When is the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale? When to shop, what to buy

Anna Hecht
Updated 9th July 2018

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  • When is the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?
  • We're breaking down the sale by dates and products so that you don't miss out on savings

When is the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale? You'll be happy to learn that it's just around the corner. Nordstrom credit card holders will gain early access to the sale on July 12. As for the rest of us, we can score major savings once the public sale launches on July 20.

Nordstrom credit card member perks

If you regularly shop Nordstrom, becoming a Nordstrom credit card member makes a lot of sense. As a member, you're guaranteed more points per purchase and exclusive benefits. During this sale in particular, members will earn rewards two times faster. Plus, if you make a purchase with your new card on the day it's approved, you'll get a $40 bonus.

What to expect from the sale

This year, Nordstrom is offering major savings across most every category. These include departments such as men's, women's, kids, shoes, home, beauty and more. Soon, the deals will be announced — so, get excited! In the meantime, here are the best items for men, women and home that are already marked down.

Women's

Tory Burch Georgia Pebble Leather Shoulder Bag ($238.80, originally $398; nordstrom.com)

The perfect accent piece for your wardrobe, the Georgia Pebble Leather Shoulder Bag from Tory Burch is 40% off. The bright yellow is a fun distinguisher from other cross-body bags. The best part is, it's practical for everyday use. Reviewers noted its functionally designed interior, which can hold everything you need — phone, wallet, makeup, keys and more — for a day out.

BP. Twist Cross Strap Sandal ($24.90, originally $34.95; nordstrom.com)

This classic flat sandal is 25% off for just $24.90. It's a casual yet stylish option that will carry you from the office to date night, and the price is unbeatable.

Steve Madden Lancer Sneaker (starting at $42.99, originally $69.95; nordstrom.com)

With 394 reviews and a 4.5-star rating, this Steve Madden sneaker is a fan favorite. Its simple, modern design is a nice step up from a basic sneaker. And with eight colors, there's an option to suit a wide range of preferences.

Leith Easy Crepe Jumpsuit ($47.40, originally $79; nordstrom.com)

This red jumpsuit offers a classy way to make a statement at formal events. While statement pieces tend to be on the expensive side, this one is 40% off for just $47.40. It's also available in white, which will sure turn heads.

Side Slit Tank ($20.40, originally $34; nordstrom.com)

This upgraded classic is a wardrobe essential for any season. With a 4.5-star rating and over 260 reviews, people love the tank's fit and versatility. Given the price, we'd consider it a must have at 40% off for only $20.40.

Men's

Burberry Cambridge Aboyd Sport Shirt ($198.75, originally $265; nordstrom.com)

This classic shirt from Burberry would make a great staple in any guy's wardrobe. We love the iconic print on the shirt cuffs and its overall slim and stylish design. With an almost perfect rating, reviewers agree. You can have it now for 25% off.

Tommy Bahama Jersey Polo ($49.75, originally $99.50; nordstrom.com)

Known for its "island-inspired sportswear," Tommy Bahama's lightweight and relaxed designs are perfect for summer. This polo is just that — light, comfortable and flattering.

Herschel Supply Co. 24-Inch Rolling Suitcase ($149.98, $200; nordstrom.com)

This stylish, durable suitcase from Herschel is a great option for any traveler. Its top and side handles make it easy to carry, while the zippered mesh compartments make organization a breeze. As an added touch, the exterior pocket offers easy ID storage. And this suitcase is 25% off, so make sure to snag one before your next vacation or business trip.

Marc Joseph New York Bushwick Tasseled Driving Loafer ($144.90, originally $195; nordstrom.com)

Marc Joseph New York, known for its casual luxury shoes handcrafted in Brazil, produces some of the most handsome shoes on the market. Now 25% off, the red leather loafer is a nice switch from the usual black or brown, making it a great option for your new everyday summer shoe.

HOME

Le Creuset Stoneware French Press ($70, originally $87.50; nordstrom.com)

Le Creuset is known for making high-quality kitchen appliances that are both fashionable and functional. Now on sale, the Stoneware French Press coffee maker is the most elegant way to upgrade your daily cup of coffee or tea. It'd also make a great gift for the coffee aficionado in your life.

Riji Duvet Cover (starting at $129.95, originally $268; nordstrom.com)

The Riji Duvet Cover from Anthropologie is a stylish upgrade from a basic duvet cover. Its raised wave design and light gray color make it a great addition to any room. With a perfect 5-star rating, reviewers love its softness and durability. Now 50% off the original price, this high quality bedding is a steal.

Anthropologie Elias Nut Bowl (starting at $6.96; nordstrom.com)

These stylish bowls from Anthropologie can be used for anything, from serving appetizers to housing jewelry. We love the pastel patterns for any occasion. At 30% off for just $6.95, we're betting you might want to buy all three designs.

Note: The prices above reflect the retailer's listed price at the time of publication.