Tips On How To Shop The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

White house black market striped off the shoulder top, Free People jeans, Talbots top handle pebbled leather satchel

Only one more day until the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starts!  As you know, I do a lot of sale posts throughout the year and if there’s one that you don’t want to miss, it’s going to be THIS ONE.  It’s the BIGGEST sale of the year.  For real. The biggest.  You’re probably wondering what is the big deal about this sale?  The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is your chance to score brand new, just arrived styles for Fall at SUBSTANTIAL, super sale prices.  When I say substantial, I’m talking about INSANE deals.

Casual summer outfit, striped off the shoulder top, pink bow pumps

Here are the important dates you need to know:

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Important Dates

  • Early access starts July 13th – July 20th (for cardholders only, sign up HERE)
  • Sale open to everyone on July 21st – August 5th
  • Prices go back up on August 5th

First things first, you need a Nordstrom credit card!  Why?  Because you will have access to the sale 8 DAYS before the sale is available to the public.  This is so important because the most coveted items and sizes will be long gone and sold out before the sale is available to everyone.  I don’t have very many credit cards but this is by far my favorite one.  I regret not having gotten one years ago.

All the hype about this sale is enough to make your mind spin, palms sweet and your heart race. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Catalog only shows a fraction of what is going to be included in the sale. I already have tons on my wish list.  Overwhelmed yet?  Don’t worry, I will do all the hard work of you.  I’ll scour the deals, select my top picks and make it super easy for you to shop.

If you’re dead set on NOT getting a Nordstrom card or debit card and want to wait until the sale is available to the public, here is a shopping tip to help you shop smarter and easier.

White house black market striped off the shoulder top, Free People jeans, Talbots top handle pebbled leather satchel

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Online Shopping Tip

Save your items to your favorites (see red arrow below) so you can easily access them later. You can also share this list with friends and family.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Shopping Tip

This saves SO MUCH time and energy especially when you know coveted items and sizes will be selling out fast and you’re scrambling to find your favorites.  Remember you always get free shipping (both ways) and free returns.  Now there’s an option to purchase your items online and pick up at your local store.  This is great for impatient people like me who want their items the same day. 🙂White house black market striped off the shoulder top, Free People jeans, Talbots top handle pebbled leather satchel

Jeans: Free People (size 24) |Top: Whbm (xsp, similar HERE) |Purse: c/o Talbots (similar HERE) | Shoes: Ann Taylor (old, similar HERE) | Sunglasses: Tory Burch | Bracelet: c/o Kendra Scott | Watch: c/o kate spade | Hair wand used for curls HERE

You’ll definitely want to stop back here on Thursday morning to see all my sale picks PLUS there will be a great giveaway you won’t want to miss!

Gucci soho disco bag

P.S – I’m partnering up with my favorite vlogger AprilAthena7 and we’re giving away this Gucci soho disco bag (color of your choice) and Fujifilm instax mini camera!  Click HERE for to enter. If you don’t already follow her on Instagram, you need to!  Make sure to subscribe to her family YouTube channel HERE, cooking channel HERE and lifestyle and makeup channel HERE! She is truly one of the most amazing, kindest and sweetest souls I’ve ever known. 🙂


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