Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is fast approaching which means it’s that time of year to show the lovely ladies in our lives a little bit of appreciation. If you’re struggling for ideas and want a nudge in the right direction, we’ve done a little round-up of some of our fave mum must-haves. Whether you want to opt for classic, luxe or something a little sporty, sit back and have a little scroll.

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UGG slippers always make a perfect gift, and this classic has been updated with a luxurious snake embossed upper in a gorgeous ceramic hue. With an iconic sheepskin insole and trim, these slippers will be the comfiest gift you’ve ever given. If you’re after something simple yet stylish with a little bit of luxury thrown in for good measure, let your mum be snug in UGG.

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If your mum is the type of lady who appreciates a subtle dose of sports luxe, look no further than the Vlorae trainers by Ted Baker. A twist on the classic court which is dominating the trainer scene right now, these feature statement snake skin print heel counters. With gorgeous metallic eyelets and luxurious leather lining, will your mum love these as much as we do?

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We’re loving the whole flower power thing at the moment and the Tourer Cross Body Bag from Joules is giving us all the Spring feels right now. Designed in a striking floral print, the magnetic closure and internal compartments make it the perfect practical present. For those who like to channel a casual kinda vibe with a pop of colour, you can’t go wrong with Joules.

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Choose Ralph Lauren to take your mum’s glam game to new heights. The Harri Sandal is a simple silhouette with a sculpted chunky heel in burnished tan. Beautifully crafted in soft leather, this sandal strikes the perfect balance between city chic and wearable, walkable comfort. If that’s a combination that can’t convince you, we don’t know what will.

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Kick back and relax with the comfiest Converse around. Bang on trend and perfectly pastel, these statement sneakers really are a no brainer. The Dainty Ox Trainers are a slimmer version of the Converse classic featuring a striped midsole, breather eyelets and a high quality pink canvas upper. We’re talking a killer combo of seriously stylish and comfy.

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For a gift that will stand the test of time, say hello to Timberland. The Nellie Boots are both iconic and robust, featuring soft nubuck uppers with a padded ankle cuff for optimum comfort. Metallic eyelets ae complemented by two tone laces and embossed branding to create signature Timberland detailing. If you want some serious brownie points, it’s Nellie’s time to shine.

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Totally want to treat your mum? Then it’s time for her to join the Calvin Klein club. Sleek and sophisticated, this gorgeous silhouette oozes style. The metal appliqué branding and CK swing tag complete this understated handbag, while the classic yet elegantly designed purse leaves nothing to be desired. Do you dare to double up with the duo?

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Le Coq Sportif: The Lowdown

Today, le coq sportif is one of the world’s most prestigious brands, renowned for its clothing, footwear and sporting equipment. This is the story of a different kind of brand, a story unlike any other. Launched in 1882 in a small factory in Romilly-sur-Seine, France, le coq sportif has evolved and established a uniquely authentic place in the market from over 130 years of experience.

Founded by Emile Camuset who was, above all, a sports fan, le coq sportif began by creating products primarily for sportsmen. This has continued to present the brand with both inspiration and challenge, and meeting those challenges remains at the heart of the product philosophy which sets le coq sportif apart, and has since the brand’s beginning.

The product range has a simple, almost timeless quality which is a fundamental part of its heritage. There is a clear bridge between the simplicity that characterised their first products and the ongoing inventiveness that keeps their new models resolutely modern – this is what makes le coq sportif who they are. So, are you ready for the le coq sportif lowdown?

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The first style we’re desperate to showcase is the Flow, which is new for le coq sportif this season. A modern reinterpretation of an iconic 90s sneaker, the rubber insert helps with strike rebound. This urban silhouette, with several heritage accents, is more feminine and comfortable with a fluid mesh sock, monochrome nubuck upper, embossed logo and round laces. With the statement style available in rose cloud, lichen, black and marshmallow, this is set to be a real crowd pleaser. The real question is, which hue is for you?

flowSecond up is the Charline which is an innovative adaptation of le coq sportif’s most iconic tennis shoe, the Arthur Ashe. Designed just for women, this model retains the main shape of its former silhouette with side perforations and a heel cap. Crafted in nubuck, the Charline sneaker has a tone-on-tone sole decorated with a feminine trim, embossed logo and round cotton laces. The colour palette is oh so spring with a vanilla cream, mint green and dusky pink offering. Understated yet seriously stylish? Yes please.

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All Hail the Handbag: The Designer Edit

For a lot of people, a designer handbag is the dream. There’s nothing more satisfying than holding a beautifully crafted and aesthetically pristine accessory on the end of your arm, is there? We’ve managed to whittle our handbag offering down to our top five picks, so whether you’re a cross body bag kinda gal or prefer to have something a little more structured in your collection, here’s why we think you’ll love them as much as we do. From Calvin Klein to Kendall + Kylie, we’re the destination for designer handbags. Feast your eyes on these…

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Calvin Klein do classics so well. The Charly Mini Cross Body Bag is a contemporary accessory encompassing modern elegance with an urban twist. The uniquely designed bag has a detachable front pocket and removable internal purse for premium practicality. With cute tassel zips and silver hardware, this mini Calvin Klein is certainly a piece of eye (and arm) candy.

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Kendall + Kylie are the Queens of creating the dreamiest of designer handbags. We’re talking stunning silhouettes combined with gorgeous hues and the Katherine Handbag is certainly no exception. This rose pink number is not only a practical piece but has been crafted with style in mind, accompanied with a shoulder strap and twin top handles for versatility.

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A classic clutch bag is an accessory staple – there’s no doubt about it. The Armani Jeans Bustina Clutch Bag has been crafted in soft leather with iconic branding on the front for a sleek and sophisticated finish. An additional shoulder chain creates a more luxurious look, along with an internal zip compartment to keep your essentials safe all night long.

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If you like to make a statement and be a little bolder where accessories are concerned, Love Moschino might be the brand for you. In bright red, the Borsa Lamb Handbag boasts twin heart detailing on the front and contains beautiful branded lining. The metal appliqué on the front completes this unique yet must-have accessory and it’s certainly a colour pop to remember.

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You can’t go wrong with a healthy dose of neutral and Kendall + Kylie know how to master this all too well. The Ladie Handbag is super chic in cream and the bucket bag style provides ample space to store everything you could possibly need. Crafted in soft leather with subtle embossed branding to the front, the adjustable strap is expertly finished with rose gold hardware.

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Just Launched: Puma Suede Heart Reset

Puma is unstoppable where new product launches are concerned and this time around, they’ve made a bold move. The Puma Suede Heart Reset certainly isn’t for the faint hearted but if you’re prepared to make a statement, this silhouette is for you. Be brave and fully immerse yourself in the latest colour pop drop from Puma. Warning: super cute animal below.

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Before we get into the nitty gritty, can we just take a moment to appreciate A) how much we’re crushin’ on Cara Delevingne in this collab and B) how cute (and clever) the baby puma is. Irresistibly adorable marketing = nailed. We might even have to consider investing in our own baby puma as a Head Office mascot – what a way to banish the Monday blues, eh?

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One of the three colours in the collection is Aruba Blue and we’re really loving this bold yet icy hue. This design comes with all of the iconic style touches you’d expect from Puma’s red hot design team, with the added bonus of coming with oversized cotton and ribbon laces. Use the cotton for a classic look and the ribbon for a serious statement and slightly unique twist.

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Give these a chance before you brand them as forbidden territory because the Soft Fluo Yellow isn’t as scary as it seems. Bright? Yes, but equally cool as far as kicks are concerned. The matching translucent sole gives this style an extra urban edge and we’re loving the oversized eyelet detail. If you’re ready to stand out, these will certainly put a spring in your step.

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You really can’t go wrong where this gorgeous pastel pop is concerned, can you? Prism Pink is set to be a real crowd pleaser so you better be quick if you’re keen to get your Puma hungry hands on these. With a suede upper and rubber sole, the padded collar and tongue provide optimum comfort as well as some serious colour envy. Are you ready to raise the style scene?

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Keepin’ it Casual

So many celebs have been bossing the whole casual vibe lately, and it’s definitely something we can lend a helping hand with given our vast collection of casual kicks. Casual doesn’t mean style has to be compromised, it means embracing killer comfort and serious style simultaneously. Whatever your style, cast your eyes over our popular pick of contenders. Here we go…

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Let’s kick things off with a pop of pastel, shall we? The unpredictable British weather means these cute Hunter Chelsea boots are a perfect all rounder as they’re bound to take you all the way through to festival season. Made from natural rubber, the matte waterproof finish offers practicality with a few style points thrown in for good measure. Just look at that gorgeous pastel hue.

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The Reebok Club is killing it right now, so this style combined with a suede finish is a serious game changer where casual footwear is concerned. Neutral in soft grey or slightly more statement in khaki, these comfy kicks will ensure your casual shoe game is on point. The slick styling and comfy cushioning makes these the perfect addition to your casual kicks collection.

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Every shoedrobe deserves a pair of fresh white kicks and these Calvin Klein Zabrina trainers will do the trick. Crisp white takes casual to a whole new level and we’re lapping up all the flatform feels this season. The CK branding on the canvas side and rubber heel create a simple and classic yet understated look, taking your outfit from casual to cool in a matter of minutes.

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Khaki is kinda everywhere at the moment and with good reason. The popular hue is super versatile and adds a subtle dose of colour to any outfit. The Darwin trainers from Nike feature lightweight technical mesh uppers with a sock-like fit for ultimate comfort. The heel cage offers slick sports styling and we’re totally loving the all khaki everything vibe going on.

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New Balance encompasses casual styling very well, so it’s no surprise this offering strikes the perfect balance between casual and comfy. New, neat and stylish is this season’s latest release from New Balance which lets you walk the streets with serious style. Available in olive green, bold black, soft creme and powder grey, this old-skool runner is a real casual crowd pleaser.

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This season Novesta is showcasing a collection of classic original retro sneakers as part of a killer collab with iconic fashion house Universal Works, which we can’t get enough of. The collection features low-cut silhouettes with a canvas upper, chrome eyelet lacing and a rubber shell toe for a comfy yet casual feel. Available in navy, military green and sand, which neutral suits you?

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While the Jenner sisters are notoriously glam they also completely own casual style when it comes to fashion. These Braydin sneakers are styled with a technical mixed-knit sock upper for that sports luxe vibe with elasticated straps and lace-up ties for casual comfort. Paired with fishnet socks you’ll be sporting some seriously sassy vibes this season, don’t ya think?

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The new Ignite Evoknit trainers from Puma feature a bold collar height for a fiercely fresh look. Why? Because khaki is completely on-trend right now. Also available in black, these Puma kicks with a sock-like fit and seamlessly bonded overlays will ensure your casual trainer game is on point, with the added bonus of a fabulous fit. Keeping it casual never looked so good.

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