Nordstrom Anniversary Sale All Time Favorite Purchases

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 is officially here! This is one of my favorite sales to shop all year long because it’s the only one that marks items down at the start of the season. I’ve picked up so many of my wardrobe staples that I find myself wearing year after year during the sale. I thought it would be fun to go through some of my all time favorite purchases from past Nordstrom Anniversary Sales that are part of the sale again this year!

If you’re wanting even more of my favorites from past Nordstrom Anniversary Sales, check out my video below. I’m breaking down my favorites by category and sharing all about why I love the pieces, how I style them and more. Don’t forget to hit that little bell so that you’ll be reminded when my complete Nordstrom Anniversary Sale try on haul is live!

If you want to shop my favorites from this years sale, head to the Ultimate NSALE shop page, here!

My Most Worn Items From Previous Nordstrom Anniversary Sales

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale All Time Favorite Purchases

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale All Time Favorite Purchases

One of my most worn pieces throughout fall and winter are my Spanx faux leather leggings. I have a classic, casual style that usually involves lots of boots, sweaters and cardigans. Having the perfect pair of leggings that I can dress up with a knee high boot or down with sneakers and an oversized sweatshirt is a must! These were also a staple item in this year’s Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Lookbook, full of 150 Fall Outfits!

Another favorite of mine is the Barefoot Dreams blanket. I know, I know, it’s definitely an investment. But I use mine every single day and it’s held up great. Not to mention, it’s truly the softest blanket. I’m loving the new colors and patterns that they added to the selection this year! This is also a great gift if you’re looking to get a jump start on your Christmas shopping.

I was also super excited to see that the T3 products were a part of the sale again this year as well. I love my T3 curling iron. It’s perfect for when I’m in a hurry and want to throw a quick curl in my hair. I also love that they offer different barrel sizes depending on how tight you want your curls to look.


what to shop at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021

I’m all about a long line cardigan in the fall. I love that this one can be dressed down with jeans and mules or paired with black pants for work. These mules are another must-have from the sale. This year’s version the chain detail is slightly larger and they have a few more color variations as well. I wore mine a ton last year. I plan on getting another pair this year, because of just how much I wore mine last year!


Free People henley top

This Free People henley top was one of my most worn basic pieces last fall. I loved that I could pair it with leggings and sneakers or dress it up a little more with jeans and booties. These leggings are the Zella leggings. I wasn’t on board with the fit when I first tried them a few years back. But I gave them another shot in the maternity version last year and that was pretty much the only pant I wore for months.

Lastly, some of my most worn pieces from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale are my boots and booties! It’s such a great time to grab a staple fall shoe as a fraction of the price. I recommend going with a neutral bootie like this pair, that you can wear with just about anything throughout the season. These are items that usually sell out quickly though, so be sure to save them to your wishlist so that you can easily add them to your cart!


most used beauty items

Some of my tried and true beauty favorites are included in the sale this year, like my everyday makeup mirror, the Elemis cleansing balm, and this Tula skincare set. Beauty is a great category to grab a few gifts and stock up on your favorites at a value price.

What are your favorite purchases from past Nordstrom Anniversary Sales?

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  1. Tiffany wrote:

    These are all wonderful picks! I’m so intrigued! Thanks Amanda.

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