Your Guide to the 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
It's almost that time...
I always try my best to keep it simple for you when it comes to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I know it can be a lot of content, and very in your face! Because I personally shop the sale, I like to share a small selection of my curated picks with you, so consider this your one-stop-shop for all things 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.
Why this sale?
While Nordstrom holds a few sales throughout the year, this sale is known for its big savings on new items for the Fall season. That's the overarching reason why you see a lot of hype surrounding it!
How do I find my status?
Nordstrom cardholders are eligible to shop early access to the sale. Every cardholder is a part of a different tier, depending on annual spending. To find your status so you know when you can shop the 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, simply log in to your Nordstrom account! If you don't already have an account, you can create one for free and if you want to become a cardmember to shop early access, you can apply here.
What not to buy from the sale
With the amount of influencers covering the sale, it's very easy to feel like you want everything, and need more than you had set out to buy. But here's the thing...you don't.
When you see people leaving a Nordstrom store with 15 bags, know that they're using most of those items to try on and share, and will return most of it later. As a shopper, I'm telling you that it's not realistic to buy 10 pairs of shoes. Here's what not to buy from the 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale...
1 / That One Thing You See Everyone Buying
There's always that one item that everyone won't stop talking about, which sells out in a day. Unless you feel like you can't live without it, you don't need it. Trust me!
2 / More than a few Fall Pieces
One of the perks of the sale is that you get to shop pre-season pieces...in JULY. I've experienced first hand buying a handful of Fall pieces that I loved at the time, only to leave them sitting in my closet once October rolled around.
Unless you feel like it's going to be a true staple in your wardrobe, hold off. Prices will eventually drop again, and if they don't, chances are you'll find something else you love even more.
3 / A Major Splurge Item
Brand marketing 101...those great deals? They'll get better. What you think might be a major steal on a splurge item during a sale, sometimes may not be all that special.
4 / Basics
Maybe it's just me, but I don't see the value in buying basics at Nordstrom! We see "sale" and think we're getting a great deal for a basic but in reality, you can find great basics at stores like Abercrombie, Zara and H&M for a fraction of the price.
What I'm eyeing
Shop tabs are updated every few days as new items are released for the sale. Think of it as a carefully curated, condensed version of what you'll see on Nordstrom's website.
A little reminder
I personally share this sale with you for 2 reasons: because I'm shopping it myself, and because it's part of my job! The Nordstrom sale is probably the most over-hyped and widely talked-about sale you will see in a given year amongst the influencer community. I know it can be annoying, I know it can feel overwhelming. Reminding you that if content like this isn't serving you, just skip it!
Will do my best to keep sale content minimal, light and fun for ya!
Free People sweater (size down) / Spanx faux leather leggings (tts) / Blank NYC suede moto jacket (tts) / All Saints leather jacket (tts) / Longchamp travel bag / Marc Fisher chunky chelsea boot / Marc Fisher block heel bootie