Nordstrom vs. Amazon Looks for Less

Hi friends! Happy Friday!  I’m so ready for the weekend!  I feel like it’s been such a busy two weeks, but also really fun.  I’ve so enjoyed pouring over all the Nordstrom Sale goodies, getting together with Ali-Shaun and Tarah and then chatting with all of you via comments, email and DMs.  I’m so happy we get to connect here and when you let me know my posts are helpful to you, it really makes my day!

Today’s post was SO FUN for me and I hope you like it too!  It took a really long time, but I think it’s worth it! I compared popular Nordstrom items to those on Amazon and found so many similar things for less!  I could have kept creating these collages all day, so let me know if you want to see more like this!  I don’t like to recommend things to you that I haven’t actually tried, so I made sure to call out the things I have and love below.

I also just placed orders at Abercrombie, Target, and RedDress, so look for those posts soon!

AND, don’t forget the Colleen Rothschild GIVEAWAY!  To enter, just subscribe to my blog & follow Colleen Rothschild on Instagram.  Two winners will get to pick their 3 favorite products!

Nordstrom vs. Amazon Looks for Less

Amazon vs. Nordstrom Fall Fashion

Nordstrom Skinny JeansAmazon Skinny Jeans (Top Seller! Have and recommend, fit TTS)

Nordstrom HatAmazon Hat (Have and recommend, adjustable fit.)

Nordstrom Cable Knit SweaterAmazon Cable Knit Sweater (just ordered)

Nordstrom Pocket Cardigan • Amazon Pocket Cardigan

Nordstrom Belt Amazon Belt (have and recommend)


Nordstrom v. Amazon Fall Fashion

Nordstrom Ponte LeggingsAmazon Ponte Leggings (Top Seller! Have and recommend.)

Nordstrom Sweatshirt •  Amazon Sweatshirt (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Leopard CardiganAmazon Leopard Cardigan (just ordered)

Nordstrom Pocket Tee • Amazon Pocket Tee Amazon U-Neck Tee (have and recommend)


1 |  Nordstrom Black Booties • Amazon Black Booties

2 |  Nordstrom Sneakers • Amazon Sneakers

3 |  Nordstrom Mules • Amazon Mules

4 | Nordstrom Tan Booties | Nordstrom Tan Booties • Amazon Tan Booties (just ordered)

Nordstrom vs. Amazon Leggings

Nordstrom High Waist LeggingsAmazon High Waist Leggings (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Patterned LeggingsAmazon Patterned Leggings (highly recommend this brand)

Nordstrom Moto LeggingsAmazon Moto Leggings (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Pocket LeggingAmazon Pocket Leggings


Nordstrom Puffer Jacket • Amazon Packable Jacket (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Quilted VestAmazon Quilted Vest (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Parka • Amazon Packable Hooded Parka (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Zip PulloverAmazon Zip Pullover (have and recommend)


Amazon vs. Nordstrom Fall Fashion

Nordstrom PajamasAmazon Pajamas (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Stripe Cardigan • Amazon Stripe Cardigan

Nordstrom Coin Necklace • Amazon Coin Necklace

Nordstrom Crescent NecklaceAmazon Crescent Necklace

Nordstrom Trench CoatAmazon Trench Coat

Nordstrom Slip On SneakersAmazon Slip On Sneakers (Top Seller! Have and recommend.)


Nordstrom vs. Amazon Intimates

Nordstrom Seamless Undies (prefer these) • Amazon Seamless Undies (close second)

Nordstrom Seamless BraletteAmazon Seamless Bralette (just ordered)

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Nordstrom Lace BraletteAmazon Lace Bralette (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Lace ThongsAmazon Lace Thongs (just ordered)

Nordstrom ShapewearAmazon Shapewear


Nordstrom vs. Amazon Bedding

Barefoot Dream BlanketAmazon Blanket (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Sheet SetAmazon Sheet Set (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Mattress PadAmazon Mattress Pad


Nordstrom Marble Lazy Susan | Amazon Marble Lazy Susan

Marble/Wood Cheese BoardAmazon Marble/Wood Cheese Board

Nordstrom Wooden Cheese Board (sold out) • Amazon Wooden Cheese Board

Wasn’t that fun?! Let me know what you think in the comments below!  I’ll be sure to review those new Amazon orders as soon as they arrive! I’m looking forward to reporting back!


Here are the sales worth checking out this weekend!

Abercrombie • up to 60% off clearance items and 50% off denim

Anthropologie • 30% off sale clothing, shoes and accessories

Banana Republic • Extra 50% off sales styles

Colleen Rothschild • Self Care Bundles are 30% off

Express • All Tops, Shirts and Jeans now 40%-50% off

Gibson • Shop sale styles here

JCrew • Extra 70% off final sale styles

LOFT • 50% off your purchase

Nordstrom •  Anniversary Sale & clearance items here

Old Navy • Shop all sale items here

Sole Society • 50% off full price and sale styles, use code SUMMER50

Victoria Emerson • up to 45% off bracelets

Have a wonderful weekend friends!




  1. Julie C.
    August 14, 2020 / 5:47 am

    Oh my gosh…I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this post!!!! While I do love getting things from Nordstrom, it’s not always in the budget. I know this was a lot of work & very time consuming, but I would love to see more posts like this. Thank you for your time & dedication 🙂

    • Danielle
      August 14, 2020 / 7:32 am

      agree with all of this—great post!!!

    • Lena
      August 14, 2020 / 10:43 am

      Echoing everything Julie C. said.
      Love this post! Thank you Meghan!

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:40 pm

      Thank you so much for your feedback! Hearing how much you enjoy a certain type of post helps me plan for future posts!

  2. Cheryl
    August 14, 2020 / 6:55 am

    Thank you so much for this! Nordstrom is across town from me and I don’t always want to take the time to drive there, AND end up spending more than I should. Amazon is so convenient and your input is very much appreciated!!

  3. Deb
    August 14, 2020 / 7:02 am

    WOW! Fantastic post! Agree with everything Julie C said. Would love to see different stores and brands compared this way on future posts!

  4. Karen
    August 14, 2020 / 7:05 am

    I agree… totally love having these comparisons . Certainly a lot of work . Thank you:)

  5. August 14, 2020 / 7:05 am

    LOVE this post! Our financial situation just changed drastically and I am having to be really careful about spending, so completely skipped the Nordstrom sale this year… Love seeing these more affordable alternatives!

  6. Lisa
    August 14, 2020 / 8:18 am

    Awesome post! I love this kind of look for less. I have a similar Amazon brand quilted vest and love it. I’ve also gifted that Amazon soft throw blanket and my sister loved that. You have great taste 🙂

  7. Ingram M
    August 14, 2020 / 8:20 am

    This is fantastic! I found your blog on Pinterest and have been updating my wardrobe with your help. You are amazing and so helpful. Please keep these comparisons coming! Thank you for all you do!

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:37 pm

      Hi Ingram! I’m so glad you found your way here! 🙂

  8. August 14, 2020 / 8:58 am

    I applaud you for this post! I’m usually a huge shopper during the Nordstrom sale spending easily over $1,000, but with pay cuts, due to COVID that’s not feasible this year. Sometimes I want to invest in quality and designer pieces and sometimes you don’t want to invest a lot in something that will be out of style after one season. Please post more posts like these.

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:36 pm

      Thank you so much Robin! Your feedback is incredibly important to me so I’m already excited for the next comparison!

  9. Rachel
    August 14, 2020 / 9:03 am

    Love this post! Awesome to see very similar looks for less. I don’t generally shop at Nordstrom as the cost is a bit high for my tastes but I still love the style and pieces.

    Thank you for all the hard work on this!

  10. Kelli Cash
    August 14, 2020 / 9:15 am

    This was an awesome post, and I would love more like this!! Thank you so much for comparing and given different price points and your opinion. It is so helpful and useful!! I love your blog and insta stories and thank you for all you do!

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:35 pm

      Thank you so much for being here Kelli!!

  11. Maquelle
    August 14, 2020 / 9:54 am

    Yes, I love this post. While I love Nordstrom, I also like to get things there that you can’t find anywhere else. I tend to mix my outfits with 1 expensive piece and the rest more economical. So, I have my wishlist at Nordstrom and if there is a similar piece you have listed here. I took it off my list at Nordstrom. Thank you!!

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:35 pm

      I love hearing this post was helpful for you! I’m excited to do more of these in the future!

  12. Laura
    August 14, 2020 / 9:56 am

    Thank you Megan for your hard work in doing this post. I really appreciate it and will aave to reference back to!

  13. Laura
    August 14, 2020 / 10:15 am

    Love this post! Great idea girlie!!! ????

  14. Sue
    August 14, 2020 / 10:31 am

    Love this post, thanks for all the hard work. A person could save a lot of money for something they wanted, like maybe a puppy. ( James)

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:35 pm

      Sue! You’re in trouble! Ha! 😉

  15. August 14, 2020 / 10:49 am

    Yes! Love this post! I don’t want to pay Nordstrom prices, even on sale (most of the time)! THANK YOU!

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:34 pm

      I get that Kitty! I think everyone is on a tighter budget right now.

  16. Carol
    August 14, 2020 / 11:07 am

    What a great post! My wish list on Amazon is much closer to my budget. Thank you for all the hard work you put into this post. How do we make sure that you get credit when we shop at Amazon?

  17. Cathy
    August 14, 2020 / 1:16 pm

    Thanks for doing this post! I’m going to check out several of the Amazon items.

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:34 pm

      Thanks for letting me know this was helpful for you Cathy!

  18. Sara
    August 14, 2020 / 1:31 pm

    More of this type of post! LOVE!

    August 14, 2020 / 1:33 pm

    Love this post! Thank you for doing ALL the comparisons. Have a great weekend!

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:34 pm

      You too Stephanie!

  20. Jes
    August 14, 2020 / 4:01 pm

    Wow, great post! Lots of work but thanks for doing for us

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:34 pm

      Always a labor of love for y’all!!

  21. Jessica
    August 14, 2020 / 4:03 pm

    I LOVE this post! Especially. that open knit sweater from Amazon in blush vs. the one from Nordstrom. Love that blush color!

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:33 pm

      That was a good find!!

  22. Lisette
    August 14, 2020 / 7:12 pm

    This is probably one of my favorite posts. So helpful and time efficient! Great picks to choose from. Thank you Megan for saving me time and money!

    • Megan
      August 14, 2020 / 9:33 pm

      I’m SO happy to hear this! While I was working on it, I thought it would resonate with y’all, but hearing it from you makes it even better!!

  23. Gilda
    August 15, 2020 / 7:05 am

    What a great post!! Thank you for all the money saving tips!!

  24. Tara
    August 15, 2020 / 8:06 am

    Thank you for this comparison post! So much great stuff! As much as I love the nsale and Nordstrom, Amazon has some great treasures. Love the undies and the fall colors look great, can’t beat the price!
    Off to order the booties and bralette❣️?

  25. Karen
    August 15, 2020 / 2:16 pm

    I think this is my all time favorite post ever!! Just love it! I believe you are a reader. If so, I would love to see some book review posts! Thank you Megan!

  26. Maryellen
    August 17, 2020 / 12:59 pm

    Such a fun (and useful) post!

  27. Deb
    August 18, 2020 / 7:24 am

    Love all your posts, but this is up there as one of my favs!!! Would love to see more of these types. Thanks for the tips.

    • Megan
      August 18, 2020 / 5:40 pm

      Thank you so much for letting me know! I’m looking forward to doing more in the future!

  28. Lynda
    February 22, 2021 / 5:27 am

    Great post. Thank you.

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