It’s time to buy Mother’s Day gifts for the 14th of May (Mother’s Day in Singapore)! You can’t go wrong with flowers, but for extra ideas for Mother’s Day gifts, use this guide to show your mum, or the mother of your children, how much you appreciate them. These gorgeous gifts for mum include homeware, fine jewellery, candles, fragrances, spa sessions, fitness classes and more!
Treat her to a decadent brunch in the city
Give mum a break from the kitchen and an excuse to dress up by celebrating with Mother’s Day brunch at Sofitel Singapore City Centre. Indulge in classic French cuisine and local fare at Racines with a buffet menu specially curated for the incredible woman in your life.
The brunch includes a wide range of fresh seafood on ice, baked rock lobster, roast beef, Atlantic sea scallop, French Margret duck and steamed ginseng herbal chicken. And be sure to leave room for the French-inspired desserts including spiced pear, berries Baumkuchen and raspberry eclair. Delicious! Mother’s Day brunch is on 14 May 2023, 12.30pm to 3.30pm, from $138 per adult and $69 per child.
Sofitel Singapore City Centre
6428 5110 | sofitel.com
Deliver a deluxe hamper to her door
For a Mother’s Day in Singapore to remember, pamper your mum with a fabulous hamper from Gift Box Love. The hampers are beautifully presented in sustainably-sourced and custom-made wooden gift boxes, and you can choose from a wide variety of luxury goodies including beauty and wellness products, handmade chocolates, homeware, candles, plants, champagne and cocktails.
You can also build your own box selecting her favourites and even add a personal touch by engraving her name on the box. Woven baskets are also available if that’s more her style. Thoughtful, considered and classy – just like your mum!
Give Box Love
Gift her beautiful Southeast Asian statement jewellery
Customise your gift for Mum with statement jewellery from Forbidden Hill. This local brand’s collections fuse Southeast Asian design elements with contemporary style and versatility. Stunning silk bangles draw on motifs from across the region, such as the Kawung batik from Yogyakarta which was once reserved for royalty. These popular bangles can be personalised with more than 30 interchangeable silk colours. Pick a few of her favourite colours so that she can have some fun matching different outfits!
Similarly, the Singapore-inspired gemstone earrings can be styled with different gemstones that can be swapped in an instant. With more than ten different gemstones to choose from including Swiss topaz, ruby and emerald, you’re sure to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift. All pieces come in a soft cloth pouch inside a beautiful gift box, making them perfect for gifting.
6909 5160 | forbiddenhill.com
Graceful jewellery for Mother’s Day in Singapore
If you’re stuck for ideas for Mother’s Day gifts, consider a piece of beautiful gemstone jewellery from Lustre. This brand carries distinctive, enduring and high quality jewellery crafted by talented artisans worldwide. Each piece is designed to complement the modern woman’s multifaceted roles, so will blend seamlessly with the existing jewellery that the special woman in your life owns.
Founder Anaita Thakkar infuses each piece with personal experience and celebrates the natural imperfections of the gemstones which reflect the beauty of the world around us. Available in a versatile range of bold colours inspired by the artisanal spirit, there’s something for every occasion and wallet at Lustre.
Give the gift of strength and wellbeing!
Mums don’t always put themselves first, so help her take the first step with pilates and strength training. FitNut Loft fitness studio focuses on pilates, personal training, strength training, body transformation, and nutrition coaching. This style of training is perfect for those who hate lifting weights, and will help improve energy, and strengthen core muscles. Plus, with all that toning, she’ll feel more confident, healthier and happier!
For a Mother’s Day gift that will make your mum feel amazing, sign her up for a pilates and strength training trial for $169 (including one private and one group class). Quote ELMUMS on booking.
Whatsapp 8686 8299 | fitnutloft.com
A thoughtful gift of bespoke stationery
For a timeless gift this Mother’s Day treat your mum to some beautiful stationery from By Fable. Every notecard is individually letterpress printed by hand on an antique press on luxury thick paper. This brand carries a variety of elegant minimalist designs all originally hand painted by artist Elizabeth Marlow. Pair the cards with a classic brass pen or an elegant paper weight to add a little style and indulgence into your gift. While you’re there, check out their striking black and white prints.
A stylish Mother’s Day gift – matching swimwear!
If you’re after something more original than the standard ideas for Mother’s Day gifts, why not match with mum in Sandbar Swimwear? Made from recycled plastic bottles, you can choose from over ten vibrant tropical print designs. You’ll find something for the whole family from bikinis and one pieces, to sleeved surf suits and matching kids surf suits, to rash vests and shorts!
Order in advance as a gift bundle and opt for a luxury gift box made from recycled materials. Especially for Mother’s Day you’ll receive a free gift card and free shipping when you quote “MothersDay” at checkout. And, every item sold funds the removal of 1kg of ocean plastic – a perfect gift!
Fine fragrance for Mother’s Day in Singapore
For the mum who appreciates opulent things, spoil her with a bottle of perfume this Mother’s Day. With over 35 years in the perfume distribution business, Eastern Scent has a wide range of classic favourites and the latest scents. You’re sure to find a bottle to appeal to your mum’s olfactory senses.
If you’re looking for ideas for a Mother’s Day gift that’s budget friendly check out the Flowers range from NOU. For something a little more exclusive, Lalique de Lalique is a lovely choice. You’ll receive a discount and free gift wrapping for the month of May when quoting “10%OFFANDFREEGIFTWRAPPING” at checkout. A thoughtful gift delivered straight to her door, sounds good to us!
Journals wrapped in art!
This Mother’s Day, give the gift of magic and wonder with a notebook wrapped in original artwork by GML Gallery. This brand’s journals are a treasure trove of dreams and possibilities – a gateway to self-discovery with artistic covers and luxury paper pages. Every cover is adorned with an original hand-painted illustration that is meticulously transferred onto curated textured art paper and wrapped seamlessly around the book.
Celebrate your amazing mum with a sense of gratitude and pamper her with a sacred space where she can write to her heart’s content. There’s also a great range of diaries available to help her plan her day.
GML Gallery has promotions and gifts lined up throughout the month of May. Follow on Instagram to discover beautiful gifts, Mother’s Day pop-ups and workshops, discount codes and more!
gmlgallery.com | @gml_gallery
More Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, Spas 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 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 spread 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.
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.
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 in three colours. Strung with South Sea pearls and crystals, these are exclusive to White Ginger and will complete mum’s resort look.
Now you have great ideas for Mother’s Day gifts, why not book a restaurant for a feast with mum?
Like this article and want to read more? You can purchase the latest issue or subscribe, so you never miss a copy!