The 20 Best Gifts for Sons from Mothers

Celebrate this important milestone with a special present

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After supporting him through all of his milestones thus far—from his first Little League game to college graduation—your son knows how much you love him. It may seem like just yesterday when you were bringing him home from the hospital, and now he's getting ready to embark on an exciting new chapter. Getting married is a big milestone in his life—not to mention all the planning that goes into it—and you've been with him all the way.

As a proud mom, you'll want to gift him something special to commemorate his wedding. To help, we've rounded up the best gifts to show your son how much you love him—and how excited you are to celebrate as the mother-of-the-groom!

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Darby Home Kehl 5-Piece Whiskey Decanter Set

Kehl 5 Piece Whiskey Decanter Set

Courtesy of Wayfair

If your son is a whiskey enthusiast, he is sure to appreciate this crystal decanter set. Not only will it make for a dashing photo if he is hosting a pre-wedding toast with his groomsmen, but it can be displayed in his future home for years to come post-nuptials.

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Tag Heuer Carrera Watch

Tag Heuer Carrera Watch

 Courtesy of Bloomingdales

If you're looking to splurge on something exceptional, this Tag Heuer watch is a quality classic and a well-loved luxury timepiece. Because it's a dress watch, it will be perfect for him to wear with his tux for the big day.

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Seniman Calligraphy "To My Son On His Wedding Day" Card

To My Son On His Wedding Day Card

 Courtesy of Etsy

A heartfelt, handwritten card is one of the world's most timeless and meaningful presents. This chic, letterpress notecard is the perfect way to record your sentiments for this milestone occasion.

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Made Leather Co. The Aviator "Weekender Bag"

leather bag

 Courtesy of Made Leather Co.

Now that your son is all grown up, it's time he accessorizes like it! That means trading out his worn-in college duffel for this sophisticated leather weekender bag. He'll love the storage compartments, adjustable strap, and high-quality construction that will turn heads, whether he's on a business trip or his honeymoon.

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TUMI Alpha 3 Continental Wheeled Luggage

Send your son off to his honeymoon in style with this high-quality piece of luggage that has lots of space for clothing, yet still fits as a carry-on.

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Framebridge Gift Card for The Logan Frame

Framebridge Gift Card for The Logan

 Courtesy of Zola

A great frame is a gift that your son will use forever. Post-wedding, he can choose his favorite photo from the big day to be professionally printed and framed in a design of his choosing.

The online uploading and ordering process is super straightforward, and the finished framed piece is the perfect decor accent for your son's newlywed nest.

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Elite Ellie Ltd. Personalized Engraved Locket Cufflinks

Monogrammed Personalized Engraved Locket Cufflinks

 Courtesy of Etsy

These beautiful locket cufflinks are a sentimental gift that will be sure to bring on the happy tears. Enclose your son's childhood photos in the right cufflink and pictures of him and his bride-to-be on the left.

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Brackish Bowties Hanna Pheasant Feather Bow Tie

Brackish Bowties

 Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

Let's face it, novelty bowties can be very hit or miss, but this sophisticated feather model from Brackish is the perfect way to add a little flair. It's fit for even the swankiest black-tie bash.

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Articifer Wood Works Anniversary Wine Box

If your son likes to celebrate a momentous occasion by uncorking a bottle of fine wine, he will love this creative gift idea. Fill each compartment with a bottle of wine that he and his spouse can enjoy together on their first, fifth, and tenth anniversary.

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Bey-Berk Gold Plated Money Clip and Cufflink’s Set

Bey-Berk Gold Plated Money Clip and Cufflink’s Set

 Courtesy of Macy's

This affordable accessory set packs a lot of bang for the buck. Choose from silver or gold for the money clip and cufflinks that come monogrammed with your son's first initial.

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Ferragamo Seral Bit Loafer

Ferragamo Seral Bit Loafer

 Courtesy of Nordstrom

Oftentimes, grooms don't think about the fact that their shoes and accessories will be photographed on the wedding day. If this sounds like your son, he will love these dapper velvet loafers to complement his wedding tux.

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Hermès Eau d’Orange Verte

Hermès Eau d’orange Verte

 Courtesy of Macy's

Your son will feel like a million bucks walking down the aisle after a dab of this classic cologne by Hermes. It comes in sleek, gift-ready packing, and boasts a sophisticated scent profile with notes of fresh citrus, mint, and oakmoss.

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Brooks Brothers Engravable Tie Bar

Engravable Tie Bar

 Courtesy of Brooks Brothers

If your son is opting to wear a suit instead of a tux to walk down the aisle, this monogrammed classic tie clip is the perfect accessory to refine his wedding day look.

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Homesick Candles

Homesick Candles

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

These unique candles are inspired by the idea that certain scents are closely tied with important memories. Pick a candle from your son's hometown state to give him a sentimental gift that fondly reminds him of childhood. It's a reminder of home and your son’s childhood as he enters the next chapter

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Silver Sculptor Personalized Monogram Golf Marker

Sterling Silver Personalized Monogram Golf Marker

 Courtesy of Etsy

If your son loves to tee off on the golf course with his buddies, this sterling silver golf ball marker is the perfect personalized gift—he'll think of you every time he's out on the green.

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Tie Bar X Mark and Graham Gift Set

Tie Bar X Mark and Graham Gift Set

 Courtesy of Mark and Graham

These fashionable gift sets come with a coordinating tie, socks, and pocket square that can be monogrammed with the groom's initials.

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Habseligkeiten Embroidered Favorite Man Handkerchief

Embroidered Favorite Man Handkerchief

 Courtesy of Etsy

Perfect for wiping away the day's happy years, these dashing handkerchiefs come with a variety of personalization options. Choose the fabric, thread color, and font to best showcase your embroidered message.

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Tiffany & Co.18K Gold Oval Signet Ring

18K Gold Oval Signet Ring

 Courtesy of Tiffany

If your son loves to rock a blazer with a pocket square and has a traditional, preppy style, this classic 18K gold signet ring is sure to become a gift that he will treasure for ages.

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Komono Clement Round Sunglasses

Clement Round Sunglasses

 Courtesy of Verishop

If your son is getting married in an outdoor ceremony or taking any photos outside, make sure he has some stylish shades on hand to complement his spiffy wedding attire. After the big day, he can use them on his honeymoon!

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Kingsley Leather Personalized Leather Card Holder

leather card holder

 Courtesy of Etsy

This sleek cardholder is handcrafted of fine leather and can be custom-stamped with his initials for a personalized touch. The best part? He'll think of you every time he pulls out his credit card or id.

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