There’s always a reason to keep the women in your life happy. With Mother’s Day just around the corner on 9 May, here’s a gift guide with some of the best ways to celebrate and pamper all mothers and wives on this important day.
Practicality is a good call when it comes to gifting. For the lady always rushing to up her fitness game whilst juggling her family and career, JBL has some options that are ideal.
Take the JBL Clip 4 ($99) out on a day hike or cycling. The Bluetooth clip-on speaker is ultra-portable, wireless and compact. It also offers up to 10 hours of playtime on a single charge. The best part is, it’s waterproof and dust-proof too. Get it here
Similarly, the JBL Live Free NC+ ($249) is fully hands-free. So it’s perfect for juggling activities like a pro (although, we’re sure that the women in your life pride themselves on multi-tasking already). These wireless in-ear headphones offer 21 hours of battery life, and in-case wireless charging. She can look forward to effortless transitions into calls or choose to tune out with the Active Noise Cancellation feature. She can also stay connected to you with TalkThru and AmbientAware features. Get it here
Not every woman enjoys spending Mother’s Day in the quiet. The JBL PartyBox On-The-Go ($599) is perfect for family time. The portable party speakers include two wireless JBL microphones and a dynamic sync light show for that full karaoke experience. Plus, it comes with a bottle opener. After all, we think she definitely deserves at least one drink on this important day. Get it here
Beautiful, inside and out
The chaos of life sometimes makes us forget about ourselves. Mothers and wives more often than not have their hands full and miss out on prioritising themselves too.
Dior explores a selection of floral treasures and offers the best of floral science to bring you the Dior Prestige La Micro-Huile de Rose Advanced Serum ($370, 30ml | $490, 50ml). It’s reformulated with double the concentration of the legendary Rose de Granville. With a 92 percent natural original formula, it is designed to repair the skin and offer an indulgent and luxurious self-care experience.
The floral theme and essence is also translated in other Dior skincare products — Capture Totale Super Potent Serum ($175, 50ml | $130, 30ml), Super Potent Eye Serum ($116, 20ml) and the Super Potent Rich Crème ($145,50ml) for hydration. Get them here.
It’s never too early — or late — to start a skincare routine. Avoid the “I’m too old for this” argument with your mother with Origins Plantscription Multi-Powered Youth Serum ($110, 30ml | $165, 50ml).
The potent 90 percent naturally derived anti-aging serum delivers 15 youth boosting benefits, visibly transforming the neck and face with fewer visible lines and wrinkles to achieve a more lifted look.
The lightweight, fast-absorbing serum works to fight visible signs of aging. Your mum’s skin will also be left feeling refreshed with a 100 percent essential oil blend of mandarin, star anise, pink rose and lavender. Get it here
Elegance for every occasion
Yes, women do need different bags and accessories for every occasion. Tod’s exquisite T Timeless Crossbody Bag with raffia-blended cotton and linen, finished with smooth leather detailing as well as the Kate Bag with buckle design should be a staple in every ladies’ collection. The T Timeless Oboe Bag and Bucket Bag made of calfskin leather are available in versatile colours and sizes — proof that you can be practical and stay fashion-forward.
Expert Bvlgari craftsmen are renowned for their unique fine jewellery, timepieces and bags. It is a well-worth audacious expression of love, all-too deserving for mothers and wives.
Allow her to elevate her outfits with the Serpenti Viper 18K Rose Gold bracelet set with demi-pavè diamonds. Or better yet, a Serpenti Tubogas single spiral watch with stainless steel case, 18K rose gold bezel set with brilliant-cut diamonds and silver opaline dial. Finish the look with the Serpenti Forever shoulder bag in vibrant emerald green and iconic snakehead closure in light gold-plated brass.
For the mum who loves sophistication with a side of wild and edgy, Versace’s La Medusa collection is a foolproof option. The bags are made with premium leather in bold colours. The brand’s jewellery on the other hand is bespangled with aquatic wonder. Lastly, its statement shoes from the Spring Summer 2021 mythical line will easily add a pop of vibrance to any ensemble. Get it here
The modern essence
No holidays? No worries. The Maison Christian Dior Eden Roc fragrance has a scent imbued with the Mediterranean breeze and evokes the delights of the French Riviera. The fragrance opens up via the powerfully invigorating scent of the sea with a salty top note. This is followed by the sweet hints of jasmine, and finally heightened with irresistible notes of coconut.
The fragrance is also available in a candle, liquid soap and body cream to carry the essence of the sea throughout your daily life. Get it here or at the Maison Christian Dior Boutique in ION.
Mothers dedicate a whole lifetime to you. It’s time to dedicate the rest of the future to rewarding them too.