Do your mum proud with these last minute (but still awesome) Mother’s Day gifts

Has Mother’s Day sneaked up on you this year? Doesn’t it always? Well fear not, because there’s still plenty you can do to make it special for your mum.

Choose one of these last minute gifts from The Royal Exchange Manchester and you’ll be in her good books for the rest of the year. Promise.

For the glamorous mum

There is a reason the saying “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” has stood the test of time. If your mum loves everything that sparkles then we have a spot-on Mother’s Day offer that we just have to let you in on. This month, Swarovski is giving away a free pair of earrings, plus either a bottle of prosecco or a £100 Café Rouge voucher when you spend £99 or more in store. Or why not spend the £99 on yourself and give her the earrings. It may be cheeky but t’s too good an offer to turn down, no? We won’t tell if you don’t.

For the pampered mum

If your mum loves a pampering session, dip into l’Occitane to give her the gift of glamour this Mother’s Day. The French beauty retailer has some incredible deals available on their high-end skin care and fragrance collections in honour of mums up and down the country. Enjoy up to 25% savings on the award-winning Divine face care collection, hand cream trio and Terre de Lumiere l’eau star fragrance pack, which contains perfume, balm, body milk, shower gel and soap.

For the homebird mum

If your mum is the homely type who likes to spend her Saturdays nestled up by the fire with a brew, this will be right up her street. In honour of mothers the country over, Whittard of Chelsea has created a limited edition run of Tick Tock mugs and teapots retailing at £12 and £35 respectively. Featuring the original illustrations from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the quirky collection of fine bone china was exclusively designed and decorated at the potteries in Stoke-on-Trent. They’ve now added two limited edition pieces to the range, starring childhood favourite the White Rabbit.

For the socialite mum

If your mum’s the social butterfly type, why not take her out to Molton Brown’s Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea event where she can mix and mingle to her heart’s content? Molton Brown will be showcasing the new additions to their signature Orange and Bergamot collection. For £15 enjoy marmalade cocktails, a selection of cakes and teas and be treated to a luxury hand and arm massage using one of their new products. Plus, you’ll receive a £10 gift card to spend on the day and head home with a goody-bag to-boot. (Availability is limited so to avoid disappointment please give the Manchester team a call on 0161 832 6668 to book your place for a day of luxury pampering.) 12-4pm this Thursday and Friday.

For the mum with a sweet tooth

If your mum is chocolate mad, get yourself down to Hotel Chocolat. They have really outdone themselves this year with a range of cocoa-infused beauty products and spirits on offer, alongside their luxuriant range of chocolate boxes and hampers which are available to buy both with and without the fizz. We suggest you pop in pronto to ensure your mummy feels yummy this Sunday. Chocolate makes you happy, after all, and who are we to argue with that?

For the party mum

If your mum loves a tipple, then why not dip into The Whisky Shop to get her something special, local and organic to toast her with this Mother’s Day? The luxury drinks retailer has expanded its gin offering to include some of the finest gins produced in the north west, so we recommend you stick your head in for a sample or two. Whilst you’re there, make sure to check out the new gin from The Lakes Distillery. A craft gin, produced using locally sourced botanicals native to The Lake District and using water from the River Derwent, get ready for vibrant citrus and delicate floral notes.


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