Greetings, friends, and cheers to the weekend! In case you’ve been living under a rock and hadn’t heard, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is now open to the public! If you’ve been waiting to shop, now is the time. You can see all my Nordstrom Anniversary Sale coverage here, but for today’s post, I’ve put together 3 fall looks from the sale to whet your shopping appetite.
In case you haven’t been following along, Nordstrom hosts their best sale of the year every July in honor of their anniversary, and you can get outstanding savings on new fall merchandise along with plenty of things for summer. This sale is unique because it’s the only time when you can shop brand new arrivals at discounted prices (for a limited time). After the sale ends on August 5th, the prices go up!
I’m not wishing summer away, but I always think it’s helpful to see the clothing you’re shopping for on real people, so I got together with Alison last week and shot a few looks to share with you.
Mad About Plaid
Rails plaid shirts and AG jeans are almost always included in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, and they’re usually among some of the first items to sell out because they’re so good. Unfortunately that happened again this year and both of these pieces are low inventory, but keep an eye on the website for restocks. I’ve seen sizes popping back up here and there as I’ve been working on this post.
This shirt is soft as butter, and it feels so good against the skin. It comes in a variety of colors, but I love the feminine pop of pink with the more grunge look of the plaid flannel. Rails shirts typically run small, so I recommend sizing up. For reference, I’m wearing the medium.
AG jeans are my all time favorites, and this pair with the darker wash and split ankle is really fun, but they seem to run a tad small. If in doubt, you may want to size up or order two pairs to compare.
I’m also wearing one of my favorite shoe purchases from the sale. These booties are super comfortable with their padded footbed and 3″ stacked heel. For the price, you can’t beat these booties. They also come in a khaki snake print that’s really fun.
I love this combination of olive, white and black for fall. I typically prefer cardigans that are more fitted, but I fell in love with the laidback vibe of this swingy cardi. It’s a nylon blend with a hint of cashmere so it’s extremely soft and lightweight. It comes in 5 great fall colors, and you’ll definitely want to size down in this one. I’m wearing the small, for reference.
These jeans were on my wish list from the moment I saw them in the sale catalog, and I was excited that I liked the fit when I tried them on in-store. They work great tucked into boots because they fit snug to the leg, but I also love the raw hem, which I wish you could see in these pictures. I’ll be sure to style them again soon with loafers or ankle boots.
I have to keep stopping myself from dubbing every item one of my favorites, but these knee-high suede boots are so on point. I just love everything about them — the shape, the fact that they’re waterproof, the comfortable memory foam-cushion footbed, and the rich black suede against the wood stacked heel.
I’m seeing a lot of knee-high boots in the Nordstrom Sale this year, and that makes me happy. I love a good OTK boot, but I think knee-high boots are easier to wear, and they flatter practically everyone.
Ladies Who Lunch
I was immediately impressed with this BP. sweater — in fact, I first took it for the pricier Leith ribbed cocoon cardigan. You’re definitely getting a lot of bang for your buck with this piece. It comes in 6 colors, and I like them all, but I was particularly drawn to this pink cedar. It runs fairly true to size, but if in doubt, size down.
I wore it over a white v-neck tee (not on the sale, but this one is, and it’s good too) and with this green utility skirt. This skirt is a great wear now and later piece, and it also comes in camo and grey. I like how the booties give the look more of a fall feel.
This satchel is also a part of the sale, and I’ve been carrying it constantly. It’s a great everyday size, and the texture is sophisticated and adds interest to any basic outfit.
Shop These and More of My Favorites from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
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