#NSALE: Public Access Starts TONIGHT!

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From tomorrow (July 20th) until August 5th, the hyped Nordstrom Anniversary Sale will be open to non-cardholders (and cardholders). Unfortunately, many items have long sold out or only are available in a few colors and sizes.

For those of you eagerly anticipating your turn at the good merch, I’ve updated my original list of picks to only include items that still have plenty of options in stock, and also added a few new picks (in green!)

If there’s something you had your eye on that is sold out, fear not. Every year there seem to be a ton of restocks the first day of Public Access. There will also be restocks randomly throughout the rest of the sale as people start returning things. In addition, I’ve had occasional success finding sold out items by shopping in store.

To be honest, at this point most of the stuff I ordered still hasn’t arrived yet, and I also haven’t had ample time to try out the things that have arrived. I’ll hopefully be able to give a final verdict on everything by the end of next week!

Onto the stuff!

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018 Picks (on a budget!)

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is back in full swing and I couldn’t let it pass by without sharing all the great deals I’m shopping for! This year I did almost all of my shopping online as my school/clinic schedule makes it difficult for me to be available during store opening hours. I think there are advantages and disadvantages to both online and in-store shopping so I highly recommend you guys try a mix of both to get the best stuff!

If you’ve been living in a shopping hole and have no idea what the #nsale is, look no further than this blog post I did a couple years back!

The sale started on July 12th for cardholders and will open up to the public on the 19th. Since we are already a few days in at this point, a lot of items, sizes, and colors have already sold out. For stuff you really want, definitely check back often for restocks, and remember to try looking in store as well! While normally I try to promote fiscal responsibility, with this sale my mantra has always been buy now, ask questions later. Nordstrom’s generous and easy return policy makes it a no-brainer! Of course, you won’t be able to buy anything right now without a Nordstrom Credit or Debit card, so make sure you shop with one or find a friend who can!

Let’s start with the things I’ve bought so far. I am limited by my student budget so all these items are under $65, and most are under $40. Many of these items I ordered in multiple colors and sizes. Most of it won’t come in until next week, and hopefully I’ll be able to update on all of the stuff once I’ve tried it on.

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 Early Access Round-up

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is meant to be treated like a marathon, not a sprint. If you try to race through it like Black Friday, chances are you’ll end up tired, dehydrated, crampy, and cranky.


That said, I wanted to shared what I’ve bought so far as a means to help you focus in on the good stuff if you’re feeling overwhelmed by the literally thousands of items that are in this sale. I did my shopping in a couple rounds, online first, then in person with my mom in tow. I’ll definitely be able to comment much more on the stuff I saw in store, but I’ll try to be as comprehensive as I can.

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 Catalog Picks!

The annual Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is like Christmas in July. Great deals on brand new merchandise for the upcoming fall season? No wonder it’s become one of the most epic sales around.

The catalog for this year’s sale is out, giving us a preview of a selection of products that will be part of the sale. I’ve gone through and pulled out some of my top picks to share with you and show you just why I’m so excited for this sale…which starts in less than a week for cardholders!

Clothes:

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Sometimes I feel like I could’ve lived in Victorian times because of how much I love a good puffed sleeve. I’m like Anne of Green Gables in that way.

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Clear the Rack: Nordstrom Rack Haul (VIDEO)

This isn’t the first time I’ve mentioned my love for Nordstrom Rack. Their Clear the Rack sale has gained nationwide notoriety for the amazing deals people have found there. Best of all, the sale happens quite often, about every 1-2 months!

This last CTR, I was so excited about some of these finds that I filmed an un(packing) video of my haul!

Although many of the items featured are long sold out, I linked to the ones still in stock below!

  1. Union Bay Ariana Printed Windbreaker
  2. BP. Double Stud Crossbody Bag (Sold out, but other colors on sale at Nordstrom here)
  3. Hello Kitty Printed Fleece Jumpsuit
  4. Soprano Printed Lace Vest
  5. ASTR Ruffle Wrap Dress
  6. Zella Fusion Capri
  7. Joe’s Jeans Markie Crop Jean
  8. Joe’s Jeans Release Hem Skinny Ankle Jean
  9. Steve Madden Maddison Open Toe Block Heel Bootie
  10. Chinese Laundry Biggest Lace-Up Bootie (Black, Cashew, and Whiskey)

 

 

VIP Beauty Sale!

Sales on beauty products, specially entire lines of beauty products, are a rare bird in the wild. Over the weekend Macy’s was having a huge sale with a 15% discount on almost all the cosmetics they carried (Chanel was the only exclusion). This sale has now been extended through today (to midnight PST)

Although I shop at Macy’s from time to time, I really am partial to Nordstrom for their convenient free shipping and return policies. Luckily, Nordys is doing price matching for any product they carry included in the Macy’s sale!

I rounded up a list of products that I’ve mentioned on this blog and use regularly. If you were considering any of them, definitely take advantage and get them in this sale:

Some other products that are highly recommended by myself and my friends but I haven’t tried yet/haven’t tried recently:

Shop the full sale here at Nordstrom or here at Macy’s!

 

Weekend Haul: Tax-Free Shopping! (VIDEO)

Hey my beautiful people of the internet! Thanks for sticking with me through my sporadic posting. Med school is no joke but, as with anything in life, one must make time for the things that they love. For me, that includes shopping and blogging.

I recently had a day off to take a short trip with some friends. I live somewhere where we pay loads of sales tax. When I travel to places with no sales tax on clothing, I like to take advantage. It feels like getting deals upon deals!

We hit up a few stores throughout the trip and I got really excited to show you my finds. Hope you enjoy this haul video!

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Unboxing: Shore Projects Watch Box Set (VIDEO)

Hey everyone! With school in full swing I haven’t had very much time to post, but I am definitely going to try to post at least once a month because, there’s just too many awesome things to talk about!

Today I wanted to share with you a new brand I just discovered through Nordstrom. This watch set was on sale during the Anniversary Sale this summer, but went on even more discount after the summer.

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Trunk Club #2: Unboxing and Try-On (Video)

For an intro to Trunk Club, read this!

Just got my 2nd trunk! There’s a lot of great stuff in this box, and I even decided to include a try-on so you can see what the clothes look like on a person! Check out the video below, and keep reading for links to all the products:

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Clear the Rack @ Nordstrom Rack

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It’s that time again! This weekend marks another Clear the Rack sale at Nordstrom Rack, where you will receive an additional 25% off clearance items. It’s one of my favorite sales and happens about once every 2 months, so I always try to make it in. I don’t find something every time, but over the years I’ve scored some of the best deals I’ve ever seen during CTR.

The store started implementing this sale within the last 5 years or so, and over time it has only gotten more popular. Nowadays, Racks flood with people throughout CTR weekend creating atrociously long lines for fitting rooms and checkout.

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