For many of us, packing is reserved for the days (or, uh, hours) before a flight. But for a select group—mothers—gearing up for a single day can require foresight and organization on par with preparing for a two-week trip. For that reason, we’ve rounded up some of our most stylish, highly functional products. These smart solutions work just as well in the carpool lane as they do on the tarmac.
On the surface, it looks like a simple, patterned clutch. But take a peek inside, and you’ll find its secret weapon: a universal battery that charges everything from her phone to an iPod. Dead devices? Never again.
F1 GO CLEAN SET
Go Clean was made for family vacations—the handy sacks protect car interiors, hotel rooms, and clothes from sand, saltwater, and mud, meaning less stress for everyone. The more work they do, the less she’ll have to take care of.
Who says this Flight 001 favorite can only hang on the back of an airplane seat? It can live in the car the rest of the time, storing everyday necessities and eliminating bottom-of-the-seat-well fumbling.
HERSCHEL WALTON OVERNIGHT BAG
Multitasking mom? This patterned carryall is perfect for an overnight or even a busier-than-usual day, with plenty of separate pockets and a separate shoe pouch. It’ll allow her to go from boardroom, to classroom, to lunch meeting, to dinner without missing a beat.
F1 SPACEPAK SUITCASE
If her Mother’s Day gift involves a getaway, our Spacepak Suitcase guarantees stress-less packing. It includes everything she’ll need to pack two weeks’ worth of clothing into a standard carry-on. Finally—a suitcase that works as hard as she does!