Friday, July 10, 2015

What I Bought From the NSale... (Plus Sizing Info)

Even though this has been a crazy/hectic week for me... I knew I had to find time yesterday to run by Nordstrom to take a peek at their Anniversary Sale items (see yesterday's post for more info on the sale!). Y'ALL. Usually I am not incredibly impressed with the Anniversary Sale, but there are some super cute fall essentials that I couldn't resist. So instead of just showing you what my favorites are, I thought I'd show you what I actually bought and am keeping for the fall. Sorry in advance for all the mirror pics!

First up, I want to talk about jeans. I came into Nordstrom yesterday looking for a new pair of dark wash denim for fall - I wanted a skinny jean that was really comfortable and that I could also pair with both short booties and riding boots. The answer? Joe's Jeans "flawless" skinny jeans. The wash is very flattering and slimming, and they are SO COMFORTABLE they almost feel like I'm wearing pajama pants (I hate when jeans are stiff or scratchy). 

Sizing: Size up! I went up one size in these jeans for the best fit. 
Price: $119.90, marked down from $179

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
Vince Camuto booties (size up half a size)

Let's talk about this plaid shirt. It's B.P. brand, super comfortable and only $24.90. You can wear it now with white shorts or white skinny jeans, or save it for the fall and pair it with a comfy cardigan (seen below). 

Sizing: I usually wear an XS in shirts, but I went with a medium for this one. I wanted it to fit loose and come down long enough for leggings.
Price: $24.90 marked down from $38

Nordstrom Anniversary sale plaid shirt with open cardigan
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale outfit

Next up... one of my favorite "essentials" for fall, a striped dress! A comfy striped dress is a must-have to pair with booties and riding boots in the fall. When temperatures drop, pair it with a military-style jacket or a jean jacket. This dress is also light enough to wear with sandals on a summer evening. 

Sizing: True to size. I am wearing the U.S. 2 (I usually find that Topshop runs small, however not in this dress - I would stick with your normal size. If you are petite, keep in mind that it hits right above the knee so you may want to have it hemmed if you like shorter dresses).
Price: $42.90 marked down from $68

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale dress
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale striped dress

 A striped sweater is another fall essential that can be styled a number of ways. For now, wear it with jean shorts. In the fall, wear it with jeans, black pants and riding boots, or a colorful skirt for the office.

Sizing: Size up one, wearing Small.
Price: $24.90 marked down from $38

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale striped sweater
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Tory Burch bag

This next shirt is really neat - it gives the illusion of layering without all the bulk of actually layering. The sweater material is also really cozy and soft. I would definitely wear this on a day that I don't want to put much effort into dressing - it's so easy to throw on with jeans and you're out the door.

Sizing: True to size, wearing XS.
Price: $58.90 marked down from $88

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale layered shirttail sweater
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale sweater

Next is the perfect white shirt for all your fall outfits - this one by Lush. The V-neck makes it ideal for wearing necklaces, especially a monogram. It is really long, like REALLY long, so you could definitely pair it with leggings and not worry about your booty showing. It also comes in five different colors - I am crushing on the army green one, as well.

Sizing: True to size, wearing XS.
Price: $27.90 marked down from $42

white V-neck blouse for layering

Although it may be a really cliche or "basic" outfit, I will forever love the white shirt/faux fur vest combination. This vest from Topshop was by far my favorite item from the whole sale. It is REALLY nice quality (I have a lot of faux fur vests and this one takes the cake for quality), and it's also very soft and warm (I was sweating just trying it on in my air conditioned apartment!). I think if you buy one thing from this sale, the vest should be it.

Sizing: True to size, I'm wearing a U.S. 2.
Price: $89.90 marked down from $140

perfect faux fur vest outfit for fall


 One more note about the shoes I'm wearing in this post: the Vince Camuto booties. When I tried them on the store yesterday I realized they run a little small - I sized up a half a size for a perfect fit. 

Sizing: Size up a half size for the perfect fit. I usually wear a 7 but bought them in a 7.5
Price: $104.90 marked down from $158.95

So there you have it! These are all the items that I loved from the sale and bought to keep. Even though it is still hot outside, I have to admit that all of these items have me really excited about fall! Bring on the PSLs ;). To view the entire Nordstrom Sale, click here. And don't forget to enter my giveaway to win a $500 Nordstrom gift card!! xox

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55 comments:

  1. Considering buying those boots! So cute.

    Nikki Ann Blog
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  2. This post already has me excited for the fall! Looks like you got some great stuff from the sale :)
    -Angela
    Sunshineandalittlepinkblog.blogspot.com

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  3. great post! i bought the lush top and can't wait for it to arrive now!

    xoxo, Preeti
    www.ninesto5.com

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  4. This is a great post! I'm jealous of everything you got :) The Topshop dress and Treasure & Bond sweater is on my wish list and I'm hoping to get it today. I really love the sweater and I'm glad you like it!
    ~~Megan~~
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  5. Great picks- loving all the stripes and neutrals!

    Alyssa
    www.feathersandstripes.com

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  6. Wow! You bought amazing and wonderful classy pieces. I can imagine you will wear them for a very long time.
    xx Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  7. Great Choices! Is that a certain special RING on your left hand??

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  8. Thank you for this post. The sizing info is so helpful!

    Another odd sizing question about your phone- is that an iPhone 6 or 6 + ?

    I am trying to decide which to order. Wondering if 6+ would be awkward to handle; I'm petite.

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    1. I have an iPhone 6 Plus! and I LOVE it! I'm petite too (only 5'3) and it is really big but once you get used to looking at the big screen you will never want to go back. The camera is also a little better (so I've heard).

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  9. Great Choices! ...is that a certain special ring on your left hand??

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    1. Nooo haha, that's a vintage ring from my mother and I'm wearing it on my right hand! It just looks like my left because of the reflection in the mirror!

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  10. Great post! I love that you talk about sizing. That's so helpful! Love your picks

    Kim
    http://trendkeeper.me .. HAUL?!

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  11. Fall fashion is my favorite, so I'm super excited to see you wearing these pieces in the fall! Great looks!

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  12. I am in love with everything you picked up! I don't normally care for the Anniversary Sale either, but now I think I may need to check it out.

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  13. I love all your outfits! You look great!

    Her Heartland Soul
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  14. Love your picks girlie! I can't wait for the fall to wear the pieces I bought from the sale!

    xo, Nina
    www.lawoffashionblog.com

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  15. you picked up some great things for fall time.

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  16. Love the white tunic and the bag!

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  17. Love this, thank you for posting what size you normally wear and what you got, and the prices too! I hate when people say get this then you have to click the link for the price, I don't have time for that :) Love the stripe stuff you picked out, going to try and snag when non-CC holders can shop! Anxiously waiting...

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  18. I love everything you got, especially that cute plaid shirt!!
    xo
    Syd
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  19. The leopard print heels are my favorite! -Shelly H.

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  20. Hmmm...you may have just pushed me over the edge to get that Topshop fur vest... That's adorable! Love the creamy tan color

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  21. Thanks for showing them on, best way to get an idea. I really love that white tunic, it´s so crisp and fresh looking and such a classic :)

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  22. I just love that you gave us a quick peek! I think I need that fur vest, STAT!
    ig:@stylemelauren
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  23. Those skinny jeans look awesome...I may have to head on down to Nordstrom's.

    Japanese on the Weekends

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  24. Normally I hate when people talk about fall during the summer months...but just seeing all those clothes & colors & textures has me craving pumpkin patches, steaming hot lattes, & apple picking!

    xoox, SS

    The Southern Stylista

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  25. LOVE the watches, tory purse, and ALL the tops!

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  26. Love how you did this post! Thanks so much for sharing! I am loving those SE booties as well as the tunic and faux fur vest! Come on Fall!!
    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

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  27. Great picks from the sale!

    www.eyelikefashion.com

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  28. Cute finds!
    xx
    Mademoiselle Coconath
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  29. That shirtail sweater is a great find!
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  30. Nice looks!

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  31. I"m definitely in the market for a new pair of jeans. I've been wanting Rag & Bone but those never go on sale. How well would you compare Joe's Jeans to your other jeans?

    Also where did you get the phone case from? I couldn't keep my eyes off it!

    coffeeslag

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  32. Awesome finds! I can't wait to shop it!

    xoxo, colleen
    Pleather & Sparkles

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  33. Is the tunic you are wearing in white? I only see ivory.
    You look beautiful in everything!

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  34. Oh my gosh, love love love all of these looks!! So cute for fall! (:

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  35. OMG! Those sweaters are amazing and I LOVE that fur vest!

    xo,
    Sara Kate Styling

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  36. Love the fur vest! It looks way cuter on you than online.

    SomethingPink

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  37. Love it all, but my favorites is the striped sweater dress.
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  38. Love the sweater dress and plaid, layered sweater! Adding them to my list now:)

    Wishes & Reality

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  39. That textured cardigan is to die for! Love it! You look great!
    -Erica

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  40. What I really love the most about this post is the blue carpet!

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  41. This is best Anniversary Sale post I have seen!!! Love your picks, your styling for summer or winter, and seeing them on you as opposed to just pics in a collage!

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  42. What length is your monogram necklace? I am planning to order one, but they offer in 3 lengths.
    Love your style!

    Thanks,
    Denise

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    1. Hey Denise, Mine is the 16 inch one! Hope that helps!! :)

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    2. Where can I get a monogrammed necklace like that? Love it!

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  43. that faux fur vest looks PERFECT! I can't wait until they open the sale to everyone else (me) so I can buy it. Crossing my fingers it doesn't sell out!<3
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  44. I love the striped sweater and the sweater over plaid! I need them in my closet. Now I'm wishing for fall. :D

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  45. I love all these choices. I already see three items I hope I can snag when it becomes available on Friday!

    xx,

    Shelby
    thememphisjewel.com

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  46. Ok I am ordering a few things through your links! Love everything!

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  47. I just got the white tunic in the mail but am disappointed it's so see through! Do you wear something under it or just make sure to wear it untucked always??

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  48. Just found your blog and am dying over these picks! I love the fur vest with white tunic look the best!

    Linds @ Not A Mom

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