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Mother’s Day gifts we might have to buy ourselves

We’d be delighted with a bunch of daffodils and a home-made card, but if you absolutely insist, here is an edited list of other gorgeous trinkets we’d love to find on the breakfast table this Mothering Sunday…

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JUNIOR EDIT: Our Best Ever Mother’s Day Gifts Ideas for Sunday 27th March 2022

1. Dua Lipa and Holly Willoughby’s favourite necklace don’t you know? BUY HERE>>Diamond & Malachite Chunky Star Necklace, from £385, Kirstie Le Marque


2. Miller Harris’ latest fragrance blends rose, peony, tangerine and rich davana with a dash of sugar to capture the feeling of a confectioner’s window. We’re sold. BUY HERE >> Scherzo Eau de Parfum, from £150, Miller Harris

DID YOU KNOW: Launched in 2018, Scherzo is inspired by a passage of text in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night. And, given as a brief to perfumer Mathieu Nardin to create the fragrance. The resulting perfume has gone onto become an instant classic and bestseller.

3. Who wouldn’t smile for a Tom Ford Lipstick in this opulent shade of red? BUY HERE >> Tom Ford Beauty in Ruby Rush, £44, John Lewis & Partners

4. Turn back the hands of time or sleepless nights with this new potion (a water-light toner infused with nine hyper-active, anti-ageing ingredients that leave skin visibly radiant, smooth and hydrated) from the skin guru Eve Lom. BUY HERE >>  Eve Lom Time Retreat Radiance Essence, £75, SPACENK

5. You cannot go wrong with this online flower delivery service. A generous bunch of one bloom only  is eternally chic. BUY HERE >> Lilac Nymph Double Tulip, from £45 per 25 stems, FLOWERBX

6. This collection of hand-coloured engravings by master of botanical drawing Pierre-Joseph Redouté makes for the most beautiful coffee table book that will be browsed time and time again. BUY HERE >>Redouté. Selection of the Most Beautiful Flowers The Complete Plates (Taschen), secondhand at Amazon 

OR, What about this smaller, adapted version? Gathering some of the finest engravings from the above best-selling XL edition with dazzling images that will transport you back to the magnificent greenhouses and gardens of a bygone Paris. BUY HERE >> Redouté. The Book of Flowers. 40th Ed., £20, Taschen

7. Coffee and Croissants are always a good idea. And, who doesn’t love a house shoe? BUY HERE >>  Burlington Breakfast Shoes, £60, SilkFred

8. The only bag for life we really want. We all had the Sainsbury’s version (many years ago) we now want an upgrade. This one is made with an innovative cotton canvas-feel fabric created from used plastic bottles, previously destined for landfill.  BUY HERE >> I am a Plastic Bag Tote XL, £795, Anya Hindmarch

9. Especially for Mother’s Day, Cook School have these delicious cupcakes inspired by retro rhubarb and custard sweets. Makes 15 cakes – so you can share with the rest of the family (if you wish!) BUY HERE >> Mother’s Day Cupcake Special, £22, Cook School (The box is available for delivery on Friday 25th March in time for Mother’s Day on the 27th)

10. All you need is… ‘Love’ and a cashmere sweater, of course! In a bold ‘70s-inspired typeface this is one pullover you will want to wear and love forever. BUY HERE >> Wool-Cashmere LOVE Sweater, £195, Chinti & Parker

11. Taping into the adult collector – and especially women – this beautiful bouquet will never wither – and, will offer a stunning display in the home for years to come. A unique gift. BUY HERE >> Creator Expert Flower Bouquet, £44.99 Lego