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30 Best Mother Of The Bride Gifts Of All Time

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Mother of the bride

Your mom did more than help you plan (and maybe even pay for) your wedding. She supported you in life way before you walked down that aisle, and has been there every step of the way as this wedding progressed from a plan to a reality.

So, how do you say thank you to the mother of the bride? Words and sentiment are always lovely, of course. But this is a great opportunity to think of some unique gift ideas, and give her a gift to let her know you appreciate everything she's done for you.

Mother of the bride gifts can be big or small, personal or useful (or both), and there are so many ways you can go with this.

1. Neuhaus BonBons

Treat mom to something special and different. These cubes of happiness are made with a rich gianduja base, topped with an all natural melange of white chocolate, and enriched with uplifting lime, luscious raspberry, refreshing lemon, crunchy violets, and fragrant mandarin orange.

(Neuhaus Chocolate, $38)

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2. Artifact Uprising Brass & Wood Display Box

Keep her favorite memories in one place with this high-quality photo holder. Made from real hardwood, this elevated display box holds up to 50 prints so she can swap them in and out whenever.

(Artifact Uprising, $55+)

3. Maggie Wu Studio Celebrate You Self Care Set

Help her wind down after the wedding with the gift of wellness and relaxation. The roller de-stresses and calms, while the plush silk eye mask will ensure her much-needed rest goes uninterrupted.

(Maggie Wu Studio, $86)

4. Don Lucas Multi Heart Medicine Cuff

Share the love with this handmade heart cuff. You choose the main color, and Don will personally select the stone shapes for a unique mosaic created just for her.

(Don Lucas, $285)

5. Diamond Tennis Bracelet

A tennis bracelet is the perfect gift to show the mother of the bride how much you love them, and it's perfect to wear with her dress at the rehearsal dinner, wedding or any upcoming fancy dinners.

(The Clear Cut, $2,550)

6. Soothe On-Demand Massage

Moms can get so stressed, so it’s a luxurious thank you gift which can be used in over 70 markets, making it widely available. Massage therapy reduces stress, tension, and anxiety, while promoting deep relaxation for mind and body.

(, $115+/60-minute massage; prices vary by location)

7. Waterwick White Peace Lily

For the mother of the bride that has a green thumb, gift her a live house plant that she can enjoy all year. A plant that doesn’t require direct sunlight, white peace lilies are a great addition to any room in mom’s house or adorned on her patio. The bright white flowers make for the perfect table centerpiece or sitting on the floor if they are a larger arrangement.

(Lowe's, $10.98)

8. Lulu DK Mom Shaker Necklace

For the mom who has been there through it all, make her feel special on your day with a necklace that is as unique as she is. The Mom Shaker Necklace encompasses the lifetime of love a daughter and mother have for one another that is one of a kind and irreplaceable.

(Lulu DK, $88)

9. Moderne Monocle Valentina Gold Necklace

With each necklace dedicated to a powerful women in history, get your mom a gift that lets her know you think she is just as luminary. This 14k gold plated necklace takes on fashion and function with its elegant look and monocle pedant. With this monocle she can read the ceremony program through all of her tears with no worries.  

(Mod Monocle, $70)

10. Pharaoun Cocktail Rings: Superpower

Pharaoun Cocktail Rings are rings that symbolize independence and the strength of women. The mother of the bride has seen her little girl through life, and now, as she guides her into a new part of life, she may need a reminder of how strong she is. Pharaoun's Superpower ring is a perfect symbol and gift to remind her.

(Pharaoun, $295)

11. Midi Robe Romantic Soul Kimono Style Robe Ankle Length Boheme

Mom deserves a beautiful robe on your wedding day, too! Whether your bridesmaids are matching or free to wear what they want, while mom gets ready give her this beauty that she’ll end up wearing everyday.

(Plum Pretty Sugar, $70)

12. White Gold Infinity Sign Necklace from Diamond Vault

Just because it's the two of you now, it doesn't mean mom should feel left out! Remind her that a daughter's love is forever with this infinity sign necklace.

(Search for Jewelry, $759)

13. Kypris Body Elixir: Inflorescense

Bursting with the essence of bitter orange blossoms flowering in spring, Inflorescence Body Elixir infuses clinically proven actives such as skin-plumping Sweet Iris Stem Cells and Vitamin C Ester into a blend of sustainably procured, phytonutrient-rich botanical oils. Sunflower, Moringa, Prickly Pear, and Tamanu seed oils combine to create the sensation of deliciously moisturized, ecstatically touchable, bare skin. 

(Aillea, $125)

14. Olverum Bath Oil

Olverum offers a luxurious way to unwind, soothing aching muscles, relieving stress, and promoting a restorative sleep that can help revive a tired immune system. Enveloping you in its intoxicating unisex fragrance, Olverum is a sumptuous indulgence that leaves your skin silken, your mind calm, and your body refreshed. 

(Aillea, $52)

15. Pure Light Inspire Candle

Infused with the depth of amber, the warmth of cinnamon, and ginger, and enlightened with a light twist of gardenia and bergamot. A truly inspiring aroma, evoking feelings of warmth and happiness. As you lift off the lid of your new candle, a unique quote presents itself on the front of each label.

(Aillea, $32)

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16. Movado Women's Swiss Amorosa Stainless Steel Bangle Bracelet Watch

These polished women's bangle-style watches with smoothly sculpted lines feature removable sizing links at the back for an adjustable fit. Available in a midnight blue mother-of-pearl or pink soleil dial for her.

​(Macy's, $495)

17. Mothers and Families Charm

Proceeds from this charm support the Ronald McDonald House Charities, which is dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of children and their families. This gift will show how important family is to the bride and the gratitude for being their daughter.    

(Kendra Scott, $25)

18. Crystal Hills Bath Salts

These bath salts are made with carefully selected all-natural/organic crystals, botanicals, and oils, with unique healing benefits. Components of natural Rose Quartz and botanicals like Rose and Hibiscus are blended to enhance a state of love, inner peace, and compassion. 

(Crystal Hills, $40)

19. Mother of the Bride Wine Tumbler

This is a 12 oz. personalized wine tumblers, perfect by the pool or for mom to enjoy on your wedding day!

(Etsy, $19.95)

20. Mother of the Bride Shirt

These personalized v-necks are by District Made and come in a super-cute style that fits true to size.

(Etsy, $13.59+)

21. 'I Survived My Daughter's Wedding' Glass Set

These fun glasses are the perfect gift for the mother or father of the bride or groom. Personalize it with the name of the happy couple and the date, and this will be a keepsake they will cherish forever.

(Etsy, $19.99)

22. Mother of the Bride Coffee Mug

These sweet, personalized mugs have images on both sides, leading to endless customization options. You can never have too many coffee mugs, after all.

(Etsy, $13.99+)

23. Mother of the Bride Frame

Choose a frame, design, personalization, even color and font. There’s so many ways to go with this frame that it’s sure to be a keepsake for years to come.

(Etsy, $24.95)

24. Custom Printed Wedding Handkerchief

This beautiful made to order handkerchief is meaningful, personalized, and useful. With the printed message and date, this handkerchief will bring your mom back to your special day every time she sees it, even after the wedding is over.

(Etsy, $14.24)

25. Jo Malone London Red Roses Scent Surround Diffuser

Sure, flowers are nice. But the scent of fresh flowers doesn't have to be a temporary thing, with this diffuser that adds an enveloping scent to any space. This is a blend of seven roses with crushed violet leaves and a hint of lemon, it unfolds like a bouquet of freshly cut flowers.

(Sephora, $98)

26. Cozymeal Cooking Classes

Your mom has treated you to so many meals, so treat her to a Michelin-star experience with Cozymeal's cooking classes. Hosted by leading, even award-winning chefs, Cozymeal experiences are the perfect way to treat her to a night off by having a chef do all the cooking right in her own home.

(Cozymeal, classes start as low as $65)

27. Mother of the Bride Pave Crystal Bar Necklace

A special something for the woman who made it all possible, this thoughtful necklace for the mother of the bride reads, "Thank you for your love and support." The beautiful chain necklace features a curved bar at the center, accented with a sparkling pave crystal.

(David's Bridal, $14.95)

28. Soma Cool Nights Long Robe

Tell your mom you are grateful for all the energy she put into your wedding... and then to go relax!

(Soma, $70)

29. Personalized Handkerchief 

It's a keepsake she can keep with her for years, and always think of you. This  lace trimmed handkerchief is printed with a sweet sentiment from a daughter to her mother on her wedding day, nestled in a sweet little gift box.

(Etsy, $22.99)

30. CrownWorks Rose Quartz Crystal Comb

Rose Quartz is the Stone of Love. It has the ability to clear negativity (anger, resentment, jealousy, fear) and instill feelings of self-worth, self-confidence, self-love and inner calm. Give your mom a scalp pampering, as well!

(CrownWorks, $170)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her at

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