It’s time to buy Mother’s Day gifts in time for the 8th of May (Singapore Mother’s Day)! You can’t go wrong with flowers, but for extra ideas on how to spoil her, use this guide to plan ahead and show your mum, or the mother of your children, how much you appreciate them. There’s makeup, homeware, fine jewellery, candles, spa sessions, staycations and more!
Mother’s Day flowers, gifts and hampers
Noel Gifts has some lovely flower bouquets for mum that you can order on their own or mixed with gifts, including eye massagers, candles and specialty teas and honeys. Delight her with little Japanese homeware sets and skincare selections, all accompanied by beautiful flowers; there are even amazing cakes for you to surprise her with (think red velvet and salted caramel!).
Mother’s Day Promotion
Book early because there’s a bouquet bundle promotion from now until 30 April 2022. Call 6299 1155 or view the e-Catalogue for more details.
You can order online at noelgifts.com or via the hotline at 6299 1155. They also provide international delivery if you wish to send something overseas.
A Mother’s Day gift that’s as pure as her love
The Pure Love Gift Bundle ($88) from Innerfyre Co is a loving gesture of wellness, featuring floral aromas from 100% pure essential oils.
The specially-curated oils from the Give and Receive Love Essential Oil Set are paired with their Crystal Essential Oil Burner that comes with raw Rose Quartz Crystals. Also known as The Stone of Universal Love, it’s a wonderful way to show how much we appreciate all that mum has done; and it’s also a perfect way to remind her to spend some time taking care of herself!
Allow her to choose a scent for the day, or create her own alchemy magic through her own signature blends of ylang-ylang, honeysuckle, neroli and peppermint essential oils. The bundle also includes the ‘I Carry Your Heart With Me’ Greeting Card; you can request for your own Mother’s Day message to be printed or handwritten on it.
Gift her beautiful Southeast Asian statement jewellery
Customise your gift for Mum with statement jewellery from Forbidden Hill. The local brand’s collections fuse Southeast Asian design elements with contemporary versatility. The brand’s Singapore-inspired Gemstone Earrings, such as the Orchid Garden Studs with Moonstone ($230), can be customised with different gemstones, including ruby, sapphire and amethyst. The interchangeable gemstones can be switched in an instant to match different outfits.
Also popular are the Silk Bangles, which can be customised with more than 20 silk colours. The bangle collections draw on motifs from across Southeast Asia and include the Kawung Silk Bangle ($190); this piece is inspired by batik from Yogyakarta that was once reserved for royalty.
All pieces come in a soft cloth pouch inside a beautiful gift box.
6909 5160 | forbiddenhill.com
Graceful jewellery for Mother’s Day gifts
The Euphoria collection by Aleyolé, available at Curated by J, highlights a wide spectrum of hypnotic, vibrant colours just in time for the summer holidays and perfect as gifts for mums. The jewels are decorated with white, rhodolite, brown and grey zirconia.
The important moments in our lives are shaped by unique feelings – intense, exhilarating, liberating feelings. These are captured in one graceful, harmonious yet breathtaking 18k gold-plated piece, the Exuberance Gold Bracelet ($138). Now that we can travel more freely, don this bracelet to mark those moments you never want to forget.
All Euphoria jewels come in the prettiest pink pouch (perfect for travelling!) kept in a gift box.
Curated by J will be at The Fair, a lifestyle-focused fair organised by Popsandevents, if you want to see this stunning jewellery in person. The Fair runs from 13 to 15 May 2022 at the Visual Arts Centre, 10 Penang Road.
In celebration of Mother’s Day, Like Saturdays’ introduces two new silk gift sets to indulge and pamper mummy dearest on this special day, the Sweet Dreams Set ($129) and Better Sleep Set ($189). Make it hers with personalised embroidery for a truly unique gift.
Silk products have long been touted by beauty experts and dermatologists for having beauty benefits like reducing wrinkles, hair frizz and split ends. Made from the highest grade 100% mulberry silk, Like Saturdays’ luxuriously smooth silk pillowcases and sleep products help protect skin and hair while she gets her beauty rest. The pillowcase and exclusive sets come packaged in a signature gift box, ready to be gifted.
On the Flower Chimp website you can select gifts by budget; there’s plenty of ideas for Mother’s Day, starting with flowers from only $39. Combine flowers (a vase or bouquet) or potted orchids, with fruit hampers, cheesecakes or chocolates. We’re sure she’ll love you for it!
Enjoy your time together!
Singapore-based Danish watch brand August Berg is celebrating mothers and the precious moments of time we spend together with them. Their modern vintage timepieces are designed to be a friendly reminder of what truly matters to us.
And they’re giving back too! For every watch sold, August Berg will donate six months of quality education to children in Africa and Asia. They’ve also pledged to build a school for every 20,000 watches sold, in partnership with the Human Practice Foundation. The first school being constructed by the partnership is Akadeli Primary School in Mount Kenya.
These beautiful timepieces feature anti-reflective, scratch-resistant, Sapphire crystal glass and surgical grade stainless steel. The special Milanese mesh is designed to be especially smooth on your wrist. It’s also water resistant, making it perfect for everyday wear.
If you buy now, you’ll receive a $50 voucher for Skin Inc!
Find store locations here.
More Mother’s Day Ideas, Spas, Staycations and Flowers
A pampering spa for mum
A one-stop spot for a pampering Mother’s Day gift is Trimmings Salon & Spa at Loewen Gardens. Offering a lovely laid-back ambience, the salon has a wide range of treatments, from facials and hair care to nail, eyebrow and eyelash services.
75B Loewen Road | Tudor Court, 123 Tanglin Road
Fresh flowers for Mother’s Day!
Does mum love having fresh flowers around the home? Present her with a floral bouquet that she can display in her favourite room! Wildflower Florist’s Wild Mum ($158 including delivery) is a fresh flower arrangement that consists of hydrangeas, eustomas, roses and other seasonal blooms.
Also included is a hardcover book, Garden of Love. This collection of 18 stories by 18 international authors aims to pread the message of hope and love through inspiring tales. The book that comes with this special Mother’s Day Gift bundle is autographed by one of the authors, Dee Khanduja. Do pre-order Wild Mum early, as it’s a limited offer!
Home gifts for mums!
Kendall Hamill of Temple Candles created her range of home fragrances as the “perfect Singapore-inspired mother’s day gift for visiting family and friends”. She blends ethically and sustainably sourced essential oils and ingredients to create fragrances of Oriental botanicals. These are infused into candles, diffusers, room and body mists, and hand and body washes and crémes.
Mother’s Day makeup kit
Mum can keep her smackers looking gorgeous at any time of the day with a customised lip makeup kit (US$50) from Amplio Beauty. It consists of a Lipstay or Lipluscious Gloss and a Lip Stylo. You can choose colours that go from nude with brown or soft pink tones to deep rich burgundy and even bright pink. The kit comes in a gift box with a mirror so mum can touch up her lips anywhere.
If you’re unsure of the lip gloss and colours to choose, let the Amplio Beauty team do it for you! Just select “Surprise Me” in the pop-up window on the website; they’ll mix and match from across their range to create a customised lip makeup kit. We love that this brand is cruelty-free and free of nasties, with mostly vegan products too.
Homeware gifts for mums
Why not add a new homeware or furnishing piece to mum’s homeware collection? Be it cushions, coasters, photo frames, cashmere throws or even mirrors, Hacienda Blue has a wide range of gifts for mums.
The selection of high-quality and one-of-a-kind homeware and furniture is designed by founder Josephine Blunck. Each item is handmade by artisans from India who use traditional techniques to transform fabrics, tiles and colours into Josephine’s designs.
Everything from Hacienda Blue reflects Josephine’s design approach; she mixes traditional craftsmanship with modern designs and colours to create striking items that complement contemporary and traditional décor.
A home spa treatment for Mother’s Day
Aleyda Mobile Spa provides on-site spa treatments, from full-body and back massages to foot reflexology. For expectant or new mothers, there are also prenatal and postnatal treatments on offer. The team will settle everything – massage equipment, fresh linen and even relaxing music. Mum won’t need to lift a finger!
One option for pampering mum is with the Tranquillity Massage Retreat ($225, usually $269; 120 minutes). The two-hour session begins with an organic scrub that deeply exfoliates the skin to help reduce the appearance of cellulite. After a quick shower, a pressure-point massage ensues, opening up energy pathways. This is followed by the Aleyda Signature Massage, which combines healing modalities, spa relaxation and aromatherapy using Aleyda’s freshly blended Tranquility essential oil. Special attention is paid to the neck, shoulders, lower back and glutes to leave mum feeling refreshed and revitalised.
A new dress just for Mother’s Day!
The collection at White Ginger is feminine yet contemporary – perfect for tropical living in the city and resort wear, and, of course, Mother’s Day!
The brand is driven by owner Emma Femminile’s own style requirements. Having spent many years in the tropics, she’s designed outfits using materials that suit Singapore’s tropical weather; they also have a timeless look thanks to the use of classic cuts that won’t go out of style. The collection includes dresses, separates and sleepwear.
There are also accessories to match; the newest addition is an agate and pearl necklace ($49) in three colours. Strung with South Sea pearls and crystals, these are exclusive to White Ginger and will complete mum’s resort look.
A buffet brunch by the sea
Give mum a break from the kitchen by buying her brunch instead. There are two to choose from at the Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa. For the mum who enjoys Italian fare, she’ll have her fill of Italian dishes with free-flow prosecco at the Festa Della Mamma Saturday Prosecco Brunch at The Cliff.
6708 8310 | sofitel.com
Mother’s Day staycation idea
As a Mother’s Day gift take mum to Pan Pacific Singapore for a short getaway! You can treat her to a relaxing spa day at St. Gregory Spa, for example, or enjoy a meal at one of the hotel’s many restaurants. If staying in isn’t mum’s thing, head out for some retail therapy. Nearby malls include Millenia Walk, Marina Square and Suntec City.
Pan Pacific Singapore
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
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