Here Are 6 Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts … With Grit

Whether they're tough as nails or pack an eco-friendly punch, these gifts for Mom will keep on giving.

It’s time to show Mom just how much you appreciate all of her hard work.

The best way to do that? Get her a gift that works just as hard.

Because Mom need gear as tough as she is. Photo: Courtesy of 5.11

From a durable, lightweight jacket to a quiver-killer hiking shoe, we’ve got the gifts that aren’t only going to pull double-time, they’re going to do it with style.

Just like Mom.

Patagonia ReCircle Pant ($99)

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Patagonia’s new ReCircle collection is perfect for the eco-conscious mom that needs to be able to chase after her little ones, as well as be kind to Mother Earth. Made from the brand’s proprietary REFIBRA material (80-percent wood/20-percent recycled cotton scraps), these pants are lightweight, durable, and perfect or everyday wear or travel.

5.11 Cascadia Jacket ($80)

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Wind never stood a chance against this jacket. With the ability to cinch down and tighten just about every opening on this jacket (even on the windiest of days) Mom is going to stay warm. The Cascadia also features a packable chest pocket with an internal loop for hanging, as well as YKK zippers for added durability, all in one stylish package.

QALO Women’s Regina Silicone Stackable Ring Set ($36)

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For those that lead an active lifestyle, whether or not to wear your wedding ring during your most intense adventures used to be an internal dilemma with no clear solution. That worry has been put to bed with the advent of QALO’s silicone rings – they allow Mom (and maybe Dad too, if he’s lucky) the ability to be true to their style while maintaining comfort and safety.

To-Go Ware Repeat Utensil Set ($13)

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Everyone knows the benefits of reusable water bottles, but the merits of packing your own silverware are still being pushed into the mainstream. Keep your mom ahead of the curve with this functional and sustainable set. It’s made from bamboo, and comes with a convenient holder so spoons, knives and forks don’t lose their way in a purse or backpack.

Vasque Grand Traverse Shoes($120)

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Moms around the world know that simplicity is key when it comes to keeping things running smoothly. So, when you invest in a shoe, you want one that’s going to be able to do it all.

That’s where Vasque’s Grand Traverse shoes come into play. They can hike, walk, run and play, whenever and wherever you need them to. Take them for a walk around the block, or take them camping. They’ll always perform just how you need them to.

Oshan Essentials Lā After Sun Mano’i ($29)

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After spending copious amounts of time in the sun, it’s important to take time for self-care rituals that promote health and wellness.

Oshan’s signature after-sun oil is a blend of 12 essential oils and botanical extracts that work together to regenerate and nourish tired skin.

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