Mums are most often the ones who spend most of the chaotic festive season relentlessly double checking lists, preparing food, wrapping gifts and threatening to speed dial Santa to amend his list when children become ratty. So what is it that the matriarch of the family wishes for herself this Christmas? Click on through to see our list for stylish mums and mums to be for gift ideas she’s sure to love!
Keepsake jewellery is always a winner and we adore the stunning Uberbanner 3 necklace (priced $295). Created using solid sterling silver with hand hammered personalised script, you can choose from one row up to four and each row is slightly different in height for a gorgeous organic, quirky look. Uberbanner necklaces are prices start at $215 and available directly from Uberkate.
If her jewellery style is more of the bold and bright fashion, a Bambino Bling necklace is an awesome option and at these great prices, you could spoil her with a few pieces! Bambino Bling necklaces and bracelets are dual purpose – they not only look fabulous, they’re made from soft and safe silicone for mum and young teething babies to love. Necklaces are priced $34.95 and can be purchased from Bambino Bling.
Pregnant and nursing mums will adore these gorgeous printed nightgowns from Snug Jugs. Pretty enough to be worn during the day and comfortable enough to be worn both night and day too. Maternity Snug Jugs gowns ($69) have a drop down cup for easy feeding and a premium quality jersey top for awesome breast support and fit. To discover all the prints on offer and purchase, head on over to Snug Jugs.
When you’re on your feet chasing after kids all day long, comfortable shoes are a must. No need to switch out comfort for style though with Walnut Melbourne’s amazing selection of ballet flats for stylish mums that combines the two. Walnut’s leather Ava Ballet Flat surpasses the comfort test thanks to a buttery soft padded insole, glorious leather lining and soft elastic trim. With several colours available, there’s a pair for every outfit. Ava Ballet flats are priced $109.95 and can be purchased direct from Walnut Melbourne.
For a really special gift, look to the talented StyleRocks team for magnificent, breathtakingly beautiful jewellery such as the exquisite Willow Russian Wedding Ring, priced $625. A trio of gold, rose gold and silver intertwined rings, you can even have them engraved with a sweet phrase or name of your choosing for a truly showstopping piece.
Every lady loves a new outfit for Christmas Day – especially so if pregnant! Treat the mum-to-be in your family with this best selling dress from the sensational style hub of all things maternity, Soon Maternity. The Jess Dress in gorgeous forest green or pebble print is perfect for dressing up with heels or playing it casual and cool with flats. Flattering in every way and perfectly lightweight for the coming summer, you can order it for yourself at Soon Maternity, priced $119.95.
It’s no secret a woman’s memory can become a little hit and miss during pregnancy when baby brain is often rife. A great way to keep track of where you’re at, what appointments are due and to record exciting pregnancy milestones and loads of details is with the tremendous The Essential Pregnancy Organiser: 40 weeks +. All the information and checklists you need to prepare for your baby and guide you through your pregnancy (and beyond!) can be found behind the front cover of this modern organiser. Priced $34.95, you can buy yours at Queen Bee.
Uberkate’s famous Ubercircles are always a much welcomed gift, available in both silver and gold or if you’re undecided, a combination of both, as seen here with Uberkate Combination Ubercircles. For $1085 you have all you need for a simply stunning keepsake addition to your jewellery collection – three engraved Ubercircles in small, medium and large, a silver Uberclip and Uberchain. Absolutely exquisite and available from Uberkate.
Mums love a practical gift too – and what better gift is there than freeing up both hands! The Ergobaby Four Position 360 Carrier is the ultimate in comfy baby carriers, not to mention the only one you will need to take baby from infancy to toddlerhood. This carrier has four carrying positions, adjustable seat width and aligns with the carrying position from the International Hip Dysplasia Institute. A SPF 50+ hood offers awesome sun and wind protection when heading outdoors as well as a bit of privacy for feeding. Get your Ergobaby Four Position Carrier from Babes In Arms, prices $229.
Mum will be toting everything in style if she were to discover one of these splendidly stylish bags under the tree for her! The Charlie Nappy Bag is a bag full of everything you need to head out and about with baby on board including, insulated bottle tote, clutch purse, stroller straps and key fob, just to name a few. Beautifully designed, mum will love to tote this bag long after the kids are out of nappies. The Charlie Nappy Bag is priced $239.99 from Timi and Leslie.
Speaking of all things comfortable, let’s not forget the building blocks of any outfit – underwear. A baby bump means a whole new world of maternity underwear and we love that Cake Lingerie understands what expecting women want. Cake Lingerie’s Panty Pack ($39.90) consisting of four briefs, including these two pretty basic cotton, lace trimmed knickers. The Panty Pack will be available at the end of November and make for the perfect stocking stuffer for mamas-to-be!