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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 are 11 other gorgeous trinkets we’d love to find on the breakfast table this Mothering Sunday…

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JUNIOR EDIT: Our 11 Best Mother’s Day Gifts


1. Dua Lipa and Holly Willoughby’s favourite necklace don’t you know? Diamond & Malachite Chunky Star Necklace, from £350, 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. Scherzo Eau de Parfum, from £100, 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? Tom Ford Beauty Boys & Girls in Bella 35, £31, net-a-porter

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. Eve Lom Time Retreat Radiance Essence, £75, Liberty

5. You cannot go wrong with this online flower delivery service. A generous bunch of one bloom only  is eternally chic. Lilac Nymph Double Tulip, from £40 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. Redouté. Selection of the Most Beautiful Flowers (Taschen), from £150, Amazon

7. Coffee and Croissants are always a good idea. Burlington Breakfast Shoes, from a selection, by Yull Shoe, SilkFred

8. Round bags have got us all heart eyed and this one has gorgeous bumble bee studs decorating the sides. Loel Military Bee Circle Bag, from £200, Angela Valentine

9. Especially for Mother’s Day, Cook School has partnered with Claire Ptak, of the Violet Bakery, to create a recipe box for children to prepare Claire’s daughter’s favourite rhubarb crumble. Claire Ptak’s Mother’s Day special, £22, Cook School (The box is available for delivery on Friday 12th March in time for Mother’s Day on the 14th)

10. Capturing the romance of summer holidays spent on the French Riviera, this cashmere sweater is embroidered with the phrase ‘Mon Bel Amour’ in cursive lettering – we’ll take all of the above please! Cream Mon Bel Amour Wool-Cashmere 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. Creator Expert Flower Bouquet, £44.99 Lego