On Big Sale Days like Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Early Access, you probably know I cut to the chase. I was able to preview a the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale on Tuesday night and I’ve selected the best of Early Access to make it easy for you.

I always concentrate on classics that will be in my closet for years.  I’m sharing the Top 20 or so items in each category.  Below you’ll find boutiques of the styles I truly love and are the Best of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Early Access merchandise.

This sale is a great time to pick up items wear now and wear later items and replace items you love but have worn out.  That is a lot of what I’m doing this year!  Many of these styles I have already and love.  I’ve included details on most items.

I’ve been told that there will no new items added or restocks.  If you like something purchase it!  The only “restock” will be with returns.  I’ve noticed a few things are already sold out with ICON and Ambassadors shopping in store since Tuesday and online yesterday.

I will be updating the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Early Access Favorites tab on my website menu bar.  You can shop the categories individually on these pages on my site: Coats and Jackets, Dresses, Denim, Shoes and BootsSweaters and Tops, Handbags and Accessories, and Beauty Exclusives.

Easy links to categories you’ll want to shop on Nordstrom.comDenim, Sweaters, TopsDressesHandbags and AccessoriesBootsBootiesBeauty Coats and Jackets, Home, ActivewearMen’s, and Kids.

My Purchases So Far

I’ve had this pair of Stuart Weiztman boots for 2 years and they still look almost new.  I wear them almost every day once the weather gets cold.  I’m replacing a pair of nude suede booties from last year’s sale that I wore out with these more durable leather booties.  I also picked up these tall boots to replace an old pair.  These casual booties are replacing some open toe that I bought and never wore for just that reason…open toe boots?  What was I thinking! Ha!  These black booties are so comfortable and great with jeans or dresses/skirts.  I love the zipper detail.

I needed to replace my trench and picked up this pretty trench.  I couldn’t resist this dress.  It is another colorway of one of my favorite dresses from last fall.  I wore it on our cruise in Spain.  It’s a great wear now, wear later piece. I’ll also wear it as a skirt with a sweater layered over and belted in the winter.

There are two beauty tools that are part of my Nighttime Skincare Routine that is part of the sale.  This one lifts and tones (think non-invasive facelift) and if you buy only one beauty item this year, THIS IS IT!  Trust me it works!  If you are wanting to really improve your skin texture and skin tone, this R45 treatment is AMAZING!  I use it twice a year.

Be sure to follow Instagram and Instagram Stories.  I’ll also be favorites and more details on what I purchased there as well as on the Alicia Wood Lifestyle Facebook page!

Also, if fall shopping isn’t your thing right now, (and honestly, I get it!) check out my St. Lucia Packing List.  We are headed to the beautiful island soon for some much needed family time!




Just a sampling of the items in the category tabs on the menu bar!







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