Nordstrom Sale Tips

Fashion

So, I won’t give you the ENTIRE low-down because I am sure you have heard it 200 times by now from other bloggers!

But, what I will say… you HAVE to shop this sale! It’s one of the only times during the year Nordstrom puts high end or really popular brands on sale (North Face, Steve Madden, BP, SO much more!).

I normally use this time to stock up on basics, and splurge on one high-end product (normally shoes). One of the best parts of the sale… you are not getting last seasons reject items! Everything on sale is relevant to now, in trend, and NEW.

Here are my tips for shopping the sale:

Don’t feel like you NEED to get the Nordstrom Credit Card to shop early. This may be an unpopular view, but honestly I don’t have the card and have never had an issue getting what I want at the sale as long as I shop the first day. So many bloggers will be pushing it- don’t feel pressured!

During the early access, save everything you want in your Nordstrom account online. This way, the day of the sale opens to the public all you have to do is click ‘add to cart’!

BUY. ONLINE. Nordstrom’s return policy is so great (free shipping and free returns), just buy online (multiple sizes if you’re unsure) and return what you don’t want! This is the best way to ensure you get what you want.

Don’t count on ‘buy online pick up in store’ during the sale. Last year, there was an item I really wanted, so I bought it for store pick-up, and passed on doing the typical online/ship. Bad call- an hour later I got an email saying the store no longer had it AND by that time it was sold out online. Tragic lol!

That being said, check back often for restocks if you are really dying for something that is showing as out of stock. Things come back quick!

Don’t forget about home goods! The sale is most famous for clothing, but there are some great deals on home decor, textiles, and bedding.

Don’t feel redic getting some Christmas shopping done! I know… it’s July… but hey if you can get Mom a Tory Burch bag for 70% off… it’s worth hanging onto for a few months!

Moral of the story- SHOP ONLINE.

I tend to wake up the morning of the sale, and place an online order. Then, if time allows that day/weekend I will also go into the store to see what there is.

Most of the time once I get to the store, I find an item I bought online and realize I got the wrong size, so I will purchase it again in store. I know- this sounds SO complicated… but when you see these deals… they’re worth the calculations and time spent plotting! Plus, everything is returnable. Shop now, decide later!

Be on the lookout for a post on July 12th when the sale goes live to the public- and I’ll be sharing a post with all my favorite items on July 9th when the early access opens.

Happy shopping!

Summer Favorites

Fashion

By overwhelming demand… per my Instagram poll sounds like everyone is looking for two things: swim and tassel/fringe earrings! Make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom to see my FAVORITE swimsuit I’ve bought this season… that literally cost me under $2. Be sure to click the photos for pricing and purchasing information.

First up, Target! AKA all girl’s Their new line Shade & Shore has some great mix & match swim options, as well as some cute one pieces (warning, there is a glitch that is making these all show as sold out- but they are all still in stock if you follow the link):

Target is also currently offering free shipping & returns on all swim!

Next, Aerie! I am recently loving their items! The high-neck swimsuit style is so cute, and flattering on all bodies!

Finally, Amazon Swimmies! Cupshe is one of my favorite swim brands, the quality is SO good for such a great price. This first one-piece was my first Cupshe purchase, and I was hooked after that!

Links to Amazon Swim from left to right:

Striped Bikini, High Neck, Velvet Bikini, Ruffle Bikini, One Piece

Okay, finally my $2 swimsuit! I bought this on a whim after one of my favorite bloggers (Jena Green) posted hers! Its currently $1.62 (price does fluctuate but I have never seen it for more than $2.50).

Honestly- I was afraid to get this in after I saw it was shipping from China. I have such bad luck with buying clothing made overseas and having it come in WAY too small! BUT- this swimsuit fits me better than anything I currently have…it’s that good! It’s double lined on both pieces, and has removable padding in the top. I would suggest ordering a size up, just because the top is a bit narrow. Or, buy 2 sizes and give the one that doesn’t fit away LOL for $2 you can’t go wrong.