Let’s be honest, there’s no one like your mother. Beyonce might be flawless, Kim could possibly be hard to keep up with, and Oprah could possibly find out where you are now, but no woman will be as inspiring, comforting, strong and straight up A grade as your mother. And you need to remind yours of how you feel about her; we’re here to suggest just how you can.

PS: Finally sitting down to teach her how to use her new Smart Phone might be a good place to start. Also, start taking her calls.

Guppy By Ai

Guppy by ai 

If she wasn’t paying for your food, she was probably cooking it {or having someone cook it}, so perhaps swap roles this time? Guppy by ai has on offer a special Spring-Summer menu, welcome cocktails and gift vouchers for Mother’s Day. Make a reservation, and order the slow cooked ramen. God knows she’ll appreciate a long investment better than most.

Where: 28, Main Market, Lodhi Colony;

Contact: 01124690005/ 9650185-005

Time: 12pm – 3pm

Personalized Collection from Ekaiba

There’s nothing better to gift the lady of the house than something to put in it. Ekaiba specializes in keep sake boxes, hand painted home ware, and accents for the house. As part of Mother’s Day, they’re doing a handcrafted photo frame collection, with three special, insertable, blank postcards, that you get to fill. After she’s done with your words, she can just pop in a photo.

Where: Place your order, here. 

Price: Starts at INR 999

Ridhi Mehra Giveaways

Designer du jour, and crop top specialist Ridhi Mehra, is hosting a Mother’s Day special contest. All you’ve got to do, is download the slip here, write about your best childhood memory, take a selfie with your mom {and the slip}, upload it on Instagram and tag her at @ridhimehraofficial. You could stand to win a special pressie from the design house. If you’re super generous, buy your mom something anyway.

Bhane 

Cotton shirts, relaxed maxis, summer tunics, and perfect midi skirts, you probably know your mother’s style best. Special mention to Bhane’s near perfect Mother’s Day campaign; makes us want to shop just so we recreate some of that chemistry. We recommend the almost tie and dye, midi shift dress meets tunic.

Where: Shop them online, here, or visit them at shop no 135-136, Bhishma Pitamahh Marg, Lodhi Road;

Contact: 01149050752

Price: Starts at INR 500

Needledust

Needledust

They do some of the best Juttis in town. Perfectly crafted, gorgeous colours, and the kind of flats that work across types of clothing. But the only word that’ll get you there, is Sale. And, they’re having one. They have up to 50% discounts on their jutti collection, as a Mother’s Day special. Skip to it. You’ll be able to skip better in a pair of super comfortable, Needledust manufactured juttis.

Where: Shop them online, here. Or visit them at 40-B, Shahpur Jat

Contact: 9871511115

Saris from AM:PM

Designer duo, AM:PM, announces a Mother’s Day special sale on saris, where you can score up to 50% off. Go the whole nine yards to tell your mother, just how much she means to you. Offer valid from the 8th to the 10th of May.

Where: DLF Emporio, 3rd Floor, Vasant Kunj; Contact: 01140560240

Customised Toilet Kits by Baroque

Baroque offers bespoke services; pick a product, select the design {by this we mean you can customize colour, specs, and any other special needs}, choose the materials used {including lining, fittings}, ask for initials/a message/full name to be embossed, and gift your mother a spanking new, customized product. We recommend their toilet kits/make-up pouches.

Where: Start shopping, and take your pick, here. 

Comp Meal at Mamagoto

If you think your mother is smoother than a Samurai {this is Mamagoto’s copy}, all you got to do is, take a selfie with her, describe her in one word, hashtag #supermama, and stand to win a free meal for two on Mother’s Day, and a special surprise. PS: The more likes you get, the more chances to win.

Stationery from Once Upon a Flutter

Stationery from Once Upon a Flutter

She most definitely helped write your life story, so perhaps it’s befitting to give her something to write her own in. Once Upon a Flutter does a line of stunning stationery, including sticky notes, diaries, journals, thank you notecards {the kind most mothers love to send out}, pens, pencils and iPhone cases. They have a special Mother’s Day collection, including a certificate of awesome, but our vote goes to the personalized tape, and coral year planner. PS: add some customized, senti notes, on random pages. It would be good to send love on other days of the year as well.

Where: Shop online, here. 

Teas from Tea Trunk

The tea ninjas at Tea Trunk source top-brass leaves from independent estates all over India and infuse them with all-natural ingredients that make for the perfect cup. Drawing inspiration from a vintage trunk that stored prize teas from around the globe, Tea Trunk’s packaging is near perfect in playful bits of tin.

Where: Order online, here.; Contact: 8381023382

Price: Start at INR 350 for 100 gms.

Jams from the Gourmet Jar 

If there’s one thing that’s reminiscent of mama’s kitchen, it’s Jam, and more often than not, Kissan. Give her an upgrade from all those years of jam sandwiches as part of tiffin for school. And don’t feel guilty about indulging her sweet tooth; each jar has fruit in it, so the contents are obviously healthy. From the marmalade spreads to the spicy sweet chutney; you make her the tiffin this time.

For more information and to place an order, click here.

Price: INR 300 – INR 400

Where: 8A, Shahpur Jat

Mother’s Day Special at Dusit Devarana

Luxury specialists, Dusit, has put together a fine fine Sunday treat for your mother. paid for, by you. Choose between three spa therapies, ranging in price, duration and treatments, or opt for the champagne brunch, and hope your mother will drink enough to foot the bill. Just Kidding.

Where: Dusit Devarana, NH-8; For reservations: 01133552211

Body Scrubs from Wabi Sabi 

If you still live with your mother, this stat will interest you. Research shows most mothers prefer to be left alone, come Mother’s Day; kind of like a day off from being a mother. And what better way to relax than a soothing bath. We recommend the body scrubs and oils from Wabi Sabi. Start with the Vanilla Moon Body Cleanse Scrub, the Mint Dreams Foot Scrub, finished with a lengthy soak with the Love Affiar Bath Salts and Soak.

Where: Find out more, and place an order, here. 

Niana

You know how to make that bath infinitely better? Shut up, she’s your mom. We meant, with scented candles. Lucky for you, Niana is offering a 15% discount for anyone who orders candles before the 10th of May. Choose between their many scents, and do us a favor, go the extra mile, and lay out this bath yourself.

Where: Place an order, and get in touch, here.

For more gifting ideas, you may refer to our Christmas gift guide as well, here.

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