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May 1, 2015

By Jody Hume

THE TOP 10 MOST WANTED MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS

Top 10 Mother's Day Gifts 2015 SHOP MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS
Shopping for Mother’s Day gifts can be tricky, time-consuming and easy to leave until the last minute. To up your gifting game and give you a head start, we’ve put together a guide to the top 10 most wanted Mother’s Day gifts on the site right now. We ran the data to figure out which are the most obsessed and waitlisted items, from designer handbags to shoes to fine jewelry. With pieces this coveted, you’ll be sure to land on a gift idea you can’t go wrong with. Women’s Category Director Sasha Skoda and Senior Merchant for Fine Jewelry & Watches Serena Ramsey break down why these popular picks make perfect Mother’s Day gifts. Keep reading to the end to see what made it to number one!

10. Chanel CC Earrings

Chanel Earrings Mother's Day GiftsChanel Earrings, $425

“For the mom who loves logos, this is a must-have that can be worn day to night,” says Ramsey.

9. Hermès Silk Scarf

Hermès Silk Plissé ScarfHermès Silk Plissé Scarf, orig. $450, now $275

Hermès’ silk scarves have racked up over 2,000 customer obsessions. “With hundreds of variations on the classic silk scarf, this is one of the most unique gifts you can find,” suggests Skoda.

8. Chanel Flap Bag

Chanel Flap Bag Mother's Day GiftsChanel Flap Bag, orig. $3,400, now $2,650

Says Skoda: “The Chanel Flap is our fastest selling handbag.” Give your mom the gift of scoring one before it’s sold out, and she’ll be extra grateful.

7. Chanel Sunglasses

Chanel Sunglasses Mother's Day GiftsChanel Sunglasses, orig. $350, now $175

On over 1,000 waitlists, these are our most popular sunglasses, and what mom couldn’t use a chic pair of shades? “It’s the perfect time to gift sunglasses with summer vacations approaching,” says Skoda.

6. Hermès Clic Clac Bracelet

Hermès Clic Clac Bracelet Mother's Day GiftsHermès Clic Clac Bracelet, orig. $650, now $425

Another accessory favorite, Ramsey says the Clic Clac is a top seller because “they’re so iconic and versatile — perfect for adding instant polish to your everyday wardrobe.”

5. Chanel Flats

Chanel Flats Mother's Day GiftsChanel Espadrilles, $425

Combining practicality, style, and timelessness, Chanel’s classic flats are “the luxury staple that every mom must own,” says Skoda.

4. Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Alhambra Necklace

Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Alhambra NecklaceVan Cleef & Arpels Vintage Alhambra Necklace, orig. $7,950, now $6,250

“Van Cleef & Arpels’ Alhambra collection has been worn by the most stylish women since 1968,” notes Ramsey. Gift your mom with one of the renowned jewelry house’s most sought-after pieces and she’ll be in the good company of Grace Kelly and Françoise Hardy.

3. Louis Vuitton Neverfull

Louis Vuitton Neverfull Mother's Day GiftsLouis Vuitton Neverfull GM, orig. $1,100, now $825

“This handbag will never go out of style,” says Skoda. They also never go on sale, so “shopping them on The RealReal is the best way to get the best price on this sought-after style.”

2. Cartier LOVE Bracelet

Cartier LOVE Bracelet Mother's Day GiftsCartier LOVE Bracelet, orig. $6,600, now $4,500

Cartier’s LOVE bracelet is one of the world’s most iconic jewelry designs and our most waitlisted fine jewelry item,” says Ramsey. “Once you put it on, you will never take it off. It’s a perfect forever gift.”

1. Christian Louboutin Pumps

Christian Louboutin Pumps Mother's Day GiftsChristian Louboutin Pumps, $395

“Obsessed by over 4,500 shoppers and on over 5,000 waitlists, this is our most wanted item by far,” says Skoda. “The most coveted pairs are classic styles or limited edition designs which sell out instantly.”