Stella McCartney Perfume, £35
Fragrance is a classic Christmas gift and this gorgeous printed bottle by Stella McCartney is guaranteed to spruce up mum’s dressing table. The scent is fresh and floral, and the bottle is available in three different printed designs.
Available at Debenhams
Isotoner iPad Gloves, £15
You can’t escape touchscreen technology, so whether mum is using a smartphone or an iPad, she can keep her fingers warm with these clever gloves. Special material in the thumb and index finger means she can tap, pinch and scroll, without removing the gloves.
Available from Amazon
Elemis Princess of Spa Gift Set, £49.50
This selection of home spa products is sure to send mum drifting into bathtime bliss. Guaranteed to help her unwind and relax after a busy Christmas day, it contains full size bottles of nourishing bath milk, bath elixir and hand and nail cream. Worth a total of £80.
Available from Time to Spa
Gap Calf Hair Belt, £22.95
Jazz up any outfit with this calf hair belt. An unusual material and fabulous colour that mum will love.
Available from Gap
Great Plains Phone Case, £25
This leopard print, ponyskin phone case would make a great stocking filler for mum, keeping her technology looking on trend.
Available from Great Plains
Hello Kitty Liberty
Hello Kitty Liberty Gift Set, £16
Hello Kitty is appearing over an assortment of Christmas gifts this year. Here is one of the prettiest – a collaboration with iconic London department store, Liberty. This toiletry bag set contains bath bubbles, body scrub, body butter and shower puff.
Available from Boots
Neom Reed Diffuser, £37
Here at MFM HQ, we have been working hard since June to make sure we bring you the best selection of Christmas gifts for the whole family. This elegant reed diffuser tops our pick for mums as we have tried and tested it at home and the warming scent of mandarin, cinnamon and tonka bean has been filling the air. Better yet, for each one sold £1 is donated to the Make-a-Wish Foundation
Available from Selfridges
What to Cook and How to Cook it, £24.95
Another tried and tested product, our lifestyle team are championing this cookery book, by Jane Hornby, as a winner. Featuring clear pictures of ingredients laid out and step-by-step instructions, mum (and dad) will love cooking everything from Pad Thai to banana cake. Our favourite? The beef casserole with cheesy dumplings.
Available from Phaidon
Regatta Jacket, £45
Give mum a slice of country heritage chic, with this cosy, quilted jacket. We love this raspberry colour, it also comes in black and shades of green and brown.
Available from Regatta
The craze for gel nail varnish is a justified one. This ‘at-home’ kit, complete with LED lamp, varnish and all you need to get started is a great way to get the salon look. It may at first seem a little pricey, but each application lasts for two weeks and and there are ten applications in the set.
Perfect for busy mums, this keeps your nails looking tip-top for at least two weeks – our beauty team are swearing by it.
Available from Boots