SHOP THE POST
It’s that time of the year again! I’m talking about the BEST SALE OF THE YEAR- aka the Nordstrom Anniversary SALE, where TONS of BRAND NEW items are marked down MAJORLY! This is your chance to SHOP FALL & WINTER’s NEWEST trends at the LOWEST prices of the season! Once the sale ends (on AUGUST 5th) the merchandise goes back up to full price! Below, I’m sharing my tips for shopping the SALE and don’t forget to enter this giveaway for a chance to win $1200 to shop the SALE: HERE!
- EARLY ACCESS: Begins Thursday, JULY 12 (3 AM) and runs through July 19th
- PUBLIC ACCESS: July 20th – August 5th (p.s. if you don’t have early access don’t fret, tons of items are restocked based on what is selling during the early access sale)
HOW TO GET EARLY ACESS? If you have a Nordstrom Credit Card you’re all set, if not this is the only way to gain early access! It’s a pretty simple process, you can sign up for a credit card: HERE as you’re reading this and gain sale access immediately with your online account without having to wait for the CARD to physically arrive. Other Perks of the card: You can earn 2 points for every $2 spent and the points turn into gift certificates that you can use towards future shopping purchases.
WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR during the SALE: I’ll be looking to stock up on new denim, sweaters & any designer purchases that most likely will not be on SALE later in the season… (like a new pair of shoes or a fall jacket) items that are investment pieces and are not normally marked down) I’ve highlighted some of the key item’s I’ll be looking for.
- DESIGNER SHOES & COATS: think a pair of Stuart Weitzman Slouch Boots or a Burberry Jacket & more hot ticket items! These designer were included in last year’s sale and sold out right away but there is a good chance that they will be restocked when public access begins. Other hot ticket items: UGG Slippers, NIKE running shoes
- SWEATERS: Vince sweaters are my go to’s for fall. I usually purchase 2-3 quality sweaters from this brand that will cary me through the winter months. Other brands I’ll be looking out for in the sweater department: Theory, Halogen & BP.
- *My first purchase of the sale: this sweater coat in heather grey
- DENIM: good time to score new denim trends for the fall at prices you won’t be able to beat once the SALE ends. My favorite brands for denim: MOTHER, RAG & BONE, 3X1
- *Initial purchases: this cropped pair of denim for $153
- DRESSES: Rebecca Taylor, Veronica Beard
- BEAUTY: this is a great time to re-stock your beauty & make-up cabinet. Keep an eye out for brands like La Mer, Bobbi Brown, NARS & more (also items that sell out fast)
- initial purchase: this La Mer mini miracles set
- BAGS: need a travel bag, LONGCHAMP.. what about an everyday bag that you can use for the gym or as a diaper bag… MZ WALLACE (both of these designers are usually included in the sale)
- KIDS: need that jogging stroller or new car-seat now is the time! Brands like Maxi-Cosi, Nuna, Baby-Jogger and more are all included in the sale! Kids Clothing brands: Tucker + Tate,
CLOSING THOUGHTS: I’m a sucker for a good bargain and being able to shop NEW instead of current items at their LOWEST prices is definitely a big draw for me. I do admit it’s a bit unnatural to be purchasing “back to school/work” clothes for the fall and winter seasons when I’ve got summer on my MIND… but at the end of the day you CAN’T beat these sale prices and I know I would be kicking myself once they re-set back to full price… Plus Nordstrom has an amazing return policy, so if in a few months when fall rolls around I change my mind there is no harm in returning. LBMF SHOPPING TIP: *Remember sizes and quantities do fly so there’s no harm in making multiple purchases.. aka- if you see something you know you definitely like then I would check-out immediately and then continue browsing. Additionally, check back for sizes & quantities as NORDSTROM will do some replenishing throughout the sale & people always return things! HAPPY SHOPPING!
I’ll be sharing lots more on my insta-stories, liketoknowit & the BLOG as I receive some new purchases so stay tuned and HAPPY SHOPPING!
- If you don’t already…follow me on the LikeToKnowIt APP. This is where you can shop anything that I post on instagram and a few posts that don’t hit the blog or instagram directly
- I’ll be adding a NORDSTROM SALE TAB to the SHOP PAGE where I will store a cheat-sheet of dresses, tops, bottoms, shoes, coats, etc (everything that I have my eye on)