This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 13, which — in case you haven’t looked at a calendar recently — is just days away. And though we here at the Strategist have spent the last few weeks digging up the best Mother’s Day gifts for moms, from foodie moms to moms who like things that smell nice, at this point, you probably just want to know which gifts are going to arrive in time for Mother’s Day. It might be too late to order a personalized gift, but that doesn’t mean your Mother’s Day gift can’t be personal.
To make things even easier for you, we’ve pulled together a list of 27 Strategist-approved, last-minute Mother’s Day gifts at every price point. Order any of these gifts today, and they’ll arrive on your doorstep before the big day, usually with two-day shipping.
Kate Aspen Under the Stars Glass Coasters
These cheap but expensive-looking coasters are made of glass with a delicate white constellation design — and if you’re an Amazon Prime member, they come with free two-day shipping. (That’s true of all of the items from Amazon on this list.)
Le Creuset Stoneware Tea Bag Holder, Marseille
Bucky 40 Blinks No Pressure Eye Mask
This contoured eye mask would help a new mom who’s surviving on just a couple hours of sleep a night.
Cake by Maira Kalman
This sweet illustrated book will please fans of Maira Kalman and/or moms who like baking.
If Mom likes puzzles, she’ll love this book, written by Strategist contributors Molly Young and Joana Avillez, that we described as “part comic book, part ethnography, part love letter.”
K. Hall Peony Hand & Body Cream
For moms who like nice-smelling things, this peony-scented hand cream is made with shea butter and aloe leaf juice — and will arrive in two days with Amazon Prime shipping.
How I Got This Baby Tee
For the mom with a sense of humor or who is a frequent reader of the Cut.
YAMAZAKI home Tosca Cookbook Stand
HaloVa Diaper Bag
This diaper bag that doesn’t really look like one is lightweight, practical, and stylish, making it another solid gift idea for new moms.
Titleist Velocity Golf Balls, Pink
Jonathan Adler Pop Candle, Grapefruit
Champagne [Boxed Book & Map Set]: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region
This sommelier-approved book (that recently won a James Beard Award) on Champagne will be appreciated by a wine-drinking mom.
Natori Women’s Shangri-La Robe
It’s hard to go wrong with a nice robe for Mother’s Day, and this lightweight cotton one is a perennial Strategist favorite.
Manduka PRO Yoga Mat (Black), eQua Hand Yoga Towel (Thunder) and Carrying Strap (Thunder)
This yogi-approved yoga mat comes with carrying straps and a yoga towel so she doesn’t have to keep using rented mats.
Jo Malone London Nectarine Blossom & Honey Bath Oil
$65, Saks Fifth Avenue
Senior writer Lauren Levy has given her mother the same Jo Malone bath oil for the last two years, so you know it’s a good gift. And you can get it with two-day shipping from Saks.
Bouquets are kind of the perfect last-minute Mother’s Day gift, and there are several start-ups making it easy — like BloomThat, which offers next-day delivery in all cities. But if you’re really cutting it close, BloomThat also does same-day deliveries in New York City, L.A., and San Francisco. (Plus, they’re is offering Strategist readers a 15 percent discount on orders delivered between May 7 and 14. Just use the code NYMAG15 at checkout.)
The Golden Delicious
You could also pair your BloomThat bouquet with candy, like this, which comes with salted caramels.
Georg Jensen Cafu Extra Small Glass Vase
$75, Saks Fifth Avenue
Or, if you’d prefer bringing your own blooms to Mom from a local florist (or your bodega, we don’t judge), you can at least get a handsome glass vase to put them in.
Mondaine Women’s Quartz Evo Steel Band Watch
Strategist editor Alexis Swerdloff will be gifting her mom this “super-simple and elegant” stainless steel watch from Swiss brand Mondaine.
Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Pour-over Kettle For Coffee And Tea
This electric kettle from Fellow has appeared on our gift guides for both tea lovers and coffee lovers, which might be the only thing those two fandoms agree about.
Sam Edelman Women’s Gwendolyn Tote
This basket-looking bag is a great gift for a mom who’s ready to hit the pool this summer.
Anya Hindmarch Heart Chubby Leather Charm
$125, Saks Fifth Avenue
Belmint Shiatsu Foot Massager with Switchable Heat Function
Nixplay Original 15-inch WiFi Cloud Digital Photo Frame
Breville The Smart Grinder Pro
Arlotta Cashmere Kimono Robe
$333, Saks Fifth Avenue
Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch, Charcoal/Smoke Gray
Strategist deputy editor Jason Chen got his mom a Fitbit last year, to replace the one she wore nonstop for two years.
Editor’s Note: If you’re still stumped about what to get mom, check out our Amazon Page, where we’ve rounded up even more of our favorite gifts for Mother’s Day.
The Strategist is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best women’s jeans, rolling luggage, bed sheets, coffee makers, and bath towels. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change.
Every editorial product is independently selected. If you buy something through our links, New York may earn an affiliate commission.