Everything You Need to Know About Nordstrom’s Big Anniversary Sale

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Get ready to break out your credit cards. Summer is officially here, and that means Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is on the horizon.

The retailer’s largest and most popular annual sale allows shoppers to score some major deals on a range of items online and in-store. This year’s sale will feature tons of new drops from great brands for men, women and kids. With plenty of great options for the whole family on sale, from back-to-school sneakers to everyday essentials, chances are good you’ll end up adding something cool to your cart before the promotion ends.

In the meantime, Nordstrom has shared its sale prices for thousands of women’s shoe styles online, so customers can begin creating their wish lists when it opens on July 28. Until August 9, everything from sleek slide sandals by Cult Gaia to soft suede boots by Steve Madden and Marc Fisher are currently up to half off.

Below, we included everything we know so far about Nordstrom’s Anniversary sale, including deals you can shop now.

When is the Nordstrom Anniversary sale?

Nordstrom’s Anniversary sale 2021 will be open to all shoppers starting July 28. On July 6, customers will be able to preview sale items and save their favorites to a Wish List, allowing for a speedier check out when it’s time to shop. The sale will end at 3 a.m. ET on Aug 9.

What are the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Early Access tiers?

As per tradition, Nordstrom cardholders will be able to access the sale early starting July 12. Members who have reached Icon status will be the first to access the sale, followed by cardholders with Ambassador status on July 14 and those with Influencer status on July 16. All cardholders start at Influencer status, and can move up through the tiers the more they spend at Nordstrom locations each year.

Not a cardmember? Shoppers can apply here for a Nordstrom credit card to unlock Early Access shopping.

What is Nordstrom Anniversary Sale’s Return Policy?

Nordstrom allows you to make free returns in-store, via curbside drop off or by mail. If you choose the latter option, you’ll start your return online and Nordstrom will email you a prepaid shipping label that you can easily print at home. If you don’t own a printer, you can simply show your digital return code to an employee at an eligible USPS location and they’ll print a shipping label for you.

What are the best early access deals from Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale?

Shoppers won’t want to miss out on marked-down styles from hundreds of long-time customer favorites like Adidas, Ugg, Steve Madden, Nike and Vince. The sale also features up to 50% off on numerous top labels like AllSaints, Veronica Beard, Cult Gaia, and Tory Burch.

Shop some of the best early access deals on shoes from Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, below:

Cult Gaia Slide Sandal

Cult Gaia’s Meta Slide Sandal is on-trend for the season thanks to its sleek square toe, ’90s-inspired slide straps and sculpted textured heels. The slip-on look also comes in a blush pink shade, if black isn’t your thing.

Cult Gaia, sandals
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Marc Fisher Padmia Chelsea Boot

With a chunky lug sole, Marc Fisher’s Padmia Chelsea Boot is an edgy and sharp wardrobe staple — even stars like Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk have rocked similar styles all season. The pair features elastic insets for easy wear and comes in both black and white leather in addition to tan suede to cover a full range of neutral tones.

Marc Fisher, boots
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Toms Alpargata Slip-On

Bring some relaxation to your shoe rotation with these classic Toms Alpargata Slip-Ons. This casual shoe features a cushioned footbed, elastic inset and lightweight soles for easy wear. The shoes’ soft fabric uppers also make them especially lightweight.

Toms, slip-ons
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Tory Burch Annie Sneaker

Both retro and chic, Tory Burch’s Annie Sneakers are crafted for everyday comfort and can be easily dressed up or down. They boast the brand’s signature logo, textured rubber soles and suede and leather uppers.

Tory Burch, sneakers
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Vionic Amora Loafer

Vionic’s Amora Loafers are both practical and chic, featuring a molded footbed and sharp leather uppers. An almond-toe silhouette and elastic stretch add sophisticated shape, while also making the pair comfortable for all-day wear.

Vionic, loafers
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Ugg Cozette Genuine Shearling Slipper

Slides get an utterly cozy treatment with Ugg’s Cozette Genuine Shearling Slippers, featuring a plush shearling insole and strap. A rubber platform outsole with added tread ensures you’ll remain balanced when wearing the style both in and outdoors.

Ugg, slipper
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Schutz Khemira Ankle Strap Sandal

For major glamour, Schutz’s Khemira Ankle Strap Sandals feature a crystal-covered knotted toe strap. The evening shoe is both elegant and supportive with a sleek 4-inch heel and secure buckled ankle strap.

Schutz, sandals
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Steve Madden Tava Over-the-Knee Boot

Get ahead of the pack and prep for fall with Steve Madden’s Tava Over-the-Knee Boot. Made of soft microsuede, the tall boots are equipped with a flared block heel and lightly textured soles for balance and traction. Their stretchy upper also comes with a small side zipper so you can more easily tuck jeans into them.

Steve Madden, boots
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Veronica Beard Hannalee Platform Sandal

Leaning into one of this fall’s top footwear trends, Veronica Beard’s Hannalee Platform Sandal offer a sharp take on the humble clog. The pair boasts a thick sole and block heel for balance, with added sleek detailing from houndstooth print and polished gold studs. An open-back silhouette with a slide strap also makes them easy to slip on and off as you please.

Veronica Beard, sandal
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Adidas Edge Lux 4 Running Shoe

For sporty comfort, these mesh and knit Adidas Edge Lux 4 Running Shoes feature a rounded heel and a firm foam sole. The cushioned insoles are also removable.

Adidas, sneakers
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