The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is like Christmas (or Hanukkah, for my fellow Jews) in July. Appropriately timed during the back-to-school season, the sale lists hot end-of-summer deals and new fall finds, and is virtually impossible to miss. Before prices go up Aug. 5, check out these picks to relish in the rest of the summer and transition to fall.

All pieces available at Nordstrom stores and

Caslon Removable Faux Shearling Collar Utility Jacket, $64.90

Army jackets are still a hot trend from spring’s fresh style, and the removable collar makes the jacket easily transition to the colder weather. A stellar fashion find under $100.

Tulle Faux Leather Trim Peacoat, $72.90

I know I can’t think about coats in July, but this is one coat not to miss out on. The faux leather makes this basic staple a little more luxe.

Trouve Animal Print Blouse, $49.90

Animal print under $50, and the perfect blouse for work and weekend.

Max & Mia Studded Graphic Sweatshirt, $49.90

What I’d wear on the weekends with a floral skirt and ballet flats now, and skinny jeans and black booties later.

Free People Tapestry Skirt, $59.90

A breezy skirt, paired with a basic white tank, a long necklace and neutral ankle boots makes for a fashionable outfit for any outdoor music festival.

Devlin Pleated Skirt, $58.90

Fun and flirty for a girls’ night out.

Louise et Cie “Olivia” Bootie, $89.90

An easy transition shoe, this peep-toe sandal/bootie works with anything in your closet.

Ivanka Trump “Janie” Pump, $79.90

A sleek and classic pump under $100.



Hannah Gettleman is a bubbly twenty-something living in Chicago. She graduated in 2012 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Journalism. Don't tell her that print is dying--she's already made the switch to public relations. As a Midwest girl, winter happens approximately 80% of the year, so she knows a thing or two about a good pair of snow boots. She lives for summer weather (even though she can never tan), Boy Meets World reruns, and an unhealthy addiction to dark chocolate and online shopping. She's a die-hard Chicago sports fan, even though she's well aware the Cubs always end up in last place every year.

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