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Everything you need to know about the 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Catalog Event

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Last updated on August 27, 2021

It’s that time of the year again! It’s time to spruce up your fashion, beauty, and home decor with the 2021 Nordstrom Catalog Anniversary Sale! After a tough year, you definitely deserve to find some of your favorite goodies and treat yourself at this fun sale full of must-haves.

Nordstrom is known for having the hottest brands, and this is their biggest sale of the year. You’ll never find these prices on awe-inducing makeup trends and fun shoes at any other point in the year, so you’ll want to carve out some time to shop this August.

That’s why we’re here to make your shopping journey seamless and simple. Below, you’ll find all of the key information, important dates, Nordy member perks, best deals, and, of course, our personal favorite must-haves from the catalog.

2021 Dates to Know

 

July 6th – The Preview and Wishlist Launches

No matter your Nordstrom shopper status, this is your chance to start cultivating your wishlist. It’s like Pinterest except for real life, which makes it way more exciting. Preview the deals and start creating your cart, then rest easy knowing that it won’t sell out. Because when you fall in love with the season’s hottest sweater, the sell-out heartbreak is real.

July 12th – Early Access

Okay, Nordstrom lovers, this is your chance to cash in all of those benefits. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starts today, but only for Nordstrom cardmembers. Your Nordy club level is based on yearly spend amounts, and if you have a card, you’ll automatically start with Influencer status. To shop early, you have to have the card, AND the higher your status, the sooner you can start shopping.

Here’s the date you can start shopping based on your status. 

  • July 12: Early Access for cardmembers with Icon status
  • July 14: Early Access for cardmembers with Ambassador status
  • July 16: Early Access for cardmembers with Influencer status
  • July 28th – Public Access

This is the day! Public access opens at 3 am ET/12 am PT, both in-stores and online. Shop in your PJs or wait for your nearest Nordstrom to open so you can have the world’s most fun try-on session. 

August 8th – Sale Ends

You only get a little over a week to take advantage of these deals, so don’t procrastinate on your yearly shopping spree. With deals this good, you’re way better off shopping now, than dealing with the return of full-price on August 9th.

Got Questions? We have answers!

 

If I don’t love my sale purchases, can I return them?


Yes, yes, yes! Nordstrom’s customer service is top-notch. The anniversary sale includes free shipping and free returns. Physical stores offer curbside pickups and returns, expedited shipping, same-day delivery (in select areas), and international shipping.

Is Nordstrom Rack a part of the Anniversary Sale?

Nope, but Nordstrom Rack always has amazing deals on new merchandise, so we encourage you to do some of your shopping there too. But, fun fact, you can return Anniversary Sale items at your nearest Nordstrom Rack.

Our Top Picks 

We took a look at some of the hottest items in the Nordstrom Catalog recommended by super shoppers, and now we’re bringing them to you.

Top Fashion Products

Stretch Silk Tank Dress
This easy summer basic is sure to make ‘throwing something on’ way easier (and way chicer). Dinner plans that night? Just throw on a necklace and watch the look transform.

 

 

Donna Fab Ab Frayed Hem High Waist Ankle Skinny Jeans
Add a little fun to your jean closet with this uber-flattering pair. It’s almost back-to-fall, so it’s best to be prepared for all of your denim needs.

 

 

Levi’s 501 High Waist Crop Straight Leg Jeans
The straight leg has made a comeback, tipping it into the ‘super on-trend’ zone. Take advantage of this easy-to-wear, super flattering pair and try these on.

 

 

Top Shoes


Edge Lux 4 Running Shoe | Nordstrom
This is the year you start running. Okay, maybe not, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have extra comfy sneakers that make running to the grocery store easy. These basic running shoes will go with any outfit and give your feet the pillowy softness they crave.

 

 

Courmayeur Valley Water Resistant Hiking Boot | Nordstrom
Get out in nature with these hiking boots. With extreme durability, comfort and stylishness, you can grab those beautiful views alongside your favorite hiking buddies.

 

 

Majorca Block Heel Sandal | Nordstrom
Comfy heel alert! Don’t believe us? Try these on. These summer sandals provide lots of support where you need them, so you can enjoy the added confidence of heels without dealing with the annoying ‘wore them for 6 minutes’ pain.

 

 

Top Beauty Products


Super Dry & Detox Shampoo Set  
Showers are amazing, but so time-consuming. After the gym, a sweaty day, or just a hectic weekend, treat your hair to a quick refresh without committing to your whole hair washing routine.

 

 

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare DRx SpectraLite(TM) FaceWare Pro LED Light Therapy Device Set
Give your skin a gorgeous glow with this LED Light Therapy device. With bacteria-zapping and wrinkle-smoothing properties, you can make this year be the best ever for your beautiful skin. You’ll have to give it a try to see what we mean.

 

 

Supergoop! Superscreen Daily Moisturizer SPF 40 Sunscreen Set
Sunscreen is queen! If you’re not moisturizing and using a daily SPF, there’s a major hole in your skincare routine. This 2-in-1 product from SuperGoop makes adding it a breeze cause it’s only one step.

 

Top Home Products


Barefoot Dreams In The Wild Throw Blanket
Get cozy daily. As we transition from these hot summer months to crisp fall nights, you’re gonna want to wrap yourself up in all the autumn vibes. This blanket is everything you need to chill and cuddle up with a movie.

 

 

Calpak Astyll 22-Inch Rolling Spinner Suitcase
It’s travel time! If vacay is on your mind, you’re going to want a manageable suitcase that makes running through airports seamless and smooth. Now, you can pack that ‘one last sweater’ and arrive in style to your final destination.

 

 

Nordstrom Bliss Plush Throw
Hello, softness! This hug-resembling plush throw is going to add a touch of hygge to your living room. Just imagine the family rushing over to the couch after a long day and getting some much-needed blanket cozy time.

 

 

Trending Brands



Caslon
A Nordstrom staple, this brand has figure-flattering basic tees that will make creating complex outfits easy. It all starts with the basics. Plus, they always have the best colors and cutest minimal styles.

 

 

Zella
Cute workout wear is our kryptonite, is it yours? If you love the ‘gram-worthy workout outfits but can’t handle the luxe activewear price tags, you have to check out what Zella has to offer.

 

 

Treasure & Bond
Get on the edge of cutting edge. We can’t get over how on-trend this brand is. You’ll find fun tanks, must-have blouses, and awesome sweaters for great prices.

 


 

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