Nordstrom’s Half Yearly sale is here. It’s a good way to top up your Spring and Summer capsules. If you have a long Summer and warm Fall, taking advantage of end of season sales is a win.
I’ve seen most of these items in person, and am struck by how I like the simple items best. Browse all the colour options. Keep stalking the items that are out of your size as they can come back into stock.
- Eileen Fisher Jersey Bateau Neck Fit & Flare Dress (Regular & Petite) (Online Only): A flared shark-bite periwinkle frock that looks good on most body types. Size down, and check out all the colour options.
- Caslon Print Split Neck Peasant Top (Regular & Petite): A very lightweight peasant blouse that looks great on a larger bust and/or apple shaped body type.
- Vigoss High Rise Crop Skinny Jeans (Rinse): Soft and stretchy cropped skinnies that run large. Great to wear under dresses and roomy tunics. Fab to wear with taller boots for Fall and Winter.
- Kate Spade New York open stitch short sleeve sweater: An elegant and ladylike eyelet pullover to wear with a skirt. Quite thick. Gorgeous quality.
- Halogen Asymmetrical Sheer Hem Tank (Regular & Petite): An asymmetrical tunic that looks great over low-contrast bottoms. Runs big and is as nice in black.
- Caslon Popover Shirtdress (Regular & Petite): A comfy shirt dress to wear as is with casual flats or over cropped skinny jeans.
- Rag & Bone / Jean 'The Dre' Slim Fit Boyfriend Jeans (Mabel): A repeat order that deserves its rave reviews. Excellent streamlined distressed boyfriend jeans. Size down.
- Ted Baker London 'Jamthun' Structured Peplum Cotton Blend Sheath Dress: Peplum Party. A good Modern Retro '80s dress for Team Defined Waist. Runs small.
- Gibson Funnel Neck Sleeveless Top: An affordable sleeveless turtleneck for Team Long Neck. Fun to wear under a vest. Looks best in black.
- Vince Camuto Center Pleat Sleeveless Blouse: A fab blouse for apple shaped body types to wear on its own or under a jacket. Size down.
- Vince Camuto One-Button Stretch Cotton Blazer (Regular & Petite): Don't underestimate the power of a modern classic white blazer for business and smart casual settings. This one is in a crisp cotton and drapes well. Also available in light blue. Might need to size down.
- Vince Camuto Sleeveless Top with Asymmetrical Chiffon Overlay: Arty Drape for pretty shoulders. Black option is just as fab. Runs big.
- KUT from the Kloth 'Catherine' Boyfriend Jeans (White) (Regular & Petite): This style of streamlined boyfriend jean has been around for years, and is still going strong. I have multiple pairs and wear them very regularly. Thick white denim in a great cut that fits multiple body types. Most of my clients have a pair of these.
- 'Kapri' Ankle Cuff Sandal (Women): Air-force blue sandals are hard to find. Gorgeous ankle strap. Comfy and good on a regular volume foot. Runs large, and read the rave reviews.
- Bella-Vita 'Ollie' Studded Lace Up Flat (Women): Comfy on trend lace-up flats with mediocre support. Quite comfortable.
- AGL Double Sole Oxford (Women): Beautifully made and very comfortable pearlesque oxfords. Fits lower and higher volume feet. Also available in black.
- SJP By Sarah Jessica Parker 'Katrina' Pointy Toe Block Heel Pump (Women): Pink suede pumps are Modern Retro with a block heel. Moderately comfortable.
- SoftWalk 'Elevate' Platform Walking Sandal (Women): Sporty sandals for high volume feet. Very comfy, and available in several colour options.
- Matt & Nat 'Ayva' Vegan Leather Crossbody: An interesting vegan crossbody bag that lies nice and flat against the body.
- Matt & Nat 'Baxter' Vegan Leather Shopper: A vegan shoulder bag in an interesting shade of rusty bordeaux.
- Vince Camuto Floral Print Stretch Midi Dress (Regular & Petite): A va va boom sheath that is not as clingy as you might expect because the fabric is thick and supportive. Great length for tall gals.
- Leather & Knit Moto Jacket (Regular & Petite): A good leather jacket for pants and jeans for longer torsos. Check out the fun back peplum.
- Pendleton 'Pacific Crest' Single Breasted Trench Coat (Regular & Petite): A beautifully made classic trench coat. Single-breasted styles are quite hard to find and flattering on a larger bust or apple shaped body type.
- Topshop Sporty Colorblock Sweatshirt: A sporty V-neck pullover with ample chest coverage. Fun, and also quite Retro.
- Rag & Bone / Jean 'The Dre' Slim Fit Boyfriend Jeans (Bradford): A repeat order that deserves its rave reviews. Excellent streamlined boyfriend jeans. I have many happy clients in these jeans. Size down.
- Opening Ceremony Washed Denim Jacket: A denim coat with magnificent gold buttons. Beautiful pocket detailing. Not as bulky as it looks. Sleeves can be easily hemmed.
- Alice + Olivia 'Ryley' Embroidered Flare Jeans: '70s flares with an eye-catching Asian embroidery are quite unique. Very dramatic. Best on a straighter figure.
- Shellys London 'Bea' Buckle Sandal (Women): AMAZING buckled sandals that are a GREAT fit on low volume feet and narrow ankles. Very comfortable, dressy and chic. I love that the hardware is delicate so that they don't look Hard-Edged. Modern, trendy and pretty. Fab block heel. As nice in black.
- 'Odynna' Pointy Toe Pump (Women): The ever so popular "Okala" pump has been updated to the "Odynna" and is just as comfortable and gorgeous. Lightweight and easy to walk in despite the almost three inch heel (the online heel height measurement is incorrect). A patent laser-cut toe box looks fresh. I vote blush or white for maximum newness, although the black and light nude are practical options.
- Linen Popover Shirtdress (Regular & Petite): An amazing uber casual shirtdress that's super soft, lined, and has pockets. VERY comfy. The curved hem adds structure. Runs very big so size down one or two sizes. Great with flat sandals.
- Splendid Ruched Crop Drawstring Pants: Super soft and comfy athleisure joggers. Fits a variety of body types. Can work on taller petites. Read the rave reviews.
- Ella Moss 'Inka' Cold Shoulder Top:
- Gibson Cold Shoulder Blouse:
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If you’re looking for designer options, check out my top picks from the Designer Clearance Sale.