The 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview Is Live: Here Are 5 Cute Looks

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The 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview just went live, and the TME editors are all hard at work pulling together their favorite pieces, creating capsule wardrobes, and scrutinizing page after page after page of inventory. While you can’t shop — yet — you can browse, drool and add things on preview into your wish list, and then buy when your access level comes up later this month.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021: 5 Cute, Casual Looks We’re Coveting

Myself? I’ve been focused mainly on the jeans. I was excited to see some MOTHER denim in the sale (including the style I’ve referred to in the past as my ‘pajama jeans’), and — new this year — a few styles from Re/Done. The Levi’s selection is boring, but for 501 fans, this pair of FRAME jeans has a decidedly old Levi’s vibe, and definitely make my heart beat fast.

We have so much more to come, but for now, just to give you a quick idea of where my head is, I pulled together five seriously cute fall looks from the #NSale pieces I’m currently eyeing up.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021: Outfit Idea 1

This is easily my favorite look of the bunch. The jeans are my longtime favs, rag & bone Nina skinnies in a really pretty wash (fit is TTS, but sometimes I do size up), and the sneakers (p448 Thea sneakers) are the most comfortable sneaks I’ve ever worn. The star of the show, however, is that insanely gorgeous Reiss coat. I’m worried it’ll be too long on me (tall girls have at it) but it’s SO good I might consider a visit to the tailor.

The 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview is live! We're making wish lists, creating capsule wardrobes & playing paper dolls with these 5 cute looks.

tee | coat | jeans | sneaks | bag


Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021: Outfit Idea 2

For the times I need to go out (and therefore change out of sweatpants)…this outfit. We’re talking an easy bodysuit, the slouchy FRAME jeans I mentioned above, and some Jenni Kayne slides I’ve been dying over FOREVER.

Peep the Open Edit cardigan making it into our 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview looks. The Jenni Kanye slides pull it all together.

top | cardigan | jeans | shoes | bag

(ps. Treasure & Bond has a more affordable pair of slides that are similar…)


Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021: Outfit Idea 3

These are the jeans I call MOTHER’s ‘pajama jeans’, and I own — and LOVE — those chunky black boots. In fact, I predicted they’d be in the sale this year! [pats self on back]

The 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview is live! We're making wish lists, creating capsule wardrobes & playing paper dolls with these 5 cute looks.

sweater | coat | jeans | boots | bag


Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021: Outfit Idea 4

I’m always tempted to buy rainboots…but they’re not nearly as comfortable as waterproof, all-weather boots. And I keep coming back to these Timberland’s. The color looks perfect, and I love how they can work with a black raincoat as well. The Clare V bag ties it all together.

A rainy day chic look from the  2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview. Think: AG Jeans.

sweater | jacket | jeans | boots | bag


Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021: Outfit Idea 5

I did get distracted from my denim search by all of the freaking gorgeous workout and loungewear in this sale. It is NOT to be missed. I’m obsessed with the muted colors of this Zella set, and mixing it with tone-on-tone pieces like the Nike hoodie and blush-colored Adidas makes the set feel really fresh. A welcome update from my all-black everything.

The 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview is live! We're making wish lists, creating capsule wardrobes & playing paper dolls with these 5 cute looks.

bra | hoodie | leggings | sneaks | bag


What pieces are you guys loving? Drop us a comment with your favorite #NSale piece, and we can try and style them up into a look! Also — don’t forget to bookmark our ultimate guide to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale — all things related to the sale live there. Our one-and-done cheat sheet will drop next week as soon as shopping starts.

xo,

S

3 COMMENTS

    • We feel this way almost every year. And then once we start building capsule wardrobes, making lists…we get excited again. Part of the issue (for me) is the overwhelming amount of STUFF, most of which I don’t want. But my current ‘short list’ is more than 20 items that I don’t want to cut down sooooo… 🙂

  1. I agree with Adrienne – completely underwhelming. Good for the wallet,I suppose! I hope some of the boys’ pants are still available in my kids’ sizes by the time it gets to Influencer level, but I’m definitely not kicking myself for not being Ambassador level like I have in prior years. It’s a lot of repeated styles.

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