Made for mums

CHANEL ROUGE ALLURE VELVET 46 LA MALICIEUSE (right)
$46, from Chanel counters

A must-have for busy mothers because this lightweight red with a matte finish will brighten up the face instantly.

LA MER LIFTING AND FIRMING MASK
$330, from La Mer counters

A refreshing gel mask that lifts facial contours with the brand's signature Miracle Broth, and a new Concentrated Lifting Ferment, which is blended from antioxidant-rich brown algae, marine peptides and marine plant stem cells. Comes with a professional brush applicator.

PHILOSOPHY AMAZING GRACE LAYERING SET
$79, from Sephora stores

Besides a 15ml bottle of fragrance, which smells as good as fresh linen sheets, this set comes with a 120ml bottle of shampoo, bath and shower gel, and a 120ml bottle of firming body emulsion. Layer them on for a lingering scent.

DIOR J'ADORE DRY SILKY BODY OIL
$100, from Dior counters

Bottled in an elegant flacon, this lightweight ylang ylang essential oil concoction is fragranced with the J'Adore perfume for a luxurious, after-bath experience.

DR CI:LABO LIFT-UP W ROLLER
$59, from Dr Ci:Labo, B3-41 Ion Orchard

This handy gadget promises to lift facial contours while charging the skin with negative ions to boost blood circulation. It can also be used to massage tired shoulders, necks and legs.

TOTES UMBRELLA
$24.90, from CommonThread at B2-18 Ion Orchard

Keep mum protected from the elements with this umbrella, which has an SPF 50 coating and is supposed to block 98 per cent of harmful UVA and UVB radiation.

GAIMO ESPADRILLES
$55, from Robinsons Orchard

A chic alternative to flip flops and sandals.

CRABTREE & EVELYN PEAR AND PINK MAGNOLIA HAND THERAPY
$33, from Crabtree & Evelyn stores

Give her hands some extra TLC with this super-sized 100g tube of hand cream.

EMBELLISHED NECKLACE
$149, from What Women Want at 02-28 Mandarin Gallery

For date nights with dad.

ORLA KIELY MAKE-UP POUCH
$130, from Tangs Orchard

Help her keep things organised in her handbag with these pouches, which are also good for keys, coins and other knick-knacks. Comes in a set of two.

EARRINGS WITH RHINESTONES
$105, from What Women Want at 02-28 Mandarin Gallery

Pretty embellishments that will help brighten up any outift.

TORY BURCH SCARF
$295, from 02-28 Wisma Atria

Made out of a linen and silk blend, she can wrap this around her neck or drape it over her shoulders when it gets a little chilly.

KATE SPADE NEW YORK CLUTCH
$630, from 03-27 Ion Orchard

She will never forget to fill up the tank with this as a constant reminder.

CLUB MONACO SUNNI HAT
$179, from B1-41 Takashimaya Shopping Centre

The wide brim will give her added protection from the sun; and stripes never go out of style.

CATH KIDSTON PYJAMA SET
$129, from B2-48 Ion Orchard

Comfy and feminine, and perfect for days when she can lounge about in bed, such as Mother's Day.

MARC BY MARC JACOBS WRISTLET
$160, from 01-11 Mandarin Gallery

A bold metallic wristlet to store the bare essentials - credit cards, cash and a lipstick.

SWATCH WATCH
$103, from B2-37 Ion Orchard

A limited-edition watch designed just for Mother's Day.

SWAROVSKI NECKLACE (left)
$210, from B1-17 Ion Orchard

Add even more sparkle into her life with this dainty crystal necklace.

KATE SPADE SATURDAY SATCHEL (centre)
$400, from B1-27 Ion Orchard

A leather satchel with two compartments for her to keep her documents organised.

SHANGHAI TANG WALLET
$460, from 01-28 Raffles City

Made out of 100 per cent water snake leather, the Chinese endless knot on the front is associated with longevity.

ROBERTA PIERI BAG
$249, from Tangs Orchard

This leather textile bag, from Italian leather goods brand Roberta Pieri, will be roomy enough for all her essentials.

This article was published on May 2 in Urban, The Straits Times.

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