15 Gifts That Give Back For Mother's Day

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Thoughtful Gifts For Mom

With the arrival of springtime comes Mother's Day just around the corner. It is the perfect time to celebrate the wonderful women in our lives who love and care for us with no reservation. Each gift below is thoughtfully designed and crafted with care, giving back to not only your mum - but also to communities both local and global.  

Check out our collaborating sponsors GlobeIn and Trunk Collective - two of our favorite go-to shops for ethically sourced gifts. GlobeIn's limited edition Mother's Day "Admire" Box is the perfect compilation of artisan made goods. 

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1. La Riada Bed Blanket | The Citizenry

Treat your mom to a warm and cozy Mother’s Day with this handcrafted, shades-of-blue baby alpaca blanket. Crafted by master weavers in Peru in a fair trade environment, this blanket features unique weaving patterns and bold tassels for a one-of-a-kind look from The Citizenry. 
Shop Online | $295

2. Ashram Window Necklace | GlobeIn

Inspired by the windows and arches in Indian architecture, this gold brass necklace is sure to impress. This elegant necklace is a sweet and simple Mother’s Day gift that she can wear for years to come.
Shop Online | $18

3. Moroccan Hand-Painted Platter | GlobeIn

This hand-painted platter makes for a stunning centerpiece, fruit bowl, or wall decor in a globally-inspired home. Handcrafted by artisans in Morocco who make fair wages and receive healthcare and retirement benefits, this gift gives back to the skilled workers who create it.
Shop Online | $45

4. Black Dots Mug | Om Ceramic

These playful polka-dot mugs are handcrafted in Los Angeles, and are sure to be your mom’s new favorite mug! The colorful and chic aesthetic makes them perfect for both minimalist and eclectic mums alike.
Shop Online | $48

 5. Clutch Wallet | Nisolo

This ethically-made and intentionally-designed clutch wallet is the perfect gift for the mother who seeks both style and practicality. The vegetable-tanned vachetta leather becomes more beautiful and unique over time. 
Shop Online | $128

6. Horn Line Cuff | Trunk Collective

This sustainable minimalist cuff bracelet is an elegant and modern gift for the fashion-forward mother. Since it is handmade from recycled materials, each bracelet is as unique as the woman who wears it.
Shop Online | $78

7. Silk Loafers | Artemis

Pamper your mother with the ultimate pair of luxury, raw silk ikat loafers. Hand-woven by women artisans in Uzbekistan and Turkey, these loafers look just as great with a pair of jeans as they do with an elegant dress.
Shop Online | $268

8. The Human Woman Cotton Muscle Tank | Everlane

Celebrate your mother with this ethically-produced muted pink tank from Everlane’s 100% Human collection. For each Human Woman tee purchased, Everlane donates to Equality Now to help promote women’s equality.
Shop Online | $22

9. Classic Striped Napkins | Bloom & Give

These hand-woven cloth napkins make a great gift for mothers who love clean and classic design. These natural cotton napkins are handmade by women artisan weavers in a collective owned and run entirely by women - and your purchase helps fund young women’s education programs in India.
Shop Online | $36

10. Watercolor Print | Purpose Jewelry

Gift your mother some sweet florals that will last year-round with this watercolor print from Purpose Jewelry. Proceeds from this festive springtime print go towards supporting a victim of sex trafficking.
Shop Online | $20

11. Tadesse Bucket Bag | Ethos Collection

For the stylish on-the-go mom, this over-the-shoulder leather bucket bag comes in the most popular colors of the season: blush, cognac and classic black. This bag is handmade by women in Ethiopia and Mexico, which means you can show love to the women in your life - and support them internationally as well.
Shop Online | $148

12. Armour Lapis Ear Jacket | Slate & Salt

We adore these statement earrings, and your mother will too! These 18k gold-plated earrings feature a lapis lazuli inlay and can be worn with or without the arrowhead back for two distinct looks. These earrings are ethically and sustainably handmade by local artisans in Southeast Asia.
Shop Online | $107

13. Frankincense Cleansing Oil | Trunk Collective

Treat your mother to this luxurious, handcrafted cleansing oil. Perfect for the mom who deserves a little pampering, this Frankincense and Black-Cumin Seed oil makes for a great moisturizer and makeup remover. This product is sustainably-made in the USA, and is 100% vegan.
Shop Online | $32

14. Harmony Bell Necklace | Ten Thousand Villages

Perfect for new and expectant mothers, this lovely bell necklace is worn in many cultures as a way to soothe both baby and mother before and after birth. This thoughtful gift also helps support the creation of self-sustaining businesses in India, making it ideal for the globally-conscious mother in your life.
Shop Online | $125

15. You’re My Favorite Soy Candle | The Little Market

Remind your mom just how special she is with this sweet, floral, hand-poured soy candle. Sales from this all-natural and fair trade candle help support female refugees, so its impact goes beyond its 30-hour burn time.
Shop Online | $26