Nordstrom Anniversary Sale | PART 2 – The BEST Cardigans & Jackets

Welcome back friends!  I hope yesterday was a FUN and beneficial shopping day for those of you with Early Access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Today I’m sharing your top 10 sale favorites and the best of Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets and cardigans!

I chatted with several of you that experienced snags when trying to check out and that was so frustrating.  I know Nordstrom wants to make it right with y’all and so they are giving 10x REWARD POINTS per net dollar to everyone that shopped online yesterday. That’s HUGE!

And dang, it enticed me to go online and place a big order last night!  I ordered these pj’s, this yoga tee, and this blanket in the midnight/camel.  I’m super excited about that one!  We got the stone/cream one last year and have used it since all year long!  I’m going to keep one upstairs and one downstairs now.

Speaking of home decor, our reversible kitchen rugs are in the sale too!  I get asked about those a lot and we’re very happy with them.  They are soft on your feet and machine washable.  We’ve had them a few years and they’re still doing great- they come in a rainbow of colors, we have the ‘Indigo’.

I’ll continue reviewing the Sale throughout the duration, so please subscribe to get my blog posts delivered straight to your inbox!

And I haven’t forgotten about those of you not shopping the Nordstrom Sale yet. At the bottom on today’s post, I have all the Weekend Steals to check out from retailers other than Nordstrom!


Based on what I saw yesterday, the top things y’all were most interested in were:

Barefoot Dreams Cozy Cardigan $114, $75

Comfiest Seamless Undies $18, $12

Prettiest T-Shirt Bra $70, $46

Articles of Society Sarah Ankle Jeans $64 $41

Teddy Bear Fleece Pullover $78, $51

 Vince Camuto Movinta Booties $150 $99

 Hooded Jacket $230, $159

 Leith Cardigan $69 $45

Pretty Thongs $22, $16

 Caslon Thermal Henley $59 $39

AND, I just realized the most comfortable (no underwire!) bra that still offers good support is in the sale!!  You’ll really love this one! $60, $39


Yesterday we had Dressing Room Part 1 with my initial favorites and the things that will sell out the fastest.   Today, I’m following up with Dressing Room Part 2 and focusing on the BEST cardigans and jackets in the sale and outfits to wear them with!

For this post, I made an effort to be more succinct since I know there’s a lot. Let me know if you like this style.

My Size Reference: I’m short (5’1) and petite, athletic build, weighing about 110 and wear a 34D bra.  I typically wear size 0p/25 jeans, XSP in tops and dresses.



PRICE : $75, $49

FIT : TTS, wearing US 2 and it’s meant to fit oversized.

DETAILS : Long chunky knit goodness and the dusty rose color is gorgeous.  You’ll want to cuddle up in this all day long. I especially like it with the tan knee high boots.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

AG Ripped Jeans Super Skinny Ankle $225 $149 • White TankTopshop Pink Cardigan $75 $49 • Sam Edelman Caprice Boots $224 $149 • Kendra Scott Necklace $90 $59


PRICE : $79, $52

FIT : TTS, wearing XS, but it also comes in petite

DETAILS : This cardigan is super soft with an inner tie that you can cinch closed or wear open.  It comes in 5 colors and the Oatmeal and Pink Cedar are particularly pretty.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

Caslon Hooded Cardigan $79, $52 • Caslon U-Neck Tee $25, $17 • BP High Rise Skinny Jeans $65, $42 • Vince Camuto Reeista Booties $149, $99


PRICE: $49 $31


DETAILS:  This relaxed fitting cardigan is a steal at only $31!  It has slouchy drop shoulders and a curved hem.  There’s 6 Fall colors to choose from.  I’m wearing it with black jeans and blue denim in the two photos below to show you a few options.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

Articles of Society Sarah Ankle Jeans $64 $41 • BP Plaid Top $49 $31 • Steve Madden Brinkley Black BootsBP Green Cardigan $49 $31

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

Articles of Society Black Jeans  $64 $41 • Caslon Stripe Tee $25 $17 • BP Green Cardigan $49 $31 • Vince Camuto Movinta Booties $149 $99


PRICE : $79 $52


DETAILS : I dig the exaggerated balloon style sleeves on this soft knit cardigan. I’m wearing the ‘Brown Taupe’ that has a hint of dusty rose to it.  I think the ‘Yellow Spruce’ will also be a great color for Fall, almost like a mustard yellow.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

AG Ripped Jeans Super Skinny Ankle $225 $149 • White Tank • Hinge Cardigan $79 $52 • Sam Edelman Caprice Boots $224 $149 • Kendra Scott Necklace $90 $59


PRICE : $150 $99

FIT : Runs large, size down, wearing XS, but XXS would fit me better

DETAILS : I’m always drawn to pink, so of course I loved this one.  It’s also particularly soft in a plush knit due to the special yarns used in construction.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

AG Ripped Jeans Super Skinny Ankle $225 $149 • Leith Plaid Top $69 $45 • Madewell Pink Cardigan $150 $99 • Vince Camuto Movinta Booties $149 $99


PRICE : $114 $75

FIT : Runs big, the XS was long on my short frame

DETAILS : Of course I love my Barefoot Dreams Cozy Cardigan so much that I wanted to try this hooded version.  It’s as soft as cozy as the original, but with a boxier cut, as opposed to the circle hem. It’s still equally as good, and I definitely didn’t want to take it off.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

KUT Donna Jeans $89 $59 • White Tank • Barefoot Dreams Cardigan Grey $114 $75 • Vince Camuto Kochelda Boot $239 $159 • Pancea Necklace $48 $31


PRICE : $89 $59

FIT : TTS, wearing XS, but would prefer XSP

DETAILS : If you like a duster style cardigan, this collegiate inspired cardigan has your name on it. But, several of the colors are solid without the stripes on the sleeves, which takes away from the prepster vibe.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

Caslon Pink Pants $74 $49 *By the way, I loved these pink jeans! More on them soon!TankHalogen White Cardigan $89 $59 • Vince Mules $295 $194


PRICE : $79 $52


DETAILS : For those of you that are fans of shorter cardigans, this one is perfect as it hits at thigh level or higher if you’re taller.  The marled cotton-blend is on the lightweight side, so great for in-between seasons.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale cardigan

AG Ripped Jeans Super Skinny Ankle $225 $149 • Leith Plaid Top $69 $45 • Caslon Grey Cardigan $79 $52 • Vince Camuto Movinta Booties $79 $52




PRICE : $90, $59


DETAILS : This jacket looks 100% better on than it does on the hanger.  It’s so super soft and drapes beautifully in an effortlessly chic way. You can also fasten it at one side to wear it closed.  It will look fantastic with leggings and boots this Fall and Winter.  You won’t believe it, but you can machine wash this jacket! And it’s under $60!

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets

Blank NYC The Great Jones Jeans $88 $58 • Madison & Berkeley White Tank $35 $22 • BlankNYC Drape $90 $59 • Steve Madden Brinkley Black Boots $129 $86 • Black Treasure and Bond Hat $49 $31


PRICE : $188 $125

FIT : Runs slightly small, wearing XS

DETAILS : This year’s hot suede moto jacket by BLANKNYC is similar to last year’s, but sleeker because it doesn’t have the belt and beltloops.  Whenever I put one of these hip jackets on, I instantly feel like a cool mom. I love the zip detail and rich color on this one!

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets

Blank NYC The Great Jones Jeans $88 $58 • Madison & Berkeley White TankBlankNYC Jacket $188 $125  • Steve Madden Brinkley Black Boots $129 $86


PRICE : $88 $58

FIT : TTS, US 4, but I probably could have worn a US2

DETAILS : It’s got great details from the zipper on the sleeve to the quilting on the shoulder. It’s a crop length so it will make your legs look longer in jeans and skirts.  But, I love pairing a leather jacket over a feminine dress for an unexpected twist.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets

Articles of Society Sarah Ankle Jeans $64 $41 • Caslon Striped Tee  $25 $17 • Steve Madden Brinkley Black Boots $129 $86 • Topshop Moto Jacket $88 $58


PRICE : $129 $85

FIT : runs big, wearing XS but would prefer XXS

DETAILS : I love having a good jean jacket in my wardrobe because they are perfect for our generally mild weather.  I often keep it in my car because then it’s always handy when I need it.  This jacket has a lot of stretch with a released hem.  If you want it more fitted (that’s my preference), I’d size down one.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets

Caslon Utility Pants $79 $49 • Good Vibes Tee $34 $21 • Vince Camuto Jean Jacket $129 $85 •Lucky Brand Yabba Booties $129 $86 • Pancea Necklace $48 $31


PRICE : $79 $49


DETAILS :  It’s more of a button down shirt fit with a pleat in the back and relaxed fit.  It’s one of those pieces that’s versatile for throwing over a top when it’s chilly, but not downright cold.  It also comes in camo!  REALLY a fan of this one!  I hope you can grab it before it sells out because you’ll get a ton of use out of it.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets

Articles of Society Black Jeans  $64 $41 • Caslon Stripe Tee $25 $17 • Caslon Utility Jacket $79 $49 • Vince Camuto Movinta Booties $149 $99


PRICE : $79 $49


DETAILS : Isn’t the camo version cute?! I like how they added that pink stitch detail above the pocket. I also prefer this jacket in petite.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets

AG Ripped Jeans Super Skinny Ankle $225 $149 • Madewell Stripe Top  • Caslon Camo Jacket $79 $49


PRICE : $89 $59

FIT : Generously cut, wearing XS

DETAILS : I really liked this coat on my friend Ali-Shaun, but I think it’s too overwhelming for a petite frame.  On her it looked really sleek and stylish.  The quality is really good, especially for under $60 and it looks and feels more expensive than it is.  The ‘blue pearl’ is a nice silvery blue color.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets

AG Ripped Jeans Super Skinny Ankle $225 $149 • Hinge Black Peplum Tank $69 $45 • Sam Edelman Cheetah Booties $149 $99 • Leith Coat $89 $59


PRICE : $99, $68


DETAILS : I’m a cozy junkie for sure and I really didn’t want to take this soft zip up jacket off.  As much as I wear my Patagonia pullover, I think I’d get tons of use out of this jacket during chilly weather.  This is the jacket that haunted me after I left the store without it, so I ordered it last night! Thankfully, it was still stocked in all sizes.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale northface jackets

AG Jeans Madewell Top • Furry Fleece Jacket $99 $68


PRICE : $139, $89

FIT : TTS, but meant to be shrunken , wearing Size 2, but would need a 0

DETAILS : When I worked in an office that often required professional dress, I was always on the lookout for chic suit options.  This is a great workwear blazer with the classic houndstooth check pattern and smart fit.  There’s a coordinating button front skirt that goes with it, or you could mix and match with black or grey pants or a skirt.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets

Pink Pants $74 $49 • 1901 Plaid Jacket  $139 $89


PRICE : $149 $98


DETAILS : The colorful fringe on this classic tweed jacket makes it a beautiful combination of conservative and playful.  It goes well with jeans for a classy night out look or more professional with pants and skirts.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets


PRICE: $198 $131

FIT: TTS, 00

DETAILS : This pink blazer will be in style for years to come.  It’s versatile for work to weekend and in between.  At the office, it would look great with slacks and on date night, dress it up with skinny or bootcut jeans and heels.  The cut is double breasted, but I like how it looks hanging open casually and with the sleeves rusched.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale jackets



Below are the weekend steals you don’t want to miss out on with my picks!

NORDSTROM • If you aren’t quite ready to shop for Fall or you don’t have a Nordstrom Card yet, there are still tons of clearance deals available!

My picks: This tie front tee is under $15 and a cute ruffle and gingham swimsuit for those final summer vacations and this long sleeve magic dress is up to 40% off!

NORDSTROM RACK • New Arrivals are 60% Off

My picks: There are some great new arrivals from Nordstrom favorites like : Halogen, Gibson & Vince Camuto.

LOFT • 40% off sale styles!

My picks: Shorts starting at $25. This lace cap sleeve tee is nice too!

MADEWELL • Extra 30% Off sale styles

My picks: My red & white striped tank is $15 and the striped wrap top is on sale too!!

ABERCROMBIE & FITCH • All jeans 50% off

My picks: My peplum tank comes in stripes and a few other colors and I love the comfort of this camo tee!

COLLEEN ROTHSCHILD • 20% off one item with code HWH20

My picks: Now is a great time to stock up on summer essentials like the TSA & travel-friendly Discovery Collection, the pool-side must-have Beauty Water mist, or the Daily Defense SPF 25.

JCPENNEY • 70% Off Exclusive Brands

My picks: This preppy peplum is darling and I love the casual feel of this blouse!

JCREW • 30% off sale styles

My picks: Love the girly details on this tank and you know I love a V-Neck Tee.

JCREW FACTORY • super sale on midsummer must-haves and swimsuits

My picks: There are too many cute swimsuits too choose and I can’t quite give up the eyelet just yet!

OLD NAVY• EPIC clearance event! 75% Off!

My picks: This chambray shirt dress comes in two different washes and I’m crushing on this jumpsuit.

SUPERGOOP! • Free gift with every purchase

My picks: This sunscreen mousse has been a lifesaver this summer! And I prefer a stick sunscreen like this for my face!

Have a wonderful weekend, friends!

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Hi! I’m Megan, mom to a thoughtful teenager and spunky young girl. We call Houston home and recently moved into our dream home. I traded my lawyer hat to become a full-time blogger in 2010. I love sharing my passion for affordable fashion, home decor, organization, & fitness to help inspire you to take care of you!


  1. I love that Blanknyc suede jacket! I have it in my cart , too.
    Love your try-ons! Thanks for all the great info.

  2. I already placed two orders but I just went back on and ordered the Barefoot Dreams cardigan! I had to try it, it looks so soft and cozy!

  3. Thank you for doing all of that! I know you enjoy it, but it is also helpful to see it being modeled and hearing your comments. Nordstrum needs to know that there are others like me that find it too overwhelming and would just dismiss the sale, but because of your Nordstrum sale post last year and this, I’ve purchased items too.

  4. Great pics from the sale and I like the way you put this post together! I just put that North Face fuzzy fleece in my cart and I purchased a big haul yesterday! I appreciate Nordstrom offering 10X points for every dollar spent, because yesterday was quite frustrating for a long while!!

    1. I agree! I was so disappointed to hear that so many of you had trouble! I had to place my own order twice! I’m glad they made it up with those 10x points!

  5. So many great items! Love seeing items on you since I am 5’ tall. It’s so helpful! I have added that camo jacket to my cart, so cute and I love that it comes in petite!

  6. I definitely purchased a new Barefoot Dreams cardigan, I pretty much have to in each sale because I wear them so often during the Fall & Winter! I also really love that first chunky long-line cardigan you featured, the rose pink color is so pretty and it looks so cozy!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern and Style

  7. You really picked some awesome things. I ordered so many things from your links as soon as the sale started, but apparently my shipment is missing (even though I was at home the entire day) and most-wanted items are out of stock now. This has been the most frustrating and time-consuming on-line shopping experience and Nordstrom’s customer service has been terrible! All remaining orders have been cancelled and I’ll take my business to another retailer. Hopefully, you’ll share clothes from other retailers soon since you have such wonderful style!!!!

    1. Oh no! I absolutely hate that you had such a bad experience. I totally understand your frustration. I’m used to excellent customer service from Nordstrom, so this is extra disappointing. I hope they make it right for you. I will continue to explore more retailers in the future. Hope you have a great week!

  8. Hi Megan! I appreciate all the work you did for the NSale! I made several purchases based on your reviews. I am 5’2” and it’s really helpful to see how things fit on a smaller person! I love your blog, I access your content mostly through Instagram.

  9. I think that chunky dusty rose cardigan is one of my favorite pieces from the sale! It looks so good on everyone I’ve seen try it AND it looks incredibly comfy.

  10. What a great way to review items from the sale! It gives such a more relatable take on what the items look like on. Thank you for your unique and helpful approach!

  11. Hello Megan, Today I received my Barefoot Dreams circle cardigan. You and James are right–so soft! I bought it then and am thanking you later! My question is about the Pacific Blue color hoping that you have seen it in person. Would you characterize it as more blue or more gray? It is sold out in my size but maybe it will be restocked before the sale is over??? Just an FYI, your bio over on IHeart Organizing needs to be updated. James is a bit older than 2 years now, I think.

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