We hope you enjoy our Mother's Day gift guide, which features some of our favorite female founded and mother-led brands. We really admire how these talented, inspiring women have managed to navigate running their businesses while being incredible moms - especially during this challenging time at home, oftentimes without childcare. We are taking the time to give them a well deserved shout out and highlight their wonderful products (and adorable children)! Happy shopping!
Brand: India Amory
Why We Love Them: Julia Amory, founder of India Amory, designs the most gorgeous table linens, apparel and accessories using the ancient Indian block print technique. Her motifs are so colorful and visually appealing - it’s impossible to choose a favorite!
Our Mother's Day Pick: India Amory offers a number of placemat patterns and each one is better than the next. Spruce up mom’s well deserved breakfast in bed with one of these beautifully designed additions.
Why We Love Them: ASHA, founded by Ashley McCormick, has the most stunning and versatile collection of jewelry. Her designs are intricate, beautifully executed and inspired by her world travels.
Our Mother's Day Pick: This newly launched mother of pearl “mama” charm is the sweetest addition to the line and the perfect gift for mom. It can be purchased with a chain or added as a charm to a necklace in mom’s collection. Special perk - enjoy 25% off sitewide with discount code MAMA25.
Brand: Artemis Design Co.Why We Love Them: Artemis Design Co., founded by Milicent Armstrong, produces gorgeous, one of a kind shoes from antique kilim rugs. They also come in stunning velvets and silks. They are incredibly comfortable, stylish and jazz up any outfit.
Brand: Dudley Stephens
Why We Love Them: The brand Dudley Stephens was founded by sisters, Lauren Stephens and Kaki McGrath, and inspired by an idea to elevate fleecewear for stylish, everyday wear. DS products are made from recycled materials and the brand has a cult following among women who choose not to sacrifice comfort for style.
Our Mother's Day Pick: This boatneck top is effortlessly chic and a classic and versatile piece to dress up or down. It comes in three different fleece types and a gorgeous color wheel of enticing options.
Brand: Rec Room
Why We Love Them: Rec Room, co-founded by Val Young, produces amazingly soft and comfortable "everywhere wear" dresses and apparel that are perfect for women on the move. They are the ideal companion for travel, leisure and everyday activity. Fun fact - Val is a close friend and former roommate of Emily and Laura’s from college!
Our Mother's Day Pick: This sheath dress comes in three great colorways and is a fun and easy transition piece to take you throughout the day. We love how the detachable waist tie can instantly change the look.
Brand: For Now
Why We Love Them: For Now, founded by Kaity Cimo and Katharine ReQua, offers an amazing rotation of collections from small businesses of all kinds - apparel, beauty, accessories and home goods. This retail incubator is a great way to discover new and emerging brands. It has a gorgeous storefront in the Boston Seaport and an adorable pop up space on Nantucket for the summer months.
Our Mother's Day Pick: These Mother's Day kits are such a cute idea and include products from 3 great Boston-based brands - Chappywrap (blanket), Jute (lip & face balm), and Nuria (hydrate masks). They are the perfect gift for these cozy days at home.
Brand: Monogram Mary
Why We Love Them: This adorable monogram company, founded by Brooke Shepard, does it all. From monogrammed bags, eye masks, clothing, cups, aprons and home decor, it's a one stop shop for special, personalized gifts.
Our Mother's Day Pick: We love these "create your own" pillows. They are a wonderful keepsake and a really special way to express your love to mom with your words embroidered in your own handwriting.
Why We Love Them: Follain, founded by Tara Foley, produces amazing natural and organic skincare, make up, bath & body, and hair products. Follain was born out of Tara's frustration with the lack of clean and healthy face and body care alternatives on the market and since its founding in 2013, the brand has built an incredibly strong and loyal community of enthusiasts for Tara's mission.
Our Mother's Day Pick: These new Follain masks are the perfect gift for mom while relaxing at home in quarantine. They make for a fun mother/daughter activity with a glass of wine or tea over FaceTime or in person.
Why We Love Them: Founder and mother of two, Meg Severance, has filled a much needed gap in the market for a discreet yet stylish solution for nursing in public with her beautiful cashmere bee+roo ponchos. The idea was born as Meg became a first time mom and named after her daughter Bee, her inspiration behind the brand.
Our Mother's Day Pick: These cashmere nursing ponchos are the perfect gift for new moms. They come in a number of gorgeous colors and different weights for snuggling up with little ones in every season.
Our Mother's Day Pick: Classic striped tees are always a good gift idea! Moms of all ages will love these buttery soft, versatile and flattering shaped tees. They are the perfect new staple to carry mom through quarantine life and back into the real world (channeling summer weather and white jeans)!