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6 Mother's Day Gifts Everyone (and their Mother) Will Love


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For Mother’s Day, don’t get flowers that’ll only last for a couple of days. Spare the women in your life from flower maintenance and get them a Mother’s Day gift that will last. 144 Collection has all the unique gifts any mother would cherish this May. So, take a second to prioritize every woman you know and pick the right classic gifts for her. Better yet, we have a gift guide that has all the answers for you.



Time Less Gifts for Grandma: Flower Print Foldover Clutch Bag

Ask yourself, who wouldn’t pass up the opportunity to carry a great clutch? Who is the one person who is absolutely timeless? If the answer was your grandmother, then you’re correct! Gift Grandma this beautiful handmade clutch to remind her that she’s never out of style and she’s aging with grace. So, let’s modernize her wardrobe with this staple piece.




Adventurous Inspiration for the Wife: Orchid Blue Crossbody Bag

Take your wife on a road trip this Mother’s Day and tell her your itinerary when you hand her this crossbody bag. She’ll need something with utility and the canvas on this bag ensures durability and convenience. Make it the space to hold toll fares, spare tissues and any granola bars you might need for the road. Mother’s Day is in May after all, this travel crossbody bag will definitely inspire a trip to see the cherry blossoms.




Empowerment in a Pouch for your Daughters: Silhouette Flower Makeup Bag & Silhouette Flowers Pink Makeup Bag

This Mother’s Day, it’s a chance to say “I love you” to all the powerful female figures in your life, including your daughters. Give them one of these makeup bags filled with their first essentials, whether that be their first mascara, first hair clip or even their first tampon; you always make sure they’re prepared. They’ll feel empowered when they see the strong women on these makeup bags and be reminded not to give up on their dreams. Bonus points if they're still in their pink phase because we have a cute pouch for that too.




Give the New Moms Everything they Need: Daylily Small Leather Pouch

What does a baby need? A diaper? A spare bib? A small toy to keep them distracted? Check all of the above please! For the new mom in your life, gift her this small leather pouch that she can keep in the baby carriage for emergencies or touch-ups. She will love knowing that she has a place to keep all the essentials packed and secured.



For the Mom of the Friend Group: Rosa Orange Leather Coin Pouch

Do you have that friend who always feels the need to carry everything in case someone else needs something? On Mother's Day, tell the mom of your friend group to leave their heavy purse at home. All they simply need is their phone, keys and this wonderful little coin purse. Remind them that all they need are the essentials for themselves and they can take a day off from mothering everyone else. Then take them out for drinks because the responsible one of the group deserves to be a little irresponsible every once in a while.



Treating Girlfriend to a Great Gift: Striped Pink Wristlet Wallet

Do your girlfriend a favor and call a babysitter for the night. She’ll reach for her purse but you know it’s just for show. Let her take this striped blue and pink wristlet for her comfort, but just so she knows, you’ve got the bill at the end of dinner. Treat her to some dessert at a bakery after and she can go into her wristlet to drop that dollar in the tip jar to say “thanks for a good night!” Afterwards, take her home so she can kick her feet up with a glass of wine and relax as much as she can.