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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
Fall is almost upon us as hard as that is to believe. One of my favorite parts of Fall is the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I look forward each year to going down to my local Nordstrom in Jacksonville, Florida at the Town Center and spending a day shopping. Unfortunately this year the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale looks a little different for me. I have spent the first morning of the Nordy Sale Cardmember’s access shopping from the quiet of my sofa with coffee in hand. While the sale this year looks a lot different…I didn’t hate it in fact sofa shopping the sale may becomes a new ritual for me!
For anyone that is new to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale it is a yearly event that happens in the Fall where all of the new Fall items are on deep sale at the beginning of the season as opposed to the end of the season which is the norm for department stores.
Shoppers can snag some amazing savings on shoes, clothes, makeup, jewelry, and home items. Most items are deeply discounted and can be as much as half off. Access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is staggered and depends on your “relationship” with Nordstrom. For example if you spend a large amount on your Nordstrom card throughout the year then you get the earliest access.
ALL Nordstrom credit card holders are able to shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale early beginning August 13th- August 18th which is before the general public has access. This is important because many of the best items will sell out before the public access opens and in some cases even before the cardholder sale opens. The public will have access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale on August 19th and will continue to have access until August 30th. On August 31st the sale prices will increase to the regular retail price.
While this year’s Nordstrom Anniversary Sale may look a bit different you are still welcome to shop the Nordy Sale in person. Nordstrom has announced they are taking special precautions to protect their employees and customers. These precautions include but are not limited to:
-health screenings for employees
-requiring and providing face coverings for employees and customers
-limiting the customer numbers
-increased cleaning and sanitization
-cleaning fitting rooms between customers
-revised store hours
What I bought this sale
My number of purchases from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale are smaller this year and sale than usual because I did not have all the temptation to overshop that I usually get when I shop the sale in person. Maybe shopping the N-sale from home needs to become a new tradition for me after all 🙂 I have included my favorite 7 staple items from this year’s sale.
This year I focused on staple items that will easily go with 99% of things already in my closet and help transition my wardrobe from Summer to Fall. You will also notice a big black trend in my selections because when it goes with everything and makes you look smaller duh! WIN WIN.
I could have easily lost my mind especially on shoes and handbags because there were so many good ones but I was a good girl and really scaled back from previous sales as you can see below. Drop me a comment and let me know what your fav purchases from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale this year were. Check out the 7 staple items from this year’s N-sale that I grabbed below.
1. Spanx Faux Leather Leggings
These spanx faux leather leggings are EVERYTHING! If you only buy one item from this year’s Nordstrom Anniversary Sale then make it these. I bought these at last year’s sale too and I wore them non-stop. They are a steal at $64.90 compared to retail of $98. You can style these with the increasingly popular fashion sneakers, heels, boots, and so much more. You will fall in love with these I guarantee it.
2. 1. State Crepe Blazer
Every gal needs an awesome black dress and an awesome black blazer. Just sayin’. You can wear this bad boy over dresses, with jeans, with dress pants, over a t-shirt, over a cute cami for date night and the list goes on and on and on. While I have been in love with black blazers for years mine needed a little update. At $63.90, it’s a YES for me!
3. Halogen Cardigan
Here we find another mandatory closet staple from this year’s sale- the long black cardigan. At $45.90 I have so many plans for this piece that include but are not limited to layering over a dress, pairing it with above spas leggings, throwing it over some skinny jeans ect and so on. I can’t wait to stack this with some cute flats and even some boots. I know it will get so much wear and I can pair it with many tanks and shirts I already own.
4. Steve Madden Faux Calf Hair Loafers
I think at $39.90 this was one of the better value items from this sale. These will increase to $91.95 after the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ends on August 31st. I think these will be an excellent transitional piece to help take my summer items into fall. These will look great with any black dress, skinny jeans, leggings, black jeans, or skirts. I think these can easily work for your work wardrobe as well as fun on the weekends.
5. Moonlight Dreams PJs
I think it important to treat yourself to some pretty PJs every now and then. Lets face it a lot of us have been spending a lot more time in our Pjs since this pandemic than we had previously. I purchased this exact same pair at last year’s Nordstrom Anniversary Sale as well and I wore them so much. They are SO light and soft!! When I saw they were in this year’s sale again I just had to snag another pair. Afterall- you can never have enough soft clothes to lounge around in. At only $29.90 I also think these would make a great gift and would look super cute with a monogram!!
6. All in Favor T-shirt
I am keeping it super basic and affordable with this next pick from the N-sale. At $15.90 I don’t think you can go wrong with a buttery black tee. This is the perfect staple to layer under blazers, sweaters, or other cute jackets. I think it would also layer well with leggings or skinny jeans with cute tennis shoes. It can also be easily dressed up with the right shoes, jewelry, and handbag. Basic soft t-shirts from the past Nordy sales are some of the most worn items in my closet on a daily basis- I always grab a few every year.
7. All in Favor T-shirt
Can you EVER have enough white t-shirts or tanks?? Um NO! I have SO many but they are so stinking versatile. I usually buy at least a few each season because they work with any and everything. For $15.90 this is another one of the better values from this Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.