Five Chic Presents Guaranteed to Impress This Mother's Day | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

Cover Art by Julia Elaine Lim

From bath brews to cookbooks, we’ve got you covered just in case you’re still looking for a last-minute present this Mother’s Day



With Mother’s Day fast approaching, a lot of us are struggling to find presents that haven’t already been done before. I mean sure, nothing beats a fresh bouquet of flowers. But what about those of us that want to do something a little bit different? After all, it’s only once a year!
Well, fret not! We’ve got you covered. Below, find some of our ~ chic ~ present picks that will definitely have mother dearest doting on you a little bit extra.

For the mother that’s always working
Addition Studio Bath Brew

Enriched with locally sourced and organic ingredients, Addition Studio takes your home-spa day to the next level with their range of bath brews. Perfect for the mother that’s always hard at work, these giant tea bags are exactly what she needs after a long and taxing day. Just pop them in the tub, grab a nice cup of tea, and you’re set for a relaxing evening. What mother wouldn’t want that?

Bath Brew, ADDITION STUDIO; Available at Hoom Studio

For the mother that loves to stay home
Diptyque Hourglass Diffuser

There’s nothing quite like the comforts of home, and if mother-dearest is a homebody, then this present just might be the answer to your prayers. Diptyque’s Hourglass Diffuser is the perfect addition to anyone’s space. Whether it be in the living room, study, or the bedroom, there’s always going to be a place for it. And what else does a homebody call more sacred than their space? You’re welcome.

Hourglass Diffuser, DIPTYQUE; Available at Rustan’s the Beauty Source

For the mother that’s obsessed with plants
HAY Juice Vase

The only other boom that occurred during the pandemic aside from babies, were definitely plantitas. To be fair, being cooped up at home for months on end is bound to drive any normal human being crazy. Hence, people’s desire to revert their attention and care towards something that couldn’t potentially host a deadly virus: plants. So, if your mother is one of those people, HAY’s Juice Vase might just land you in her good graces. This lovely pop of colour is guaranteed to brighten up her sanctuary of greenery.

Juice Vase, HAY; Available at Design Story

For the mother that loves to cook
Under Coconut Skies: Feasts and Stories from the Philippines

If your mother is the kind that loves whipping up new things in the kitchen every week, Under Coconut Skies: Feasts and Stories from the Philippines might be the perfect present to get her this Mother’s Day. Filled with vibrant Filipino food recipes, this book is the perfect conversation (and dinner) starter. And bonus, its beautiful hardbound cover also makes a beautiful coffee table book!

Under Coconut Skies: Feasts & Stories from the Philippines, RIZZOLI; Available at Fully Booked

For the mother that loves to read
Nooke Stone Bookends

Look, your mother might like books, but believe me, she doesn’t need another one. Instead, why not get her these beautiful Nooke Stone Bookends for the million books she already has? These bookends double as works of art and make a great addition to your mother’s library!

Stone Bookends, NOOKE; Available at Nooke
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