Mother’s Day gift ideas in 2023 – from jewellery, gadgets, food to fashion and more
Not sure what to get for mum or the mother of your kids for Mother’s Day? We’ve put together some gift ideas that’ll put a smile on her face.
With Mother’s Day in less than two weeks (14 May for those who are asking), we have prepared a list of gift ideas for mothers. We know there is no one size fits all gift that will appeal to all mothers. As such, you will find a wide range of gifting ideas, from fashion to loungewear, shoes to dining options for new mothers, mothers juggling work and family, retired mothers and the mothers in between. Yahoo Shopping saves you the time and hassle of searching for appropriate gifts to bring that smile to the woman that gave life to you or your kids.
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Fashion for mums
Working from home (WFH) most of the time? Then Love, Bonito’s Loungewear Collection, priced from S$35-S$49, will be perfect for the stay-home mum or those benefiting from the hybrid work system. From kaftans to lightweight tops and bottoms on top of kimono lounge dresses, the Love, Bonito’s Loungewear Collection is designed to be worn at home, ideal for Zoom calls, and when you step out of the house to grab a bite or water your plants. Until stocks last, receive a FREE* Loungewear Cushion or Blanket with a minimum purchase of S$180 in-stores.
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Love, Bonito Adara Kaftan in Simple Pleasures
Skechers shoes have gained a reputation for their technology, providing supreme comfort, especially for walks. The brand recently introduced the slip-on foamies range that is easy to wash and wear. Fronted by Cha Eun-woo, this collection is perfect for Singapore’s notorious heat and sudden downpours. So bring it to the pool, cruise, beach or travels. Redeem the Skechers Foamies Notebook for every purchase of two regular-priced in-store items. They are limited to one customer per receipt while stocks last.
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Footwear and accessories brand Pazzion delivers quality and craftsmanship. Get mum the Gold Studded Cage Patent Leather Slides that are versatile yet trendy and easy to slip on. For those who wish for a stylish vibe, twin with mum in these gorgeous foldable Crystal Buckle Foldable Flats that are perfect for travels too. Comes in black and pewter.
Crystal Buckle Foldable Flats
When it comes to showing appreciation for mum, Robinsons, Tangs and M&S are great places to start gift hunting. Think of your mum's daily needs and ways to make everyday activities easier or gifts to enhance her health.
North Island Honey Premium New Zealand Mānuka Honey UMF 5+ 1kg
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ROBINSONS PROMOTION 3: Robinsons’ Mother's Day Sale from 8 - 14 May only
Get 13% off Robinsons Hotel Collection with a S$150 minimum spend using code “MUM13OFF”. Valid for Robinsons Hotel Collection items only. Promo codes are not stackable. Valid from 8 May, 12am, until 14 May, 11.59pm.
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For Mum's grocery needs
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Look to Marks & Spencer (M&S), which allows you to save up to S$60 with a minimum spend. In addition, enjoy free delivery with purchases above S$120.
M&S PROMOTION: Spend S$100, save S$8; spend S$200, save S$25; spend S$375, save S$60
Help mum unwind with these goodies:
M&S Collection Butterfly Medium Lantern
Jewellery & accessories for mum
Which woman can resist pretty sparklies? Look to our local favourites Goldheart, Risis, Lee Hwa Jewellery and Poh Heng for gifting ideas. And if mum is into artisanal jewellery and sustainable fashion, Zerrin and One Puram may be what she is looking for. For more affordable, dazzling jewellery for crystals, charms, and other accessories, check out Swarovski and Pandora.
SWAROVSKI PROMOTION: Receive a free gift with minimum spend of S$250 at Swarovski.
PANDORA PROMOTION: Spend S$180 to receive a limited-edition Hear Clasp silver bangle, plus a 5% discount with minimum spend of S$100.
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Jazz up mum's style with a trendy pair of sunglasses, or bring her to Bolon Eyewear to get her eyesight checked by a specialist. Whether her face shape suits round, square or aviator, be there with her and help her pick the best design.
Make mum pretty
Make mum feel special with a trip to beauty experts such as Ensoul Medical Clinic with a Medi-Spa or laser treatment or Perky Lash at Northpoint. With its pampering services, from gel manicures to luxurious eyelash extensions, provided by skilled professionals, Perky Lash also offers a special promotion for mothers and daughters to spend quality time together. They can come for a gel manicure and choose from various colours and styles. Book your appointment today.
If mum has sensitive skin, gift her the bestselling Kiehl's Calendula Herbal Extract Alcohol-Free Toner (Get up to 10% off) and Kiehl's Micro-Dose Anti-Aging Retinol Serum With Ceramides And Peptide (now 27% off).
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Attractions or performances to bring mum
Beat the harsh sunlight and head indoors. Book KKday Exclusive: 1 For 1 package for a fun day out. It includes Avatar: The Experience at Gardens by the Bay, Flower Dome, Cloud Forest, Supertree Observatory, and Floral Fantasy. She will love the ongoing Tulipmania at Gardens by the Bay. Better yet, head to the Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience for a different type of Mother’s Day celebration. Book early, as tickets sell out fast. If music is what mum is looking for, try Fever Up’s Candlelight concerts.
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Bond with mum
Spending quality time with mum doesn’t mean joining the crowds. Why not get her a Lego set and try piecing the little bits together? At the end of your hard work, you get a beautiful showpiece. We suggest the Lego IDEAS 21333 Vincent Van Gogh: The Starry Night.
Lego IDEAS 21333 Vincent Van Gogh: The Starry Night
Book mum a staycay in Singapore
Vibe Hotel Singapore Orchard has prepared something special for mums on 14 May. Between 12 to 3pm, you and your BBQ-loving family get to enjoy an afternoon of poolside Asian-inspired barbeque and beverages at Vibe Hotel Singapore Orchard. Be sure to partake in the special Batik-painting activity with Mum. The last we checked, rooms are still available on Mother's Day. Book today!
Has Mum been complaining about aches? Consider spending a day cleaning up the house for her and make cleaning easier for her with the MACH, MACH V1 Ultra, and All-in-One Cordless StickVac with Steam Mop. A technologically advanced all-in-one cord-free vacuum cleaner with steam and mopping capabilities, this cleaning gadget is suitable for homes with children and pets. Perfect for picking up messes on hard floors, the Mach V1 Ultra also comes with three-layered noise-cancelling technology that ensures noise levels are the same as a dishwasher. Brilliant!
MACH V1 Ultra, All-in-One Cordless StickVac with Steam Mop
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Food is the way to mum’s heart
Mum has been feeding you your entire life. So Mother's Day is an excellent day to reward her for toiling in the kitchen all these years. Try Archisen’s Just Produce and whip up a bowl of healthy salad for Mum. Try mixing Just Produce’s Just Mesclun: Zesty Mustard, Just Ice Plant, Just Mesclun: Tangy Sorrel; drizzle a little salad dressing and extra virgin olive oil, and it is good to go! It's the thought that counts.
Fret not for those not confident of their culinary prowess in the kitchen. Soup Restaurant's Parents' Day Set Menus may be the answer. From now until 30 June, Soup Restaurant’s Celebration Set for 5 Pax at S$188, usually priced at S$244.10 (takeaway only), features a medley of the following five dishes: Signature Samsui Ginger Chicken, Yong Chow Fried Rice, Abalone with Braised Vegetables and Pumpkin, Traditional Boiled Soup of the Day and Citrus Plum Aloe Vera Jelly. In addition, exclusively available online, receive a FREE Double Happiness Kaya Baos with Longevity Buns Tower (worth S$45.90) with a minimum of S$180 spent. What a meaningful treat for mum and dad! Order today.
Sweeten your meals at home with WOLF + WALD’s organic juices. Available in 4 different flavours – Apple, Tart Cherry, Blackcurrant, and Aronia Juice. Get it here.
No celebration is complete without cakes or desserts. So look to Paris Baguette’s Mother’s Day Flower Bouquet Cakes. Say thanks with the elegant Thank You Double Chocolate Cake, or spread the love with the Love You Double Fromage Cheesecake. Both visually-stunning designs feature a thoughtfully-created cake with a mini bouquet of fresh flowers. Enjoy an early bird discount of 10% when you order before 9 May. Available via GrabFood.
Not one to jostle with the crowds? Try a home delivery with the Deliveroo x KFC Mother’s Day Celebration Bundle. Perfect for an intimate celebration for four, this is one hearty way to say thanks to Mum! This curated bundle comes in an Instagrammable two-tiered heart-shaped box with a chicky selection of heart-warming favourites. Order here.
Help mum unwind with T2 Tea’s gorgeous teawares and tea leaves:
Luscious Protea Tea