Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Early Access

Woo-hoo! Early access for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has arrived!

I didn’t bite (yet – and maybe I won’t this year, given my recent shop-my-closet-and-use-up-what-I-already-have mentality), but there were several deals that caught my eye.

  • Bourbon and Boweties Rose Agate and Labradorite Bracelets, set of three, $69.90 (after sale $105)


  • Sonya Renee Drusy Teardrop Earrings in White, $49.90 (after sale $78)


  • Elizabeth and James ‘Cynnie’ Sling Backpack, $364.90 (after sale $545)


  • Rebecca Minkoff Threader Earrings, $31.90 (after sale $48)


  • Tory Burch ‘Melinda’ Wedges, $189.90 (after sale $285)


  • Kate Spade Pink Suede Heels, $189.90 (after sale $298)


  • Splendid Geo Stripe Poncho, $149.90 (after sale $228)



  • MAC Pretty Natural Lip Set, $29.50 ($47 value)


  • MAC Brush Kit, $52.50 ($159 value)


  • Nest Candle Set, $50 (after sale $64)




So while I didn’t indulge (again, yet), my darling friend P. pre-warned me that she would be spending the entire day at our local Nordstrom.

True to her word, she sent me this picture in late afternoon:



P, I bow down to your shopping prowess.



More J. Crew Sale

OK, I really lost my mind with the J. Crew sale.

Yesterday I posted about some of the items I ordered, but there are two other outfits I wanted to share.

(Did I mention that all of this is an additional 40-50% off the sale prices? It would be a crime NOT to buy these).

 Outfit #1:

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Both of these are hard to see, but the shell has a mixed-lace pattern and the pants have a leather tuxedo stripe running down the side. The top was $30 and the pants were $25.

Outfit #2: I bought this with work in mind.

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Seriously, how fun are these shoes?

The pattern mix with the striped dress and the shoes feels really modern to me.

J. Crew has been doing these Valentina pumps for a while, and they’re a perfect not-too-high, not-too-low heel. They usually retail for about $240. With the additional discount during the sale, the price was $113.

The Schoolboy Blazer is another J. Crew classic. I have a few of these already, and they are real workhorse wardrobe staples. This black one was only $50 on sale. Score!


Neon at J. Crew


J. Crew is having an awesome sale right now, and you can get an additional 40-50% off final sale styles with code “TREAT.”

I’m still seeing a lot of pops of neon on summer clothes, and even though this isn’t the freshest trend, I justified buying this with the extra 40% off:


This was only $36!

I bought this tunic in the spring, and the orangey-pink neon embroidery is a lot brighter than it looks in the picture. Alas, it’s on sale now.


Here are a few more fun items:

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I’ve had my eye on the kiwi photo floral print top for some time now, and it was a steal at $42.