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The wait is finally over! Every year, shoppers look forward to Nordstrom's highly anticipated Anniversary Sale, which is full of can't-miss deals on hundreds of customer favorites and brand-new products, from jewelry and clothing to makeup and more — all from popular brands like Nike, Sunday Riley, Spanx, Zella and Vince Camuto, among others.
What are the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 dates?
The event takes place every summer, typically during July or August, and lasts for up to three weeks. This year, the 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially kicks off on July 28 and is now open for everyone to shop. We outlined the timeline below, but there's only one date left to mark on your calendar:
- July 6: Everyone gets a taste of what's to come with the sale preview on July 6.
- July 12: "Icon" cardmembers get the green light to start shopping on July 12.
- July 14: "Ambassador" cardmembers can start shopping the sale on July 14.
- July 16: Those who hold an "Influencer" status can shop the sale starting July 16.
- July 28: The sale officially opens to all shoppers!
- Aug. 8: Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale ends.
On Aug. 9, prices will return to their original retail value for everyone, so it's best to take advantage of these deals before they're gone — because you might have to wait another year to see markdowns this good again.
Don't want to browse through the thousands of items on sale this year? Below, we rounded up the best finds that you can add to your cart right now, so you don't have to comb through them all to find the deals worth shopping.
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Best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 beauty deals
According to the product description, Neulash's serum can "improve the appearance of weak lashes" in just about a month. The 4.1-star rated duo is a beauty exclusive during Nordstrom's big sale, which means you can snag a $190 value for less than $100.
Add some color to your pout with another beauty exclusive from the sale. NARS' lip tint set includes two limited-edition mini versions of its sheer shades, which are formulated to hydrate and protect your lips.
Bobbie Thomas shared a smaller mirror from this brand last year that we loved, and now, one of the brand's chicest mirrors is on sale. This LED beauty gadget comes with a magnifying attachment and a clip to hold your phone. It also features five stages of dimming lights and can even connect to your phone via Bluetooth to help you record videos, take photos and more.
Looking for an effortless summer hairstyle? This limited-edition Drybar set has everything you need to get a salon-worthy blowout, including the popular blow-dryer brush, heat protectant mist, smoothing shampoos and conditioners and a frizz-resistant "liquid glass" smoothing sealant.
Give your hair some TLC with this kit from Briogeo that features four hair-loving essentials to help hydrate and repair damaged locks. The set includes full-size bottles of the brand's Farewell Frizz Conditioning Spray and Deep Conditioning Mask, plus travel-size bottles of the Superfood Hair Mask and Strengthening Treatment Oil.
This powerful salve from celeb-favorite brand Kiehl's delivers serious moisture to dry or cracked hands. It’s formulated with botanical oils and natural wax to deliver the most hydration.
This beauty exclusive has everything you need for the perfect luminous look. The limited-edition set includes a palette with six different eyeshadows, a bronzer and blush, plus gel eyeliner and mascara.
Best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 clothing deals
After the last year, we all might want to "live in" comfortable pants. These joggers have over 1,000 reviews from shoppers that can't get enough of their sleek look. During the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, you can snag them for less than $40.
Lug sole boots are having a moment, but this style from Marc Fisher is a fresh take on the trend. All three color options (Black Leather, Alice Suede and Chic Cream) are on sale, so you can save almost $90 on what is bound to be fall's hottest shoe.
We could all use a few basic tees in our wardrobe, which makes this one from Caslon the perfect pick to stock up on. With over 2,500 reviews and a significant discount, you'll want to grab this lightweight top in every color.
These slippers combine two of summer's hottest trends: neon and comfort. During the sale, you can shop both the Pollen (yellow) and Pink Gradient designs for just $60, which means you'll save as much as $30 on these popular slippers.
Not only are these leggings figure-flattering, but they also have a feature that makes them even more of a necessity — pockets. Right now, you can save $35 on these top-rated bottoms during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Just be sure to take advantage of this special deal before it reverts to the retail price of $100.
Whether you're in need of clothing gear with good ventilation or simply want a comfortable pair of shorts to lounge in on hot days, these moisture-wicking shorts won't disappoint. During Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale you can add them to your cart for just $23 in a black color that can match with anything.
Anytime a pair of Levi's is on sale, time is of the essence. With a $30 markdown, we have a feeling these trendy straight leg jeans will sell out soon.
One Shop TODAY contributor can't get enough of these durable and comfortable flip-flops — and they're finally on sale! Anyone can add them to their cart for just under $50 during Nordstrom's sale in a range of colors and prints.
Vintage styles are making a comeback, and these square-toed sandals are on trend. You can save $50 on this chic style that pairs with anything from skirts to pants.
We can't resist a good deal on Levi's, and these high-waist jeans are no exception. You can snag these trendy bottoms for just $65 during the sale, but you might want to add them to your cart right now — we have a feeling they'll go fast.
Bike shorts are back in style, and after a year of living in loungewear, we're grateful. These stretchy bottoms from Zella come in four different acid-washed colors that can pair with any T-shirt in your closet.
These sleek faux leather leggings have long been on our radar, and they're finally on sale again. They're a convenient pick for anyone that loves the feel of loungewear but likes to look put-together. You can pair them with nearly anything in your existing wardrobe, including sweaters, sneakers and boots.
Who can resist a shiny, simple stud? Perfect for everyday wear, they're chic, subtle and less than $30 during the Nordstrom Anniversary sale.
Regardless of whether you side with Jenna or Hoda on the Spanx debate, the slimming look of these sculpting shorts is something we can all agree to absolutely loving. This shaper features a tummy panel and side panels to keep you comfortable and supported without restricting movement.
Best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 home deals
A reusable water bottle is not only a must for the warmer months, but also a sustainable swap you can use all year long. The famed Hydro Flask bottle is one of the best on the market right now, but it isn't always available on sale. Luckily, you can save on it during Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale and snag it in a dreamy Fog color.
Celebs love this brand, so when a luxe piece like this finally goes on sale, you won't want to miss it. It's available in 7 different prints and made from irresistibly soft polyester you can snuggle up with during every season.
If you can't wait to get your home ready for the next season, a fresh-smelling candle should be one of your first purchases. This trio from Voluspa includes scents that are refreshing and crisp, such as Italian Bellini and Saijo Persimmon, that are sure to create a cozy environment.
If you're still working from home, a constant supply of hot coffee might be an essential. This sleek set from Ohom includes a special mug, lid and mug warmer that will keep a cup of joe toasty down to the last sip.
Don't miss the chance to snag a cool weekender bag on sale! This duffle from Herschel Supply Co. is made from a durable tech fabric and features not only internal organizer pockets, but also a convenient exterior shoe compartment for maximum storage capabilities.
Dreaming of all things silk? This set includes two hair ties, a silk eye mask and a pillowcase that will keep your hair and skin protected while you get some beauty sleep. Even better? It's on sale right now for $40 off the original price.
Diffusers don't always have to stick out like a sore thumb in a room. This one from Serene House not only disperses a pleasant aroma for four continuous hours, but it also doubles as a sleek piece of decor. All you need to create a sweet-smelling space is water and essential oils, as the machine uses ultrasonic vibrations to turn it all into a fine mist.
Whether you prefer to nap on your couch or on your bed, this satin pillow will elevate your beauty rest. A 5-star rating makes it a favorite among shoppers, who are calling it "luxurious" and "perfect."
Packing for a summer vacation or just want to take advantage of a great luggage deal? This suitcase from CalPak is roomy, can roll on all four wheels and can be used as a carry on. Right now, you can grab it for less than $100.
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