Edit by Lauren | our #nsale shopping bags

By now it comes as no surprise that us Edit gals are quite possibly the BIGGEST fans ever of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!

That said, we thought it would be fun to share what is actually in each of our shopping bags {and what will soon be in our closets}!

Edit by Lauren | our #nsale shopping bags

1.  Tory Burch “Eloise” Riding Boot :: Y’all.  Here is what happened: I checked the price, fell all over myself trying to get to my credit card, and then bought them as fast as possible.

Unfortunately, so did quite a few others, and they are now unavailable. Boo. If you’re on the hunt for boots, these and these are also perfection.

2.  Halogen Leather and Knit Mixed Media Top :: My absolute favorite purchase from the sale.  I will wear this with my boyfriend jeans, skinny jeans, colored denim, and possibly even while I sleep at night.

What?

3.  Hinge Hooded Leather Jacket :: This jacket takes a comfy hoodie and makes it classy.  Magical. Unfortunately, it is now only available in XXSmall.  This jacket is also fantastic!

4.  Paige Denim “Skyline” Jeans :: I big puffy heart these.  They are the perfect length, and the wash is just right.

5.  Caslon Drape Neck Zip Cardigan :: An Edit client actually emailed Lauren and me about this piece.  Clearly, it was my duty to get myself to Nordstrom and try it on.

Just for you, reader.  Just for you.

Edit by Lauren | our #nsale shopping bags

1. Nike Training Shoe :: Let’s face it, we all run a little faster and workout a little harder when we are wearing cute shoes.

2.  Paige Denim Boyfriend Jean :: Boyfriend jeans are a wardrobe must have.  There are so many ways to wear a good pair of jeans, it’s a staple for any woman’s closet.

3. Quilted Leather Jacket :: Black leather can look a little harsh on some complexions.  I love this buttery camel color that looks great with neutrals as well as bold and bright hues.

4. Marc Jacobs Messenger Bag :: The perfect cross body that can go from day to night in a snap.  It’s a classic color and silhouette that will be stylish for many years.

5. Sam Edelman Ankle Cuff Heel ::  Every woman needs that pair of shoes in her closet that makes her feel like a rockstar.  These are it!  They are perfect with either jeans or your favorite LBD and come in 2 other colors.

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Edit by Lauren | my favorite pendant

I get SO many questions about the pendant necklace that I am seen wearing with nearly everything, the Kendra Scott Rayne Pendant Necklace, that I decided to devote an entire post to this obsession-worthy statement piece.

This was the very first peice of Kendra Scott I acquired. Tt has been a main-stay in my accessory collection for the past year and a half, and is hands-down, one of the most practical pieces of jewelry I think a gal can own.

Why, you ask?! This necklace lays perfectly with blouses, tees, tanks, dresses and rompers. It flatters the body by drawing the eye up and down, and balances out the blousiness of any loose fitting top or dress. On top of all that, it comes in a variety of a-mazing colored stones.

Here are a few of the ways I have worn my teal Rayne necklace {pictures taken from my recent Instagram posts} ::

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Edit by Lauren | #nsale workout wear

Edit by Lauren | #nsale workout wear

 

I’m pretty pumped about my new workout-wear purchases from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, and just had to share!

If you are in need of new kicks, this is the time to buy them! These Nike’s are hands-down one of my favorite items on the entire sale. {They also come in a cute black/gray/white color scheme.}

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Nike ‘Free TR Connect 2′ Training Shoes, $72.90. {regularly $110}

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Jul 18

lemon drop

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Fruit-inspired prints are trending this season, and are so fun to wear! {Did you catch my recent post about my new-favorite pineapple printed dress?!}

Fruit-prints are perfect for wearing to an array of summer time outdoor activities, from picnics at the park to cookouts with friends to concerts and festivals.

This lemon-printed skort is just so cheerful and easy-to-wear. I am a sucker for anything citrus-yellow, so this skort had me at first sight.

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Edit by Lauren | j crew summer sale

J Crew is probably one of my favorite stores to shop for my entire family.  There are always great options for moms on the go and versatile pieces that can be worn in multiple seasons.

What’s even better is a summer sale with an extra 40-50% off sale prices!  You can get wearable pieces that will take you well into fall for a fraction of the original cost.Edit by Lauren | j crew summer sale

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Edit by Lauren | the summer bootie

Most of you who follow along regularly know the Edit girls LOVE a good ankle bootie. I am particuarly loving what I like to refer to as the “summer bootie,” which can also commonly be called the “caged sandal” :: a lighter, airier version of the ankle bootie that will transition seemlessly into Fall, while pairing perfectly now with skirts, dresses, cropped pants/jeans, rompers and even some shorts outfits!

Here are some caged sandals that I have been personally wearing and absolutely loving ::

The Dolce Vita ‘Shandy’ Cutout Sandal {currently on sale!} are incredibly light-weight and comfy, great for all day wear. The DV by Dolce Vita Rhoda Sandal is another similar option, also on a great sale, and pictured below.

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Dolce Vita Shandy Cutout Sandal, $119.90. {currently 33% off!}

I’m loving these Vince Camuto Fontanela Sandals for a sexy evening shoe. {They can pretty much be worn three seasons a year, too!} The Ivanka Trump Didia Cutout Caged Sandals are very similar, and currently on sale {pictured below}.

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Vince Camuto Fontanela Sandal, $138.85.

This pair of Olivia Caged Sandals by Loise et Cie is a perfect caged heel that can go day to night, and pairs with just about every type of outfit!

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Loise et Cie Olivia 2 Sandal,

And last but certainly not least, if you follow me on Instagram, you well know that I wear this pair of Caged Sandals by Dolca Vita all the time! These have been my most worn shoes this season, hands down. I cannot say enough good about them!

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DV by Dolce Vita Caged Sandal, $79.69. {currently 33% off}

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Jul 15

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Printed shorts and basic white blouses…two of my favorite staples for summer.

This blouse is the perfect white top for summer. It’s soft and breezy, perfect for wearing with shorts and skinny pants, and for wearing into the Fall layered under a jacket or blazer.

And ya’ll know I love printed, patterned shorts! This pair from J.Crew are my new favorite, and they  just happen to be on an incredible sale right now! {Less than $25 through Wednesday, the 16th!}

Here’s what I wore…

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outfit details :: J.CREW COTTON PIQUE SHORTS {now on sale for $39.99 minus an additional 40% off!!} // ANTHROPOLOGIE TANK {another similar option here} // NOONDAY NECKLACE {similar here} // ELIZABETH & JAMES SUNGLASSES // DV BY DOLCE VITA CAGED SANDALS {on sale now}

Stylishly yours,

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Edit by Lauren | flip flop & fancy free

Oh, how I love to throw off my shoes and get barefoot during the summer! The next best thing is slipping on the perfect flip flop.

I am a little embarrassed to admit that my closet holds nearly all of the flipflops featured below. That said, here are my first hand recommendations on flip-flops that I adore rotating on a regular basis.

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1} SCOOP NYC SNAKE PRINT :: Every girl needs some sort of an animal print “flippy” in their collection. This one goes neutral with most outfits.

2} VALENTINO RUBBER ROCKSTUD :: I adore these embellished beauties that can easily be worn dressed up or down. And can you say comfy?!

3} KATE SPADE NEW YORK FIJI PRINTED :: Who doesn’t love a dainty bow? I just love the floral pattern on the soles as well.

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Edit by Lauren | nordstrom anniversary sale :: sherris picks

Okay. Take a deep breath, ladies.  Be. calm.

It’s the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

(Who am I kidding?  Don’t be calm.  Get in there, elbows flying. The first rule of Anniversary Sale is: there are no rules. Or something like that.)

I may or may not look forward to this time of year more than my birthday and Christmas.  Combined.  As Lauren told y’all yesterday, the Anniversary Sale is a reverse sale.  Just to recap, the new fall items start off cheap.  And then get marked UP.

It is exactly as amazing as it sounds.

Now, if you know me at all, you know that two of the great loves of my life ((I mean, besides my husband and kids) are leather boots and leather jackets.

Apparently, I have a thing for leather.  But, you know.  Not in the creepy way.

Turns out, the Anniversary Sale is the perfect time to stock up on fun leather pieces for fall, because of the way they’re marked down to normal person prices.  Pretty soon, they will be marked UP to a gazillionty dollars each.  See how that works?

(Definitely forget what  I said about being calm.  Now is not the time!  Whip out that card and do some damage, ladies.  You’re really SAVING money in the long run.)

(Stop looking at me like that, husbands. You know it’s true.)

Here are my very favorite Anniversary Sale finds, some of which may or may not be headed to my house as we speak. (Unless this is John.  In which case, they are not.)

Come on.  You know you want a pair of over the knee boots.  Admit it!  Don’t we all want to be Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman?  Well, except for the whole hooker thing.

Y’all.  Y’ALL.  Hinge leather jackets are my FAVORITE jackets on the planet!!  The leather is so soft, and the fit is beautiful.  Plus, a leather hoodie?? I mean, I might be able to finally get rid of my American Eagle hoodie from 10 years ago.

(See, John?  This sale benefits you too.)

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Edit by Lauren | nordstrom anniversary sale :: sherris picks
Edit by Lauren | nordstrom anniversary sale :: laurens picks

It’s time! For the best sale of the year!

Seriously, my favorite sale of the entire year just began! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

It’s like CHRISTMAS in JULY!

If you aren’t familiar with this sale, I like to refer to it as a “reverse” sale. By that I mean that this sale means that brand new Fall items are marked down significantly for a few weeks, before returning to regular retail prices. Every kind of fall item is on sale…ranging from clothes to shoes to handbags to accessories and home decor…for women, men and children!

If you are a Nordstrom card holder, you can shop the Early Access Sale from July 10th to the 17th. On July 18th, the sale opens to the public. {Sale goes through August 4th. Prices go back to normal on August 5th.}

There are SO many incredible deals on this sale, that it is really difficult to just pick a few. Nonetheless, here are my top picks ::

Zella Live In Leggings :: Year in and year out, these are a go-to comfort favorite of mine. The are the perfect long workout legging, and can double as a casual layering legging under tunics and long sweaters during Fall and Winter months. I have had the same pair for three years and they are still going strong.

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Zella Live In Legging, $33.90. {reguarly $52}

KUT from the Kloth makes awesome jeans for a very affordable price point, and these mid-rise skinny jeans have proven to be a favorite of Edit clients {of all shapes and sizes} year after year. I especially love the deep-blue wash this season.

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Kut from the Kloth Diana Skinny Jeans, $52.90. {reguarly $79.50}

Those of you who are Edit clients and/or who follow this blog, know that a Boyfriend Blazer is at the top of my “must-have” wardrobe staples list. I LOVE this super soft and comfy blazer by Caslon…it’s less that $40, and a staple you can start wearing early-fall through late-spring! It will go with everything. If you don’t have a blazer like it, I recommend first getting black. If you already have black, I recommend the olive, camel or burgandy. {I recommend ordering one size down in this since it is stretchy and you want a slim fit.}

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Caslon Roll Sleeve Knit Sleeve Blazer, $38.90. {reguarly $59}

If you are looking for an all-around versatile pair of riding boots for Fall, this pair is per-fect! {Comes in four different colors.}

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Sam Edelman Pembrooke Boot, $129.90. {reguarly $189.90}

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