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We’ve been prepping our minds and our wallets in anticipation of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which is now open to the public. (For a few days, if you were a Nordy Club member or otherwise had spent a lot of loyalty time and money at the store, you could access the sale early.) The sale is running from now until August 1, both in store and online. When it comes to spending money on stuff that’s very much worth it, Nordstrom’s selection of on-sale Nike sneakers is topping the list.
It’s always the right time for a new pair of sneakers, and now is truly the perfect time to get a pair on sale. There are Nike sneakers on sale at Nordstrom that are fit for all types of activities: there are Nike sneakers for running, for working out, for walking and for just casually wearing with jeans and a T-shirt. Some of the most innovative (and generally pricey) Nike sneakers are discounted for prices too good to pass up.
Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is an annual occasion that includes store-wide sales on clothing and shoes that we rarely see on sale. That’s part of what makes it so important: this isn’t an end-of-the-season, clear-out-the-rack type of sale, but a reason to finally add the coolest sneakers you’ve been eyeing to your cart — the ones you’d pay full price for but now, don’t have to.
The Nordstrom Anniversary sale makes shopping in July actually fun, when usually July shopping feels more like a mid-season slump. Sneakers are a great way to refresh guys to refresh their wardrobes from every angle. You can score a new pair of workout shoes, or finally get a pair of trail-running shoes for those summer outdoor runs. Or maybe you need something cool and casual to wear with your linen shorts and swim trunks for the rest of the summer. Start here for some of the best Nike sneakers on sale now during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.
Nike React Phantom Run Flyknit 2 Shoes
The Nike React Phantom Run Flyknit 2 is a great sneaker for running with its bouncy and responsive midsole. But these sneakers might be even better for guys who need something solid that takes less than a second to put on — new dads, we are looking at you. The stretchy knit upper is breathable and easy to get on and off.
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 39 Shoes
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 39 is a favorite Nike sneaker for runners of all kinds, and we can’t recommend it enough. The wide, supportive base paired with the React foam and wide toe box makes them a great shoe for long runs and distance training.
Nike Air Max Dawn Shoes
Nike Air Max Dawns are exactly the kind of casual Nike sneaker that’s meant to be worn every day. Not only is the signature Air Max aesthetic cool, but these are also done up in a black suede with pockets of mesh for added detailing. The pockets of Air Max cushioning add some bounce to your everyday shoe.
Nike Air VaporMax 2021 FK Shoes
Nike Air VaporMax 2021 FK is a high-tech Nike sneaker that doesn’t often go on sale, making it a great option for something smart to scoop during Nordstrom’s sale. They have the airy cushioning the shoe is known for, but these are also made with 20% recycled content.
Nike React Pegasus Trail 4 Shoes
Nike React Pegasus Trail 4 has a similar foundation to the standard Pegasus, but these are made over to be more friendly for outdoor terrain. They have extra toe protection to stop any toe stubbing on the move and they have a sticky traction bottom to prevent slipping.
Nike Air Max 97 Shoes
Nike Air Max 97s are another casual Nike sneaker that you can wear every day. In fact, once you get a pair, you probably will wear them every day. The Air Max unit on these lasts the whole length of the shoe, making your feet feel lightly supported all day long. Wear them with shorts and jeans and dressier trousers.
Nike Air Max Pre-Day Shoes
Nike Air Max Pre-Day sneakers are a mix of old-school sports with modern tech. The Air sole cushioning in the back gives you support and bounce all day, while the upper — a mix of suede and mesh — is a whole retro style unto itself.
Nike Free RN 5.0 2021 Shoes
Nike Free RN 5.0 2021 is one of the lightest sneakers Nike makes. They are great to have on hand for anyone doing a lot of daily walking. The sole bends with your foot, so your steps feel free rather than constricted.
Nike RYZ 365 2 Sneakers
Nike RYZ 365 2 Sneaker are definitely in the realm of Nike’s modern take on comfortable sneakers. The sole is high and cut out in geometric shapes for a heightened, dramatic feel.
Nike Wildhorse 7 Trail Shoes
Nike Wildhorse 7 Trail is built for trail running, complete with all of the details that take on the elements so you don’t have to think about them. There is Nike React foam inside for support and response, and the lugs on these guys are unparalleled for a trail sneaker. The grip hits on the bottom of the shoe and around the sides, keeping you stable on any type of uneven surface.