12 Fall Trends You Can Buy Right Now From Nordstrom's Epic Anniversary Sale

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Is anyone else already thinking about fall? I know, I know—it's not even August yet, but the fashion editor inside of me can't help but get giddy over all the sartorial delights and trends the upcoming season has to offer. Luckily, if you want to invest in some of fall's biggest trends, now is the time to do it while they're on sale. Yep, you heard correctly. Nordstrom's epic Anniversary Sale is taking place now until August 8, and there are plenty of cool new-season items to get your hands on for a fraction of their normal price.

From dark-wash jeans to sleek knee-high boots, matching knit sets, and little black dresses, below, I'm sharing some of the chicest new-season styles that are worth getting your hands on from the sale. Moreover, it'll save you a ton of time and effort going through pages upon pages of discounted items.

Get your wardrobe prepped for the new season with these sale picks hitting on some of the biggest fall trends that are already gaining traction among the fashion set.

Dark Denim

There's no surprise that as we head into the colder months we'll see a resurgence of darker-wash denim, as spotted all over the runways. Easy to dress up or down, it adds a touch of polish to your outfit.


BDG 90's Vintage Mom Jeans ($46)

Levi's Denim Moto Jacket ($130)

Kut From the Kloth Catherine Boyfriend Skinny Jeans ($59)

Re/Done '70s High Waist Ankle Stovepipe Jeans ($180)

Matching Knit Sets

Knit matching sets are back for fall, and I'm 100% here for them. Whether it's skirts, pants, or shorts sets, they're the epitome of cozy chic.


Open Edit Ribbed Button-Up Cardigan ($39)

Open Edit Ribbed High Waist Sweater Pants ($30)

Open Edit Rib Scoop Neck Sweater ($39)

Open Edit Rib Pencil Skirt ($30)

1.State Puff Sleeve Rib Knit Top ($40)

1.State Rib Knit Side Slit Midi Pencil Skirt ($46)


Styled over button-downs, turtlenecks, and other lightweight knits, sweater-vests were spotted all over the fall collections in bold prints as well as versatile colors.


Rebecca Taylor Side Tie Sweater Vest ($117)

BP Crop Sweater Vest ($23)

BP Oversize Houndstooth Sweater Vest ($23)

Little Black Dresses

It's all about Mod little black dresses this fall, adding a touch of '60s cool to your look.


Club Monaco Square Neck Puff Sleeve Minidress ($85)

Madewell Rib T-Shirt Dress ($45)

BP Long Sleeve Knit Dress ($19)

Padded Sandals

Cushy, padded sandals continue their momentum into fall, especially when the temps are still pleasant out. Stock up on a chic leather pair to wear with practically everything in your closet.


Caslon Vivi Slide Sandal ($30)

Pedro Garcia Azalea Knotted Slide Sandal ($370)

Veronica Beard Elise Slide Sandal ($190)

Oversize Blazers

Practically every fashion girl I know loves the oversize-blazer trend. It's one of the best investments you'll make and will unquestionably add a touch of cool polish to your look.


Good American Trench Blazer ($145)

Treasure & Bond Plaid Blazer ($59)

Nordstrom Boyfriend Flannel Blazer ($70)

Leopard Print

While leopard print has been out of the limelight for some time, we're seeing the fun print everywhere for fall 2021. Choose a statement coat or dress for a bold look, or go for a chic skirt or top to integrate the trend into your ensemble.


Sanctuary Good Times Leopard Print Midi Skirt ($53)

Victoria Beckham Leopard Tie Neck Midi Dress ($495)

Topshop Leopard Print Ruffle Satin Camisole ($19)

Modern Hobo Bags

Hobo bags have had a resurgence this season, and we're happy to hear they're here to stay for fall. For the new season, we're seeing plenty of iterations of the bag—from slouchy to more structured silhouettes that come in varying sizes and luxurious textures.


AllSaints Edbury Leather Shoulder Bag ($197)

Tory Burch Carson Leather Hobo Bag ($275)

Rag & Bone Riser Carryall Leather Shoulder Bag ($280)


Twenty-twenty-one was definitely the year of the cutouts! Their popularity will continue into fall, as we're seeing them on everything from knit dresses to bodysuits and tops.


WAYF Clifton Cutout Long Sleeve Rib Sweater Dress ($60)

Halogen Cutout Ponte Sheath Dress ($50)

Significant Other Mila Cutout Dress ($131)

Chunky Cable-Knits

We can't resist a chunky cable-knit sweater in autumn. We're seeing relaxed, oversize, and comfortable versions for the new season.


Vince Cable Extrafine Merino Wool Blend Mock Neck Sweater ($280)

Ted Baker Berriex Long Wool Cardigan ($210)

Vince Cable Wool Blend Crewneck Sweater ($250)

Blush Pink

While we saw plenty of saturated hues in the F/W 21 collections, the versatile and romantic blush-pink looks have definitely caught our eye. Go for a head-to-toe outfit styled with contrasting accents for a soft and subtle yet striking look.


Halogen Woven Camisole ($23)

Open Edit Crop Top & Sweater Dress ($47)

Nordstrom Open Cardigan ($66)

Sleek Knee-High Boots

You can never go wrong with sleek knee-high boots. Whether you go for a flat riding silhouette or pointed-toe black boots, they'll be easy to pair with everything in your fall/winter closet.


Naturalizer Reed Riding Boot ($150)

Staud Wally Knee High Boot ($340)

Charles David Pinstripe Knee High Boot ($180)

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