It’s easy to be drawn to whatever is the lowest price in the sales, without really considering how and when you will wear it, whether it will go with anything you already own, and whether it will stand the test of time.
Now, there’s no problem with that at all if you just want to try out something different. But the sales, particularly the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, can be a great way to build up a totally timeless wardrobe that you can wear year after year.
That’s what we’re concentrating on in this article. We’ve chosen stylish, timeless clothes that will definitely stand the test of time, all discounted in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Take a look and you’ll see how you could wear these for seasons to come.
classics from the nordstrom anniversary sale
Shirts and blouses
Let’s start with some tops for you to wear this season and beyond.
A well-fitting t-shirt is a staple of any closet. V-neck styles are flattering as they create long vertical lines. The Caslon t-shirt (below) comes in a good choice of shades, and is a very purse-friendly price, so you could choose one in every color.
Caslon V-Neck Short Sleeve Pocket T-Shirt ($12.99
A white shirt is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing you can own. Tuck into your skirts for a night out, wear over jeans, wear under your sweaters, or wear open as a duster jacket. The Nordstrom shirt (below) is an oversized style so would look good with your leggings.
Nordstrom Oversize Cotton Poplin Button-Up Shirt ($49.99
A longer length tunic is perfect to wear with your leggings, or slim jeans, or over your swimsuit as a cover-up.
Zadig & Voltaire Tink Tunic Blouse ($179.99
The styling of the pleat shoulder top (below) adds a stylish twist to what could be an otherwise simple outfit of jeans and a t-shirt.
Nordstrom Signature Pleat Shoulder Top ($85.99
Jacket and coats
The sales are a great time to invest in a new jacket or coat.
A single breasted blazer will definitely stand the test of time. Wear the black blazer (below) with your favorite jeans and the white shirt or t-shirt from above.
Good American One-Button Scuba Blazer ($109.99
A belted blazer is a stylish way to either show off your waist, or create the illusion of one. You could wear the Topshop blazer (below) with a camisole underneath.
Topshop Belted Blazer ($69.99
leather moto jacket
A leather moto jacket is a true classic. Wear with your jeans, or over your summer dresses. Choose a different color to the traditional black moto jacket to give your outfit a point of difference.
AllSaints Balfern Sheepskin Leather Biker Jacket ($349.99
A trench coat will never date. The Sam Edelman trench (below) is a good choice.
Sam Edelman Water Resistant Double Breasted Trench Coat ($129.99
Look out for natural fabrics in the sale, like wool blend coat (below), which comes in a choice of navy or beige.
Bernardo Belted Wool Blend Longline Coat ($149.99
Jeans and pants
You can keep the same pants or jeans year after year, and simply change your tops to create different looks each season.
A pair of black jeans can easily be dressed up for work or a meal out. The 7 For All Mankind jeans (below) feature a straight hem that will be perfect any shoe styles.
7 For All Mankind High Waist Crop Straight Leg Jeans ($129.99
As Paige is one of our favorite jeans brands, we’re bringing you another pair – this one in blue! Flare legs are very of-the-moment, while also being timeless.
PAIGE Laurel Canyon Low Rise Flare Jeans ($159.99
wide leg trousers
A pair of wide leg pants will add subtle glamour to any outfit. The Vince Camuto pants (below) has a smart, formal look to it.
Vince Camuto Wide Leg Trousers ($71.99
A pair of black leggings will go with so many things. Wear with your tunics, long shirts or shorter dresses. Or, of course, for exercising.
Vince Camuto Ponte Leggings ($38.99
Dresses and skirts
Now let’s take a look at some dresses and skirts that could be part of your wardrobe for lots of years to come.
A sheath dress could be worn for dinner or for work. You can add statement jewelry to elevate your look even more.
WAYF Siete Ruched Sheath Dress ($55.99
Sam Edelman Drape Neck Cocktail Dress ($81.99
Vince’s midi dress (below) would look good worn with a statement necklace, and chunky sandals.
Vince Paneled Sleeveless Midi Dress ($329.99
Wear the pleated skirt (below) with your t-shirts and sneakers, or dress up with a blouse and heels.
Halogen Pleated Faux Wrap Skirt ($65.99
The Halogen skirt (below) features a stylish high-low hemline. You could wear it with your tank top or t-shirt and sandals for warmer weather, your sweater booties and tights when it’s cooler, and dress up with a silk top for dinner.
Camisoles, underwear & pajamas
If you’re shopping for essentials in the sale, don’t just think about what you see on the outside. Update your underwear and pajama drawer too.
A camisole is so useful for layering, or you could wear on its own in warm months. The Halogen camisole (below) comes in a choice of four colors.
Halogen Absolute Camisole ($9.99
Wacoal Comfort First Underwire T-Shirt Bra ($44.99
Another well-reviewed bra choice is the Natori contour bra (below), which comes in a choice of colors.
Natori Bliss Perfection Underwire Contour Bra ($46.90
If you like a fuller brief, but you want to make sure you don’t have visible panty lines, the Chantelle Lingerie brief (below) is a great choice.
Chantelle Lingerie Soft Stretch High Waist Briefs ($14.90
A pair of silk pajamas is a great gift for yourself, or for someone else. The Nordstrom pajamas (below) are washable silk and feel luxurious against your skin.
Nordstrom Washable Silk Pajamas ($139.99
Shoes and boots
If you love a minimal look, the ballet flats (below) are ideal. Wear it with your slim jeans and pants.
Vince Cesta Square Toe Ballet Flat ($199.99
A pair of closed toe pumps are timeless. Update a classic by choosing a vibrant shade of blue.
Marc Fisher LTD Varla Block Heel Pump ($89.99
Rather than white sneakers, how about silver? They will still go with everything in your closet.
AllSaints Shana Metallic Sneakers ($119.99
A pair of ankle booties are perfect to wear under your jeans, or with your dresses as summer turns to Fall.
Paul Green Sante Zip Bootie ($369.99
knee high boots
Knee boots are perfect for wearing over your leggings and skinny jeans, or under your dresses.
Dolce Vita Flin Knee High Boot ($174.99
The sale is the ideal time to invest in a new, classic bag.
A black tote bag will definitely never go out of date. The AllSaints tote (below) will fit all your day-to-day essentials.
AllSaints Allington Tote ($199.99
If you don’t need to take so much with you, you could opt for a smaller crossbody bag instead.
COACH Polished Pebble Leather Crossbody Bag ($129.99
If you have parties coming up, or you’re heading to dinner, the clutch (below) looks elegant.
Olga Berg Nic Faux Leather Clutch ($45.99
Hoop earrings are always on trend. You can wear the hoop earrings (below) with any of your casual or more formal outfits.
Bony Levy 14K Gold Textured Hoop Earrings ($191.99
For a little subtle bling each day, the pendant necklace (below) would look good worn under your shirts and blouses.
Nordstrom Cubic Zirconia Pendant Necklace ($18.99
Cashmere feels wonderful against your neck. Choose one for you, one for a gift!
Nordstrom Cashmere Scarf ($99.99
Sunglasses are essential at any time of year. Choose a cats eye pair for a flattering uplifting effect.
Versace 56mm Gradient Cat Eye Sunglasses ($183.99
shop timeless classics from the nordstrom anniversary sale here:
- What To Expect From The 2023 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale – And The Best Sale Picks You Can Choose Now
- Get Ready For Fall With The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
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