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NSale: Evergreen Items Worth Purchasing

July 16, 2021


Erin Schrader

It’s here, it’s here! It’s FINALLY here! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starts today [7/16] for Influencer cardholders and will be open to everybody on July 28th! And while seeing all the brand spankin’ new Fall fashion is half the excitement, today we’re taking you back to the basics. We’re talking closet staples that will [hopefully!] never go out of style, brands that hold their value, and gifts that never get old [Shout out Barefoot Dreams, I’m lookin’ at you!]. From tried & true beauty favorites to the brands that are worth investing in, these are the #NSale Evergreen Items Worth Purchasing.


  1. Anything that you love and want for yourself, add to your wish list and check out once the sale is live for your card level [reminder: it starts today [7/16] for Influencer cardholders and will be open to everybody on July 28th! If it isn’t currently available, things are always coming in and out of stock, so check back often!
  2. Remember that Nordstrom always offers free shipping and free returns! Because of this, I would recommend ordering any of the things you are unsure of, to make sure that you can get it at the sale price and return it if it doesn’t work!
  3. Some of the items I mention may currently be out of stock, but check back often for restocks! We’ll also be notifying you of restocks over on our Facebook page and #NSALE group [highly recommend joining the group for a ton of helpful info and nightly giveaways!] 
  4. Keep in mind that while the sale lasts until 8/9, things go quick so don’t be like N*Sync and have to say “bye, bye, bye” to everything before it’s gone – shop early!
  5. If there’s anything I didn’t cover and you still have questions, ask away below and I’ll answer right here so check back! For more Nordstrom Anniversary Sale posts, click here!
  6. BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE — to see even more #NSALE looks from the team, be sure to check out our lookbook and click on NSALE LOOKS for even more goodness!

Refresh Your Basics

Hanky Panky Panties // Natori Everyday Bra // Zella Leggings // Shop Denim // Moonlight Pajamas // Short Sleeve Tee // Socks // Booties // Long Sleeve Tee // Cami // Cardigan

Panties, undies, undergarments– whatever you want to call ’em, now is the time to refresh those basics. Aside from your unders, we always recommend taking advantage of the sale to stock up on the pieces you’ll be wearing [errr, over-wearing] all season long. You know, items like leggings, tees, denim, and booties that will match every. single. outfit.

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Refill Your Favorites

Cashmere Mist Deodorant Trio // Clinique Toner // Jo Malone Set // neuBROW // NARS Blush // Olaplex Kit // Kiehl’s Hand Salve // Mario Badescu Cleanser // Diptyque Set // Oribe Duo // Moroccan Oil Set // Supergoop Set

We all know the price of beauty isn’t cheap. 😉 While the Anniversary Sale is a great time to try something new, I also love to stock up on tried and true favorites. If you know you’re going to be using a product throughout the year, this is a great opportunity to snag it in jumbo sizes or a set!

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Brands Worth Investing In

Barefoot Dreams Throw // Designer Handbags // Ugg Footwear // Free People Sweater // Born Boots // Premium Denim // Spanx Faux Leather Leggings // Sorel Boots // Designer Footwear // Wool Blend Trench Coat // Suede Moto Jacket // Outerwear // Barefoot Dreams Cardigan

It’s no secret I’m all about a good deal! It’s also not secret that “sale” doesn’t always mean cheap. You’ll certainly find some higher priced items in the sale, but here’s why they’re worth the splurge. Here at LIY, we like to think of those items as investment pieces- the ones that will last for years to come and get a ton of love in your wardrobe. So while these items might be a bit of a splurge, you can rest assured knowing they’ll hold up well over time. Think classic closet staples from higher end brands you already know and love!

Brands Worth Investing In:

Giftable Items

Slippers // Lip Set // Serving Board // Water Bottle // Throw Blanket // Silk Scrunchies // Roll On Essential Oil // Candle Set // Barefoot Dreams Socks // Initial Necklace // Barefoot Dreams Cardigan

One more thing to think about while shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: gifting! Whether you’re stocking up ahead of time for the holidays or have a friend who NEEDS Barefoot Dreams in their life, this is a great time to purchase said gifts. From stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, there are a ton of great ideas [at even greater prices] linked here! Happy Sale Shopping, friends!

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