Forget flowers. Try a unique, locally made gift this Mother’s Day.
THE SWEET TOOTHED
Mom-worthy French macaron flavors, such as lavender white chocolate and blueberry champagne, are sure to win her over. $1.75 each, at Sugarie, Pleasanton, (925) 789-9067, sugariebakeshop.com.
THE FITNESS FANATIC
San Francisco–based BKR is putting plastic to shame with its bright, silicone-covered glass water bottles. $34–$41, at Specialtees Boutique, Lafayette, (925) 284-5181, specialteesboutique.com.
THE KITCHEN QUEEN
These fashion-forward rubber gloves from Berkeley-based Jessie Steele are extra long. Mom can stay dry while looking extra chic. $15.50, (510) 204-0991, jessiesteele.com.
THE ACCESSORY OBSESSED
A favorite of Emma Roberts, these lightweight scarves, designed by Pleasanton-based Mangrove, will jazz up any outfit. $110–$160, (925) 271-5763, mangrove.us.com.
THE BLING LOVER
Grab a little sparkle to add to her collection, such as a rhinestone brooch from Walnut Creek–based Etsy shop Something Treasured. $16–$36, (562) 964-5072, somethingtreasured8.etsy.com.
THE DECOR JUNKIE
Whatever her room’s theme, there’s a custom-made, screen-printed burlap pillow for Mom, from Concord-based Etsy seller Amelia’s Room Home Décor. $32, at Wish, Walnut Creek, (925) 322-7109.
THE SKINCARE SAVVY
Açai is all the rage right now. Your mom will love it in the form of a soothing açai mango face lotion, by Oakland’s Beija Flor Naturals. $16, at Concept 47, Oakland, (510) 225-4088, beijaflornaturals.com.