Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018 Details

I can’t believe it is almost time for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! I wait all year for this sale and get so much of my Fall and Winter shopping done while my favorite shoes, handbags, and cosmetics are steeply marked down. If you haven’t shopping the #NSale before, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about. Well, I’m here to cover all the details for you.


For only a couple weeks, Nordstrom offers shoppers brand new arrivals (both summer and fall included) at eye-popping sale prices. When the 25-day sale window closes, all items shoot back up to original prices. It’s a completely unique strategy because, as you know, most retailers only mark down older products.


The #NSale comes in two shopping phases: EARLY ACCESS & THE PUBLIC EVENT

EARLY ACCESS: Thursday, July 12 – Thursday, July 19
PUBLIC EVENT: Friday, July 20 – Sunday, August 5

My biggest tip for getting your hands on the merchandise you want is to SHOP EARLY ACCESS. Do not wait for the event to open to the public because by then, most of the good stuff will be gone. I made this mistake a couple years ago and missed out on almost everything I’d had my eye on 🙁


The only way to be eligible to shop Early Access is by having a Nordstrom Credit or Debit Card. You can apply for one HERE. I, personally, have the debit card. Not only does this card provide you with Early Access to the sale, but when you open one you will receive $40 automatically to your purchase! Plus you earn two points per $1 spent, which can earn you Nordstrom Notes – free $ towards your next purchase!


You can get a sneak peek of the sale by browsing through the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Catalog that just went live! Keep in mind, though, that this is just a handful of what will be included. The sale is HUGE! But expect to find late Summer and Fall must-haves like designer denim, soft cardigans, boots and booties, cosmetic bundles, Tory Burch and Rebeca Minkoff handbags, and so much more! As an example, I included a graphic below of my 2017 #NSale purchases.


I will be sharing all of my tips and tricks to shopping the sale efficiently, my purchases, how to style various pieces, and what is back in stock. If you look in the navigation, you’ll see that I added a NSALE tab. All of my posts throughout the sale will live there, so be sure to check back here frequently. Happy sale shopping, loves!


Crop Top + Floral Skirt



Top: Forever 21 (Only $8 / Wearing a size large) | Skirt: H&M (Wearing a size 6) | Heels: Forever 21 | Bag: Chanel | Earrings: Lisi Lerch c/o | Hat: Brixton | Sunglasses: Karen Walker

I love finding affordable looks to share with y’all and today is no exception. Let’s start with the $8 piece that your closet may be missing: this tie-front crop top. For months, I had been tucking tanks into my skirts and avoiding crop tops at all costs. I figured I’m 30 years old and not looking to accentuate my mid-section, but I was looking at it in the wrong way completely. Pairing crop tops with a high-waisted skirt actually hides your problem areas and are surprisingly comfortable. If this particular top looks familiar, I’ve actually worn it HERE too! I’m really getting my $8 worth 😉

I’m currently in packing mode for our trip to the beach next week. Does anyone else start packing for a trip ridiculously early? Or is that just me? We’re heading back to my FAVORITE hotel, Tropical Manor, so in honor of all it’s retro kitchiness I am packing some bright stripes and bold prints. I went out shopping yesterday and just can’t keep my find to myself. I scored this $22 maxi dress and it is basically a dupe of Show Me Your Mumu’s latest collection. Stay tuned next week for more. And be sure to stop back by here tomorrow because I’m sharing everything you need to know about the upcoming Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Yep, it’s right around the corner…


My Morning Skincare Routine


One of the most common things y’all reach out about is regarding my skincare. Which is surprising and flattering because I have a host of hereditary issues that I work daily to fight, including psoriasis and cystic acne. So to say that I have combination skin would be quite an understatement. For years my only skincare was a bar of soap, but as I transition into my thirties things like hormones, stress, and age have me requiring a few more steps. Luckily, I have settled into a morning skincare routine that is working for me and I thought I would share it with y’all!