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    Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    Mother’s Day is coming up, and there’s no better way to thank your mum or other maternal figure in your life with a new bag from Strand. Whether she likes to collect different bag styles or prefers a specific brand, this article is the perfect gift guide for five different types of mums. Here are our recommendations for how to spoil her and show her how much she means to you.

    When is Mother's Day?

    Mother’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate the mothers and mum-like figures in our lives who have impacted and inspired us for the better. In 2023, Mother’s Day in Australia falls on Sunday 14th of May. Before the day arrives, it’s essential to choose a gift that you think your mum, grandmother, aunt or any other special woman would love and appreciate.

    What to get mum this Mother's Day

    While there’s a range of unique and special gifts you can choose for her this Mother’s Day, nothing says “I love you” quite like a new bag. Here are five different types of mums and the bags we’d recommend gifting this Mother’s Day.


    1. The Athletic Mum


    We all know a mum or aunty who loves the outdoors - constantly on hikes, exploring new places and towns and always making the most of good weather. If you have an athletic mum who’s always out and about, this Mother’s Day is the perfect time to spoil her with a new crossbody or bum bag. These bags are the perfect on-the-go option for mums who never stop moving. A crossbody bag, like our leather Evity crossbody styles or a lightweight Nere vanity case, are the quintessential go-to options for mums who need to sprint out the door but want to look chic while doing it.


    2. The Collector Mum


    The collector mum is somebody who enjoys a wide selection of bag options when choosing her outfit. She has spent countless hours curating and refining her favourites; whether she has a capsule bag collection or a much larger range, every style and design has its place. Add to her collection with a bag made from high quality materials like leather. Ranging from crossbody bags from Evity, multi compartment totes to embossed Guess handle bags for nights out on the town, these luxe and well-crafted handbags are a must-have for every woman looking to enhance her collection. For extra sparkle, look for bags with quality features like stitching, metal detailing and hardware.


    3. The Fashionista Mum


    Whether it’s the latest trend or the go-to style of the month, the fashionista mum knows what’s up - who and what are trending, what looks are in and which brands are hot. Give her the branded bag of her dreams with a handbag or travel bag from one of our many signature brands. From Guess to Colorado, Steve Madden and Calvin Klein, our brands make a fashion statement whenever worn. Select a trending style like the infamous Y2K mini bag or chic handle bag from our iconic brands to show her just how much you care


    4. The Traveller Mum


    The traveller mum is the woman who is always heading out of town, whether going away for business or work or simply heading away for a girl's trip and a little R&R. Wherever she’s off to, she needs a sturdy suitcase or carry-on to get there. This Mother’s Day, keep her travel bug alive with a brand-new travel bag, from an iconic Samsonite hard suitcase to a classic Antler style. Don’t forget to kit her up with a range of travel accessories, from a new make-up case to packing cubes and more.


    5. The Mum That Has Everything


    When Mother’s Day comes around, it can feel like there are an endless array of options to choose from – and your mum or loved one may be used to being spoiled. If you’re not sure what to get her this year, why not give her the gift of choice with a Strand gift card? Our gift cards offer her the flexibility to choose their perfect bag across fashion and travel. Whether she likes to shop in-store or online, our e-gift cards are redeemable for both, and are valid for up to three years. You can also customise the message, so when she opens her email on Mother’s Day she sees a sweet personal note from you.

    This Mother’s Day, show her how you care with a new bag from Strand. Discover the latest styles, iconic looks and durable options from our Mother's Day gift guide.