The Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Your Globetrotting Mom

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While we'd all love to surprise mom with a first-class ticket for her dream trip on Mother's Day, that still might not be in the cards this year. Coming in at a close second, these gifts are perfect for enjoying at home and will help her plan for future travel with style and savvy, no matter how much you have to spend.

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There are gifts for the beauty lover, the outdoorsy type, the crack-of-dawn jogger, and every mom in between. From stylish, comfy flats to the latest fitness tracker, here are 20 unique and thoughtful gift ideas she's sure to love.

Columbia Women's Pardon My Trench Rain Jacket

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If mom's rain jacket is looking a little worse for wear, save her next rainy day with this stylish, water-repellent trench. It's available in standard and plus sizes and comes in eight vibrant colors for spring.

To buy: columbia.com, from $70

Slip Silk Pillowcase

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A best-seller at Nordstrom, this packable pillowcase — made with 100 percent Mulberry silk, which doesn't dehydrate skin or hair like cotton can — will help mom get her beauty rest on the go.

To buy: nordstrom.com, from $89

Cole Haan Zerogrand Winner Tennis Sneakers

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For your tennis-loving mom, gift her a new pair of stylish and supportive tennis shoes from shopper-loved brand Cole Haan.

To buy: colehaan.com, $130

Pastreez Macaron Gift Set

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Treat your mom to the gift of dessert with these beautiful, colorful macarons from Pastreez. They're handmade by French chefs and come in flavors like Apricot, Guava, and White Chocolate Vanilla.

To buy: pastreez.com, $85 for 48

Rothy's Loafers

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A brand beloved by celebrity moms and moms-to-be (like Meghan Markle), Rothy's can be trusted to turn out the comfiest of lightweight, knit flats. Made from recycled water bottles, its a sustainable gift pick, too. The loafers also come in tons of other fun patterns, as well as neutral solids.

To buy: rothys.com, $165

Summersalt All Wrapped Up Scarf

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Mom can use this chic, color-blocked accessory as a scarf, sarong, or a blanket — whatever suits her style. Plus, you can add a monogram with up to 10 characters to add a personal touch.

To buy: summersalt.com, $55

Thirdlove Gift Card

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Afraid mom's go-to bras might be as old as you are? Gift her a credit to Thirdlove, where she can use the online Fit Finder test to discover her true size. The super-inclusive brand just expanded its line to offer band sizes from 28-48 and cup sizes from A-I (including half sizes to help her get that made-for-me fit).

To buy: thirdlove.com, from $15

Try The World Subscription Box

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Each Try The World box includes staple snacks, sauces, spices, and recipes from a far-flung country. The Italy box, for example, might include a black truffle and mushroom sauce, biscottis, or egg tagliatelle noodles with lemon. There are options to send one box ($39), or a monthly subscription for up to one year.

To buy: trytheworld.com, from $39

MZ Wallace Large Metro Tote Deluxe

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In preparation for future travel, gift your mother this stylish yet impressively functional duffel from MZ Wallace. It features both shoulder and crossbody straps for comfort, as well as several interior pockets that will allow your mom to keep all her essentials organized.

To buy: mzwallace.com, $285

The Sill Orchids

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Show her some love with these beautiful potted orchids from The Sill. The plant retailer, which ships nationwide, is offering a curated Mother's Day collection, including several varieties of flowers and plants, as well as online workshops to help mom tend to her new favorite blooms.

To buy: thesill.com, $75

Coravin Wine Preservation System

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For the mom who's serious about wine, or just likes to try different wines on different nights of the week, Coravin is a must have. This genius device allows you to pour wine from a bottle without opening it, thus allowing you to preserve the taste profile of the wine for weeks or even years to come.

To buy: macys.com, $300 (originally $400)

Rifle Paper Co. Personalized Flat Notes

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If your mom is known to surprise loved ones with thoughtful notes and greeting cards, gift her this stunning stationery set from Rifle Paper Co. These colorful floral cards can be personalized with a name, as well as greetings like "from the desk of" or "a note from."

To buy: riflepaperco.com, from $65

Sarah Flint Natalie Flats

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Who wouldn't love to receive a comfortable yet chic pair of flats? Sarah Flint is a celeb-loved shoe brand, with fans like Meghan Markle and Margot Robbie.

To buy: sarahflint.com, $365

Briggs & Riley Rhapsody Tall Carry-on Spinner Suitcase

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Help your mom upgrade her luggage collection with this sleek 22-inch carry-on from luxury luggage brand Briggs & Riley. The bag is available in three colors, and you can also add a monogrammed luggage tag for free to add a personal touch.

To buy: briggs-riley.com, $349 (originally $399)

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

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This gift set includes the cult-favorite Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, as well as a vented round brush and detangling comb, so your mom can achieve her most stylish hair ever.

To buy: sephora.com, $399

Tumi Ennis Jewelry Travel Roll

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For your travel-loving mom, help her prepare for future trips with this sleek jewelry roll that will help keep her organized as she plans her next adventure.

To buy: tumi.com, $145

Olive & June The Studio Box

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If you wish you could take your mom for a mani/pedi this Mother's Day, you can bring the spa home with this nail kit from Olive & June, which includes all the tools and polish you need for a gorgeous manicure.

To buy: oliveandjune.com, from $50

La Mer Lifting & Firming Cream Face Mask

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For the beauty-loving mom, consider this luxurious face mask from La Mer. The best part? It comes in a travel size so she can take her favorite skincare with her on-the-go.

To buy: nordstrom.com, from $85

Sleepy Jones + Purple Pajamas

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Give your mom the gift of a good night's sleep with these cute and cozy pajamas from this stylish collaboration between Sleepy Jones and Purple.

To buy: purple.com, $90 (originally $129)

Supergoop! Glowscreen SPF 40 PA+++

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Your mom has probably told you to never skip on the sunscreen. Luckily, it's never been easier to incorporate SPF into your skincare routine than with this glowy formula from Supergoop! that your mom will be sure to love.

To buy: sephora.com, amazon.com, $36

Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven

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If your mom loves to recreate her favorite dishes from her travels, gift her a dutch oven that is durable and multifunctional, not to mention a beautiful statement in her kitchen.

To buy: amazon.com, $250 (originally $380)

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