Roundup: 10 Modern Gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day (May 10th) is just around the corner so it’s time to start thinking about the moms in our lives. There are many ways to celebrate them, like with a hand-picked gift or getting her something she’s been wanting for awhile. Put your heart into it and spend a little time figuring out a good way to honor them. Take a look at some modern options we scoped out around the web.


Necklace No 8-02 by Iacoli & McAllister \\\ $88
A series of sleek copper square tubes that slide on 84″ of black ultra suede letting you double it or triple it when worn.


Tiger Rose Wood Clutch by Tesler Mendelovitch \\\ $580
A stunning clutch made from wood with an architectural surface. Due to the nature of wood, no two are alike making each one completely unique.


Pink Triangle Sunglasses from DUSEN DUSEN \\\ $180
Handmade shades in pale pink, high-quality acetate with Zeiss lenses, these playful sunglasses will make anyone want to stay in the sun all day.


Eric Cahan Yoga Mat by Grey Area \\\ $80
An eco-friendly yoga mat with a serene sunset image captured by artist Eric Cahan will bring anyone peace, especially your mom.


June Sun Exposure Bracelet by Netatmo \\\ $70
A super smart bracelet that notifies you when it’s time to protect yourself from the sun, all while looking stylish.


Kenichi – Soft Coral + Sunny Throw from Happy Habitat \\\ $160
A cozy throw in soft coral and sunny yellow, mixed with black and white to create a gorgeous geometric print.


Geo Stands by Yield \\\ $60
Elegant brass paperweights that double as photo displays so the moms in your life can gaze at photos of you all day long.


Lime Square Gift Box from Modern Bite \\\ $50
Delicious homemade cookies that look like modern designer tiles. What’s not to love?


Yoshii Two-Tone Chambray Towel by Maho Ukai \\\ $67
Made from 100% hand-picked, raw cotton, these woven chambray towels have a silky soft texture that’s fast drying and highly absorbent making shower time that much more fun.


Zinken Headphones in Jam by Urbanears \\\ $100
A pair of slick headphones in a new raspberry jam color are perfect for daily music listening sessions at home or on the go.

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.