Shopping Fall Styles On Sale Right Now

Early access to the begins today. If you’re a Nordstrom cardmember, you get to shop the sale 8 days before everyone else. What are you shopping for this year? I’m being particularly selective because I don’t have major wardrobe needs at the moment. Check out my 6 top types of purchases.

This year, I’m focusing on activewear. I absolutely love because they perform well during my training workouts, they have super stylish details, and they’ve proven to be quite durable. Once I shop the sale, I’ll come back and let you know what I purchase. In the meantime, here are some fall basics that have caught my eye.

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Shopping Fall Styles On Sale Now:

($39.90, After: $59) | ($125.90, after: $188)

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How To Shop Summer Sales Like A Pro

Right now, just about every retailer is hosting a major sale with prices so right that they make items seem irresistible. Stores are clearing the racks to make room for fall merchandise. This can be a great time to shop for your wardrobe if you shop smartly. Today, I’m sharing my top 3 tips for shopping summer sales like a pro.

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What I’m Wearing:

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How to shop summer sales like a pro

1. Shop pieces that work year round

Fall and winter are right around the corner, so keep an eye out for pieces that you can wear now and style for fall later. I love this from Mango because I can rock it right into fall. See the dress featured before here.

2. Stock up on essentials for next year

Getting wardrobe basics and essentials on mega discount is always a win because you know you will use them. So, stock up when it makes sense to do so.

3. Research to maximize your savings

The only thing that beats a good sale is a better sale. Be aware of sale-on-sale discount codes, store reward programs, and price adjustment policies, and use that information to maximize your savings.

Location: Midtown, St. Louis

6 Best Types of Purchases in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Mark your calendars! The is almost here. Early access for Nordstrom cardmembers begins on July 12. The sale opens to the public on July 20 through August 5. I’ve been thinking about past Nordstrom Anniversary Sale purchases. Some of those buys remain all-time favorite purchases. So, today, I’m sharing the categories of those best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale buys.

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Best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Buys

The Nordstrom Anniversary makes new-for-fall items available at big discounts. What makes this sale unique is Nordstrom’s wide range of brands that become eligible for discount. The sale is a cool opportunity to grab items you actually need or have long wanted at amazing prices.


If you need a for fall, the offerings in the sale will get you together. I’m partial to the shown above. That coat (available in a few other colors) is going to be marked down to $184.90 (orig. $278) during the sale.


Nordstrom carries the best selection of boots. Getting those boots at discounted prices is a sweet deal. I just retired a pair of ankle boots, so I have my eye on the . It will be marked down to $99 (orig. $149.95).

Luxury Watches

A is so much more than just a timepiece. It’s also the accessory you get to wear every day. So, get the watch of your dreams. I’m a Movado gal, but you might favor Michele. Whatever the case, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the best time to get the watch you really want. I’ve been rocking my Movado EVERYDAY since getting it in the 2015 sale.


If you spend a lot of time in the gym, you might as well look and feel good while you’re there. And, good activewear makes that happen. I became a super fan of after getting a pair in a past sale. So, I plan to grab a couple pairs this year. They’re going to be marked down to $38.90 (orig. 59). No matter your activewear needs, Nordstrom will probably have one of your essentials on sale.

Contemporary Designers

If you’ve been admiring a but hesitant to splurge, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale might be the encouragement you need. Nordstrom has an extensive collection of designers, and they are included in the sale. I’ve been admiring the modern, relaxed silhouettes of Tibi, so I plan to explore the in the sale.


Hands down. My best bra fitting was at Nordstrom. What made the experience special was the opportunity to explore the fit of so many brands. My fitter and I quickly noticed that were made for me. Natori bras are pricey, though, y’all. I need a couple replacement bras, but the boobies will be waiting for the Anniversary Sale because Natori bra will be marked down to as low as under $30 (orig. $70).

What are your best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale buys?

How to Wear Winter’s Favorite Camel Tones

One of my favorite things about winter style is the popularity of cozy textures in neutral hues like sand and camel. There’s just something so luxurious and sophisticated about camel tones. When I spotted the in sable, then, I knew my winter wardrobe needed them. Want a pair too? Use the code economy25 to get 25% off your entire Laila Jayde purchase and free shipping.

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Outfit with Camel Tones:

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There are some color combinations that make my heart flutter. And, the combination of camel, mustard, white, and black is one of those special color stories.

Winter might not be my favorite season, but it does offer cool opportunities to play with layers and cool hues. For a weekend event, I paired my leggings with a white button-up shirt, my , and my favorite mustard jacket. And, my twill fedora? It pulled the entire look together.

Location: The Grove, St. Louis

By the way, I’ve been shopping for a pair of booties with a low shaft and a stacked heel for a minute now. I finally found them! I was strolling through Nordstrom and was stopped in my tracks by this Vince Camuto pair. Find out more about them .

Remember this old Laila Jayde favorite?

Wear this Affordable Shirtdress Here, There, and Everywhere

A polished shirtdress can be such a wardrobe staple. Dress it up or dress it down for any occasion. Add or remove layers to transition from season to season. What can I say? You simply can’t go wrong with a fabulous shirtdress. I stumbled upon today’s featured option in an unlikely place. Get this. It’s only $27.90! Shop it .

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This long-sleeve shirtdress looks so much more luxe than its under-$30 price tag. It has an all-over vertical stripe design. At only $27.90, I don’t have high expectations about details, but this dress boasts some chic deets: a button placket, a double gun flap design, a back storm flap, a vented hem, and even pockets. I’m wearing it a size M, and it’s available in sizes S to XL here.

The dress also comes with a self-tie belt. For a recent fashion event, I replaced the belt with my worn as a belt bag. For more on high-low dressing, see this post.


It was freezing cold the day I wore the dress, so tights, boots, and a down coat were necessary. Such a versatile dress, right? When it gets warmer, I could wear the dress as is or roll up the sleeves for another look.

Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

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