Pamper the most important woman in your life with these best Mother’s Day gifts, personally handpicked by the Honeycombers
Momma knows best, and momma gets the best – especially when it comes to her most important day of the year (y’know, the other one that isn’t her birthday). But what do you give to the woman who’s sacrificed so much for you? Your love is enough, we reckon; but if you feel like that doesn’t cut it, we’ve rounded up a list of Mother’s Day gift ideas that will show her just how much you care.
A beautiful bouquet from Charlotte Puxley
Play your petals right this Mother’s Day with a gorgeous flower arrangement customised for the most special woman in your life. Charlotte and her team craft dreamy, rustic bouquets reminiscent of the English countryside and made with fresh, locally-sourced flowers. If you’re planning to order your own petal perfection, score 15% off by using the code ‘HoneycombersxCharlottepuxley’. This offer expires on 10 May 2017.
Charlotte Puxley, 79 Chay Yan Street, #01-02, Tiong Bahru, Singapore 160079.
A super lunch at PARKROYAL on Pickering
Looking for an extra-special way to treat the gourmand mum in your life? Take her out to an impeccable Sunday lunch at PARKROYAL’s signature Lime restaurant. The menu will feature highlights like the poached Maine lobster with Marie Rose sauce, pan-seared foie gras, Morel mushroom ragout and even a live raclette station if you’re feeling a lil’ cheesy.
LIME, Super Lunch Sunday Mother’s Day Edition is available from 12.30pm to 4.30pm on 14 May 2017, priced at $108 per adult (includes free flow of sangria, juices, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea.)
Banyan Tree’s Mother’s Day gift sets
Help your mum look like she’s 16 with the gift of Banyan Tree’s Jasmine Rice Skincare Ritual set that comes complete with a wash, toner, day cream and night cream. You can also opt for the Thai Chamanard Deluxe Gift set with facial masks and aromachology oil for the ultimate, indulgent home spa experience.
Banyan Tree Essentials. Jasmine Rice Skincare Ritual, $149. Thai Chamanard Deluxe Gift set, $111.
TWG’s Iced Tea collection
Is your mum the hostess with the mostest? If she’s a socialite who regularly entertains guests, or is always up for a fancy spot of tea, pick up her up a pack TWG’s iced teabags. Each teabag makes up to a litre of iced tea and can be steeped in cool water.
TWG’s Iced Tea collection, $35 per pack.
When mum’s on the go, the last thing she wants to deal with are tangled headphone wires and shoddy sound quality when she’s listening to Josh Groban. Apple’s sleek new wireless AirPods are perfect for busy mums who want fuss-free, fantastic-sounding headphones. And with up to five hours of listening time on a charge, she can rock out all day long.
Apple AirPods, $238
MUJI’s minimalist homeware and travel accessories
Some mums just love keeping things neat and organised, so help her add a minimalist touch to her space with clean and simple home accessories from MUJI like the Acrylic Storage ($2.90) and Velour Inner Boxes ($59). If you’ve got a jetsetting mum, opt instead for Muji’s Hard Carry Case ($199 to $399) that won’t weigh her down when she’s off on those jaunts through Europe that she rightfully deserves.
Bottles of pinot noir from Vinomofo
Your mum’s spent years dealing with your nonsense, so let her kick back on her special evening with an extra special bottle of fine pinot noir or even a bottle of bubbly from Vinomofo. Best part? You won’t even have to leave the house since they deliver right to your doorstep.
Statement pieces from Lee Hwa Jewellery
Nothing says “I love you” like jewellery. Pay homage to the greatest love of all with Lee Hwa jewellery’s exclusive Mother’s Day collections. Inspired by optical art, the Espiral set, made from 18K white gold and rose gold, includes earrings with a 14 diamond centerpiece and a pendant and ring, both with a seven diamond centerpiece of varying carat weights. For glamazon mums, the Madre collection features chic, delicate earrings (boasting 88 diamonds) and a sparkling pendant of 44 gorgeous diamonds. We’re a little in love with the stunning loop details – these are meant to signify a mother’s endless love for her family.
Lee Hwa Jewellery, Various locations including ION Orchard and Plaza Singapura.
Rose gold jewellery from Pandora
Want mum to make a style statement? Up her arm candy game with trendy rose gold. The new Pandora Mother’s Day collection features the luminous blush colour, and complements all skin tones. The Love knot, with the clear cubic zirconia, is the common motif of the collection, and is featured on everything from a pendant and ring, to a charm and earrings. Also in the collection is the Moments Sterling Silver Bangle, and Linked Love Heart Ring.
Pandora, Various locations including Raffles City and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.
A day of pampering from Nueshape
Ask any mum and she’ll tell you this: there’s nothing quite like a day of pampering. This Mother’s Day, treat the most special woman in your life to a relaxing spa day. Our rejuvenating treatment of choice? Nue Spa’s Anti-oxidant and Repairing Facial treatment. It features an antioxidant serum base that neutralises damaging free radicals and protects the skin, and uses Cool Compress of Cryo synergy to deliver lasting hydration and softness. Plus, specially for Honeycombers readers, you’ll enjoy a 1-for-1 deal on the treatment for $198 (U.P. $476). Score!
Nueshape, Bugis Cube, 470 NorthBridge Road, # 02-10A , Singapore 188735.
Citigems’ Lush Love collection
Got a mum with a green thumb? Then she’ll love Citigems’ exclusive Mother‘s Day Lush Love collection inspired by gorgeous gardens around the world. Featuring 15 designs, the collection includes the stunning white or rose gold pendants (from $458) inspired by Keukenhof, Netherlands Spring Tulips as well as a white gold pendant (from $368) reminiscent of the enchanting Miracle Garden in Dubai with its meticulously crafted rose resting on a heart-shaped centerpiece.
Atelier Swarovski Core Collection
Take your mum to dinner and embellish her evening look with the versatile Atelier Swarovski Core Collection – featuring the Nile collection, the classic Moselle collection (from $299 each), or the Kalix collection if she’s feeling edgy. Plus, she can totally wear them to work, too.
Atelier Swarovski, Swarovski, B2-88, Canal Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, p. 6688 7010. Open Sun-Thurs 10.30am-11pm, Fri-Sat 10.30am-11.30pm.
Vitality Sleeping Masks from IOMA Paris
Treat your mum to the nourishing IOMA Paris’ Vitality Sleeping Mask, to make up for all the lost sleep that’s been taking a major toll on her skin. It may not return her those hours, but it can give her radiant skin, sans slumber. We even gave it a try to make sure mum gets the best.
Why not take your mum for shopping and drop by an IOMA counter from now until 20 April at Robinsons the Heeren or Isetan Tampines for a free skin diagnosis and one-week trial of the Vitality Sleeping Mask.
Gorgeous jewellery from CARAT* London
Your queen deserves to look like royalty, and these Serpentine Sets by CARAT* London (from $260) are not only great for evening wear, but daytime too. The snake-like jewellery is made of sterling silver with rose gold plating, as well as exquisite micro set stones.
CARAT* London, Tangs at Tang Plaza, Level 2, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864, Open Mon-Sat 10.30am-9.30pm, Sun 11am-8pm. Takashimaya, Level 1, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238873, Open Mon-Sun 10am-9.30pm.
Tropical threads from White Ginger
Your mum would look fab in White Ginger’s tropical garb, trust us. Whether she decides to take a walk in the city or kick it back on an island elsewhere, White Ginger has a rack of summery dresses (from $95), colourful shorts and shirts, as well as chic accessories (from $10).
Beauty products from Elizabeth Arden
Your mum would love this: Elizabeth Arden’s Advanced Ceramide Capsules, a youth-restoring product that hydrates and firms up the skin. It also comes in a beautiful gold case, perfect for the woman in your life. Here’s our little review on this great product.
Fashion finds from Seed Heritage
You can never go wrong with additional pieces for mummy dearest’s wardrobe. Find an impressive range of women’s clothing, accessories and shoes at Seed Heritage. There’s so much to choose from, you (or rather your mum) will be spoilt for choice!
Stylish and practical bags from LeSportsac
In between juggling work and kids, we don’t know how y’all do it! But if we had to guess, a handy stash of headphones, toys, snack packs, and a fun chalkboard drawing board to keep the tots occupied may be the secret to the mum “sauce”. This nifty crossbody bag lets you pack in your arsenal, with broad shoulder straps for a better grip – great for mums on the go!
Here’s a treat for mothers this May: Shop the Baby Collection at LeSportsac ION and receive 15% off!
LeSportsac, #B1-12A ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801, p. 6634 7969.
A gadget upgrade from Bosch
Fashion gets updated from time to time, but so do gadgets and appliances! For the mum who likes to keep her castle spick and span, give her an upgrade with the sleek Bosch Athlet Zoo’o Handstick Vacuum Cleaner, or the pretty-in-pink Bosch CreationLine Kitchen Machine .
Available at all leading departmental and electronics retail stores island-wide. Free gifts offered can be redeemed at the Bosch Experience Centre.
Tropical and trendy threads from Uniqlo
Casual, relaxed, and always stylish, Uniqlo has got your (and your mum’s) back. Treat the main lady in your life to the new summer-y collection from Uniqlo – she’s going to appreciate the linen blouses, printed pareos, and cropped jeans that’s going to make your mum look streetsnap-ready.
Uniqlo, Various locations including Orchard Central and ION.
Personalised funky bags from Kipling
Make that Kipling bag truly yours with its additional monogram service. Choose a bag to match your mum’s personality – they have vibrant Congratz totebags, roomy Superwork S shoulder bags, the sporty City Pack S and more for mum to choose from.
Kipling, Various locations including ION and Somerset@313.
Chic bags from Longchamp
Go ahead and spoil your mum with a luxe bag from Longchamp. The delightful Pénélope range comes in dreamy hues of pastel blue and burnt red. Whether your mum prefers a tote or a bucket bag, this one is sure to be an essential accessory your mum’s gonna love – thanks to you.
Longchamp, Various locations including Marina Bay Sands and Paragon.
Cute shoes from Melissa
Matchy-matchy outfits are kind of kiddy-ish, but not when it comes to shoes – especially ones as pretty as Melissa shoes. There’s something in all shapes and sizes – from pointy flats and stacked heels, to classic ballet pumps and chill sandals – we reckon there’s a style perfect for every mother.
Melissa, Various locations including Tangs and Wheelock Place.
New luxe threads from The Outnet
So mum’s a trendy lady who will never step out of the house looking frumpy – get on The Outnet to make sure you get her something that is on-trend to wear for Mother’s Day lunch. Launched by the Net-A-Porter Group, The Outner is the go-to online destination for the fashionable global-style shopper who knows about her brands.
The Outnet is available online