Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Shopping

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has officially begun!! All Nordstrom card holders currently have access to shop the sale, and the public will be able to take advantage of the special sale prices starting Monday the 17th! The Frugal & Thriving team headed to the store to do a little browsing, some styling, and of course, a bit of shopping! See our recap of our Nordstrom Anniversary Sale shopping trip below.

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We’re all smiles over this incredible sale! This year brings us a lot of brand-new items as well as a few tried-and-true favorites. We broke down some hot items by category to make it easy for you to shop!


This Steve Madden belted dress is great for work or play! This rust color isn’t included in the sale, but it does also come in a gorgeous Moroccan blue and olive green which are both perfect for fall!

This is a great look for a girls’ day out! This blazer from Open Edit is available in tan or baby blue. These Levi’s jeans (similar here) are currently sold old, but keep an eye out in case they come back in stock!

This Open Edit blazer worn over a corset bodysuit (available in navy blue) and paired with black jeans is a good look for work!

And simply remove the blazer and rock the jeans and bodysuit for after-work happy hour with friends or your S.O.!

These pink satin pants are so fun and so comfy! They look great paired with a simple tee, or they can be dressed up for a fancy occasion. The pink color isn’t included in the sale, but this beautiful green color is!

These flared ankle pants from Zella can worn for a workout, or a day out on the town! This versatility is exactly what we look for when buying wardrobe essentials!

Is it obvious that we love our cozy athleisure?? Zella leggings are always a popular NSale item, and these dark purple ones are serving up major autumn vibes.

How fun is this workout dress?! Take it from the court straight to brunch or lunch – this bold blue isn’t included in the sale, but it does come in a really pretty tangerine color.

A zip-up jacket is a fall must-have! This Zella jacket is where comfort meets style.

Don’t let the classy look fool you – these wide leg twill trousers are super comfortable!! This blue isn’t included in the sale but they do come in gray, mustard, and light peach.

We love all things Barefoot Dreams, and this lounge set is no exception! Perfect for chilly nights, this super snuggly set is what dreams are made of. These are currently sold out, but keep an eye out in case they come back in stock!

These super-soft PJ sets are a yearly favorite! They come in lots of different colors, too.


These On Cloudswift shoes are on Kristy’s wish list this year, and you best believe she’s grabbing herself a pair! The all-white style is a clean, classic look.

And the black color is a sleek, sophisticated look!

These adidas sneakers are another yearly hit! They are already sold out this year, but keep an eye out in case they come back in stock!

Now is the time to grab your Birkenstocks! Choose from the double-strap buckle sandals or a slide-style sandal.

These sunglasses are a cool style for all seasons! They’re currently sold out in this color, but products may come back in stock – right now they’re available in a lovely lilac!

And these shades from Quay are totally glam! Add instant style to any outfit.

Looking for luggage? This carry-on has got you covered. The simple style boasts complex technology like an indicator light in the handle that lets you know when your suitcase exceeds the weight limit! Grab a matching duffle or tote to complete the set!

This everyday necklace makes a serious statement! The perfect accessory for any outfit, add a little bling to your look with a sparkling diamond.


This stuff is GOOD! Add a little va-va-voom to your ‘do with this texturizing spray!

Everyone loves a good hair day! This wide-plate flat iron from ghd will give you shiny, sleek locks!

And this 1″ flat iron is a smart styler that can actually predict your hair’s needs!

And for big, soft curls and waves, grab this ghd curling iron and get ready to get glam!

For long, voluminous lashes, look no further than this mascara from Lancôme!

If you’re itching for a new signature scent, try this discovery set from Le Labo, with three different perfumes!

A deodorant infused with the iconic Donna Karan Cashmere Mist scent?! Yes please!!

One of our favorite beauty brands! Grab this jumbo-sized dynamic resurfacing facial wash from Elemis and get a gorgeous, glowing complexion.

And for a gentler clean, this Elemis cleansing balm delivers soft, supple skin in just moments.

The sunscreen brand that took the internet by storm! Get all your Supergoop! products while they’re on sale!


The Always Pan is always an item we recommend splurging on! This kitchen essential serves as a nonstick fry and sauté pan, steamer, skillet, saucier and more.

This minimalist do-it-all electric kettle is a modern touch of style for any kitchen!

Hello hydration! A Hydro Flask makes it easy to drink your daily water quota on-the-go, wherever you are. Drink up!!

As sweet as candy! These Sugarfina candies make great gifts and party favors!

More Barefoot Dreams! Theses throw blankets are like curling up in warm cloud of love and happiness…need we say more?

And another blanket that makes us want to do nothing but snuggle up 24/7, this UGG faux fur throw brings an element of luxury to any room!

Speaking of luxury and elegance, these Voluspa candles smell as fantastic as they look!!

And these chic candles will fill your home with refreshing, sophisticated fragrances.

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