Your Guide to Mother's Day Gifting in Orange County

April 26, 2022
Fashion Island

This Mother’s Day, treat your mom, grandma, aunt or special woman in your life to a gift that says “thank you” and shows how much you appreciate her. Irvine has many stores that can help you find something extraordinary and when you live in the Villages of Irvine, you are close to exquisite shopping and dining at Irvine Spectrum Center®, Fashion Island, The Market Place and neighborhood centers all throughout Irvine. If you are looking for a present that’s extra memorable this year, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite places to shop for Mother’s Day. 


Accessories That Accent Her Style


Everyone knows that the best things come in small packages. Whether she prefers fun, trendy statement jewelry from Brighton or simple, elegant pieces found at Kendra Scott, your mom will immediately know it’s something special when she sees a little box. Customize selected designs from Gorjana with the personal touch of free engraving so that she’ll always remember this Mother’s Day. 


Gifts for The Great Outdoors 

REI The Market Place Tustin

Is your mother the type who is always looking for the next great adventure? Find a gift that’s as spontaneous as she is from REI at The Market Place. From camping accessories to outdoor wear and everything in between, REI has everything your mom needs for her next expedition. 


For the mom who spends her Saturdays on long bike rides, Rock N' Road Cyclery at Woodbury Town Center® is a full-service shop that sells top-of-the-line bikes and accessories for the cycling enthusiast. They also offer fittings and support services that make biking better for the outdoorsy woman.


Whether she enjoys rooting for professional teams or little league players, Dick’s Sporting Goods carries a wide range of sports apparel so she can represent her favorite team. From baseball hats to jerseys and tees, you can find all the sportswear she needs this season.


For the Home Decor Lover

Home Goods Irvine

No one can make a house feel like home more than mom can. Help her spruce up her space with a gift card to Restoration Hardware. From wall treatments and furniture to the coziest blankets, Restoration Hardware delivers quality home furnishings and decorations. If she would appreciate delightful spring fragrances, a candle from Bath and Body Works or Voluspa is a gift every woman loves to receive. Looking for a bit of both? You’ll find a little of everything at Home Goods at Woodbury™ Town Center. 


Book a Beauty Treatment


Help her unwind with a massage or facial from Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa at The Market Place. With their first-class spa services, she will feel rejuvenated and restored from an afternoon of pampering. If she loves the relaxing feeling of a day at the spa, they also have membership options available. Add a manicure and pedicure from Happy Nails and Spa for the full-body treatment. Your mom will enjoy the soothing environment that utilizes peaceful spa chairs and the highest levels of cleaning and disinfecting procedures. 


Fashionista Favorites 

Nordstrom Irvine Spectrum

The stylish mom in your life deserves attire that is as fashionable as she is. There are many great clothing stores to choose from in Irvine, so you will be able to find the perfect outfit for your mother. For those whose moms are always watching the latest style trends, discover designer clothing at upscale contemporary shops such as Nordstrom, Free People and Anthropologie


If your mom starts her mornings with a workout, she needs gear that will help her get ready for the day. Several stores at Fashion Island offer high-quality athleisure wear, such as Alo Yoga, Athleta and Lululemon.


Catch a Comedy Show 


If your mom appreciates spending quality time with you and loves to laugh, then surprise her with tickets to see her favorite comedian. Improv Comedy Club at Irvine Spectrum Center® is one of the largest comedy clubs in the country and features prominent comedians that are sure to bring joy to your mom this Mother’s Day. From well-known stand-up stars to up-and-comers, there’s always a fresh show and you can reference the calendar to find out when your favorite headliner will be in town.


A Meal She’ll Love

Fogo De Chao Irvine SpectrumTake the stress of meal planning off her plate with a dinner reservation at her favorite restaurant. If you’re dining with a group and want to treat your mother to a special experience, Fogo de Chão at Irvine Spectrum Center® specializes in serving the finest high-quality meats and utilizes Southern Brazilian cooking techniques to bring out the exceptional flavors of every cut. If she prefers a plant-based diet, True Food Kitchen at Fashion Island provides seasonal foods with simple ingredients designed to make you feel good about your food. With so many incredible restaurants in Irvine, there are sure to be options that suit everyone in your party. 


Showing you care with a memorable gift goes a long way with your mom or mother figure. Living in the Villages of Irvine grants you close proximity to many shops and makes it easy to find the perfect present this Mother’s Day. To learn more about living in Irvine, click here

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