The Best Things to Buy from the Nordstrom Half Year Sale

Written by Allison

It’s Nordstrom sale time, ladies.

Gird your wallets ladies because it’s time for the Nordstrom half year sale. Twice a year, our favorite department store hosts basically the best sale ever. From super cheapie buys (so you can finally try out that trend) to the best luxury for less.

We’ve collected our favorite picks from the whole line up to help you narrow things down. The Nordstrom half year sale only lasts till June 4th so ready those tabs.


Ruffle One-Shoulder Bodysuit by SOCIALITE 40% off $17.40

We’re obsessed with this barely pink off shoulder body suit. You get ruffles, a skin tone warming pink, and a shirt that will never ever ride up. And it’s less than $20. Bless.

Ruffle Skater Dress by LUSH 40% off $29.40

Hi summer everything dress. We can picture wearing this dress everywhere from one of those fancy barbecues to a casual day out with the gal-pals.

Pinewood Maxi Dress by MAJORELLE 40% off $160.80

We love to even things out by compensating for a super-covering maxi dress with a plunging neckline. We’d wear this to drinks with your newest Tinder cutie. Just take the time to try boob contouring.

Riley Embroidered Chambray Miniskirt by ALICE + OLIVIA 40% off $165

If you have a closet full of plain white tees, add a little interest to your uniform with this gorgeous embroidered chambray skirt. The pattern is bold but the simplicity of the cut and colors chills things out.

Wilston Wide Leg Jeans by SIMON MILLER 40% off $164.98

Wide leg pants can be hard to pull off so if you haven’t tried them yet, 40% off feels like a good time. This light wash and un-hemmed look is is perfect for summer.

Step Hem Ankle Skinny Jeans by CURRENT/ELLIOTT 33% off $166.16

Say hello to distressed jeans that don’t look like they were torn up by a wood chipper. Subtle rips and splatters give interest to your standard skinnies.

Denim Patchwork Tank by BP. 40% off 29.40

Canadian tuxedo? Yes please. Varied shades of denim make this fashion faux pas a hot fashion look.

Cotton Twist Hem Shirt BY ALEXANDER WANG 40% off $164.98

Have you worn the same boring white button down for-ev-er? Change it up with this gorgeous twisted hem shirt.

Belted Silk Shirtdress By CAROLINA HERRERA 40% off $1,613.98

We’re all for spending a little (or a lotta) extra money on pieces you can wear pretty much forever. This little black dress that is a true classic. Treat yourself!

Leather Moto Jacket with Removable Genuine Shearling Collar by SAINT LAURENT 40% off $2,969.98

Same rules apply to classic outerwear. A leather jacket is a true investment but 40% off makes that sticker shock a little less painful.


Crystal Flatform Sneaker by TOPSHOP 40% off $26.98

Need your millennial pink fix? We’re down for these ultra trendy plush pink platform sneakers. Say that three times fast.

Jacon Sandal by VINCE CAMUTO 40% off $65.96

These are the kind of bold sandal we’d wear to jazz up any plain outfit. The tomato red, the bold lines, and the stacked heel? Yes, yes, and yes please.

Loki Sandal by DOLCE VITA 40% off $65.96

For an easier to walk summer sandal try these criss cross slides. The visible stitching gives these sandals a bit more interest without taking away from the sleek look.

Bonnie Open-Toe Bootie by JOSEF SEIBEL 35% off $99.90

Okay, we’re in love with these booties. They’d last you through spring, summer, and fall, easily. The warm tan color is perfect for just about any casual outfit and who doesn’t love a peep toe?

‘Lucy’ Flat by JIMMY CHOO 40% off $404.98

Need a fancy but fun work shoe? Look no further than these shiny silver flats. Jimmy Choo knows how to shoe.

Marcia Zip Bootie by JIMMY CHOO 35% off $599.90

For a classic year rounder bootie, try these classic Jimmy Choo’s. They’ll last you for years without looking out of date. And that tiny pop of metallic on the heel? Gorgeous.


Daisy Lace Choker by BP. 50% off $5.98

Give any outfit a (super cheap) summer upgrade with this choker. It’s daisies! You can’t go wrong.

Set of 3 Chokers by BP. 50% off $6.98

If florals aren’t your thing, try this less cutesy metallic chokers instead.

Stay in Bed 3-Pack Pins by TOPSHOP 40% off $7.20

We love the enamel pin trend but they can be so expensive for a little laugh. Try these three pins for just seven bucks.

Nova Two Layer Ring by SOLE SOCIETY 40% off $16.17

Class things up a bit with this gorgeous rose gold ring. The less than $20 price tag feels good for a trendy style and color.

Triple Stone Cocktail Ring by TREASURE & BOND 50% off $17.49

For a bolder choice try this minty ring. It’s a conversation starter like “ooh where did you get that gorgeous ring?!”

Cutout Collar Necklace by ARGENTO VIVO 60% off $25.98

This golden torc is giving us giving us Egyptian vibes. The mini cut out is a gorgeous addition to an otherwise plain gold necklace.

‘Invader’ 50mm Cat Eye Sunglasses by QUAY AUSTRALIA 20% off $39.00

Jazz up any ensemble with these cute cat eye sunnies. The rose colored glass is our favorite part.

‘Tiara’ Pearl Ear Jackets by ANNA SHEFFIELD 40% off $599.98

Getting spendy on jewelry feels right when you think that you can get basically two pairs of earrings with this pearly set. Wear with the ear jackets for a trendy look, or leave them off for a classic gold stud.

‘Greek’ Double Pink Tourmaline Ring by PIPPA SMALL 40% off $2,258.98

Hubba hubba! This statement ring is to die for. Someone buy it and let us live vicariously through you.


Velvet Clutch by BP. 50% off $17.49

Velvet may not be the summeriest of textures but this gunmetal clutch will still look sleek this winter. Pick up this less than $20 cheapie and store it for later.

Leather Crossbody Bag by HALOGEN 50% off $49.49

A little more summery is this mint green cross body. And it’s only $50 for real leather. Swoon.

‘Leo’ Envelope Clutch By REBECCA MINKOFF 40% off $56.98

We’re loving this Rebecca Minkoff purse. It’s a subtle blue for a fear-free pop of color, and the zipper detail adds a little edge.

Jeleni Beaded Clutch by STEVEN BY STEVE MADDEN 40% off $58.80

We can easily see this cool clutch working for everything from Coachella to fancier events. You’ll get a little more milage out of less exciting outfits.

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Half Moon Box Shoulder Bag by VICTORIA BECKHAM 33% off $1,286.40

Let’s all thank Posh Spice for creating this work of art. It’s a bold color, we know, but the simple shape keeps things proportional.

Are you going to pick anything up in the Nordstrom half year sale?

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About the author


Bio: She's a New Orleans based beauty writer, nail polish hoarder, and doughnut enthusiast. When she isn't camping out in her local coffee shop for hours on end, you'll probably find her taking selfies in front of every colorful wall she's ever seen. Follow along on Instagram @allisonmarieschmidt.

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