Nordstrom’s anniversary and half-year sales are events we keep on our calendars year after year, but sometimes the iconic department store surprises us with a series of totally unexpected markdowns. Right now, Nordstrom has a ton of new holiday deals — some as high as 60% off — ahead of the Black Friday/Cyber Monday craze — into their sale section, and they’re all good until November 18th. 29.
You know what that means: we’ve done the hard work and gone through thousands of options, so we can offer you the best options below before you spend your precious time combing through your own (which, of course, is also totally encouraged ). Before your favorite styles and sizes sell out, shop our favorite men’s, women’s, kids, and homewares below—and be sure to check out our list of other retailers now having early Black Friday sales .
This thong sits right where the hips are most comfortable, and the full lace construction not only works well for faceless lines; it’s also super easy to air dry.
These slip-on boots are easier to put on and take off than lace-ups, and white is an unexpected (but very cool) color for winter. (If you’re not into Chelsea style, there are also white lace-up Docs on sale).
These straight-leg jeans are pants that look great with some chunky hiking boots this winter, or make for a fun surprise when you take them out of your closet in the spring.
Alo’s high-waisted leggings feature flat-lock seams to act as a chafing measure when you need it most, whether you’re squatting or jogging for 3 miles.
Perfect for your workout routine (or lounging on the couch), this ribbed tank top is now over 30% off in both black and cantaloupe.
This go-anywhere jacket is your perfect weekend basic, whether you’re in the comfort of your home or running errands. It’s also great for layering under longer parkas for extra warmth.
These leggings are perfect if you like the secure feel of compression, and the ribbed fabric also adds a touch of texture to your athleisure outfit. (Non-ribbed versions are also on sale.)
The graphic pattern and bright colors of this open cardigan bring a warm-weather vibe to a winter staple.
These chunky platform heels are perfect for everyday wear, holiday parties or any other time you need a lift. If you need a pair of straight party heels, metallic powder and disco silver are also available. Bonus: They come in an inclusive size.
Cropped wide-leg pants paired with a comfy sweatshirt are a stylish take on our usual loungewear leggings, and we’re not complaining about the super-soft fleece.
Balloon sleeves always seem to re-emerge for the holidays, and this version is available in eight colors from beige to black to match anything.
Rain boots that don’t look like rain boots? Yes, please. Whether you’re commuting to work or shopping on the weekends, these air-soled boots will get you through the wet days of fall and winter.
LLBean’s bathrobes are as warm and comfortable as one would expect from an outdoor retailer, even though from the looks of it, this one belongs in an upscale hotel room.
This workout shirt from Zella is available in black or gray for $10—you can even pick it up in-store today for a workout tomorrow.
Sports shorts are officially back, perfect for lounging at home or throwing on yoga.
Crafted in a rich blue and black stucco fabric, this cardigan is perfect for Friday meetings, family gatherings or any other time you want an equally comfortable but more elegant alternative to a sweatshirt.
If you’re looking to add something other than black, gray, and white to your underwear drawer, these three Calvin Klein classic boxer briefs are currently over 50% off.
These really cool cargo jogging pants are made for outings in the city – they’re made from 100% recycled polyester.
When you think of Uggs, these Uggs don’t look like you think. Instead, they blend technical advantages (proprietary comfort insoles, super-grip soles) with a frankly elegant design that pairs well with office sweaters.
With prices starting at $26 in three earth tones (Dune Beige, Faded Teal, or Terracotta) and three other colors available at reduced discounts, these shirts are the perfect opportunity to add some new shades to your drawers. 100% Pima cotton also feels great on the skin.
They’ll be back in fashion next summer, so get ready now and grab this street-style visor while it’s on sale.
If you need a pair of sneakers for a variety of workouts — like outdoor boot camps, weight training at the gym, and the occasional jog — this is a one-off, high-performance cross-training shoe that can handle whatever WOD you throw at it.
The perfect way to start your day with these soft suede and shearling slippers, these are literally made for gift-giving (especially at this price).
If you’re gifting yourself a good night’s sleep this season, there’s a reason this Casper mattress is the boxed bed brand’s flagship product. It has excellent support and cushioning to keep you and your spine comfortable all night long.
A few turns around the decanter really help open up an intense, vibrant red (aka most wine pairings in the holidays) – and you get better results than letting the bottle sit on the counter for an hour before serving much faster.
A good knife goes a long way in the kitchen, and if your knife needs to be replaced before it’s been tested for a season of chopping, slicing, and cutting, this Miyabi chef’s knife is an excellent all-rounder for any Everyday recipes.
If you need a backup pan when your pans and saucepans are occupied, this all-purpose frying pan is a true all-rounder in the kitchen—though with these ratings, it could be the star of your kitchen show.
Elegantly designed for your countertop, this Zwilling coffee maker provides the power for your morning caffeine brew, producing 12 cups of premium coffee and featuring the Special Coffee Institute’s Gold Cup Standard certification for its functionality.
Staub’s cast iron cocotte holds 4 quarts of stews and sauces, or is great for slow cooking, stewing, roasting, and more. It’s also safe in the oven up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, which means fewer dishes for you.
Available in a 5.25-quart multipurpose size, Le Creuset’s classic Dutch oven is an excellent all-rounder in your kitchen for a range of slow and slow meals this holiday season – and for years to come, thanks to the brand’s renowned Durability and quality.
These elegant coupes make great gifts this holiday season with a bottle of champagne, whether for friends throwing a great party or just for you and your SO
If you’re looking to upgrade for the holidays, these four plates are all about casual elegance. The asymmetrical shape and gold trim keep things sophisticated without being fussy.
This pretty striped candle will make your home smell like Palo Santo and Sage, the two cleansing scents we need to beat the stress of the holidays.
Start with a facial fuel cleanser, then use a shaving cream and aftershave cream (better to get rid of bumps), and finish the ritual with a facial fuel moisturizing treatment. Each product comes in a travel size in case the winter holidays come.
Herbivore’s vegan bath products are super gentle and turn your soak into a five-star experience. This holiday kit contains Herbivore’s Coconut Body Wash, Cocoa Rose Body Scrub and Calming Bath Salts and makes a great gift for yourself or your best friend.
A great texture spray (see you, dry shampoo) is reason enough to be drawn to these three Living Proof hero products, but the shampoos and conditioners are also great for wash day.
Two eye essentials – black mascara and eyeliner – from Anastasia Beverly Hills at CVS Price? We are here for this.
Refresh your skin with this micro-surface exfoliator. Ultra-fine alumina crystals strengthen your epidermis, leaving you with smooth, nourished skin (thanks to some green tea and shea butter in the formula). After (please!) use SPF up to twice a week for best results.
Keep the kids warm this winter by wearing this cute zip-up bunting in the stroller on cold days. (A pink heart-shaped version is also on sale.)
This gorgeous dress can be layered over a winter cardigan or worn alone next year when the sun is out to play.
Slip-on sneakers make it easier to get out and about, and these running shoes are available in a variety of sizes, from babies to toddlers.
Wrap your baby in this chunky cardigan with a hood for when the temperature drops.
This sophisticated sweatshirt has a mini pocket on the side to keep the little ones you meet throughout the day with you.
It’s a fact that you’ll never end a season with as many socks as you did at the beginning, so if your kids need a top-up, this is a great time (especially when these socks are easy to match).
This comfy dress is sure to be a school day favorite with appliquéd planets, moons and more – plus fun facts to practice reading aloud.
If you have an outdoorsy kid, this 5-star nylon and fleece jacket will keep them warm through all their outdoor activities this winter.