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I’M EXCITED ABOUT MY FIRST TRY ON HAUL FROM THE NORDSTROM SALE

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is outside Nordstrom with a lot of packages

I might have bought a few things from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Lol! There were actually more bags in the car, but this was all that I could hold in my hands. The crazy part is, half of the things that I wanted weren’t in the stores, so I have had to place an even bigger order online. I’ll share all of those items with you later. Be aware, the links to the items do not show the sale prices, so click to see the price. For now, let’s see what is in the bags!

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is showing a check blazer with skinny jeans and black heels from the Nordstrom Sale

 

Before I get into all of the clothing, I want to mention that I have included another YouTube video at the end of this post. This is of 5 ways to style a short haircut, so be sure to check that out. Also, don’t be discouraged if you can’t shop the Nordstrom Sale, I have another sale PDF coming for you, and that will be on tomorrow’s blog. I try to make everyone happy! Lol! Now, you can continue with the clothing.

I tried on a ton of items so that you could see how they fit me. For sizing reference, I am 5’6″ tall, and I usually wear a size 10 (or a 30) in jeans, a medium or large in tops, a large in coats and jackets, a 12 in dresses, and a size 9 in shoes and boots. The white silky tank that I have on in many of the photos is one of mine that is old.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is showing a check blazer with skinny jeans and black heels

 

I didn’t think that I would like this ruched sleeve black check blazer because it was very lightweight. But I loved how it looked on, so it ended up coming home with me. I am wearing a size large. The jeans are The Looker high waist skinny jeans by Mother, and that took me some getting used to when I tried them on. I’ve been wearing loose-fit jeans for so long that these felt tight and confining.

In this photo, I am wearing my usual size 30, but I ended up putting those back and sizing up. I just looked online and saw that they recommended doing that too. I have a photo later in the post with the size 31, but you might not be able to tell the difference. These ended up coming home with me, too, because I know that I’ll love them once I start wearing knee boots again.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a beige sweater dress with suede heels from the Nordstrom Sale

 

If this Vince mock neck dress came in other colors, then I might purchase it. This color doesn’t look the best against my skin, and I feel washed out. But, I loved the lightweight material and the feel of the dress. I am wearing a large, and it fits great.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a beige sweater dress and a cardigan with suede heels from the Nordstrom Sale

 

I thought the dress looked great with the Barefoot dreams long cardigan, and I could see wearing this with a pair of knee boots this fall. The cardigan is the Bisque color, and I already have this cardigan in Heather Cocoa – Taupe. This cardigan is on sale for $40.00 off, so I took advantage of that to buy another one.

I think the cardigans run a tiny bit big, so I bought a size medium.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing suede heels from the Nordstrom Sale

 

The sales lady brought me these Keefa platform shoes for me to try. I didn’t think I would like the huge 1 1/2″ platform, but the shoes look great, and they would look fabulous with flared jeans. This pair is not on sale, but the Picca platform shoe looks almost identical, and it is on sale. They do run true to size, and I am wearing a size 9.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a navy and white check button up shirt with raw hem jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

 

This large check button-up shirt is super soft and cute. My niece loved it, and she is trying to talk her mother into buying it for her.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a navy and white check button up shirt half tucked into raw hem jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

 

I loved the shirt tucked into these raw-hem straight-leg jeans by Wit & Wisdom. Wit & Wisdom jeans are pretty affordable, and they have a lot of stretch to their jeans. The waistband doesn’t dig into you and is very comfortable. I know that a lot of you are Wit & Wisdom fans, and I am also. I am wearing my usual size 10 in these, and I think they fit great.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is showing the side view of a navy and white check button up shirt with raw hem jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

 

The check shirt is a little roomy, so I chose a medium, which fits great. This shirt also comes in a couple of other colors, but I was partial to the white and blue.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a olive print t-shirt and straight leg jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

 

This little t-shirt is adorable! My sister called it a “Flintstone” shirt, but I am not sure why. I thought it was different and unusual, and the material is super soft. I told you, gurls, the color olive has been calling my name recently, and the additional flecks of pink, light blue, white, and charcoal give it a lot of interest.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is showing the back of an olive print t-shirt and straight leg jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

 

I am wearing a medium in the top, and I probably should have sized up to a large; I think it shows some rolls that I would rather not show.

These jeans are by Madewell. They are the Perfect Vintage Jeans, and they have a high waist and tapered legs. These are great everyday jeans, and they will look great with flats, boots, or heels. They will be the “workhorse” of your jeans, and you will wear them a lot. I have on my usual size 30 here, but they are pretty tight through the waist, where I carry most of my weight.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is showing a close up of an olive print t-shirt from the Nordstrom Sale

 

Here is a close-up of the top so that you can see the subtle colors of the top. The only downside to the top is that it is a little pricey.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a black sweater dress with neutral suede heels from the Nordstrom Sale

 

I don’t know if the mirror was dirty or if my phone had something on it, but this dress does NOT have white flecks. I wasn’t looking for a little black dress, but I sure found one that I LOVE! This funnel neck black sweater dress is by Eliza J, and I love her dresses. Because the dress is black, you can’t see the details, but the dress has raised pintucks at the waist.

The website says the dress runs true to size, but it looked small to me. So, I grabbed an XL, and I loved the way that it fits.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a black sweater dress with a black check blazer and black heels from the Nordstrom Sale

 

Here is a different look with me adding the black check jacket from earlier and a pair of black square toe strap sandals by Steve Madden. The sales lady brought me a size 8 1/2 in these, but I needed a 9 instead. These shoes aren’t on sale, but I’ll link to some that are similar below.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a handkerchief hem dress with neutral suede heels from the Nordstrom Sale

 

The scarf handkerchief shirt dress from Vince Camuto is super cute and colorful. I love the colors and the print, and the handkerchief hem makes the dress unique and different. I am not sure if I think this is a boho vibe or a gypsy vibe, but I like it no matter what the vibe.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a colorful handkerchief hem dress with neutral suede heels from the Nordstrom Sale

 

I have the dress styled with platform heels, but I think it would also look great with a pair of knee boots. The store didn’t have my size in the dress, so I am wearing a size 10 to show you how it looks. But, it isn’t zipped all of the way up in the back because it is too small for me. Lol!!!

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a black sweater with stars and light wash skinny jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

 

I see those same specks showing up on this sweater, so the mirror or my phone is causing the issue. This black cotton and cashmere sweater with white stars is a fun look. It is snuggly soft, but I found it a little short for me. The photo of the sweater on the website didn’t look short, so maybe it is just because I have a long torso.

The sweater also comes in a gray color that has Cheetahs on it instead of stars. I am wearing a size medium, but I am not 100% positive about that.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a black sweater with stars and light wash skinny jeans with distressing at the hem from the Nordstrom Sale

 

I am not a huge fan of these Frame skinny jeans. Maybe it is the fit, or maybe it is the color, but they stayed in the store either way. The jeans had a small amount of distressing at the hem, and that I liked. But, I don’t think that I would like them even if I sized up some. I have on a size 30, and the website said that they run true to size.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a square neck black and white striped top with Mother skinny jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

 

The square neck black and white striped knit tee is different from anything else in my closet. I love a v-neck and a scoop neck, but I don’t own anything with a square neck. I like the stripes, and I can see myself being able to wear this tee in many ways.

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a square neck black and white striped top with skinny jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

I am wearing a large tee, which is normally the size that I will order in a t-shirt. I paired it with The Looker Mother jeans in size 31 instead of 30 from the first outfit. I am not sure they look any different in the legs, but they are a tiny bit bigger in the waist, which I needed.

I am exhausted from this try-on session, and I am sure that you are also. I have a bunch more to show you, and the things that I’ve ordered haven’t even started to arrive. This sale might be the death of me. Lol!

Anyway, please let me knows which was your favorite outfit from today’s looks. Are you able to shop yet, or when will it be your time? I hope that things won’t sell out as fast this year, but you never know. The great thing is, there will be a ton of returns so that things will go back in stock. Put your favorite items in a Wish List so that the store will send you an email when they get restocked!

 

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a square neck striped top with Mother skinny jeans from the Nordstrom Sale

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  1. Cathy Bentley wrote:

    What Nordstrom did you go to?

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I went to the Nordstrom at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta.

      Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  2. Fran wrote:

    MY favorite today was the black dress .you looked very sharp in it. The many ways you accessorize it would be a wise purchase.

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  3. Alicia Tant wrote:

    Love the LBD!! You look fabulous in it!! I hope it’s still there when it’s my time to shop and that it looks that good on me!!

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  4. Penny Jo wrote:

    All the outfits are cute except the handkerchief dress – just too much material and pattern for me. Loved the LBD with the jacket and the last outfit with the square neck tee.

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  5. Cindy wrote:

    Wow!! That was an awesome haul. I put my likes into my wish list. I am super excited for this year’s sale.. Thank you.

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  6. Teresa Cleland wrote:

    LOVED the hair tutorial! My hair is long, but I loved watching and listening to you! You’re just as cute as I thought you were!

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  7. Paige wrote:

    I had been looking at those Wit & Wisdom jeans and they are even better on you than I thought!
    I get to shop tomorrow.
    Love that striped Caslon top, but it’s down to just Xsmall. Boo!

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  8. Peri Meadows wrote:

    Great try on session; here’s to hoping they have more inventory this year for the sale. I took your advice and did a “Must Have” list and a “Like These Too” list. I can shop tomorrow and so far all items are still in stock on my Must Have list. (Hope I didn’t jinx myself.) Loved the striped square neck top but it is down to x-small only available..

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  9. Sandy wrote:

    Little black dress

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
  10. Frank Onorato wrote:

    Love the black & white striped square-neck tee. That went right on to my wish list as I can’t shop until tomorrow. Everything else looks great on you except I have to agree with Diane – the handkerchief dress not so much. Thanks for all the “hard” work trying on all of those clothes for us!

    Posted 7.15.21 Reply
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