Day Gifts $100+ Hydragun StretchPad Massage Mat

Image Credit: Hydragun StretchPad | Supplied

Give mum the gift of a great massage any time she likes. She'll be obsessed with this heated stretching massager for whole-body tension release.

Mother's Day Gifts $100+ CR X Waverley Australian Made Throw

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Image Credit: Country Road CR X Waverley Australian Made Throw | Website

Made using a blend of alpaca and wool for a soft hand feel, this luxurious throw will add warmth and texture to any space.

Mother's Day Gifts $100+ Lululemon Beyondfeel Women's Running Shoe

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Image Credit: Lululemon Beyondfeel Women's Running Shoe | Website

Designed specifically for women, these running shoes will effortlessly support mums running efforts. 

Mother's Day Gifts $100+ A.EMERY Lewis Knit

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Image Credit: The Undone A.EMERY Lewis Knit | Website

Made from a soft merino wool blend, this neutral jumper features a relaxed, boxy silhouette, complemented by ribbed detailing on the cuffs and hem.

Mother's Day Gifts $100+ Our Place Baker's Bundle

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Image Credit: Our Place Baker's Bundle | Website

This five-piece set has everything you need to grill, cook, and bake all at once and includes a reusable parchment alternative.

Image credit: Our Place Instagram | July Instagram | Maison Balzac Instagram

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