Top 15 Picks from Nordstrom’s Biggest Sale – Lounge, Active, Sleep, Accessories

It’s that time of year again, guys! It’s the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. One of the most anticipated and loved fashion and accessories sales on the fashion calendar. And this year, they’ve not let us down.

Featuring some of the biggest and best brands, the Nordstrom sale reduces prices by up to 50%. So, if you’ve been thinking about treating yourself, now is the time.

The Early Access sale started on August 4, card members could shop from August 13 and now, as of August 19, the sale is open to EVERYONE.

But it’s a lot to take in.

So, we’ve done some leg work for you.

Nordstrom Sale Best

This year, we’re looking at the best pieces to ‘stock up and save’ on. We’re thinking:

·      Basics

·      Activewear

·      Loungewear

·      Classic fashion pieces

We love to buy basics and classic pieces on sale. And it’s hard to find them outside the Nordstrom sale. So, today we’re putting trends on pause and focusing on the pieces you’ll be wearing year after year.

Top 15 Nordstrom Sale Buys

1. Converse Platform Chuck Taylors | WAS $75 – NOW $49.90

Let's kick off with an absolute classic sneaker - the Converse Chuck Taylor in white. This is your perfect casual basic shoe as you can style them to perfection for every season. Plus, this is a slightly elevated version featuring an extra chunk of platform - very on-trend for 2020.

Wear them with summer dresses in the warmer months and switch to jeans and leather pants for winter. These beauts are never going out of style.

Currently more than 30% off!

2. Signature Cashmere Cardigan |WAS $299 – NOW $178.90

Cashmere is always a good buy. But find it on sale? It’s a winner.

This cardigan couldn’t get more classic. An easy open-front style, you’ll be pairing this with something as simple as a tee and jeans. Discover instant and easy luxury.

Now with around 40% off in the Nordstrom sale, we’d advise stocking up with one in every color!

3. MOTHER Looker Blue Skinny Jeans | WAS $238 - NOW $158.90

There are lots of jeans in this year’s Anniversary sale but one of the brands that really stands out is MOTHER. With over 30% off the price tag, if you want to invest in great quality jeans, this is your moment.

These high-rise skinny jeans in a light wash blue might just be the perfect pair of classic skinnies. And we're into the subtle knee rips too. Wear them with sneakers, flat sandals, or heels. Versatility at its best.

Plenty of sizes left - 33% off!

4. Halogen Crew Neck Sweater | WAS $69 - NOW $39.90

Simple and chic. Can we ever have enough crew neck sweaters in our closets!?

This style from Halogen is included in the Nordstrom sale and comes in a plethora of color options. Perfect for work and weekend, it’s coming in at under $40 making it a perfect sale buy.

5. Steve Madden Loafer | WAS $71.95 - NOW $39.90

A great classic for every season, we LOVE these simple loafers from Steve Madden.

The on-trend pointed toe detail brings them up to date but the style is so simple and classic that they make it onto our ‘fashion staples’ hit list. Wear these with anything from cropped jeans to mini dresses and find them in black as well as chic camel suede. Now under $40 and most sizes still available.

6. Adidas Logo Tights | Was $40 – NOW $26.90

The perfect pair of stretch workout leggings? Maybe.

Reduced to just $26 in the Nordstrom sale, this Adidas pair is giving us the best of both worlds. Stylish AND perfect for working out. We’d be wearing these with the Spanx workout bra (see number 11) or just with an oversized tee and slides.

7. Topshop Fred Faux Leather Jacket | WAS $88 – NOW $49.90

Nearly 50% off for a classic (faux) leather jacket!? Yes, you heard it here first.

This style will take you through the seasons with ease and we LOVE the neutral color palette for something a little different to black. - Although, they have black too!

8. Commando Butter T-Shirt | WAS $58 – NOW $37.90

It’s called the Butter tee because it feels like exactly that. Smooth like butter and beautiful for layering.

The perfect basic white tee, this Commando tee is over 30% off and we want them in both colors.

9. Zella Live In Joggers | WAS $59 - NOW $38.90

Like the name of the joggers, you’ll ‘live in’ this pair of Zella joggers. We’ve all been wearing comfortable clothes on a more regular rotation since lockdown but there’s no reason why they can’t be cute too.

This simple pair means you’re as cozy as you want to be BUT in style. Now under $40, they’re the perfect ‘stock up and save’ sale pick.

10. Joe's Jeans Coated Skinny Jeans | WAS $198 - NOW $129.90

A classic that always looks good - the coated skinny jean isn’t going anywhere. So, now is the time to stock up. With over 30% off the RRP, grab these while you still can from Joe's Jeans. Limited Sizes!

11. Spanx Workout to Waves Sports Bra | WAS $58 – NOW $37.90

Who said sports bras had to be restricting and ugly!? Spanx is leading the way with active and contour underwear that looks just as good as our sexy lingerie. And this bra is NO exception.

Wear it to work out, wear it every single day, no one has to know.

At under $40, this is a great time to bag this gorgeous, yet supportive sports bra.

12. UGG Slippers | NOW $89.95 - NOW $59.90

Is it just us or are we all now obsessed with slippers? Lockdown has made us reassess our loungewear and our footwear is a big part of that. We need slippers that feel great and look just as cute as our lounge looks.

You know what this means. UGG.

Grab this super chic pair now in the Nordstrom sale with over 30% off.

13. Tory Burch Perry Leather Tote Bag | WAS $348 – NOW $233.16

You can never go wrong with a classic shopper tote. We love this Tory Burch shape and as a ‘neverfull’ style that works for work and the weekend, we’re digging the 33% price drop. Other colors are also available.

14. Rails Hunter Plaid Shirt | WAS $158 – NOW $99.90

A good plaid button-up shirt will last season after season. And if you like them for fall, this is your perfect color palette.

From Rails, this style is now under $100 in the Nordstrom sale – and all sizes left right now!

15. Adidas Track Set | WAS $140 – NOW $93.80

A great set for working out or just relaxing, this rainbow stripe set from Adidas now has over 30% off.

Classic with just a touch of extra personality, we LOVE this look. And it’s perfect for transitioning into your fall wardrobe.


From slippers to jeans, we’ve picked out our top 15 pieces from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. And with up to 50% off items, there has never been a better time to get online and treat yourself!

Remember to check out the rest of the sale too for all your favorite brand names at slashed prices.

Happy sale shopping!