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Top 10 Mother's Day Gifts

10 Top-Rated Mother's Day Gifts That Will Please Every Mom

10 Top-Rated Mother's Day Gifts That Will Please Every Mom

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We love to treat our moms every time we get the chance, but Mother's Day allows us the unique opportunity to go all out celebrating the mothers, grandmothers, and mothers-to-be in our lives. This year, the dedicated day falls on Sunday, May 9, which means we've got a little less than two weeks left to snag the perfect gift. That being said, if you're planning to order the mom in your life a special something, time is of the essence. 

While we're not opposed to gifting the traditional flowers, chocolates, and bath bombs, this year, we're hoping to get our moms a present that feels extra personal—think leather tote bags, travel-friendly jewelry cases, and cult-favorite anti-aging devices. Lucky for us, our friends at Nordstrom have just what we're looking for—their inventory is chock-full of top-rated Mother's Day gifts that are sure to please every mom on your list. So whether it's her 20th Mother's Day or her very first, we've rounded up the Top 10 gifts at Nordstrom that are sure to go excellently with her breakfast in bed and handpicked bouquet.

Our Method For Finding The Best Mother's Day Gifts

To find the best Mother's Day gifts, we tapped our handy algorithm that scores and ranks products best on best-selling buzz, editorial mentions, and rave reviews. Ahead, shop the Top 10 Mother's Day gifts at Nordstrom that moms of all ages are sure to love.

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April 28, 2021

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Nordstrom Beacon Leather Tote
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Nordstrom Beacon Leather Tote


WHY SHE NEEDS IT: Whether she's a working woman, toddler-chasing mom, or frequent traveler, you can't go wrong with a classic leather tote. This one has a structured base for an extra polished appeal, plus a roomy silhouette so she'll never run out of space for the essentials.

THINGS TO KNOW: This beauty is designed with scratch-resistant Saffiano leather, making it a little more sturdy than the average tote bag.

Jennifer Zeuner Eliana Locket Necklace


WHO IT'S FOR: If she's the nostalgic type, you can't go wrong with this gorgeous gold-plated locket. Made with the daintiest twinkling diamond, it's an on-trend but timeless gift she'll cherish forever.

HELPFUL TIP: Put a picture inside it before you wrap it up.

Slip Pure Silk Pillowcase


WHAT IT DOES: This 100% silk pillowcase ensures mama will get her beauty sleep—literally. It's designed to deliver radiant skin and prevent hair woes like split ends and breakage. Consider it the ultimate eight-hour beauty treatment.

WHO IT'S FOR: A silk pillowcase is a must-have for mamas with curly hair.

Wolf Caroline Travel Jewelry Case


WHO IT'S FOR: This case is makes a great gift for the mama who never travels without her jewelry. Made with quilted leather and an anti-tarnish LusterLoc lining, it will keep all of her pieces in pristine condition.

THINGS TO KNOW: Choose from baby pink, striking red, or black leather—you've got options here.

La Mer The Lifting & Firming Cream Face Mask


WHAT IT DOES: Enriched with the legendary healing energies of La Mer's Concentrated Miracle Broth and the potency of the brand's new Concentrated Lifting Ferment, this celebrity-favorite mask firms and lifts the face and neck to create a more refined appearance. TLDR: If she's a skincare guru, she'll be all over this.

THINGS TO KNOW: This face mask is safe for dry skin types.

Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Socks


WHY SHE NEEDS IT: Designed to deliver ultimate warmth and softness, these cozy socks are a sweet treat for any mama. 

RAVE REVIEW: "I bought these socks for my mom, and a friend bought a pair for me. We love them! They are so soft and cozy—it's like wearing a blanket on your feet. They wash well and stay soft. Highly recommend!"

NuFACE Mini Facial Toning Device


WHAT IT DOES: As we age, our bodies begin to develop sagging skin, loss of contour, and wrinkles. This buzzy device reverses those effects thanks to microcurrents that stimulate the skin and provide a five-minute facial lift.

THINGS TO KNOW: Trust us—this facial toning device is a way better deal than a spa gift card. Sleek and compact, it delivers an anti-aging solution she can use every day and even take on the go.

Jo Malone London Pomegranate Noir Home Candle


WHO IT'S FOR: Snag this cult-favorite candle for the mother in your life who could use a little bit of R&R—we think it would go nicely with a luxurious bath and a glass of wine.

RAVE REVIEW: "I received this as a gift several years ago and have not had any other candles since. This is my favorite scent, but you really can't go wrong with any Jo Malone candle. This one is particularly soft, subtle, and unique, and it's appropriate for the holidays or every day. I get all kinds of compliments. Even when it's not lit, it gives the room a hint of elegance. It's well worth the splurge for yourself or as a gift for someone special. LOVE IT."

Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Lite Ribbed Robe


WHO IT'S FOR: If your mother, grandmother, or wife is a talk-show fanatic, get them this robe. It's been featured on the must-have gift lists of Oprah and Ellen Degeneres alike.

THINGS TO KNOW: Designed for lounging and binge-watching, this chic robe won't ever shrink or pill no matter how many times she washes it. Bonus: thanks to the warm and cozy fabric, this thing will take the place of her favorite blanket in a cinch.

Tory Burch Miller Sandal


WHY SHE NEEDS IT: You can't go wrong with a pair of Tory Burch Millers. These ever-so-popular sandals crop up everywhere almost as soon as the weather heats up, and there's a good reason why. Designed with a foam-cushioned footbed and available in an array of colors and prints, she'll be able to wear them with almost anything.

HELPFUL TIP: According to reviews, these sandals run small. We recommend sizing up to achieve the best fit.

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