Style Picks: The Best of the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale

Our style expert finds the best of the Seattle-based company's sale for men and women
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With the constant hustle and bustle of our modern-day lives, there is a good possibility that you haven't yet found new summer fashion staples for what is sure to be a season filled with weekend getaways, music festivals and a couple of good ‘ol fashion backyard barbecues.  

Those feeling the pressure will be delighted to learn that the Nordstrom Half-Year Sale begins this Wednesday, May 23. You can save up to 40 percent on brands like Self-Portrait, Tory Burch, and Topshop through June 3. For those unable to visit a Nordstrom location in person, the sale will be live at at 10 p.m. PST on May 22. 

We got a preview of the most coveted pieces and let’s just say there might be a couple items we anticiapte adding to our shopping cart. 

For the ladies, we are enjoying a fresh spin on the summer dress that include bold, unexpected prints, such as the double print stretch silk dress from Lewit, and whimsical asymmetrical skirts that include designs from A.L.C. and Sea New York. To complete the look, a white knotted mule - Carrie Bradshaw would approve - by Lewit Rose and a pair of Tory Burch flip flops in the most irresistible shade of robin egg blue.  

Lewit Double Print Floral Stretch Silk Dress, Sale Price $239

A.L.C. Tilly Asymmetrical Dress, Sale Price $344.98

Sea New York Eddie Ruffle Trim Eyelet Dress, Sale Price $260.98

Ted Baker London Highrove Body-Con Dress, Sale Price $188.98

Nordstrom Signature High Low Crop Pants, Sale Price $119.40

Lewit Rosa Knotted Bow Mule, Sale Price $159

Tory Burch Miller Flip Flop, Sale Price $118

Vince Blair 5 Slip-on Sneaker, Sale Price $117

Ted Baker London Jaceyy Adjustable Handle Leather Shopper, Sale Price $166.83

Gentlemen will be happy to find pieces in varying shades of blue, which provide an opportunity to experiment with tone-on-tone dressing -- one of this season’s go-to trends. Whether you are dressing for a summer wedding or an informal date night, a shade of blue to complement your complexion is the perfect companion, aside from your spouse, for the occasion.  

On our list: a cobalt blue blazer designed by Ted Baker and double pocket Griffin Denim Jacket from Topshop. We also have our eye on a pair of brown wingtip dress sneakers from Cole Haan and a Salvadore Ferragamo belt with leaf buckle detail. Because, you know, details matter. 

Topman Griffin Denim Jacket, Sale Price $44.99

ECCO Soft VII Lace-Up Sneaker, Sale Price $99.90

Ted Baker London Jay Trim Fit Wool Blazer, Sale Price $356.98

Cole Haan Zerogrand Wing Ox, Sale Price $189.90

Magnanni Silvia Double Monk Strap Shoe, Sale Price $234.49

Salvatore Ferragamo Gancio Leaf Buckle Leather Belt, Sale Price $276.49

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