Items Worth the Hype from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

It’s that time again for the annual Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! This is always one of my favorite sales to shop because it’s a great way to get brand new items for the upcoming season at a great price! During this sale I typically buy closet staples like denim, boots, and “big ticket” items that I know I will wear for years to come!

Due to COVID (and really not having anywhere to go!) I’m not doing much shopping during the sale this year. I may purchase a few things that I know will be good investments (and maybe a few baby things!) but otherwise, I’ll just be perusing and sharing the items I already own that I can attest to being worth the hype! So, today I’m rounding up 26 items that I own from the sale that are 100% worth it! Let’s go ahead and get started, shall we…

P.S. Below are the dates for shopping the sale!

Items worth the hype from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

  1. BAREFOOT DREAMS BLANKET | I have never curled up in a more comfortable blanket than this one! It’s truly the softest blanket and wears so well over time (and many washes!).
  2. BAREFOOT DREAMS CIRCLE CARDIGAN | Similar to the blanket, this is one of the softest cardigans I own and it feels like I’m wrapped in a cozy blanket. I always love wearing this one in the fall and winter.
  3. AG THE LEGGING JEANS | I have a few different pairs of these jeans and I love wearing them. They don’t stretch out, fit true to size and are so comfortable.
  4. PAIGE HOXTON JEANS | I have had this exact pair fo jeans for over seven years (!!!) and they still look and feel brand new. I love the way my legs look in them too!
  5. SPANX FAUX LEATHER LEGGINGS | I first got these leggings about five years ago and I love that they can be worn more casually or dressed up! I may try out the Commando faux leather leggings to see how they compare.
  6. MARC FISHER SUEDE BOOTIES | If you’re looking for a nice pair of booties, be sure to grab these. I found they ran a little small, so size up for the perfect fit.
  7. S’WELL BOTTLE | We have *so* many S’well bottles and we use them all the time, especially when traveling. They keep your drinks cold for longer and your warm drinks warm for a very long time!
  8. CHARLOTTE TILBURY LIP KIT | This lip color looks great on everyone. I’m not a bright lipstick person, so this is always a good go-to for me because it’s just enough color.
  9. PATAGONIA LOS GATOS VEST | This fuzzy vest is so warm and it’s one I constantly reach for in the fall and winter months! The brand rarely goes on sale and they have a huge selection of items available during the Nsale. I’m eyeing this jacket!
  10. BRIXTON HAT | This has been my go-to hat for years. Mine has the black band around the brim, but I love the updated neutral band because it would go with everything!
  11. KIEHL’S OVERNIGHT RECOVERY SERUM | I tried this serum for the first time a year or so ago and it’s one of my favorites to use at night. I can see a noticeable difference when I use it regularly.
  12. LEOPARD CALF HAIR LOAFERS | You can never go wrong with a pair of leopard flats and these are so comfortable, too.
  13. CASHMERE KIMONO CARDIGAN | I snagged this a few years ago during the sale and it’s a great layering piece. It feels so luxe and really adds to any outfit.
  14. COMOTOMO BOTTLE GIFT SET | We got this gift set from our baby registry and Noah loves these bottles! The gift set comes with 4 bottles and an assortment of different nipples for the different stages.
  15. BAREFOOT DREAMS LONG CARDIGAN | This is a lightweight cardigan and it’s a great items to have to throw on over a tee, dress, or as a layering piece in the fall.
  16. OVERSIZE DENIM JACKET | I have a few denim jackets but this is the one I reach for the most because I love the oversized look.
  17. KIEHL’S HAND CREAM | I get really dry hands in the winter and this hand cream was a god send this past year! It smells amazing and really works well with my dry skin.
  18. ST. TROPEZ SELF-TANNER | This is one of the best natural looking self-tanners that I have used! It goes on easily and I like using their lotion and exfoliating products, too.
  19. BARBOUR JACKET | Barbour rarely goes on sale, so when it does I always like to point it out! These jackets are certainly an investment, but the cost per wear makes them worthwhile! I wear mine almost every single day in the fall and winter once the temperatures are cooler. I love how lightweight this one is.
  20. PAJAMA SET | I love a good matching PJ set! I have this one in a few colors and it’s so comfortable.
  21. FIRST AID BEAUTY GIFT SET | First Aid Beauty is great for sensitive skin and I have been using their products for years now. I love their facial cleanser that comes in this gift set.
  22. LITTLE GIRAFFE BABY BLANKET | This baby blanket is incredibly soft and would make a great gift for someone who is expecting!
  23. UPPABABY VISTA V2 STROLLER | We have this stroller system and I cannot recommend it enough! It’s super functional, easy to assemble, and such a nice stroller that will work for us for years to come (even with two babies!).
  24. T3 SINGLEPASS CURLING IRON | It took me forever to find a curling iron that worked well with my fine, thin hair. My hair will hold a curl for days when I use this curling iron.
  25. T3 CURA HAIR DRYER | This hair dryer dries my hair so quickly without leaving it feeling damaged. It has three heat & 2 speed settings, making it great for many hair types.
  26. STUART WEITZMAN OVER THE KNEE BOOTS | These are hands down my favorite boots that I own. I invested in them a few years ago and they still look brand new after wearing them all the time!

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  1. Tan wrote:

    Great picks. I love the denim jacket and those tan ankle boots.

    Posted 8.10.20 Reply
  2. Rach wrote:

    I definitely think those jeans are worth it too!

    Posted 8.10.20 Reply
  3. Kiley wrote:

    Nordstrom has the best sales I swear! There are so many things here I would love to get!

    Posted 8.11.20 Reply
  4. Sara wrote:

    Lots of great finds! I was sure to snag a couple Barefoot blankets myself! xoxo, Sarah

    Posted 8.11.20 Reply
  5. Stephanie wrote:

    I definitely trust your judgement when it comes to pieces that are worth investing in. I always admire the clothing options you share. And everything else! So thank you for this round-up!

    Posted 8.11.20 Reply
  6. Lizzie wrote:

    I love the Charlotte Tilbury items but haven’t heard of any of the others! They would be so cute and cozy for fall!


    Posted 8.11.20 Reply
  7. rebecca wrote:

    yes i am loving how most people are doing blog posts about their favorite products instead of just rounding up everything from the sale! it is much more helpful. some great things here.

    xx rebecca //

    Posted 8.11.20 Reply
  8. Anna Fox wrote:

    I love this extensive list! The SPANX leggings were my very first NSALE purchase years ago and I still love and wear them all the time.

    Posted 8.11.20 Reply
  9. Amanda wrote:

    These are some great picks from the sale! I’ve heard the Barefoot Dreams blankets are amazing!

    Posted 8.11.20 Reply
  10. Laura Leigh wrote:

    Love tHAT THEY bring back the tried and true pieces! Definitely agree with you on the brixton hat!

    xo Laura Leigh

    Posted 8.12.20 Reply
  11. What a great round up! Such a great idea to buy a T3 product during the sale! Definitely going to check them out now.

    Posted 8.12.20 Reply

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