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Get Exclusive Discounts For Mum With TDF’s Mother’s Day Must Haves!

Mother's Day Must Haves

It’s back again! TDF’s online shopping event, Mother’s Day Must Haves, is here to help you shower your mum or mum-like figure with the love they truly deserve!

This year we’ve pulled together four amazing local brands – Country Road, Robert Gordon, Cult, and Thames & Hudson – who are each offering exclusive discounts just for TDF readers! Order now in time for the big day (Sunday May 8) to get mum the best gift, at the best price. 

Take a peek at some of our top picks from each brand below, then keep an eye out all this week as we highlight some of our favourite gift ideas on offer.

Plus, enter our epic giveaway to WIN a prize pool featuring gorgeous pieces from each brand! Entry details below. 

18th April, 2022

From left to right: Ikeru Vase, Low, Cult ($230). Flinders Large Vase ($79.95). Flinders Small Vase ($39.95). Robert Gordon Fruit Bowl, Poets Dream ($89.95). Robert Gordon Mortar & Pestle, Garden to Table ($34.95). ‘Leaf Supply’ by Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan ($49.99). ‘Plantopedia’ by Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan ($65). Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins

Flinders Small Vase

Country Road / $39.95

Fruit Bowl, Poets Dream

Robert Gordon / $89.95

The Future is Funghi

Thames & Hudson Australia / $50

Flinders Small Vase

Country Road / $39.95

Fruit Bowl, Poets Dream

Robert Gordon / $89.95

The Future is Funghi

Thames & Hudson Australia / $50

From left to right: Chim Chim Scent Diffuser, HAY ($71). ‘Leaf Supply’ by Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan ($49.99). ‘Colour Is Home’ by Charlotte Coote ($59.99). ‘The Monocle Book of Homes’ by Tyler Brûlé ($100). Setago Table Lamp, & Tradition, Cult ($260). Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins

From left to right: ‘The Future is Fungi’ by Michael Lim and Yun Shu ($49.99). Robert Gordon Canvas Latte, Coast ($31.95). Flowerpot VP9 Portable Table Lamp, & Tradition, Cult  ($385). Zoe Medium Timber Tray ($69.95). Nova Pearl Bracelet ($69.95). Rowie Drop Earrings ($49.95). Flare Pink Candleholder ($59). Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins

The Monocle Book of Homes

Thames & Hudson Australia / $100

From left to right: Robert Gordon Fruit Bowl, Poet’s Dream ($89.95). Robert Gordon Mortar & Pestle, Garden to Table ($34.95). ‘The Kitchen Dresser’ by Simon Griffiths ($49.99). ‘Colour Is Home’ by Charlotte Coote ($59.99). ‘The Monocle Book of Homes’ by Tyler Brûlé ($100). Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins

Zoe Timber Tray

Country Road / $69.95

Zoe Timber Tray

Country Road / $69.95

From left to right: Robert Gordon Jug, Poet’s Dream ($59.95). Royce Small Vase ($69.95). Essie Candle Holder. Robert Gordon Cake Stand, Poet’s Dream ($79.95). Zoe Medium Jewellery Box ($149). Robert Gordon Bowl, Poet’s Dream ($49.95). Essie Candle Holder. Harper Layered Necklace ($59.95). Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins

Jug, Poets Dream

Robert Gordon / $59.95

Jug, Poets Dream

Robert Gordon / $59.95

From left to right: Flowerpot VP9 Portable Table Lamp, & Tradition, Cult ($385). ‘BuildHer’ by Kribashini Hannon and Rebeka Morgan ($45). ‘The Monocle Book of Homes’ by Tyler Brûlé ($100). Demm Spoon Rest ($12.95). Nolan Salad Servers ($49.95). Candleholder Large Brass, Fritz Hansen, Cult ($250). Robert Gordon Bowl, Poet’s Dream ($49.95). Rowie Drop Earrings ($49.95). Flare Pink Candleholder, HAY ($59). Zoe Medium Jewellery Box ($149).Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins

BuildHer

Thames & Hudson Australia / $45

Zoe Jewellery Box

Country Road / $249.00

Bowl, Poets Dream

Robert Gordon / $49.95

BuildHer

Thames & Hudson Australia / $45

Zoe Jewellery Box

Country Road / $249.00

Bowl, Poets Dream

Robert Gordon / $49.95
Lucy Feagins
Monday 18th April 2022

There’s no doubt in our minds; mums deserve the best, because they are the best! 

Whether they’re a first-rate advice giver, expert last minute school dress-up designer, chief dinner host, or emotional-support person (the list goes on!), we’ve rounded up the best gifts to help you show your mum how much she means to you. 

Our curated Mother’s Day Must Haves gift edit helps you to skip the frantic shopping trips, and gives you exclusive online discounts from four amazing local brands!

Some of our top picks from each brand are included below, and keep an eye out all week for more gift ideas. Let the shopping begin! 

Cult

Leading Australian design destination Cult is the home to some of our favourite furniture, lighting and objects from iconic international and local brands. 

Light up your mum’s life with one of Cult’s covetable lamp offerings such as the Flowerpot VP9 Portable Table Lamp or the Como SC53 Portable Table Lamp (a TDF fave!). 

If it’s vases she’s after, the ARCS Vase or the Ikeru Vase might be just the thing! 

The offer:

20% off select items from HAY, Fritz Hansen, and &Tradition. (Offer available online only until Sunday May 1. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.)

USE CODE: TDFCULTMD

Shop Cult now!

Country Road

It wouldn’t be a gift guide without some of iconic Aussie brand Country Road’s beautiful pieces! 

If your mum deserves a bit of pampering, she’ll love the Grace Beauty Tool set and Shearling Slippers.

Or perhaps some new jewellery is in order, like these Rowie Drop earrings or Harper Layered necklace. Tie the gift together with the Parkes Jewellery Tree and your mum will be over the moon! 

The offer:

20% off site-wide on orders over $100. (Full-priced styles only. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer available online only until Sunday May 1).

USE CODE: TDF20

Shop Country Road now!

Thames & Hudson

Never underestimate the joy of receiving a great book! And, trust us, Thames & Hudson has them all. 

Some of our favourites among the publisher’s new releases include; ‘A House Party in Tuscany’  by Amber Guinness, which has everything from art to food to beautiful Italian landscapes, and ‘David Hockney: Moving Focus’, an extensive look back at over 100 features of the iconic artist’s paintings, drawings and photographs.

Other great reads are ‘Plantopedia’ (for the house-plant obsessed) and The Future is Fungi’ (for an in-depth look at the architects of the natural world).  

Whatever your mum is into, there’s a book for her! 

The offer:

20% off site-wide on all Australian and New Zealand orders. (Offer available online only until Sunday May 1.)

USE CODE: TDF20

Shop Thames & Hudson now!

Robert Gordon

Much-loved Melbourne family business Robert Gordon has delighted our homes and kitchens with their timeless ceramic pieces for years. 

The clever team are constantly innovating, and there are so many great new designs to choose from, including covetable pieces from their Poet’s Dream collection, such as this Cake Stand and Jug

Or, shop their Garden to Table collection and gift your mum this beautiful Watering Can or Mortar & Pestle

These handcrafted pieces are sure to sit proudly on mum’s kitchen table or shelves for years to come! 

The offer:

20% off all Robert Gordon products. (Excludes Robert Gordon Interiors, workshops, and pottery wheels. Offer available online only until Sunday May 1.)

USE CODE: MDAY2022

Shop Robert Gordon now!

Shop the full edit of Mother’s Day gifts on offer here!

Giveaway

Last but not least, for the first time during our annual Mother’s Day Must Haves event, we’re also hosting a giveaway!

One lucky reader will WIN an item from every featured brand: a Como SC53 Portable Table Lamp by &Tradition from Cult; Scallop Vase, The Arrangement Collection by Robert Gordon; Zoe Medium Jewellery Box by Country Road; and books BuildHer, Plantopedia, and Colour Is Home published by Thames & Hudson.

To enter the giveaway, simply fill out the form below with your details.

Terms and conditions apply to all offers and the giveaway. 

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