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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2016

July 22, 2016

It’s my very favorite sale of the whole year – the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!  I’m sure you’ve been hearing about it all over social media, but today is the first day the sale is public!  Up until today it’s been “Early Access” only, so if you didn’t have a Nordstrom credit or debit card you weren’t able to take advantage.  Lucky for you I’ve been scouring the sale for the past two weeks, and even made a trip in to Nordstrom to check out fit, quality and sizing in person {if you know me, I rarely online shop so this is a BIG deal}.

Most major sales take the items that didn’t sell well or are going out of season, but the #NSale features brand new merchandise from the best brands on major discount!  I’ve been saving my pretty pennies for the past few months {I even have a separate “Clothing & Beauty” savings account, thanks to my gal pal Tess’ tips on multiple savings accounts}, so I was able to snag up a ton of amazing fashion and beauty items for fall.  The best part about shopping with Nordstrom is the amazing customer service – they offer free shipping on every order and their return policy is in a league of it’s own!  I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite items from the sale, including a few that I already purchased myself.  Seriously guys, there is some fabulous stuff on major sale!

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Nixon Watch | Patagonia Zip-Up | NARS Perfect Cheek Palette | Lace Up Flats | Tory Burch Crossbody | Cowl Neck Sweater | bp. Plaid Scarf | Hudson Distressed Jeans | BeautyBlender Set | Steve Madden Booties | Kendra Scott Earrings | Deborah Lippman Nail Polish Set

Fashion:

I’ve never been willing to splurge on a Patagonia jacket, because they are just so darn spendy!  When I saw this one on sale, I knew it would be perfect to snatch up for the winter months.  Plus, who doesn’t love a quarter zip?!  Cowl neck sweaters are a fall necessity, and the fit on this one looks absolutely fabulous {plus it’s under $30}.  I also am totally drooling over these Hudson jeans – the distressing is so perfect!  When I first started browsing through the sale, these lace up flats were the first think I knew I needed to have.  How adorable?!  I can already tell I’m going to be living in these this fall!  And how cute are these booties?  I love the cut out detail – it seriously makes your legs look ten times longer!

Accessories:

Okay, I’m a total watch lover and I’ve been eying this Nixon beauty the entire sale.  That rose gold detail?  Obsessed!  You can absolutely never go wrong with some Tory Burch, and it rarely goes on sale.  Now is the perfect time to snatch up this wine colored crossbody {or any of the other fabulous Tory goodies}.  I’m also a huge Kendra Scott fan, and these earrings are the perfect fall colors.  I love the unique stone, and the different metal options are perfect.  Lastly, nothing screams fall like a plaid scarf.  I love that this one is huge and oversized, plus it’s under $20 which is a major steal!

Beauty:

Everyone knows I’m a beauty junkie, and I can’t tell you how many of these beauty items are sitting in my cart waiting for me to pull the trigger!  If there’s one thing you absolutely need to buy, it’s this BeautyBlender set.  I swear by my BeautyBlender, and in this set you get two of them PLUS the blender cleanser!  I’ve also totally been drooling over this NARS Perfect Cheek palette.  Not only do you get some of the most iconic blush shades in the beauty world, but you get their amazing Laguna bronzer and highlighter in one palette!  There are a few great nail polish sets included in the sale, but I’m loving the beautiful shades featured in the Deborah Lippman set.  It’s so stunning for fall and winter!

I’ve included a few other items I’m loving from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in the widget below, so be sure to shop your little hearts out!  Let me know if you’d like to see any of these pieces styled, or if any other items are catching your eye.  Happy shopping!

Spring Shopping Ideas Under $100

March 28, 2016

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Spring is officially here {even though it may not feel like it}, and it can be hard to dress for the new season.  I always find spring to be a difficult season to dress for, since the weather can fluctuate so much!  It’s also a great time to add in some color, but if you’re anything like me you’re hoping to avoid spending a ton of money on spring clothes.  To help you out, I’ve picked out a few of my favorite dresses, shoes and beauty products for spring!  Even better?  Every item is under $100, so you don’t have to break the bank to pick up some new spring items! :)

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What items are you picking up for spring?!  Let me know in the comments below, or over on Instagram @LindseySchaefer.  Happy shopping!

Shopbop Spring Sale Picks

March 4, 2016

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Cold Shoulder Tee || Floral Tumbler || Fringe Sandals || Wrap Bracelet || Phone Case || Mini Saddle Bag || Shift Dress || Fringe Turquoise Earrings || Reversible One Piece Swimsuit

One of the biggest sales of the season is going on right now – the Shopbop Spring Sale!  Now is the perfect time to pick up those items that you’ve been lusting after, because you can get up to 25% off your entire order with the code ‘BIGEVENT16’.  If there are any bigger items you’ve been wanting to splurge on, this sale is perfect for some of those big ticket designer items.  Shopbop has some fabulous brands, like Tory Burch, Ray-Ban, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Free People and more!  Otherwise, you can follow my lead and use the items above as inspiration for your spring wardrobe!  I’m totally obsessing over cold shoulder tops, and you can never go wrong with a great shift dress.  And how cute are these fringe earrings with turquoise stones?!  Totally perfect for that beachy boho vibe.  When it comes to accessories, I’m a sucker for a cute phone case or colorful tumbler {I like to use them for iced coffee}.  There are plenty of other great items on the site, so be sure to head over and shop more of the sale!

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February 22, 2016

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MinkPink Graphic Sweatshirt {old, similar here and here} || bp. Plaid Button Down || Target Distressed Denim || Aldo Ankle Boots {old, similar here} || Kate Spade Crossbody || Kendra Scott Necklace || Michael Kors Watch

There’s nothing better than a graphic sweatshirt!  Graphic sweatshirts are the perfect balance of casualcomfy and fashionable.  They’re a fun way to add a bit of spunk to an outfit, and who doesn’t love feeling put together in a sweatshirt?!  I love layering a casual sweatshirt with a button up to make it a bit more polished.  Plus, the layers are great in the chilly winter weather!  Paired with a great pair of distressed denim, some brown ankle boots and a bright crossbody bag, it’s a perfect outfit for a Saturday brunch!

I’ve been loving crew neck sweatshirts lately, especially ones with a fun quote or design!  I’ve linked a handful of my favorite graphic sweatshirts below – be sure to shop them to find one that can be your go-to!

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