Yes, we are in the heat of the summer. Yesterday it was 97 and today 95 degrees. It is hot! But all you hear about on social media is the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale which features fall stuff. Really, why should I care? I don’t even have a Nordstrom in Birmingham.
And that is a crying shame because they are a great store and the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is a great time to stock up on fall and even do some buying for Christmas. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is open to Nordstrom cardholders starting today, July 12th. Everyone else will have access starting July 19th and goes to August 4th. Then prices go right back up.
Reason #1 To Shop The Sale- The return policy!!! Nordstrom makes it very easy to return items and quickly credits your account. They even enclose a shipping label to make it easy. Free shipping, Free Returns. You can try on the clothes in the comfort of your own room.
Reason #2 To Shop The Sale- Great selection on fall merchandise and items for potential Christmas gifts. Some of the clothes I wear the most came from Nordstrom.
Reason #3 To Shop The Sale- Makes you start to evaluate your wardrobe so you will not be caught off guard when the weather changes and you need something cute to wear. Do you need a new coat? How are your boots? Jeans? Sweaters? Oh, and they do have some great cosmetic/ home stuff too for you or to gift.
My Favorite Picks From The Sale
It comes in black/indigo both regular/petite/plus size. These were my go-to jeans all fall and winter. Bootcut jeans are very flattering for pear-shaped gals. These jeans were higher waisted with plenty of stretch. Reg. $68 on sale $44.90
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They held up to the rainiest winter I can remember. It was all I ever wore. Very comfortable everyday boot to wear with black pants or jeans. This sale always has tons of cute boots and booties. Blondo makes a waterproof suede boot too.
Barefoot Dreams Cozy Lite Circle Cardigan
If you do not have one of these you are totally missing out. This is what I lived in on the days it was cold and rainy and all I wanted to do was sit around binge watching tv and drinking coffee. It is the softest thing EVER! I gave all the girls this as a Christmas gift a couple of years back. It was the IT gift and they loved it and still wear it today.
Anything By Barefoot Dreams! Blankets/ PJs/Socks
I gave all the girls the Barefoot Dreams socks last year. The animal print blanket is calling my name this year.
Bras and Shapewear
Now is a great time to stock up on quality bras and shapewear. Spanx has tons of their shapewear, bras, and leather leggings everyone raves about. Natori bras and Wacoal’s Red Carpet Convertible bra is on sale too (perfect for strapless dresses).
Kendra Scott, Kate Spade, And Baublebar
I always like to look out for deals on these pieces. Kate Spade has some great earrings that will work perfectly for holiday outfits. Kendra Scott’s stuff makes great gifts.
Everyone needs a good, comfortable pair of black pants in their wardrobe. Ponte knits is king for comfort. The NSale has several for you to choice from
Sweaters are another thing the NSale is known for. This year I did not find as many that I liked as in the past. Here are a couple of my faves. The longer duster style seems to be everywhere but being 5’1 I don’t think it is going to work for me. Animal prints are still hot this year. Most of the sweaters below come in multiple colors. I ordered the zebra stripe and the Leith Longline Cardigan in the gorgeous pine green.
Handbags/Totes/ Belts/ Scarves
Nordstrom sale is known for showcasing many purses/bags/totes. If you are in the market for a new purse, it is a good time to start looking. My daughter owns the Sole Society Devon Faux Leather Weekender Duffle Bag. It is a great piece to “level up” your travel look.
Coats and Jackets
Last year was my year to update my outerwear. According to where you live you may want to consider adding to your wardrobe a long wool coat, moto jacket, short accent coat, or trench coat. Now is a good time to evaluate your wardrobe for your upcoming needs and see if the NSale has anything you like
Final Thoughts About The NSale
I am seeing many of my favorite pieces back on the NSale this year. For me, I am evaluating my wardrobe and seeing if I need to add any additional pieces. I would like to get ahead of the holidays, but I am just not ready to think about it.
If you do decide to shop the NSale remember, things go out of stock quickly but keep checking back cause as returns start trickling back in you may be able to grab something you wanted. If you have a Nordstrom near you, you can order online and pick up at the store and earn an extra $10 Nordstrom Note.
Don’t get caught in the hoopla if you don’t need anything from the sale. Also, be willing to return anything you don’t want or change your mind about.
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