The 18 Best Gifts for Sons from Mothers

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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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Godinger Chateau 9-Piece Whiskey Set

Godinger Chateau 9-Piece Whiskey Set

Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

If your son is a whiskey enthusiast, he is sure to appreciate this glass nine-piece whiskey 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.

Omega De Ville Mens Co-Axial Automatic Watch

OMEGA De Ville Mens Co-Axial 39.5mm Automatic Watch

Courtesy of Watches of Switzerland

If you're looking to splurge on something exceptional, this Omega watch is a quality classic and a well-loved luxury timepiece. Great as an office or dress watch, it will be perfect for him to wear with his tux for the big day.

Made Leather Co. Aviator Weekender Bag

Aviator "Weekender Bag"

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.

TUMI Alpha 3 Short Trip Expandable 4 Wheeled Suitcase



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.

Lenox x Kate Spade New York Wedding Picture Frame

Lenox x Kate Spade New York Wedding Picture Frame


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.

EllieEllieltd Follow Personalized Locket Cufflinks

Personalized Locket Cufflinks

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.

The Men's Store at Bloomingdale's Solid Satin Pre-Tied Bow Tie

The Men's Store at Bloomingdale's Solid Satin Pre-Tied Bow Tie - 100% Exclusive


Let's face it, you can never go wrong with a few polka dots, and this sophisticated silk model from Eton is the perfect way to add a little flair. Outside of his wedding die, it's fit for even the swankiest black-tie bash.

Etsy ArtificerWoodWorks Family Vintage Anniversary Wine Box

Etsy ArtificerWoodWorks Family Vintage Anniversary Wine Box

Etsy / ArtificerWoodWorks

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.

Teals Prairie Gentleman's Gift Set Cuff Links, Money Clip, Tie Clip

Teals Prairie Gentleman's Gift Set


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.

Magnanni Men's Velvet Venetian Loafers

MAGNANNI Men's Velvet Venetian Loafers

Courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman

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.

Hermès Eau d’Orange Verte

Hermès Eau d’Orange Verte

Courtesy of Hermès

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.

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.

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

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.

Gucci 51mm Square Sunglasses

Gucci 51mm Square Sunglasses


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!

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.

Weezie Men’s Robe



He's most likely filled with nerves, so this monogrammed bathrobe will surely encourage him to unwind and de-stress before the big day.

Left Coast Original Leather Passport Cover

Etsy Left Coast Original Personalized Leather Passport Cover

Courtesy of Etsy

After the wedding comes the honeymoon. No matter where he and his new partner will travel, he'll need all of the vacation essentials: his passport and this personalized leather passport cover to keep his book, debit card, and cash concealed.

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