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April 2016

20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for You to Pamper Mum!

It’s that time of the year again; the days that lead up to our most favourite day on the calendar – Mother’s Day! It falls on the 8th of May this year and that means you have just ten days left to get in order your plans for the most important woman in your life! If you think bouquets and jewelry are too mainstream, we have put together this gift guide from which you are sure to find something that will please your mum.

We have got lifestyle accessories, travel, fashion, food and spa treats covered – so take your pick from this assortment of 20 fabulous gift ideas!

1. Give her something in a timely fashion. (in rose gold!)


How about a radiant timepiece for the woman who has picked you up time and again? She will definitely be receiving some compliments from her lady friends when she wears this gorgeous watch from Esprit to her next catch-up session! Get it for $235 from Robinsons at Raffles City.

2. Assure her that you’ve got her bag.

Samsonite RED Tieffe Backpack, $290.

A lady can never have too many bags and the latest ones from Lipault, Samsonite, and Samsonite RED are perfect for every occasion! Meticulously crafted yet functional and fashionable, these bags are the perfect gifts for the woman who has always put you first. Take your pick from backpacks to totes.

3. Let her jazz up her outfits with a scarf.


Does mum love to accessorise? Get her the exclusive Mon Chéri scarves from iROO, complimentary with a minimum spending of $388. With colourful prints incorporating the French bulldogs at play, the Mon Chéri scarves capture the playful memories from childhood, taking you back to your fondest memories of playing with your mum when you were a tiny tot! Available at iROO boutiques from 22 April – 8 May 2016.

4. Show her the bling with a pair of shades.


Coach’s Summer/Fall 2016 eyewear collection features a diverse selection of vintage-inspired shapes updated in a colour palette of bright and soft matte hues. The stylish pieces from the Sunwear Collection are the perfect companions if mum is traveling somewhere bright and sunny!

5. Treat her to something chic from Cath Kidston. 

Set of Four Little Leaves Side Plates, $73.

Cath Kidston has ensured that there’s something for the mums who are home birds, globetrotters, style-savvy and outdoor lovers this Mother’s Day. Tidying the house can become tedious and mundane. Surprise your mum with cheery homeware or accessories to brighten up her space and spirit! Satisfy her love of stylish accessories with bold floral prints and leather pieces that can take her from work to play.

Greenwich Rose Turnlock Backpack, $165.


6. Allow her to step up her style factor.

Robinsons Aerosoles Flora Pumps

You know what they say about shoes – you can never have enough! That seems like a perfectly legit excuse for you to get mum a nice new pair of shoes. These Flora Pumps from Aerosoles are perfect for long days at the office. She can say goodbye to tired feet! You’ll be doing her a favour, really. Get them from Robinsons outlets at The Heeren, Raffles City or JEM for $168.

7. Give her a way to treasure precious memories. 


Give your mum a special Memory Book ($23.90) filled with your favourite memories of her, and those unforgettable moments you have shared together. This beautiful memory book is filled with prompted pages and stickers. Or you could encourage her to tell her story with the gorgeous Mum’s Story Book ($27.50). From her earliest days, to her favourites, words of wisdom and much more, you will love having a beautiful keepsake to cherish her forever. Now available at kikki.K ION.

8. Tell her to keep calm and breathe. 


This George Scent & Sound Electronic Fragrance Diffuser from Mr & Mrs Fragrance comes with an inbuilt bluetooth speaker. Let mum combat stress by breathing in aromas that calm the mind and body while listening to her favourite tunes. That’s relaxation at home at its best! This adorable portable diffuser is priced at $289 and is available at the Robinsons outlets at The Heeren, Raffles City, and JEM.

9. Teach her to snap Instagram worthy pictures. 


All the wonderful memories on Mother’s Day need to be captured. Let mum do it with her very own camera from Olympus. Fun, feminine and fully customisable to fit each personality, the PEN-EL 7 will serve as a perfect gift for mums who are aspiring photographers. With a flip-down touch screen and selfie mode, the PEN E-PL7 is poised to be the best camera for wefies with the whole family! Currently priced at $898.

10. Get her a suitcase so that she can travel in style.


Going overseas for a well-deserved shopping trip this Mother’s Day? Step up your travel style game with the sleek and stylish Rimowa Salsa Air case in Ultra Violet. The beautifully finished and luxuriously sleek Salsa Air case is a trusty companion that allows you to travel with ease. Combining minimum weight with maximum durability, the Salsa Air weighs merely 1.9kg for the cabin size, coming in as one of the lightest in the industry. Available at all Rimowa stores. Prices range from $650 – $1025.

11. Reassure her of her status as the domestic goddess.


Look up some amazing deals from Bosch Home Appliances so you can single-handedly prepare some decadent desserts for mum, and give her a gift she will love at the same time! With special promotions on the MUM5 range of kitchen machines, you can sign up for a culinary class for only $50, and receive free accessories such as a Bosch ice-cream maker!

Nothing says “I love you, mum” more than homemade delights! From now until 10 May 2016, promotional items will be available at all leading departmental and electronics retail stores island-wide.

12. Lend her a helping hand around the house.


Your mum will be thanking you for this for a long time to come. Nothing says, “Take a break, mum” quite like hiring some regular domestic help. Helpling makes the process really easy! Visit their website or download their mobile app to get started!

13. Give her the gift of good health.


Give your mum something she really needs – the gift of good health! With no alcohol content and no added sugar, Huiji Waist Tonic is a great health supplement. It helps to overcome fatigue, nourish vital energy and promote blood circulation, in addition to its commonly known benefit of alleviating backache. Available at Fairprice and Sheng Shiong.


Huiji Gift Set (Huiji Waist Tonic & Huiji Honeymums Tea 10s) – $49.80

Huiji Gift of Thoughts – $63

14. Surprise her with a thoughtful picnic basket.


Which mother wouldn’t love a beautifully crafted picnic bag filled with goodies, right? Get this Mini Picnic Bag named Gladys from Pine Garden delivered to mum on Mother’s Day! It contains lavender lemon shortbread, green tea, lemon tea and French summer pear nectar – the best of natural goodness! This lovely picnic bag is priced at $38.

15. Deliver her a delicious assortment of cheesecakes. 


Be spoilt for choice while browsing through Cat & The Fiddle’s e-shop for the perfect treat with the new Fickle Feline 2.0 and all the other 16 amazingly indulgent cheesecake flavours to choose from! To top it all off, have it delivered right to mum’s doorstep! The online service also has add-ons, such as a special stencil with the message ‘Happy Mother’s Day’, as well as flowers to accompany the cake. Sweet!

16. Sign her up for pampering treatment at ESTHEVA Spa.

Beautiful woman having a massage at the spa.

At ESTHEVA Spa, you can be assured that your precious mother will be in good hands. Let mum take her pick from the Invigorating Aviva Massage ($185 for 90 minutes) or the Anti-aging C-Matrix Facial ($220 for 90 minutes). A complimentary Calming Therapy for an additional 15 minutes will be provided with the purchase of either of the above therapies. (yay!) This promotion is on till 31 May 2016.

17. Spend quality time with her at the spa at Four Seasons Hotel.


Treat the queen of your heart to a pampering spa retreat, and spend quality time with her over a therapeutic treatment for two. Bring your mother to the spa and enjoy 50% off your second treatment! Complete your experience with complimentary same-day parking and gain free access to the fitness pool, heated jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and shower facilities. This promotion at Four Seasons Hotel is priced at $130 and is valid till 31 May 2016.

18. Let her take her skincare regime up a notch.


To celebrate the woman who has given you the most, SK-II has unveiled the Spring Butterfly Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence, created specially for Mother’s Day. The limited edition bottle design, featuring a medley of fluttering butterflies, symbolises transformation and new beginnings, celebrating a mother’s dedication and uplifting support in her child’s growth and metamorphosis. It costs $259 for a 230ml bottle.

19. Add on to her collection of body care products. 


You can never go wrong with a gift set comprising perfume, shower gel and body lotion for a Mother’s Day gift. Spoil mum silly with this luxurious one from Giorgio Armani. Purchase it for just $190 (u.p.: $240) at the Robinsons branches at Raffles City, The Heeren and JEM. Grab it before its gone!

20. Bring her to a concert by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. 


Does your dearest mummy appreciate fine music? In that case, this is a must-do! Take her to the Singapore Botanic Gardens on Mother’s Day for an unforgettable musical treat at the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Join the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor Joshua Tan for this performance which is part of the Tan Chin Tuan Music-For-All series, as they present a medley of beautiful pieces, sure to charm and delight your mother! More details here.

So you have sorted the gifts out, but what about dining options on Mother’s Day? We have got you covered. Check out these restaurants serving up great promotions for Mother’s Day this year!


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20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for You to Pamper Mum!