8 Unique Gifts for Mother’s Day

Whether you’re shopping for your mother, mum-in-law or wife this Mother’s Day—or perhaps all of the above—consider one of these thoughtful gifts that are sure to delight. After all, as lovely as boxed perfume and flowers might be, consider May 13 the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation for everything that they do with a present that speaks to their favourite pursuits and impeccable taste.


Water Works

If mom is a gardener, or simply loves the country-rustic look, she will appreciate the elegance of this vintage-inspired watering can from Teatro Verde. Its one-of-a-kind finish and weathered patina make it a standout gift for any green thumb.

Vintage watering can, available at Teatro Verde.


Mint Condition

Montreal-based label Judith & Charles is known for its modern designs, luxe fabrics and smart tailoring. This cropped, mint-green suede jacket feels supple while still looking oh-so sharp.

Hartley jacket, available at Judith & Charles.


Uncommon Scents

For the aesthete who has everything, there’s always room at home for a stunning, Italian-crafted Fornasetti candle that doubles as art. This surreal design features the lips of Lina Cavalieri, an Italian opera singer, and the scent features pleasing notes of lavender, thyme, cedarwood and incense.

Fornasetti Bacio scented candle, available at TNT.


Carry All

Every woman can use another great tote, both for work and play. This colourful one, made by artisans in Madagascar using natural fibers, is both ethically produced and stylishly designed.

Good People tote, available at Andrews.


Face Time

Makeup artist and aesthetician Victoria Radford’s popular 24K gold face, lip and eye masks use peptides and antioxidants to deliver instant results. Treat mom to a custom, award-winning facial with Victoria, and include this mask set with the certificate.

Radford 24K Gold Hydrogel mask multi-pack, available at Victoria Radford.


Flight of Fancy

New York–based designer Michael Aram’s stainless-steel and bronze housewares are beloved for their remarkable look and durable quality. Mom can proudly display this beautiful bowl in the kitchen, or use it as a catchall for trinkets around the house.

Michael Aram Butterfly Ginkgo bowl, available at Valency.


Blue Crush

The pattern on this cotton-and-silk-blend scarf, exclusively available at BRIKA, is block-dyed by hand using only flowers, fruit skins and minerals. Inspired by nature and consciously produced in India, this pick, like all of Ichcha’s pretty scarves and textiles, is made to last.

Ichcha Plus Indigo scarf, available at BRIKA.


Green Beauty

Leaves of Trees products are all handmade in Toronto primarily using organic, fair-trade ingredients, many of which are sourced in Morocco directly from local producers. Better still, these small-batch, cruelty-free beauty finds are made without unwanted substances like parabens and phthalates, plus they feel great on your skin.

Leaves of Trees spa kit, available at BRIKA.


BRIKA’s Spring Renewal Pop-Up  is open until May 14th, 2018, in The Oval at Yorkville Village.

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