Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so I decided to put together a gift giving guide from 28 Black Tastemakers of products that are just right for the mom or mom-ish person in your life.
1) Linea Germania
You can’t go wrong with a scarf from textile artist and designer Mengly Hernandez. This scarf, entitled Pussy Power is for the mom in your life who isn’t afraid of making a bold statement and look chic at the same time. Each scarf is digitally printed silk from an original hand drawn pattern.
2) Ron Nicole
Ronni’s floral inspired fossils are a unique gift for any mom. No one piece is the same. These sculptures are like capturing a little bit of springtime with each piece because she applies real flowers into the clay as part of the creative process. Her fossils are something special you will want to keep for years to come as a memento.
When it comes to Mother’s Day its always important to dress to impress on the big day, especially if you're going out. The Gugu dress from Demestik by Reuben Reuel, fits the bill perfectly. This dress is feminine and flirty, and it has pockets for your essentials like your phone and wallet.
4) Effies paper
Journaling is so important as a mother, especially once you have kids because it’s SO tough to remember anything these days. But instead of being tethered to a screen all day, writing off-line with this dope notebook and a fast writing pen will really help you clear your mind.
I don’t know about you, but there are no limits on how many pair of shoes I can own, and a classic pair of pumps is a must. If you're looking for a gift for a shoe lover in your life, check out Kahmune. These shoes made from premium leathers sourced directly from Italy, are made for an array of skin tones.
6) Culture Fit Clothing
For those of you that are going to give your mom some time to really unwind (God bless you), why not do it in style with a gift card to a local yoga studio and one of these fly yoga mats from Culture Fit Clothing. I mean I love doing a sun salutation everyday, but it doesn’t hurt to have a pretty yoga mat underfoot too. You’ll need to check out this website, because there is so much more than just yoga mats that you are gonna splurge on for Mother’s Day this year.
If you want to give your mother a gift where she can really relax in style then consider one of these kimonos from Aphrochic. The Juju Hat pattern, was created by Aphrochic, was made in collaboration with Reuben Reuel from Demestik. Another perfect add on to this gift is snagging a candle from their new heirloom collection.
8) Natalie Osborne
When I think of Natalie’s art I think of something dope, modern, and a flame! So much of her art focuses on women and it’s a special gift for Mother’s Day. In her ETSY shop she sells an array of art from original pieces to prints. You can definitely find the right gift for your mom that is also budget-friendly.
Countdown: there is one week until the big day, so if you haven’t gotten to shopping already you have no excuse now but to get to it, and support Black business in the process.