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What to Buy at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

What to Buy at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

It’s officially Nordstrom Anniversary Sale time here in Canada!

I’m not much of a shopper nowadays, especially now that I’m trying to be more conscious of the environment.

However, when I do shop for any clothes, I typically shop during sales because almost everything goes on sale.

Sale season is a great time to purchase investment pieces for your capsule wardrobe!

While I don’t purchase specifically from ethical and sustainable clothing brands, I do try to only purchase high-quality, long-lasting pieces.

Here are some of my picks for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 for my fellow Canada peeps, including fashion and beauty products!

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Canada 2021


When is the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in Canada?

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 is different in Canada vs. the U.S., but the annual sale dates are typically in July and August.

Here are the actual dates for Canadians to shop:

  • Early access: July 25 to July 27
  • Public: July 28 to August 8

For both early access and public access, the sale starts at 12 AM PST or 3 AM EST.

You can preview the sale now in Canada, so you can start adding things to your wishlist.

Early access

Early access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in Canada is two days long, from July 25th to July 27th.

Wondering how you can get early access to the sale?

Early access is given to Nordstrom credit card holders or Nordy Club Ambassadors (your membership status depends on the amount you spend per year).

Public access

Otherwise, public sale access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is open to everyone from July 28th through August 8th!

How long does the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale last?

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale lasts until August 8th.

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What are the best things to buy at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?

I would recommend buying essentials you were planning on buying anyway, because you’ll be getting it at a discounted price!

I’ll be regularly updating this post with the best deals as I find them, and you can peep out all the deals on Nordstrom Canada’s website.

Keep on readin’ to see my fave picks of the sale.

What I bought at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale | summer outfits and style inspiration | Diary of a Toronto Girl, a Canadian lifestyle blog

Clothing & accessory deals


You’ll see plenty of discounts on Nordstrom’s in-house brands like BP. and Zella, as well as discounts from some of your fave brands like BLANKNYC.

You can shop all women’s Anniversary Sale deals or shop from my fave picks below!

Tops

I live in sweaters pretty much year-round, since it’s cold for so many months here in Toronto.

This cozy Free People white knit sweater is super cute, and is on sale for $89 from $148 CAD.

Turtlenecks are also one of my go-to pieces to wear from fall through spring, and this Free People oversized turtleneck is so cute.

It’s on sale for $104.90 from $177 CAD, and it comes in a pretty beige and black!

Bottoms

I’m all about leather and suede during the fall and winter, and this BLANKNYC suede miniskirt is on sale for $64.90 for $108 CAD.

These SPANX faux leather leggings are a timeless fall staple, and they’re on sale for $84.90 from $128 CAD.

These BLANKNYC faux leather leggings are another great option, and are on sale for $49.90 from $78 CAD.

If you’re more into pants than leggings, these faux leather trousers from the brand Open Edit are on sale for $49.90 from $75 CAD, and these Free People faux leather pants are on sale for $64.90 from $107.

There’s also a beautiful Ted Baker faux leather wrap midi skirt on sale for $224.90 from $375 CAD – perfect for the office or date nights!

Activewear

If you’re looking for new activewear, you can expect to see deals on brands like Nike, Alo Yoga, and Zella.

I love this slouchy Nike crewneck, which comes in grey and black is on sale for $54.90 from $74 CAD!

If you’re in need of some new running shorts, these Nike Dri-FIT shorts are on sale for $26.25 from $35 CAD.

I also love these Nike bike shorts, which comes in a few cute colours (including green) and is on sale for $30.90 from $42 CAD.

Outerwear

Leather & faux leather jackets

A good-quality leather jacket is a capsule wardrobe staple in my closet, and this AllSaints jacket comes in a gorgeous black and sage green (I love!)

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It’s on sale for $475.90 from $619, which is still expensive, but a good-quality leather jacket will literally last in your wardrobe forever.

This camel faux leather trench coat from Avec Les Filles kind of looks like a flasher jacket (lol), but it’s cute and on sale for $159.90 from $259 CAD.

Fall jackets

I love this Noize teddy jacket, which comes in a beautiful rose or olive colour and is on sale for $119.90 from $210 CAD.

This BLANKNYC faux shearling jacket with faux leather details is also super cute, and on sale for $64.90 from $108 CAD.

If you love long fur coats, this faux fur teddy coat is made from recycled polyester and is on sale for $129.90 from $279 CAD!

Plaid jackets are always an essential for fall and winter, and this Aves Les Filles long shacket (AKA shirt jacket) is on sale for $199.90 from $329 CAD.

If you’re looking for the perfect fall jacket for all your outdoor adventures, this BLANKNYC green quilted jacket is on sale for $79.90 from $138 CAD.

This North Face long fleece coat is also a great fall jacket, and is on sale for $134.90 from $239.99 CAD.

Parkas & down jackets

If you’re looking for a good hiking jacket that’s also warm, this North Face quilted jacket is on sale for $104.90 from $179.99 CAD, and comes in a beautiful burgundy or black.

If you’re in the market for a new winter parka, this North Face down parka comes in a stunning green colour and black, and is on sale for $224.90 from $399.99 CAD!

Footwear

If you’re looking to grab some new booties for fall, you’ll find great deals from brands like Steve Madden and UGG!

Mules

Mules are one of my go-to shoes to wear (especially on lazy days), and these Steve Madden mules feature a super cool gold chain detailing.

It comes in black, tan, and pink (I’m obsessed), and is on sale for $79.90 from $119.95 CAD!

Sneakers

In need of a good pair of sneakers to wear for everyday?

These sporty Adidas leather sneakers come in black or white, and are on sale for $79.90 from $120 CAD.

Hiking boots

As someone who does a lot of hiking, I think it’s absolutely essential to have a good pair of hiking boots and not just running shoes.

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I personally have the Columbia Newton Hiking Boots, but Merrell is also a fantastic brand, and their Altalight Hiking Sneakers are on sale for $119.90 from $190 CAD, which is a great deal.

Plus, I love the grey sneaker with the pink laces and details!

Booties

I’m actually in need of a new pair of black leather booties, and these heeled Marc Fisher ones are on sale for $142.90 from $270 CAD.

These Marc Fisher platform chelsea booties are another great option, and are on sale for $149.90 from $285 CAD.

I’m also a huge fan of Jeffrey Campbell, and these cool chunky leather booties are on sale for $139.90 from $214.95 CAD – I actually have a similar pair I got many years ago!

If you’re not crazy about the heel, there’s also a flatter version by Jeffrey Campbell on sale for $134.90 from $209.95 CAD.

I’ve been debating getting a new pair of combat boots for the last two years (I gave away my old Dr. Martens), and these chic Steve Madden ones are on sale for $164.90 from $250 CAD.

Boots

Hunter boots are the best for rainy days, and these croc-embossed tall boots are stylish, functional, and on sale for $129.90 from $220 CAD.

Over-the-knee boots are another fall/winter staple of mine, and these Steve Madden ones are on sale for $124.90 from $189.95 CAD.

These Stuart Weitzman over-the-knee boots are also on sale for $699.90 from $1072 CAD.

Slippers

Whether you’re looking for something comfy to wear around the house or something easy to slip on to go to the grocery store, slippers are always a great pair of shoes to have in your closet.

Sometimes you just want to be comfy and cozy, okay?!

These UGG slippers are on sale for $69.90 from $100 CAD, and they’re made of real suede/shearling/wool.

Accessories

Eyewear

Quay Australia is one of my fave eyewear brands, and I love these blush cat-eye sunglasses, which are on sale for $49.90 from $75 CAD (and also come in a tortoise brown).

Ray-Ban is another one of my fave eyewear brands, and these cool 51mm square sunnies are on sale for $129.90 from $198 CAD.

Hats

I’m typically not much of a hat person, but I love wide brim hats and beanies during the fall and winter – they just add an extra oomph to your outfits!

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This rag & bone wool hat is a beautiful tan colour, and is on sale for $223.90 from $335 CAD.

There’s also a light pink version of the wool hat, on sale for $200 from $300 CAD.

Bags & wallets

If you’re in need of a new work or school bag, this Kate Spade tote bag comes in an adorable baby pink or black-and-white stripe print and is on sale for $174.90 from $285 CAD.

I love this foldable duffel bag from Herschel, which comes in yellow, navy, and a cool jungle floral print, and is on sale for $19.90 from $38 CAD – it’s perfect for travel!

Belt bags are great for travel or wandering around the city, and this Rebecca Minkoff leather belt bag is on sale for $94.90 from $142 CAD.

If you’re in need of a new wallet, this Marc Jacobs leather wallet is simple and chic and on sale for $96.90 from $160 CAD.

For my peeps who don’t carry cash around anymore, this AllSaints leather card case is beautiful and on sale for $71.90 from $109 CAD.

AllSaints also has a beautiful crossbody wallet in leather and croc leather, both on sale for $122.90 from $289 CAD.


Beauty deals


If you’re looking to restock on your beauty faves, you’ll find deals on some of your favourite beauty and skincare brands.

Skincare

Estée Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair Serum is one of my all-time faves, and you can get this set of one full-size and 3 travel-size serums for a value price of $138, as opposed to $199.

The best thing about these travel-sized serums is that they’re super easy to refill!

I’m a huge fan of Coola’s clean sunscreens, and you can get this 3-pack of their SPF 30 pina colada sprays for $47 as opposed to $63.

Makeup

Anastasia Beverly Hills’ brow products are some of my absolute favourites, and you can get this value pack including two Brow Wiz pencils and one Clear Brow Gel for $39 as opposed to $68.

Haircare

In need of a new hair dryer? This T3 compact hair dryer is on sale for $124.99 from $199.99 CAD.

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This T3 flat iron is also on sale for $124.99 from $199.99, and can be used for straightening or curling your hair.


Home deals


There will also be plenty of deals on home stuff if you’re looking to spruce up your apartment or house!

From simple home decor to kitchen essentials, here are some of the best home deals to shop at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

Home decor

If you need to stock up on some candles, this gorgeous and luxurious set from Voluspa is on sale for $29 from $70 CAD.

I adore this cozy UGG throw blanket, which comes in cream, grey, and beige, and is on sale for $79.90 from $120 CAD.

I also love this faux fur throw pillow, which is made with recycled polyester faux fur and is on sale for $39.90 from $59 CAD!

Kitchen

For any entertainers out there, this marble lazy susan is on sale for $83.90 from $125 CAD, which pairs perfectly with these marble coasters on sale for $22.90 from $35!


Will you be shopping anything at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 in Canada? Let me know on Twitter or Instagram!

Peep out all of their deals on the Nordstrom website.

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Nordstrom anniversary sale picks for Canada

Erica @ Coming up Roses

Wednesday 26th of July 2017

That skirt is so pretty! I lovelovelove that jacket too! Looks like you snagged some great items.

Jessica Lam

Thursday 10th of August 2017

Thank you Erica!!

Jess, PT Contender

Wednesday 26th of July 2017

Lately I've been trying to only buy quality pieces that are more classic and professional looking too! I loved what you picked out -- that jacket & skirt look great on you :)) Everything you picked out seems like it will last a long time & be well worth it!

Jessica Lam

Wednesday 26th of July 2017

Haha thanks Jess! :)

Sharon Glascoe

Tuesday 25th of July 2017

Looooove that pleated skirt! So vintage and marvelous!

Jessica Lam

Wednesday 26th of July 2017

Thank you Sharon! I love it too!

thesophiadiaries

Tuesday 25th of July 2017

Oh you totally got some great pieces!!! we can be twinsies with the moto jacket hahaha

Jessica Lam

Wednesday 26th of July 2017

Hehe yay we can wear them when we meet one day!

Keri H

Tuesday 25th of July 2017

Omg you got so many good things!! My favorite is that moto jacket :) Perfect for fall!

Enclothed Cognition

Jessica Lam

Wednesday 26th of July 2017

Haha thanks girl!