The Mother's Day Gift Guide: 25 Gift Ideas for Every Budget

Make Mom feel special on Mother's Day!


( Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 14! What gift could you possibly give the woman who carried you in her womb and basically made sure you have the life you have right now? If you're stumped on what to give mom on her special day, we round up 25 gift ideas for every budget that are sure to make her feel loved.


P500 to P1,000



Weekly Desk Pad (P550) from Heima

Got a mom with a busy schedule? Help her keep track of her day with this weekly pad that will fit perfectly on her desk. It comes in a variety of designs, including marble and floral borders.



Poison Fruit (P755) from The Wareshop

Mom can keep her dresser organized (and also show how edgy she is!) with a cool, not-so-ordinary trinket tray. 


Girl Boss Mug (P600) from Live.Love.Gold

This is a mug that your mom wouldn't want to re-gift because it's just too cute—and it's so her!



The World on a Plate by Mina Holland (P920) 

This award-winning culinary travel book not only gives your mom recipes to try but also showcases interesting gastronomy stories from 40 cuisines around the world. You know what they say about food made with love.


Available at Fully Booked



Women Drape Sleeveless Blouse (P990) from Uniqlo

For the many times that mom has moaned to you about ironing your clothes, here’s something that will save her all that effort. This blouse has a wrinkle-resistant fabric plus it can go from casual to office wear in a snap. You know you secretly want to borrow it from her, too.




Innisfree Green Tea Sleeping Pack (P800) 

Help mom get the most out of her beauty sleep with this sleeping pack from Innisfree. Infused with Jeju green tea and green tea seeds, this will give her fresh, rejuvenated skin, overnight!


Available at Beauty MNL



Instant Happy Journal by Karen Salmansohn (P675)

We all need a bit of a pick-me-up every once in a while, and moms are no exception! This journal is full of fun, interactive pages she can scribble on for some quick motivation or inspiration whenever she needs it—and how fun would it be if you could fill it up together?


Available at National Book Store



P1,001 to P2,000



Floral Print Plumetis Scarf (P1,295) from Zara

This cotton floral-print scarf will brighten up any fashionista mom's wardrobe! Its contrasting colors will definitely work well with those moody grays she often wears. 



Symmetry-Adore Bar Necklace by Heyjow (P1,500)

Local brand Heyjow prides itself on making handmade jewelry with modern designs, and Symmetry is just the thing for the mom who loves to accessorize. This necklace would add an elegant touch to her next date-night outfit!


Available at



Prep & Seal Starter Kit (P1,675) from Skin Inc

Got a mom who's all about skincare? This is the perfect kit to add to her nightly regimen, as it preps and ensures she's absorbing all those important skincare benefits.



Fusechicken Titan (P1,800) 

To stay connected, you have to stay charged, and if your mom is a busy bee then she will surely need this cable. It's practically indestructible and can be wound up to fit in her bag so that no matter what place or time, she never runs out of battery.



Available at Digital Walker



Infruition Home Jug (P1,835) from Quirks

Get your mom this water infuser that’s perfect for her Sunday brunch with her amigas.


Floria Nutra-Energy 100 Hours Cream (P1,248) from Tony Moly

Skincare is life, and if your mom isn't into it just yet then this is the perfect way to start. This moisturizing cream promises to reduce dryness for up to 100 hours with fermented argan oil capsules, which fills the skin with nutrients. Your mom will glow even more than she already does.



Ariana Set (P1,450) from Spacetastic

Your mom will surely appreciate these practical organizers perfect for travel. It comes in pretty floral prints, too!



Kura Table Lamp (P1,950) from Habitat

This origami paper lamp created by Japanese designer Naoko Kanehira features zigzag patterns inspired by traditional paper-folding techniques. Its all-white color is perfect for the minimalist mom who likes everything spic and span.



The Nina Flat (P1,200) from Posh Pocket Shoes

Give your mom's feet a break from killer heels by gifting her with this pair. Not only are these flats chic and comfy, they'd also fit perfectly in her handbag. Win-win!



P2,000 and above



Nourishing Enrich Collection (P2,278) from Aromatherapy Associates

At-home spa day, anyone? Treat your mom the rare gift of stress-free relaxation with this body care collection. It comes with an Exfoliating Scrub to revive dull skin and Body Butter to nourish and deeply condition.



Small Tote Horizontal (P3,500) from Rubbertree

Moms who are always on the go will love this handy tote bag. Not only does it fit all her everyday essentials, the classic look makes it a perfect choice for a bag that she can take from day to night.




Lansley Skin Expert Time Returning Set (P2,475) 

Would you dare mom to try out this latest beauty trend? This anti-wrinkle set, which consists of a serum and cream, contains 77% snail extract which promises to keep skin healthy and hydrated with loads of moisture and nutrients.


Available at Beauty Buffet



Givenchy Dahlia Divin La Nectar de Parfum (P3,750 for 30ml eau de parfum spray) 

Moms who love a little drama would adore this scent, designed to evoke luxury and femininity. Golden mimosa with hints of jasmine and rose blend with a woody base that's infused with vetiver and vanilla musk, giving it a sensual yet elegant quality that's meant to be remembered.


Available at Rustan's



Love Bridge (P4,000 to P20,000) from Thomas Sabo

Make her feel loved with a delicate, personalized bracelet she can wear every day. You can have her name (or a sweet quote!) engraved for free to make her feel extra special!



Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera (P3,399) from Fujifilm

Let mom make memories with a new instant film camera! This Instax Mini 8 is a fool-proof camera she'll surely have fun with.


Beoplay A1 (P15,990) from B&O Play

If your mom loves to host parties at home, this is the perfect gadget for her! Its handy size makes it easy to take with her everywhere, too. It may look tiny but it's totally powerful.



Agnes B. Eyewear Spring/Summer 2016 (P5,995) 

Make her say bye-bye to her boring reading glasses and keep her looking hip and cool with these trendy specs!



Available at Ideal Vision



Pomegranate Noir Luxury Candle (P3,570) from Jo Malone

This is the perfect gift for mothers who loves spending weekends at home with the family. On Mother's Day, light this luxury candle up and let her enjoy a glass of wine so she can feel like a queen. The relaxing scent is reminiscent of citrus fruits as well as jasmine and rose flowers.

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