July 12, 2018

How To Shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Sydne Style shares the best accessories from nordstrom anniversary sale with longchamp le pliage toteThe Nordstrom Anniversary sale is here! If you’re a cardmember you can start shopping now, which I highly recommend because pieces sell out fast. If you’re not a cardmember, the sale is open to the public on July 20. Here’s how to shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

So why is the Nordstrom Anniversary sale so awesome? Well, they temporary slash prices on tons of amazing pieces. So it’s a great time to stock up on staples and to get a head start on fall. But with so many online deals, shopping the sale can be tricky. So I wanted to fill you on on how I shop in case you need a little help.

The number one item I recommend

I was so thrilled to see Longchamp Le Pliage Tote included in this year’s sale. I bought mine during the sale years ago after my mom highly recommended it. I’ve since brought it with me on every single trip. I actually like the version available even better than the one I own because the strap is easier to wear on your shoulder. I recommend black, since the nylon won’t show any stains. Generally I have it zipped on my way out of LA then expand it to take home pieces I’ve picked up while traveling on the way back. You can see how I’ve worn it over the years from summer into winter.


It’s hard to think about boots when it’s a hundred degrees outside. But I’ve gotten at least one pair of boots every year from the Nordstrom Anniversary sale and I’m so happy with my purchase every time. In the past, I’ve bought over-the-knee boots, which have been a classic fall staple. These leather thigh high boots are pretty similar to my previous purchase. I also like purchasing classic pumps like a leather pointed toe pump or a pump with interesting hardware. Another great shoe to buy during the sale? Sneakers! I’m adding these pink sneakers to my collection.


Jeansย are another staple that I like to start buying during the sale. I’ll sort by brands I know I love, then look for denim styles I already have in my closet and just purchase them on sale in a different wash. My beloved Hudson Nico jeans I wear all the time in white are on sale in black denim. My fave style Citizens of Humanity jeans, the Rocket, are on sale in dark ink. And my favorite L’Agence Margot jeans I wear in dark denim are on sale in black coated denim.


The other clothingย item I buy during the Nordstrom Anniversary sale are sweaters. I usually stick to neutrals, either in black, tan or white. My favorites are roomy v-necks, cardigans and stretchy knits that I can pair with skirts and high waist pants come fall.

Sydne Style rounds up the best home decor in the nordstrom anniversary saleHome Decor & Gifts


My favorite category to shop during the Nordstrom Anniversary sale is home decor. For starters, I must say I’m so jealous that my entire marble bath collection is on sale when I payed full price! The Waterwork marble set is temporarily discounted. I also recommend these DKNY marble wastebasket that are on sale. They were sold out when I was redoing my home but a bunch of my friends have them and the gold trim is so cute!

I do need new throws, though, and there are a bunch of comfy throws and blankets on sale. I also stock up on candles during the sale, both for myself and for gifts. I generally pick my faves for myself (Votivo Red Currant has been a longtime fave). The I buy a bunch of extra candles to have on hand when I’m running to a last minute birthday or housewarming. The Voluspa candle set is always a hit.

Ok, well that about covers it. I hope this guide helps you if you’re trying to navigate the sale. And I’d love to hear what you bought!


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  1. Charlie commented:

    Yay I am so excited! I can’t wait to grab some great items for the fall and winter. I am so ready to add some of these items to my list too. You’ve given me so many good ideas!

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    • Sydne commented:

      So happy to hear! Hope you found some great deals!

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