My Faves from the Nordstrom Sale + 30 Before 30 Update

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Blogger Picks

This post is going up a little later than usual because of some technical difficulties encountered over the weekend. BUT better late than never, right?

In case you’ve been missing legit every single blogger on Instagram posting nonstop about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, a) HOW HAVE YOU MISSED IT and b) you’re in luck. This is Nordstrom’s biggest sale of the year, and a ton of fall items that are brand new are on sale. Including my whole look in this post!

I thought I’d share this blogger’s Nordstrom Anniversary Sale blogger picks. My hope is that how I styled this look for now and for later inspires y’all (and your Nordstrom Anniversary Sale purchases!). If you want more information on the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, there’s a link in my nav bar (or click here) to my page containing ALL of the FAQs… and dropdowns so you can shop all of my picks both per category and per price point!

PS scroll to the very bottom of this post to enter my giveaway for a $1000 Nordstrom gift card… just in time for you to spend on the sale!

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Colorful Clutches to Get You In the Summery Mood

LOFT Orange Straw Clutch with White and Gold Jack Roger Sandals

What a fun weekend. Seriously. I don’t think I can remember the last time I had such a great weekend, full of friends and relaxation and fun.

Such a fun weekend, in fact, that I fell asleep last night without writing today’s post. (Rookie mistake!)

Today’s post is all about colorful summer clutches. Because just sticking to 50 shades of beige all summer long is way too boring.

Oh and PS all of my picks are under $200 (and all but two are under $100!) so get excited.

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Pastel Birthday Party Dress + 30 Before 30 Update

ASOS Bow Cold Shoulder Sleeve Crepe Midi Dress

That’s it. I’m officially old. Well, hell.

On the plus side, I was perfectly pastel yesterday for my birthday celebrations. And this pastel birthday party dress was perfect. It has bows, cutouts, and a most delicious price tag ($68).

In fact, everything I’m wearing is under $100! I know: whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat.

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Bow-Neck Blouse & a 30 Before 30 Update

Bow-Neck Blouse

Happy Monday, friends! I’ve been lazily writing this post all morning because the weekend totally got away from me. (Anybody else out there feel the same?)

Though I left my job back in June, I’ve managed to stay in pretty close contact with many of my old coworkers – especially the ones from the U.K. Due to a work event, they’re all in town this week. So I expect that this week is going to be very crazy, with not a lot of sleep. Because that’s exactly how this weekend was. Saturday was full of pampering, shopping at Northpark (where I picked up this bow-neck blouse!), and dinner at Henry’s Majestic. And then Sunday I tried to make it all better by eating one salad (with beer… because that makes sense) while hiding out from the tornados at my friend’s house.

It was a weird weekend, y’all.

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Corduroy Party Look & a 30 Before 30 Update


One of my favorite ways to dress up an otherwise casual outfit is by adding a totally fabulous statement piece. The more sparkly the jewelry, the more festive the outfit. I’ve long-loved the combination of moss green and rose pink – the moment you add sparkles into the mix, the outfit instantly goes from casual to the cutest corduroy party look!

I actually wore this look to a little fiesta with my MBA class a few weeks ago, but I just know that I’ll be wearing it through the holidays (especially given the color of these pants!).

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