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

Make Mom feel special with these fool-proof gifts!


( Mother's Day is just around the corner. If you want to make her feel like those nine months she spent carrying you in her womb were completely worth it, make sure you act like the best kid ever by making her feel like the best mom in the world on her special day! Stumped on what present to surprise her with? Don't fret. Below, we round up some fool-proof gift ideas for every budget!


P500 to P1,000



Embrace Structure Set (P720)

Is your mom the kind of mom who always loves writing everything down? Grocery lists, errands, bills, or even just her daily plans, she’s got to take note of it somewhere. This stationery set already has everything she needs as it already includes three kinds of journals and a today-or-tomorrow notepad.


Available at Sunday Paper Co.




Shut Up and Kiss Me Moisturizing Matte Lippie in Lost in Paradise (P649)

Lipsticks are always a fail-proof gift for mom! This one in particular has a matte texture when applied but has the moisturizing benefits of a lip balm. The color is also the perfect MLBB nude pink shade, perfect for the no-fuss mom on the go!


Available at Happy Skin.


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Umbra Geo T Ring Holder (P530)

For the mom who loves trinkets, a place to keep her favorites within easy reach is a good bet. She'll be able to accessorize in no time, and this geometric organizer from Canadian brand Umbra will add a low-key elegant touch to her dressing table.


Available at Our Home.




Pacsafe Prosafe™ 750 TSA Accepted key-Card Lock (P750)

Don't you hate it when you're at the airport and you suddenly have to unlock your luggage last-minute because, well, life happens? Mom never has to experience being hassled with lock codes anymore when she uses these handy keycard locks on her luggage and bags instead! It basically works like a hotel room key—simply tap the keycard on the lock and voila! Works like a charm.


Available at Urbanize.



The Art of Discarding: How to Get Rid of Clutter and Find Joy (P752)

Originally published for Japanese markets in 2000, this book is said to be the inspiration behind the Marie Kondo bestseller, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. This is perfect for moms who find joy in having clean and organized spaces at home.


Available at Fully Booked.




Ashdene Peacock Fantasy Mug (P575)

Make your mom feel like royalty everytime she drinks her morning coffee with this elegantly designed mug. Its contemporary pattern features illustrations of peacocks and paisley and bright, colorful strokes, promising a beautiful day.


Available at Rustan's.



J&L Laro Customizable Planner (P999)

A mother's life can get so busy that she'll need every help she can get to organize. This planner is undated so mom can start on any date she wants. It also comes with two ID holders, two card holders and a removable pouch that can store her phone, keys, spare change, and more. The dainty design on vegan leather is a huge plus, too!


Available at Jacinto & Lirio.




Indoor Plant (P500-P650)

Here's a little something your mom needs to give her kitchen or room some life: An indoor plant! These indoor plants thrive on tropical and humid weather, making them the perfect, fuss-free home add-on if getting a puppy is too much commitment. 


Available at Plant Parenthood PH and Caferista, Kapitolyo, Pasig City.


P1,001 to P2,000



Eve Sandals in Gold (P1,850)

We know how our moms love their sandals, and this pair in particular is a bit more contemporary and a little less tita. Gift this to your mom to keep her feet pretty (you may want to treat her to a pedicure as well!).


Available at Posh Pocket Shoes.




Jade Roller (P1,550)

Your mom's skin deserves a little something extra—and a jade roller is the perfect addition to her skincare routine. Jade is known to have healing properties and can do wonders for the skin, like reduce puffiness, minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and even deal with those dreadful dark circles—things your mom would surely want to get rid of! 


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Marimekko Wide Cropped Pants (P1,990)

Keep Mom looking fun and stylish with these comfy trousers from Uniqlo's coveted Marimekko line! She can pair it with her favorite tops to add a playful twist to her everyday looks.


Available at Uniqlo.




1902 Tradition Pivoine & Rhubarbe Eau de Toilette (P1,650)

Yes, she probably already has dozens of bottles of perfume, but it's always nice to update when a new season comes along. What better way to punctuate Mom's best summer moments than with a delicate, fresh scent that combines fruity and floral notes in the most romantic way?


Available at Rustan's.



Pixi Overnight Glow Serum (P1,350)

This exfoliating gel is for moms who are obsessed with skincare and want results, stat! It works its wonders overnight, so she can wake up to smooth and radiant skin.


Available at BeautyMNL.




Dachshund Dog Book Ends (P1,990)

Made in the shape of the short-legged dog breed, this book end is perfect for your mother who's also a furparent. She doesn't even have to worry about scratching her antique shelves because this resin sculpture features a lined bottom.


Available at The Gorgeous Mess.



OCTAEVO Paper Vases (P1,680)

If your mom loves adding stylish knick-knacks to her home, she'll love these paper vases by Barcelona-based design company OCTAEVO. Made from waterproof paper, these can transform any plain vase or plastic container into chic pieces. 


Available at Guava Sketches.




Zara Metal Glasses (P1,145)

If you've been bugging your mom to update her wardrobe, then this could be a subtle yet very chic first step. These elegant metal specs will not only flatter her face, but it also works well with most mom-approved outfits!


Available at Zara.



16 oz. Waterman Seafoam Tumbler (P1,550)

Whether she’s rushing to her next meeting with her much-needed caffeine boost or heading to watch a soccer game with her thirst-quenching cold water, this tumbler will keep her drinks hot or cold just the way she likes them. Plus, the seafoam color is super chic!


Available at Corkcicle.


P2,000 and above




Cowl-Neck Blouse in Blush (P4,450)

Your mom is sure to love the clean lines and elegant draping of this flattering blouse, and the rosy pink color will make her look even more radiant than usual.


Available at Harlan + Holden.



RAFE New York Rosie clutch (P9,500)

Give her dinner-on-the-beach look some extra wow with an eye-catching clutch. This one is hand-embroidered using abaca straw and has shell inlay clasps, and would go perfectly with a crisp white linen dress and stylish wedges. 


Available at Rustan's.




UE Wonderboom Portable Bluetooth Speaker (P5,490)

Mom will never feel lonely if there's music playing all the time! She'll be the life of the party during her nights out with her amigas with this cute portable bluetooth speaker. She can even use it to listen to her favorite tunes in the bath because it's completely waterproof!


Available at Power Mac Center.



Oster Blend-N-Go My Blend Blender (P2,044.75)

Perfect for gym-buff moms, the My Blend blender is the just the right size for making a smoothie that's good for one. Plus, it doubles as a water bottle, too, so she can have her breakfast shake on-the-go. 


Available at Rustan's.




Nine West Ladies Analog Watch (P4,450)

This silver watch foregoes the usual time markers with crystal studs for a touch of elegance. A cross between casual and dressy, she can take this timepiece from day to night.


Available at Zalora.


Just in Case Tote (P7,990)

Does your mom love to travel AND to shop? She'll thank you for this versatile tote bag that can easily be folded to fit in her luggage (or even an everyday bag). The leather trim adds to its classic style.


Available at TUMI.




Diptyque Scented Candle in Ambre (P5,675)

There's nothing more relaxing than lighting up a scented candle after a long day. Make your mom feel like she's at the spa all the time by giving her this luxurious and fragrant home accessory that can ease the slightest bit of stress.


Available at Rustan's.



Limited Edition Moments Silver Bangle With Flourishing Heart Padlock (P5,150)

If you always think to yourself that your mom deserves nothing but the best, then this is just the accessory for her. It’s something that she can wear (and look at) even after Mother’s Day, so she’ll always be thinking of you (and think about how she raised such a generous and loving child)!


Available at Pandora.

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