The countdown is officially on – Christmas is nearly upon us, folks! Let this guide help you to pick up those last minute stocking stuffer gifts for Mom. Check out part 1 on what to get for the kids here, and part 2 for dads here.
We know, we know, candles are a massive cliché! But when Mom sees these gorgeous East meets West designs from Shanghai Tang, she’ll be nothing but grateful. Candles are a great way to help Mom relax during this busy holiday season as well. Bonus!
Price: RMB 750 – 980 at Shanghai Tang
Get Mom a brand new phone case for the New Year. Apple has released a smart case designed for increased battery life, while Shanghai Tang provides a more aesthetically pleasing option.
Price: RMB 848 at Apple and RMB 368 at Shanghai Tang
Weather appropriate and cozy, the gift of warmth ticks all the boxes. Check out Zara for their ever-stylish and practical options.
Price: RMB 139 for the grey and RMB 259 for the patchwork at Zara
Does she like to cook? How about getting hands on with Mom this winter with a cooking class held at The Hutong? They offer a wide range of cuisines and skills – everything from Sichuan, Dim Sum, and Indian to Italian and even knife skills. A great way to get a good meal and take some skills away, too!
Price RMB 300 per class per person at The Hutong
Let’s Get Physical
Maybe she is less of the traditional type? Treat Mom to some defense classes these holidays instead! We have our eyes on Krav Maga – the official hand-to-hand combat system of the Israeli defense forces. KMG China offers a variety of classes for all skill levels, with the option to register for a trial class first.
Price Get in touch to book a free trial class at Krav Maga Global
Help Mom feel even more special this season and treat her to some skin treatments. L’occitane’s got everything on the menu – from creams to lotions to serums to masks, you name it! We especially love their creams for night and for your hands, perfect for this dry Beijing winter.
Price: RMB 640 for the night cream and RMB 240 for the hand cream at L’occitane
What better way to relax than a spa treatment? Perfect for the whole family – not just moms! Bodhi offers a variety of body treatments, facials, massages and more for you to choose from.
Price: RMB 560 for a hot stone massage and spa treatments from RMB 700, or search their membership and voucher options online at Bodhi
Photos: courtesy of pixabay.com, Shanghai Tang, Apple, Zara, The Hutong, Krav Maga Global, L’occitane, Bodhi, and Jackie (flickr)