10 Indie Oxford Ideas For Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re struggling to find the perfect gift, we have got your back! There are some awesome independent businesses in Oxford that we love to support, and from them, we’ve put together some great ideas for Mother’s Day, to give you inspiration on the run up to Sunday 11th March.

Bicycle Blooms

Bicycle Blooms is an artisan flower shop in East Oxford creating bespoke bouquets for all occasions. Jane and her team create beautiful bouquets, perfect for Mother’s Day. You can pre-order for collection or delivery.

Bicycle Blooms Oxford

Fairtrade St Michaels

Fairtrade at St Michaels was the first shop in Oxford to offer a high quality range of fairly traded goods from across the globe. This shop has a gorgeous selection of homewares, jewellery, food and accessories, a perfect treasure trove to explore for Mother’s Day ideas.

Fairtrade St Michaels Oxford


You can find Jemini on the 1st Avenue of the Covered Market, right in the heart of Oxford. Ask the team to create a bespoke bouquet for your Mum this Mother’s Day.

jemini Oxford

Shop at the Old Fire Station

Harriet and the team at the Old Fire Station Shop curate an awesome selection of gifts from UK designers including laser cut jewellery, screen printed accessories and a great selection of cards, including a ‘Mama Bear’ card, perfect for Mothering Sunday.

Old Fire Station Oxford


Find Indigo on Cowley Road in East Oxford. It’s a wonderful shop full of fair trade gifts and clothing, perfect for environmentally conscious Mums on Mother’s Day.

Indigo Oxford


Established since 1997, Cannelle Beauty offers clients essential beauty and advanced aesthetic treatments in a relaxing, pristine environment. This Mother’s Day they are offering, a half price Mavala manicure when you purchase a Mavala gift set.

Canelle Salon

Rainbow & Spoon

Visit Amanda’s shop off Frideswide Square for colourful gifts, jewellery, scarves, accessories and lifestyle items; wonderful inspiration for Mother’s Day.

Rainbow & Spoon

Custom Made

Anna makes all her gorgeous handmade jewellery in Oxford, fusing minimalist style with colour, shape and pattern. All her pieces are thoughtfully designed to be easy to wear and look great too.


A Rosie Life

Spend some time with your Mum for her Mother’s Day gift, and grab tickets to one of my creative Workshops at Turl Street Kitchen to learn a new skill together.

10 Indie Oxford Ideas For Mother’s Day


Discover Angela’s central Oxford boutique stocking feminine, vintage inspired  clothing, as well as jewellery and accessory gifts ideas. Chat to the friendly team for Mother’s Day ideas and advice.

Fresh Oxford

For more inspiration and tips on places to go for lunch on Sunday, check out Charis Sharpe’s 2017 Mother’s Day blog for Independent Oxford.

If you’ve been inspired to shop indie this Mother’s Day, you can share your indie purchases on Twitter and Instagram using #indieOxford, and share the indie love!

Have a great day!

Love, Rosie xxx

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