Mother’s Day 2020: 19 Splendid gifts for the mum you love and adore


By Ronn Tan

Mother’s Day 2020: 19 Splendid gifts for the mum you love and adore

Getting a special gift can be difficult. Unless we’re told, we don’t always know what someone else wants—even if that someone else is mother. Mother’s Day (10 May 2020) is fast approaching; the world will be celebrating mothers and their sacrifices. Although we show our gratitude and appreciation every day through acts of love, getting a lovely gift on that special day is another way to go. If you need help with deciding on the perfect present, check out the roundup of gift ideas.

1. Tumi Devoe Meadow Backpack

The Meadow Backpack—part of the new Devoe collection that made its debut recently—comes with a water-resistant water bottle pocket that can be worn both internally and externally. There is also a back quick-access phone pocket for convenient storing and grabbing. It’s suitable for work, weekends, and travel. Other features include two zip pockets, two media pockets, a card pocket, pen loop, key leash, 15-inch laptop compartment, and leather-wrapped top handle.

Price: RM2,050

For more information, visit this website.

2. Dyson Pure Cool Air Purifier Tower Fan

Available in black and nickel, white and silver, as well as blue and iron, there are a plethora of features to know about. To help disseminate purified air around the whole room, the tower fan can oscillate from 45° to 350°. In addition to having the ability to detect and report air quality levels in real time, the device delivers more than 360 litres per second of airflow with the Air Multiplier technology. Moreover, the Dyson Pure Cool air purifier tower fan also captures harmful gases, pollutants, and allergens.

Price: RM2,829

For more information, visit this website.

3. Fitbit Charge 4 Advanced Fitness Tracker

Now with built-in GPS and Spotify, the Charge 4 is said to be Fitbit’s most advanced combination of sensors and features. It has a battery life of up to seven days and is equipped with Active Zone Minutes—a personalised standard based on your resting heart rate and age. The feature measures the time you spend in each heart rate zone while working out towards the goal of 150 minutes per week. Due to the lightweight, swimproof design, the Fitbit Charge 4 is comfortable enough to wear all day. In addition to that, the device also has an inductive button, a scratch-resistant screen, and a bright touchscreen display. On top of seven GPS-enabled exercise modes, you have access to more than 20 goal-based exercise modes. Colour options include black, rosewood, and storm blue/black. As for the Special Edition Charge 4, it’s available in an exclusive granite reflective/black woven band.

Price: RM698; RM798 (Special Edition)

For more information, visit this website.

4. Nespresso Creatista Plus

Features include eight types of coffee recipes, different froth qualities, and up to 11 milk temperature settings. This Nespresso coffee machine allows you to create your own latte art; aided by a digital screen and dial that assists with scrolling easily to your preferred setting. In addition to that, the steam pipe is self-cleaning and the heat up time is only three seconds.

Price: RM2,899

For more information, visit this website.

5. Burberry Oversized Butterfly Frame Sunglasses

The sunglasses are part of the Alternative Fit Collection; featuring a straight front and flatter scratch-resistant grey lenses. This helps provide a more comfortable fit. In addition to that, the glasses also have longer curved temples. The black acetate Burberry glasses are equipped with a gold-plated Monogram motif.

Price: RM1,220

For more information, visit this website.

6. Smythson Panama Phone Case on Chain

Available in Scarlet Red, Mahogany, Azure, and Sherbet colours, the phone case comes with a phone carrier and card case (four slots). Made with crossgrain calf leather, it also comes with a slim chain strap. Size-wise, the Panama phone case can hold the likes of iPhone XS Max and Samsung S10+.

Price: Approximately RM1,758.56 (£325)

For more information, visit this website.

7. Under Armour Women’s UA Summit Leggings

Perfect for mothers who love working out, the Under Armour leggings are equipped with Super-light HeatGear fabric; delivering coverage without the unnecessary weight. To help you move better in every direction, there is the four-way stretch construction. With the anti-odour technology, growth of odour-causing microbes can be prevented. Last but not least, the leggings come with a next-to-skin fit without the squeeze.

Price: RM499

For more information, visit this website.

8. Louis Vuitton LV Escale Pochette Cosmetique

Part of the LV Escale collection of accessories and leather goods, this cosmetic pouch is perfect for both travel and everyday usage. Available in Monogram Giant canvas with a tie-dye print, the case comes with wide zippered opening, a washable lining, and silver hardware. It is also available in Bleu.

Price: RM2,150

For more information, visit this website.

9. Apple iPad Pro

The new iPad Pro is said to be Apple’s most advanced iPad Pro—with the A12Z Bionic chip, an Ultra Wide camera, studio-quality mics, and a LiDAR Scanner (measuring the distance to surrounding objects up to five metres away). The iPad Pro also has a battery life that lasts up to 10 hours and edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display. In addition to the 10 Megapixel Ultra Wide camera, the device also comes with a 12 Megapixel Wide camera. The new iPad Pro is available in in both 11-inch and 12.9-inch sizes (in silver and space gray finishes).

Price: From RM3,499

For more information, visit this website.

10. Loewe Box Mouse

Available in four colours (Pale Pink, Mandarin, Pecan, and Pistachio Green), this Loewe box is crafted from Kip Leather. In addition to a structured yet soft rounded silhouette, the box is equipped with a Brass Palladium mouse decoration that has lacquered Red ears. You will also notice an embossed Anagram at the base. It’s perfect as decoration and to store small objects.

Price: RM2,090

For more information, visit this website.

11. Montblanc MB 01 Smart Travel Over-Ear Headphones

MB 01 is Montblanc’s first smart headphones—featuring active noise-cancelling technology, ergonomic design for greater comfort, and advanced technology for impressive sound quality with Montblanc’s signature sound. Other features include Google Assistant for a more personalised on-the-go experience and functions across a wide range of Bluetooth devices, including iOS and Android. Along with the Maison’s heritage of fine craftsmanship and timeless design, MB 01 comes with the signature Montblanc sound. The headphones have a battery life of up to 20 hours and is optimised for travelling. There are three different combinations: black leather with chrome metal finishes, brown leather with gold coloured metal finishes, and light grey leather with polished metal finishes.

Price: RM‌2,650

For more information, visit this website.

12. Hermês Nautilus Rollerball Pen

Available in Gris Aluminium, Rouge H, and Bleu Carbone, the Nautilus Rollerball Pen is a capless pen that opens and closes utilising Hermês’ own innovative rotating mechanism. The pen comes with anodized aluminium and a brushed stainless steel underside as well as a chevron canvas pouch.

Price: RM5,800

For more information, visit this website.

13. Afternoon Tea from The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

For Mother’s Day this year, The Ritz-Carlton KL has curated an afternoon tea set that’s perfect for mum to indulge at home. The Mother’s Day afternoon tea set comprises of favourites such as scones, finely-made finger sandwiches, quiches, and cakes. The gift set will be delivered to you. To order, email [email protected] or text 018 3063 188 (WhatsApp). All orders to be placed and paid by 8 May for delivery between 11am to 2pm on 10 May.

Price: RM160 nett per set

For more information, visit this website.

14. Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea from The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Treat mummy to a traditional afternoon tea galore—inspired by the Gainsborough Bath Spa in the United Kingdom. The special gift set comes with finger sandwiches, butter scones with clotted cream, a selection of cakes, pastries, and savouries. To place an order, contact 018 3412 800. All orders to be placed and paid by 8 May for delivery between 11am to 2pm on 10 May.

Price: RM160 nett per set

For more information, visit this website.

15. Valen’s Patisserie Afternoon Tea Set

Perfect for Mother’s Day, the Lavish Afternoon Tea kits feature an array of curated sweets. There are two options: a set for one to two pax and a set for three to four pax. For the former, the kit comprises of two baked scones with Very Berrilicious Jam, two Mini Yuzu Tarts, two Mini Fruit Pavlovas, two Earl Grey Macarons, two Petit Chocolate Trianon, and two Heart-Shaped Chocolate Raspberry Bon Bons.

The larger kit includes four baked scones with Very Berrilicious Jam, four Mini Yuzu Tarts, four Mini Fruit Pavlovas, four Earl Grey Macarons, four Petit Chocolate Trianon, and four Heart-Shaped Chocolate Raspberry Bon Bons.

To order, email [email protected] or visit their Instagram and Facebook.

Price: RM80 (One-Two Pax); RM160 (Three-Four Pax)

For more information, visit this website.

16. Mother’s Day Brunch from EQ Kuala Lumpur

Available until 10 May, the Garden Brunch Box consists of Danish Pastry, Croissant, Baguette, Smoked Salmon with Horseradish, Classic Prawn Cocktail, Air-Dried Beef with Pickles, Couscous Salad with Bell Peppers, Assorted Cheese Platter, and Guacamole with Tortilla Chips. If mum prefers a heartier meal, you can add on Homemade Foie Gras Terrine, Half of Chaud-Froie Oriental Spiced Lobster, and Bottega Prosecco Gold.

One day advance notice is required for all orders—available for self pick-up and delivery on 10 May from 9am to 12pm. Click here for the full menu and order form.

Price: RM88 (Garden Brunch Box)

For more information, visit this website.

17. Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve

The limited edition gift pack consists of a cocktail shaker and a bottle of Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve. Treat mummy to the gift of gold with the smooth, creamy, and honeyed taste notes of this blended whisky.

Price: RM299

For more information, visit this website.

18. Wizards Mother’s Day High-Tea Set

The set consists of Kaffir Lime Mango Pavlova, Mixed Berries and Thyme Pavlova, Cream Tea Scones, Mini Burnt Egg Tarts, Mini Pain Au Chocolate as well as a choice between Unagi Bao or Turkey Ham and Egg Sandwich. You can also pick four from the following choices—Black Coffee, Earl Grey Tea, and English Breakfast Tea. To pre-order, call 016 2246 758.

Price: RM130+ (for four pax)

For more information, visit this website.

19. Afternoon Tea from InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Pamper your mum with the Sweet Surprise Afternoon Tea this Mother’s Day. Bite-sized savouries and sweet selections include Devonshire clotted cream, salmon puff, ham croissant, cheese cake, and more. Available for takeaway and delivery on 9 May to 10 May 2020, the set also comes with a bouquet of flowers and a Strawberry Short Cake.

Orders must be made one day in advance and can me made via WhatsApp (016 202 4623)  or online.

Price: RM158

For more information, visit this website.

Does the roundup of gift suggestions spark any ideas for you? With Mother’s Day being such an important day every year, it’s time to shower mummy with lots of love—more than you already do. They deserve all the blessings. They really do.

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