NEW YORK (WLNY) — Forget flowers and chocolate.
Amandy Libby from WhereCanIFindThePerfect.com visited The Couch to show us more creative, meaningful gifts for Mother’s Day.
Accessories for Fashion Forward Moms:
Mommy and Me Ballet Flats by Yosi Samra ($44 for girls, $66 for mom), yosisamra.com
Chic flats are a must-have for any busy mom on the go, and Yosi Samra makes matching sets for your favorite mommy daughter duos. Celebrity moms like Jessica Alba, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Tiffani Thiessen are big fans of these shoes too.
Frends Headphones, $99-$200, nordstroms.com
These fashion forward headphones are specifically designed for women with smaller earpieces, adjustable leather headbands, and gorgeous metal detailing.
Personalized iPhone Accessories, $4.99-$24, etsy.com
Tech savvy moms will love these customized iPhone accessories from Esty.com, and they have everything from monogrammed phone covers, to initialed phone stands, and even personalized phone chargers.
For the Mom-to-Be:
Jammies Pret-a-Porter, $46-$78, jammiesnyc.com
These adorable outfits for newborns are super-soft for baby’s sensitive skin, and come packed in fun jam jars that you can reuse to store their little socks, hair things, or even cotton balls.
Evie Bett Diaper Bags, $45-$265, eviebett.com
These stylish diaper bags come with matching insulated coolers to keep your baby’s snacks and drinks organized. They’re perfect for busy moms on the go.
For the Adventurous Mom:
Classes and Excursions On Vimbly.com
Why not wow mom by treating her to a fun, new activity? On Vimbly.com, you can easily find and book hundreds of activities here in New York, from cooking classes at The Institute of Culinary Education, to dance classes, and even trapeze lessons.
For the Beauty Junky:
Subscription to Beauty Box 5 ($12-$100), beautybox5.com
We’ve all heard of wine of the month club, but for Mother’s Day, you can treat mom to a Beauty of the Month Club with a gift subscription to Beauty Box 5. Once you sign her up, she’ll start receiving boxes stocked with 4 to 5 makeup products right at her door.
For the Wine Lover:
Clos Du Bois Chardonnay With Archie Grand Notebook, $20, closduboiswinestore.com
For Mother’s Day Clos Du Bois teamed up with Archie Grand notebooks to offer quirky gift sets that include a bottle of Chardonnay and bright yellow journals that say “wines I sipped and liked.”
For the Art Lover:
Prints From Fresh Words Market, $30 and up, freshwordsmarket.com
These prints come with sweet little sayings, like “you are beautiful” and are made from eco-friendly materials like repurposed paper and soy ink.
Handprint Wall Art Set, $24.95, pearhead.com
Create your own masterpiece with this DIY wall art set from Pearhead.com
The sets come with four colorful canvases and a tube of non-toxic paint, so you and your children can create a collage from the whole family.
For the Sweet Obsessed:
Personalized Cakes From Make Meaning, $24 and up, makemeaning.com
At Make Meaning here in the city you can actually create a custom cake just for mom, without making a mess of her kitchen!