Dope Gifts for Your Dope Mom This Mother’s Day

No idea what to get your mom (or like-a-mom, play mom, stepmom, etc.) for Mother’s Day and only a few more days to figure it out? Throw on some old-school and dig into this list of five options that’ll show Mama your love and appreciation.

By Stacey Coles


Black Girl Mug-gic
Bless your mom with a gift that does it for the culture and keeps her feeling your love and respect long after Mother’s Day.
Defend Black Womanhood mug, $15,

She Deserves (K)It
Smell goods + feel goods = the perfect spa day starter kit. Buy one that’s ready-made, or put together a custom self-care package, and load it with candles, fragrances, lotions, and body washes — it’ll be sure to help the woman who carries the weight of the world, relax.
Eucalyptus Spearmint Gift Basket, $38,


Melanin Royal-Tee
She stays queenin’, and don’t let her ever forget it. Whether she dresses it up or rocks it simple, this wearable reminder will have her postin’ up on her throne like the majestic mom she is.
Afro Black Queen Ladies Empowerment T-Shirt, $20,


Chain, Chain, Chain
Mom will most def be in her feelings when she peeps this thoughtful gift — a locket containing a photo of the both of you.
Yellow Gold Sterling Silver Heart Locket, $60,


Securing the Bag
Your book-club-loving, always-on-the-go, mom needs a tote that reps her hobbies and her style seamlessly. This one’s a definite winner.
Twerk a Book Tote, $23,


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