8 Unexpected Gifts For The Modern Mom


With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to grab something sweet and thoughtful for the leading lady in your life.

We love the idea of a traditional bouquet of flowers or a sweet-scented candle, but we’re currently craving the unexpected. If your mom veers on the side of modern and loves something a little less routine, this gift guide is for you.

From a hatbox filled with a custom floral arrangement to a vegan leather Zodiac notebook, we have you covered.

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LuxeFlowerBox: Flowers can seem like a pretty obvious gift to give mom, but never underestimate a beautiful arrangement created by a skilful florist. The visionaries behind LuxeFlowerBox are creating hatbox arrangements that can be custom or designed by them. The hatboxes come in white and black, complete with an overflowing arrangement that will trump any bouquet she’s ever received. Bonus, LuxeFlowerBox delivers, and they boast a satisfaction guarantee.


Posies & Co. Body & Hair Oil: Let your mom spoil herself with this ultra-luxe body and hair oil. Brimming with good-for-you oils including coconut and jojoba, she will feel better than new with this addition in her life. Bonus, dried petals are infused in the mix, creating a natural and intoxicating floral scent upon opening.


Smythson Burlington Luggage Tag: For the mom who likes to travel in style, this stunning leather luggage tag should be your next purchase. Smythson is known for their impeccable craftsmanship and luxe styles, so this rich brown addition is a serious no brainer.


Cottage Greenhouse Carrot + Neral Handcreme: Nothing says modern mom quite like investing in good-for-you ingredients that nourish your skin the way Mother Nature intended. Did you know that carrot oil is one of the most nourishing oils you can feed pores? The leading lady in your life will thank you!


Zodiac Journal: What modern mom isn’t into her Zodiac sign? Arm her with this cool vegan leather notebook that can host her travel escapades and best-kept memories.


Jardiniere Infuser Water Bottle: Your mom is definitely always on the go! Get her this tea infuser glass and bamboo water bottle that will sure to keep her hydrated and healthy. Bonus: Charleston-based artist Lulie Wallace created this stunning design that she will be proud to show off.


In the Company of Women: This coffee table book boasts proud and true stories of female entrepreneurs. If you mom is looking to read inspirational and creative memoirs, this meaningful book will absolutely deliver.


JetSet Mini Pouch: This travel-friendly pouch will prove to house all of your mom’s most necessary travel essentials. There’s no zipping and fiddling required with these stunning gold-hinged pouches.