What To Buy Your Mom For Mother's Day Based On Her Horoscope

Shopping for our moms is like our moms shopping for us: a stubborn game of gift-giving roulette. Although we both know that ultimately the best method is to just ask what the other wants, neither party willingly succumbs to such sensible measures. And because mind-reading is also not a feasible option, we'll need an alternative method for figuring out what to buy this Mother's Day.
Since we refuse to ask our moms want they really want, we went with the next best method: horoscopes. We might not remember the jewelry brand mom was talking about during that most recent phone conversation, but we do know her zodiac sign — so we're letting the cosmos help guide us on what exactly to buy and why. Forget reading minds, and read your mom's horoscope instead. Check out her star sign ahead for hints towards shopping success with a curated list of trendy buys.
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Sign: Taurus (April 20 to May 20)

Gift: A Punny Dish Towel

Taurus moms are feeling bold and daring this May; further punctuate these plucky spirits (and kitchens) with a "Get Figgy With It" dish towel.
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Sign: Gemini (May 21 to June 20)

Gift: A Trendy Suitcase

Gemini mothers are heading into unexplored territories, so arming yours with a trendy suitcase will help to support and inspire these new experiences. Hey, maybe she'll take the hint and bring you along for an adventure.
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Sign: Cancer (June 21 to July 22)

Gift: A Fashion Collab. Apron

If your mom's a Cancer, then she's really ready to collaborate. Gift her a stylish apron for baking or cooking up new creations with her best kitchen companions (a.k.a. you and the dog).
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Sign: Leo (July 23 to August 22)

Gift: An Art Deco Wine Rack

Leos are ready to have their moment in the spotlight; this unique wine rack will help your mom leave practicality behind for some risk-taking flair.
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Sign: Virgo (August 23 to September 22)

Gift: A Minimalist Herb Planter

May opens up Virgo moms to a world of new pursuits and practices — inspire yours to try her hand at DIY herb planting with this sleek set.
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Sign: Libra (September 23 to October 22)

Gift: A Gilded Candle

May lights a fire under spiritual curiosity for Libras; give mom a fancy candle to encourage exploration.
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Sign: Scorpio (October 23 to November 21)

Gift: A Stylish Succulent

May is all about beginnings and ends for Scorpio moms — help yours close one door and open another with a pretty potted succulent to nurture.
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Sign: Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21)

Gift: A Pillow (Inside A Pillow)

Sagittarius mothers need some major R&R. Make recharging their self-loving spirits easy with an ultra plush, yet firm pillow (inside a pillow).
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Sign: Capricorn (December 22 to January 19)

Gift: A Rosé-Stemmed Rosé Glass

All work no play makes Capricorn moms...well, you know how that saying goes. Encourage her to let loose and shake off the serious attitude with a set of these rosé-stemmed glasses.
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Sign: Aquarius (January 20 to February 18)

Gift: A Feminist Mug

The Aquarius mom has no problem standing out, so celebrate her force with a mug that celebrates women.
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Sign: Pisces (February 19 to March 20)

Gift: A Mod Clock

Remind the preceptive Pisces mom to take more mental breaks this May with a fresh and funky new clock.
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Sign: Aries (March 21 to April 19)

Gift: A Chic Recycling Bin

Arm your Aries moms with the material to honor resources and values this May, starting at home with a statement recycling bin.
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