The Best Mother's Day Gifts For Your Budget (And Mama)

Let's make one thing crystal clear: You'll never be able to repay mom for everything she's done for you. But, with only one day per year dedicated to spoiling your numero uno lady, why not take the opportunity to give her something special and show her she's in your thoughts?

You know how excited a mama gets even when you just make the effort to giver her a call every once in awhile (Ed. note: Call your mother), so just think how much she'll appreciate a true token of gratitude, whether it's a handwritten card or those wireless headphones she texted you about with a heart, dove, and smily-face-with-hands emojis.

You don't have all the time in the world to find the perfect present (Mother's Day is next Sunday, May 8th), so click on for our unexpected gift ideas no matter your budget and get your shopping cart going, stat — maybe even consider accepting her friend request, too?
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Under $50

You can't beat a card so pretty she could frame it.

Moglea Lucky Daughter Card, $5.50, available at Of A Kind.
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Sometimes it feels like you never see mama without a cup of coffee in hand.

Ryan Porter Don't Talk To Me Yet Key Tag, $16, available at Spring.
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100% of the proceeds from the purchase of this bag will go directly to supporting Every Mother Counts, a non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother.

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Every Mother Counts Tote Bag, $45, available at Spring.
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Mom always set a good example, so return the favor with a pretty strand of pink beads from Fossil x Me To We, whose production supports the work of artisans in Kenya.
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A portable phone charger that tells it like it is.

Cotton On Charge On The Go, $29.99, available at Cotton On.
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Maybe this'll encourage her to finally fit an afternoon nap into her schedule.

Catbird Eye Mask, $22, available at Catbird.
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Along with that one big thing she's given you (you know, your life), acknowledge all the little things mom has done for you.

Smythson Wee Notebook, $40, available at Smythson.
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A stylish shower cap is the practical gift your mom never knew she needed, but will be super pumped to have.

Shhhowercap The Kent, $43, available at Shhhowercap.
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Under $100

For the artsy, hands-on mom, give this DIY all-in-one kit that creates a one-of-a-kind silk scarf.

Shabd Magic Jar Dye Kit, $75, available at Art Markit.
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Through Mother's Day, buy this monogrammed neckscarf for yourself, and mom gets one for free.

Donni Charm Gigi Monogram, $76, available at Donni Charm.
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Bad hair days are a thing of the past with this practical gift that's as fashionable as she is.

Blunt Karen Walker Umbrella, $69, available at Blunt.
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Since there's nothing better than a well-styled nightstand, this gift box gives everything she needs to keep hers looking on-point.

Box Fox The Nightstand Gift Box, $72, available at Box Fox.
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Keep her New Year's resolution going strong, and maybe even give this with a pass to go to a class together.

Adidas by Stella McCartney Yoga Mat, $85, available at Stella McCartney.
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Who said you can't look chic while grilling out?

Billy Reid John Besh Apron, $95, available at Billy Reid.
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Under $200

A passport holder with a ticket to come visit you inside will make her cry tears of joy, guaranteed.

Pierre Hardy White Canvas Cube Passport Holder, $139, available at Liberty London.
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Lady Grey has collaborated with Fox Fodder Farm on this next-level botanical brooch available for delivery in Manhattan and Brooklyn on Mother's Day.

Lady Grey x Fox Fodder Farm Botanical Brooch, $150, available at Lady Grey.
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For the tech-minded mom, save her from one more tangled cord with this organized carrying case.

This Is Ground Tech Dopp Kit, $199, available at This Is Ground.
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Up her earring game because she's always been the cool mom.

Trademark Small Curve Earrings, $148, available at Trademark.
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Show her how to lounge in style.

Marigot Long Check Pajama Set, $155, available at Marigot.
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Under $500

She always complains she can't find any cute shoes that are actually comfortable, so these should do the trick.

Claetyn Wood Alondra, $250, available at Claetyn Wood.
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A few of our favorite brands have put a bunch of goodies in one place for you to "pack a bag" of trip essentials — talk about a thoughtful gift for mom.

Away x Outdoor Voices x Harry's x AYR Pack Your Bag, available at Pack Your Bag.
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Nothing says "me time" like a luxurious robe.

Dear Bowie Blake Kimono, $320, available at Journelle.
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Snag a chic topper that has her name written all over it.

Eugenia Kim Courtney, $355, available at Eugenia Kim.
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Go big or go home with a fun gadget that's a gift anyone would appreciate.

Apple iPad Mini 4, available at Apple.
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Since you know she's had the same wallet forever, spice things up with a more vibrant card holder.

Stella McCartney Cherry Falabella Card Holder, $250, available at Stella McCartney.
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Fashion meets art in this super-soft scarf that looks as good as wall art as it does around the neck.

Hermès Modernisme Tropical Silk Twill Scarf, $395, available at Hermès.
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Top down, sunglasses on: Mom's taking Miami.

Salt. Optics Lionel, $460, available at Salt.
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You know she's listening to the new Beyoncé album. Give her some headphones to make Queen Bey sound even better.

Master & Dynamic MW60 Wireless Over Ear Headphones, $549, available at Master & Dynamic.
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Get the whole fam to pitch in on a piece she'll treasure forever.

Anine Bing Gold Ring With Diamond Star, $1,499, available at Anine Bing.
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Who doesn't want a sophisticated new carry-all?

Eddie Borgo Boyd Vanity Handbag, $890, available at Eddie Borgo.
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This delicate chain carries special meaning featuring symbols of the 7 chakras.

Tiny Om Enlightenment Necklace, $825, available at Tiny Om.

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