Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale: Best Summer Fashion Finds

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services.

The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale is still going strong, and there are new markdowns dropping every single day! We know massive sale events like this are hard to navigate, so we’re here to help highlight all of the best deals.

Now that Memorial Day is behind Us, we’re officially in summer mode — so this is the ideal time to refresh our wardrobes with some essential fashion finds. If you want to know what catapulted into our carts, check out the selection below — and remember, sizes sell out fast!

Dress the Population Carlita Sequin Midi Dress in Cream Multi at Nordstrom, Size Medium
Nordstrom

This midi dress is perfect for the fancier affairs you have coming up during the season! Whether you’re a wedding guest or just feel like stepping out in style, throw on this sparkly number.

Pros

  • Sparkly sequin details
  • Sweetheart neckline
  • Adjustable straps

Cons

  • More expensive
  • Only one color on sale

Madewell Suzette Seamed Bodice Tiered Cotton Sundress in True Black at Nordstrom, Size 2

This cotton dress is casual, but it makes you instantly look put-together at the same time! You can wear it out to brunch, fun picnic dates or even with some heels as a going-out look.

Pros

  • Flattering cut
  • Breathable material
  • Lightweight

Sanctuary Lace Sleeve Button-Up Shirt in White at Nordstrom, Size 3X

We adore this different take on a classic white button-down! The lace-up details on the sides make the top more breathable, which is ideal for the summer.

Pros

  • Classic style with a twist
  • Lightweight breathable cotton
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Only plus sizes available

BLANKNYC The Warren Release Hem Denim Shorts in Shock Me at Nordstrom, Size 31

We’ve seen distressed denim shorts before, but none that look quite like this pair! The different faded colors and fraying on the hem gives them a more unique feel.

Pros

  • Flattering, high-waisted fit
  • Durable non-stretch denim
  • Soft, distressed details

Marc Fisher LTD Genie Platform Sandal in Black at Nordstrom, Size 8.5

Have you ever seen a more perfect summer sandal? The wicker-like braiding all around these shoes gives off the chicest vibes for the season.

Pros

  • Comfortable platform height
  • Versatile
  • Four different color options

Tory Burch Ella Mini Straw Basket Bag in Natural /Golden Sunset at Nordstrom

This boho-inspired purse fits in with the straw aesthetic we dig for the summer! It’s the ultimate little bag to stash your essentials while you’re out and about.

Pros

  • Designer quality
  • Unique look
  • Adjustable crossbody strap

Cons

  • May be too small of a size for some shoppers

Reformation Mar Linen Midi Dress in Cherry at Nordstrom, Size 0

We all have a little black dress, but a great red dress is just as important for any wardrobe! This linen version is excellent because the material feels breezy and comfortable, but its overall look is certainly elevated.

Pros

  • Halter neckline
  • Backless style
  • Breathable linen material

Cons

  • Limited size options left

Nordstrom Linen Blend Cardigan in Coral Rose Tea at Nordstrom, Size X-Small

We still wear sweaters in the summer, but we only rock ones which are made from specific materials! The linen blend allows it to feel breathable so it will keep you cozy without making you break out into a serious sweat.

Pros

  • Breathable material
  • Simple and clean design
  • Casual fit

Vince Camuto Brenndie Sandal in Warm Caramel at Nordstrom, Size 6.5

Strappy sandals are a great shoe to have on hand because you can wear them with everything from dresses to denim shorts! This pair in particular is fabulous and suitable for all-day wear.

Pros

  • Genuine leather
  • Comfortable design
  • Four color options

CeCe Gingham Print Babydoll Dress in Vivid Green at Nordstrom, Size Xx-Small

A print that’s synonymous with the summer is gingham, and we adore how it’s used to create this babydoll dress! The frock is simple, sweet and looks incredibly comfortable.

Pros

  • Loose, comfy fit
  • Lightweight
  • Four fun color options

Sanctuary Heartstrings Button Tank in Black at Nordstrom, Size X-Large

There are basics, and then there are elevated basics — and this top falls into the latter category! The details added to this simple top make it feel more dynamic, yet just as versatile as a plain tank.

Pros

  • Lightweight cotton material
  • Flattering
  • Great reviews

caslon(r) Knit Shift Dress in Black at Nordstrom, Size Large

This dress is another great basic which everyone needs for the summer. If you’re feeling lazy and want to throw on something easy, you can count on this frock!

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Loose, comfy fit
  • Super versatile

Free People Billie Front Pleat Chino Shorts in Almond Milk at Nordstrom, Size 2

As much as we love our denim cutoffs, we want different short styles to switch things up — and this pair is absolutely dreamy! We love the tailored look and the high-waist fit which looks very slimming.

Pros

  • Stretch cotton material
  • Front and back pockets
  • Three neutral colors available

Topshop Straight Leg Raw Hem Jeans in White at Nordstrom, Size 28W X 32L

Crisp white jeans may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but if you’re into the look, this is the pair to buy! We love the high-waist and straight leg which can create a sleek slimming effect.

Pros

  • High-rise fit
  • Stretch cotton denim
  • Zip fly button closure

Dolce Vita Iman Slide Sandal in Cafe Stella at Nordstrom, Size 11

Ditch your athletic slides and wear this pair of sandals instead! They’re just as easy to slip into but look far dressier, so you can wear them with a wider array of ensembles.

Pros

  • Trendy square toe
  • Small heel
  • Super comfortable

Not what you’re looking for? Check out all of the latest markdowns during Nordstrom’s Half-Yearly Sale here!

Still haven’t found what you’re looking for? Check out these related product articles below:

Check out more of our picks and deals here!

This post is brought to you by Us Weekly’s Shop With Us team. The Shop With Us team aims to highlight products and services our readers might find interesting and useful, such as wedding-guest outfits, purses, plus-size swimsuits, women’s sneakers, bridal shapewear, and perfect gift ideas for everyone in your life. Product and service selection, however, is in no way intended to constitute an endorsement by either Us Weekly or of any celebrity mentioned in the post.

The Shop With Us team may receive products free of charge from manufacturers to test. In addition, Us Weekly receives compensation from the manufacturer of the products we write about when you click on a link and then purchase the product featured in an article. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product or service is featured or recommended. Shop With Us operates independently from the advertising sales team. We welcome your feedback at [email protected]. Happy shopping!