One of my absolute favorite sales ever, ever, ever is here and I wanted to share the details with you in case you're not familiar. The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is definitely the best of the year. It's when Nordstrom releases new fall merchandise at a discounted price for a limited amount of time. To my knowledge, it's one of the only sales where you get to shop NEW pieces at a discount and one of my favorite sales to take advantage of. Your most coveted designer items—Rebecca Minkoff, Tory Burch, Cole Haan, Theory—at seriously steals.
What dates do I need to know?
Early access to the sale is available to Nordstrom cardholders (either credit or debit) and if you're not one, I highly recommend it. I have a Nordstrom Debit Card, which is just a rewards card that links directly to your personal bank account, but still allows you to reap the amazing benefits that Nordstrom has to offer—like getting a $20 Nordstrom note with every $100 you spend. Honestly, it's the best. You can read more details and sign up here. As I mentioned, if you're signed up you also get early access to the sale. Cardholders can shop the sale from July 14th-21st, while the sale officially opens to the public on July 22nd. Sale ends August 7th!
How should I prepare for the #NSale?
Now is the time to start thinking ahead to your fall wardrobe. I love summer clothes, but this is the sale that gets me crazy excited for fall. Take a peek at your wardrobe or think of what you were lacking last season. Last year, my biggest purchase was a pair of black suede Cole Haan booties (shown above) and I swear they will be my forever pair. I knew my biggest need was a nice pair of booties that I could dress up or down for every occasion, so that's what I splurged on. And when I say splurge, I mean a $300 pair of boots at 40% off. So they were definitely still a steal even splurging. If you found yourself lusting over designer handbags last season—this is your best opportunity to snag one of your very own. I'll be continuing to post throughout the sale and I'm also adding my faves to the Shop tab on my blog.