PSA: Mother’s Day falls on 9 May this year. Here are the best gifts to get for her…
We know it’s the thought that counts, but aren’t we all hoping to top our Mother’s Day gifts from last year with something special? We’ve sussed out fabulous gifts for any budget that you can snag with a click. Oh, and if you need more gift ideas, we’ve got you covered.
Best Mother’s Day gifts you’ll find in Singapore
1. Journal by The Kind Friend
Mothers are called Wonder Woman for a reason. Help them sort out their (never-ending) to-do list with this nifty introspective journal. Its pages are filled with mood and habit trackers, weekly goals and tasks sections, inspirational messages and blank pages to pen their thoughts. Psst: it doesn’t hurt to help your mum out with a few errands while you’re at it.
The Kind Friend’s journals, $30, available online
2. Bynd Artisan earring crafting workshop
Sure, buying jewellery is a great thought but isn’t creating that piece of jewellery way better? Put a smile on her face by booking an earring crafting workshop at Bynd Artisan. The 1.5-hour workshop will teach you to create two pairs of designs with leather offcuts, 925 silver and 18K gold parts.
Bynd Artisan earring crafting workshop, $38, multiple days, book online
Still stumped on what to get the special woman in your life this Mother’s Day? Let Odina do all the work for you. The online store is specially curated with independent small businesses and artisans. In fact, many owners are women and single mums. You’ll find small-batch gifts for all types of mommas – from the beauty expert to the foodie; fashionista to the hostess with the mostess. We’re talking about chic bags handwoven with recycled plastic and handprinted batik fabric, stylish home accessories made from teakwood, alluring perfumes, delish healthy food and juices, and fashion-forward dresses and shoes in elegant silhouettes.
For the ultimate surprise, take your pick from fabulous gifts boxes filled with mood-lifting scents, tasty and healthy food items, as well as other goodies. You can also DIY a gift box for a personal touch. Just pick the items mum would love and the team will put them in an eco-friendly Odina Box for you. Yup, no need to spend time wrapping your gift!
Odina, available online
4. Orchard Pouffe by Pass It On
This handwoven pouffe makes a great addition to your mum’s room. The folks behind Pass It On work closely with villagers in the Shandong province of China to create beautiful home accessories — while providing them with sustainable livelihoods. That’s not all. For every pouffe sold, part of the proceeds will be donated to the Eden Reforestation Projects where 10 trees will be planted on your behalf. Now, that’s what we call a pouffe with a conscience.
Pass It On’s Orchard Pouffe, $48, available online
5. Kinohimitsu Fruity Camellia Tea Bird’s Nest Gift Set
This comes in a pretty gift set of eight bottles (yes, you don’t even have to wrap it). Available in peach and blueberry camellia tea flavours, the drink is known to improve health, strengthen immunity and enhance complexion.
Kinohimitsu Fruity Camellia Tea Bird’s Nest Gift Set, $49.90, available online
6. Un Rio Step by Clarks
These pumps are a godsend for mums on the go. Thanks to the lightweight EVA midsole and rubber outsole, every step will feel cloud-like. But to be completely honest, we’re digging the aesthetic more. How chic is the rose suede upper? Love!
Clarks’ Un Rio Step, available online and at multiple locations including Suntec City and Ion Orchard
7. Naked Blend Peach Detox Glow
Mum’s gotta make self-care a priority too. While she’s away for some me-time, get her the Naked Blend Peach Detox Glow beverage. Made with lemon juice, chia seed and natural peach extract, plant-derived vitamin D and fruit enzymes, this drink is a great way to detox and cleanse. What’s more, $1 from each sale goes to The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Naked Blend Peach Detox Glow, $65, available online
8. Mother’s Day Bundle Love For The New Mama by The Bloom Room
This thoughtful bouquet by florist The Bloom Room makes a great gift for new mothers and mums-to-be. It features a selection of Dutch carnations, pink tulips and pink lilies to go along with a handy baby wrap by Kit+Un. Take your pick from two gorgeous designs: floral-themed and pastel-hued baby tigers.
The Bloom Room’s bouquet, $95, available online
9. Bering Mother’s Day Gift Set
Mum will be in a better mood once you gift this to her. The dainty gift set combines a chic Bering classic gold 22mm watch with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and a matching Arctic Symphony snake bracelet. They make the perfect accompaniment to any look!
Bering Mother’s Day Gift Set, $195, available online
10. Filorga Time-Filler Basic Coffret
Remember the science-backed skincare brand we talked about in our roundup of new beauty launches? Well Fiorga’s got a cool anti-wrinkle programme kit if your mum’s into skincare. The kit includes mini versions of the Time-Filler series – the absolute correction wrinkle cream, eye correction cream and wrinkle night cream.
Filorga Time-Filler Basic Coffret, $130.40, available online
11. The Smart Garden 9 by Click and Grow
No green thumb needed here. This smart garden device is equipped with everything that plants need to grow healthily. Automatic watering system? Check. In-built pro-grow lights? Check. Smart soil packed with nutrients? Check. Your mum can grow anything, from herbs to veggies to fruits — the options are endless!
Click and Grow’s The Smart Garden 9, $199.95, available online
12. Mandarin Oriental Picture Perfect Moments staycation
Bring the whole fam to this luxurious staycation at the beautiful Mandarin Oriental. The Picture Perfect Moments package includes a one-night stay at the Marina Bay View Room, a 30-minute photo sesh, late check-out till 6pm, as well as free bed and breakfast for the third and fourth guest. Great for families of four!
Mandarin Oriental Picture Perfect Moments staycation, from $389, book online
13. Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum pack
Add this anti-ageing serum to mum’s skincare routine. It’s great for all skin types and comes packed with Korean herbal ingredients to combat the signs of ageing. Mum will be looking fine with glowy, radiant skin! Plus, this two-piece pack is one great deal.
Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum, $163, available online
14. Four Seasons Spa
You know what mum needs after a long week? A relaxing massage! Four Seasons Spa is offering an indulgent 90-minute body massage treatment at a special price. It also includes access to the steam room, sauna and shower facilities. Who’s ready for some quality time with your Wonder Woman?
Four Season Spa treatment, $188, until 31 May, book online
And that’s how you show mum some love on Mother’s Day!