What You Need to Know About the 2020 Nordstrom Anniversary Preview & Sale

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Preview and Sale isn’t here just yet, but shoppers can preview what items will be included online starting today, Friday, July 24, 2020.

Customers can take a look at what items will be featured in the sale set to kick-off to the public on  August 19, 2020. Additionally, shoppers can save selected favorites to their Wish List, allowing for a speedier check out during the annual sale.

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Although the Anniversary Sale officially kicks off online and in-stores to everyone on Aug. 19, Nordy Club cardmembers can shop Early Access as soon as Aug. 4.

Not a cardmember? Shoppers can apply here for a Nordstrom credit card to unlock Early Access shopping. But keep in mind there are four levels of Nordstrom credit cards and each level unlocks a different early access date.

Norstrom’s annual sale will last until Aug. 30, allowing shoppers to score deals on a range of items on Nordstrom.com and in-store. Items include brand new arrivals on more than 10,000 items for men, women and kids across categories.

Below, take a closer look at what you need to know for this year’s anniversary sale.

What You Need to Know About Nordstrom’s Preview Sale

For the first time ever, shoppers can preview the sale starting Friday, July 24, 2020, and save items to their Wish List. According to Nordstrom, this is feature will help customers quickly snag items when the actual sale begins. The retailer also noted that the digital preview experience will also replace Nordstrom’s print catalog.

Early access for Nordy Club cardmembers starts on Aug. 4 for “Icon” status members, Aug. 7 for “Ambassadors,” Aug. 10 for “Influencers” and Aug. 13 for “Insiders” cardholders.

When and Where Does It All Happen?

The sale will be offered in open stores during normal business hours while online shopping begins at 9:30 a.m. ET. The last day of the anniversary sale is Aug. 30, with prices going back up on the 31st.

Nordstrom Canada is also offering the anniversary sale starting Aug. 19 to Sept. 3, with the ability to shop online at Nordstrom.ca.

What to Expect

Unlike other major sales, this one isn’t marked by clearance racks of last season’s items to clean out inventory for the colder months ahead. The sale offers brand-new arrivals at big markdowns prices for a limited time only, including everyday essentials and men’s, women’s and children’s brands.

Among the sale’s most sought-after names are Madewell, Vince and Topshop. Additionally, the retailer announced that it will include an expansive assortment of loungewear, activewear and home items to accommodate the new normal of stay-at-home life many people are experiencing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

While the sale isn’t shoppable quite yet, here are a few items currently being offered at a discount on Nordstrom.com.

Madewell The Skylar Slide Sandal

Slip-on these trendy tie-dye sandals from Madewell. The casual shoe is now 60% off on Nordstrom.com. Perfect for wearing around the house or running errands, the Skylar Slide Sandal is both casual and versatile.

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Topshop Paige Studded Sandal

Hardware is expected to be a big trend for fall ’20, making these on sale sandals from Topshop a great investment piece. The Paige Studded Sandal features a cushy footbed for comfort and stylish snake embossed upper straps, making it one of our favorite seasonless shoes currently offered at a discount.

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Jeffrey Campbell Addison Square Toe Sandal

For just $22 shoppers can snag these square toe sandals from Jeffrey Campbell. The strappy shoe is now more than half off on Nordstrom’s site. The white leather shoe is elegant and can match with practically any outfit thanks to its minimal straps.

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Nike Zoom Gravity Running Shoe

Designed for speed training, this lightweight running shoe is now 40% off on Nordstrom. The shoe features Nike’s signature Zoom Air cushioning in the outsole for a comfortable stride.

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UGG Henrik Twinsole Driving Shoe

Nordstrom also offers great deals on men’s items. The Herik Twinsole Driving Shoe from UGG is now half off on the retailer’s site. These shoes aren’t only comfortable thanks to UGG’s enerG comfort system but also has perforated suede detailing for breathability.

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Magnanni Elonso Sneaker

Shoppers can find luxury shoes like the Magnanni Elonso Sneaker on sale on Nordstrom.com. Made from Italian leather, these $335 sneakers are now only $150, making the elevated shoe a steal.

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nordstrom sale, leather sneakers, luxury sneakers on sale

Native Shoes Jefferson Kid’s Perforated Slip-On

Shoppers starting to think about back-to-school shopping can take a look at the current kid’s items on sale at Nordstrom, too. Among the popular brands with markdowns is Native Shoes. A few pairs are now offered at a discount including these fun star-covered slip-ons.

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