This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and if you still haven’t made your reservations for brunch with mum, it’s time to do so, pronto. While our appreciation for our mums ought to be an everyday affair, May 14 is that one special occasion where we get an excuse to kick things up a notch and go all out in pampering our queens. If you need some gift ideas, we’ve rounded up several guides to beauty products, tech gadgets, watches and even spa packages to consider.

You can also bond with mum over an excellent movie or two at the Europe Union Film Festival in Singapore, which launches today at the National Gallery Singapore. There are 27 films to pick from, including Electricity (2014), Problemski Hotel (2015) and Life is a Trumpet (2015). Round off your celebrations on a good note by taking mum to a classy wine bar right after, where you both can unwind over drinks and great conversation.

Apart from spending time with mum this weekend, we’ve got a few other ideas that will keep you well occupied, such as visiting some of Singapore’s best omakase restaurants, decorating your living spaces with beautiful wallpapers, and trying out Sulwhasoo’s new First Care Activating Sheet Mask. Read on to find out more.

Eat

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Indulge in a sumptuous omakase feast at Shoukouwa. (Photo: Shoukouwa)

If you’re craving something different from your usual sushi joint or ramen shop, try these 5 omakase restaurants instead, which serve up dishes featuring the finest produce of the season.

Drink

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Napoleon Food & Wine Bar offers 32 wines by the glass, alongside a range of French dishes.

With Mother’s Day just a couple days away, we’ve rounded up 5 wine bars for a perfect evening of tipples and bonding with mum. Some of these venues offer a solid repertoire of food too, so you won’t leave hungry.

Style

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Bottega Veneta’s butterfly-inspired Cabat, which is exclusive to Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Bottega Veneta takes flight in style with its new Asia-exclusive, butterfly-inspired collection. Expect to see the brand’s signature Baby Olimpia and Cabat bags embellished with dainty butterfly appliqués in hues of pink, mauve and orange.

Living

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A gorgeous wallpaper by Allyson McDermott.

If you’ve always thought of wallpapers as old-fashioned, here are 6 bespoke designers that may just change your mind. From Allyson McDermott’s intricate woodblock printed designs to Griffin & Wong’s Chinoiserie-chic murals, you can count on these wallpaper artisans to work magic in your home.

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Everything you need for glowing skin.

If you’re a fan of Sulwhasoo Singapore‘s First Care Activating Serum, it’s got a gorgeous 20th anniversary edition bottle that’s got us all heart-eyes. Also, the brand has released its new First Care Activating Sheet Mask, which is infused with all the goodness of the serum to balance and soothe your skin.

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(Main and featured photos: Cole & Son)

Sara Yap
Digital Content Manager
Sara Yap is the Digital Content Manager at Burda International Asia, and a contributing writer to Lifestyle Asia’s dining and jewellery beats. When she’s not on the lookout for exciting new restaurants or bejewelled trinkets, she’s probably buried in a riveting read, or reminiscing the good ol’ days with her favourite playlist of ’90s boyband hits.