Nordstrom Anniversary sale 2017

Nordstrom anniversary sale 2017

This post is primarily for my USA readers. Tips on how to plan/shop the Nordstrom Anniversary sale.

The Nordstrom anniversary sale is the best sale ever. I can’t believe that they will be discounting the latest Autumn 2017 collections.

The Anniversary Sale works differently than your typical sale. Instead of the items starting off at full price then being discounted, they start on sale, then go up to their original price on August 7th.

This just does not happen in Europe. If you live in the US and have an account at Nordstrom you can get early access beginning today. Popular items sell out fast so early access makes a difference. You can apply for a card HERE however it may take a few days to process. I wish that I could be a cardholder (not available if you live outside the US).

When the sale opens to everyone on July 21st I intend to check out Eileen Fisher; as I know my size in this brand. I will also be exploring the accessories section. Nordstrom ship internationally and make life easy by handling postage and duty costs up front.

Despite the current hot weather some of us like to plan our wardrobes early. For those with a practical mindset you might like to make a list of items that need replacing. Alternatively you could dream a little and choose items that you would love to have in your wardrobe but can’t afford at the normal retail prices. You never know you might be lucky and an ideal piece in you size is waiting to be popped into your shopping basket. If you are not yet sure what your “Autumn look” will be you could check out their comprehensive catalogue for inspiration. I find that accessories such as handbags jewellery and possibly shoes are always a good option.

Nordstrom Anniversary sale 2017 handbags

Brands I favour are those that I am familiar with as they are available in the UK.

I find it is usually a good start to check out brands that you like and buy from. The tried and trusted always works better in sales. This is not the time to go for “wanton experimentation”. In my opinion it is best to stick with the perennial classics.

You might like to take sneak preview of some of the Anniversary sale discounts 

I will be back shortly with a few of my favourite Nordstrom Anniversary sale picks. Then on Saturday I will posting news and views from St. Tropez and festivities in our village. Join me again then.


  1. Liv
    12th July 2017 / 16:49

    Great pieces for all seasons!


    13th July 2017 / 16:22

    THANKS for your EMAIL!!!!
    YES, this S A L E has been going on for YEARS!I worked for NORDSTROM’s back in the 1980’s as a personal shopper and it definitely brought the PEOPLE INSIDE!

    • 13th July 2017 / 16:39

      Hi La Contessa Yes I was having a look at the bargains today. I saw some nice Eileen Fisher pieces unfortunately I will have to wait till next week when the sale is open to everybody.

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