Celebrate mom's special day in style

IMAGE GA Granali

(Clockwise from top left) Give mom the gift of fashion with Tweetie De Leon's fashion collection; reminisce your childhood with homestyle meals at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza; let Richard Poon serenade mom with classic hits; enjoy Swiss delights at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria.

Give your mom a much-deserved star treatment this Mother’s Day.

Take your pick from these luxurious treats from various swanky establishments online and around the metro.

STELLAR FASHION. Tweetie De Leon-Gonzales, ‘90s supermodel and actress, is one celebrity mom admired by many.

She has made indelible marks in the careers she has dabbled into, and still continues to do so as she ventures into a new field— fashion designing.

She recently released her clothing line designed for modern, empowered women who take on different roles everyday, including moms like herself.

The Tweetie De Leon for AVA collection is being sold exclusively through shopping website AVA.ph with a special pre-order discount of 10% off regular prices.

The promo is open from now until May 20, so go get your mom a nice combination of figure-flattering tops and skirts for work days, a chic maxi dress for those special occasions or a one-shoulder jumpsuit for those weekend brunches with the family.

If online shopping is not your thing, take mom to the nearest Freeway, Ensembles, or Solo boutique and get her as many classy dresses as she wants without breaking your budget.

From May 10 to 13, all moms get a special 30% discount from Freeway’s National Artists collection, Ensembles’ Chris Diaz collection, and all of Solo’s Ladies’ wear pieces.

FANCY LIVING. Bring back heartwarming memories with mom over a special meal at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria’s in-house restaurants.

Dine at Seven Corners and enjoy the fare from Switzerland— such as fondue and raclette, and cheese and cherry apple strudel— served at the restaurant all month long.


Finish off with decadent hand-crafted patisseries or a variety of desserts made from Swiss chocolates for a sweet ending.

Otherwise, experience an oriental approach at the hotel’s Xin Tian Di resto and savor their famed variations of Peking duck.

Sample premium teas from different regions of China and experience its medicinal benefits with the likes of Spring King Oolong, Morning Blossom Pearl, Best Lion Peak Dragon Well, Age Old Pu Erh, Forbidden Dragon Pearl, Dried Pink French Rose Buds, and Shou Mei.

Continue your fancy living day out at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza’s Spiral buffet.

Reminisce your own childhood as the restaurant’s head chefs create dishes inspired by their own mothers’ cooking.

Chef de cuisine Cecile Degenne will present her own interpretation of her mother’s paella, which they used to cook in the summers, when she was young, in an outdoor kitchen at their French home.

Executive chef Eric Costille also boasts of his rabbit cocotte with rosemary and olives with gratinated polenta, which he learned from his French mother, who was best at cooking Italian fare.

Homestyle meals never looked and tasted better with an unlimited serving of your favorite champagne or the buffet’s in-house blend mojitos throughout lunch hour.

Plus, marvel at the wonderful creations of internationally known designers Mark Bumgarner and Pia Gladys Perey as they showcase their latest collections in an exclusive fashion show that will be presented to the restaurant's dining guests.

MALL TOUR. For a laid-back treat, take your mom to the city’s top malls and enjoy fun, memorable activities.


Join mom as you watch a special Mother's Day Cooking Demo with renowned chef Jackie Laudico at the Eastwood Mall Open Park in Quezon City on May 11, and on May 12 at the Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill, Taguig.

Let top crooner Richard Poon serenade your mom at the Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo, Manila on May 12 and enjoy his signature renditions of all-time favorite hits.

Lastly, bring home some tokens that will make mom remember this special Mother's Day by taking her to the Eastwood Mall’s Mother's Day Bazaar, happening from May 9 to 12.





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