Where to Shop for Mother's Day
Organic fruit subscriptions, books for self love, award-winning clean beauty, wear-everywhere shorts and so much more - all created by mothers. Meet the mothers behind these beautiful companies and find some extra special gifts for Mother's Day.
Eunice Byun created Material Kitchen after struggling to find the right kitchenware as a modern at home, after work cook. The result is a set of expertly crafted, sublimely designed and fairly priced tools that feel like they were made just for your kitchen counters.
Mother daughter duo Naa-Sakle and Eugenia Akuete created Eu'Genia after noticing how many skincare products were filled with chemicals and petroleum jelly. Eu'Genia is a collection of pure, highly concentrated, unrefined shea butters aka "nature's wonderbalm." Antioxidant and vitamin rich, shea butter is a beautiful, pregnancy-safe balm for all moisturizing needs.
Laura Cramer and Starr Hout's Apiece Apart is a clothing brand crafted to be as versatile as the woman who wear their clothes. They are both mothers who believe in supporting, inspiring and bringing women together through clothing.
Amanda Chantal Bacon started Moon Juice after personally discovering the healing power of simple daily practices while battling an autoimmune condition. Since then, Moon Juice has evolved into a global source for well-being through pure and efficacious adaptogenic supplements, skincare and foods. Her words about motherhood and creating a family are some of my favorite out there.
Designer Laura Paulino Rosenbaum's Novel Swim offers her signature one-of-a-kind prints in a swimwear line that is equal parts cool and comfortable. The line is produced ethically and locally in New York.
Cassandra Grey's Violet Grey is a highly curated world of beauty. Every product on their site is tested and vetted. The company provides educational content too, including an article about pregnancy skincare I've shared with friends and family for years.
Alexandra Elle is an author whose words heal. After the Rain, Neon Soul, and Today I Affirm: A Journal That Nurtures Self Care are among her published books and journals. After the Rain usually sits on my bedside table and would make a special gift for any mother.
Erin Wilkins founded Herb Folk to spotlight Asian American herbalism and to serve her community by making holistic health care more accessible. Her products are a beautiful representation of Asian American herbalism culture that integrate centuries old healing traditions.
Sheena Yaitanes created Kosas to redefine makeup on her own terms. She's created a collection of clean, skin-loving, botanical formulas and expert color pigmentation to honor the beauty in every layer of self.
Ilana Seid founded Sunday Morning on the simple idea that you shouldn't have to choose between high quality, great design, fair pricing and doing good. The result is a collection of wonderful, cozy pieces inspired by the restorative energy of Sundays.
Sara Sugarman's Lulu and Georgia designs and curates a gorgeous world of interior design. Her buyers source globally to deliver an edit of one-of-a-kind vintage, found, and new treasures for every room in your home.
Brittany Kozerski created Jade Swim after a career as a fashion editor and stylist. The result is a line of sustainable swimwear that combines her minimalist aesthetic with innovative silhouettes and design details. The collection is carefully crafted from luxe fabric to smooth and sculpt the body.
I went back and forth about whether or not to include myself in this list but here I am! Rallier is inspired by the idea of a self-defined uniform: a collection of slowly gathered pieces that come together to say what you've been through and what you love. Our pieces are made from fine, ethically sourced natural fibers and designed to be worn for years down the line.
Alexa de la Cruz is a fine jewelry studio based in Mexico City. Alexa's work is inspired by her environment, nature and ancient times. Using fine reclaimed metals and thoughtfully selected gems, the company creates poetic jewels to become year long adored pieces and future heirlooms.
Co-owned by Chef Becky Courchesne and Sarah Coddington, Frog Hollow Farm brings beautiful, organic produce to people everywhere with the least impact on land, people and community. Committed to regenerative agriculture, Frog Hollow Farm's wonderful team ships organic fruit subscriptions and gift boxes nationwide.
Sasha Plavsic sees skincare and makeup as one. Her company, Ilia, leads the clean beauty movement with an impressive range of potent formulas designed with active, non-toxic levels of skincare ingredients.
Emily Sugihara created Baggu with the goal of making every bag you need for your daily routines. The company designs with sustainable materials, minimizes waste, and produces ethically.
Deeanne Akerson founded Kindred Bravely to make the journey of motherhood easier through nursing and maternity clothes that are beautiful, useful and comfortable. Their entire team works remotely in order to provide a culture of flexibility for working parents.
Noura Sakkijha founded Mejuri on the belief that making fine jewelry doesn't have to come at the cost of values, communities or the planet. Rooted in a new kind of luxury, Mejuri pieces are traditionally handcrafted and meant to be worn everyday.