Nordstrom Canada Anniversary Sale
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How to Shop the 2021 Nordstrom Canada Anniversary Sale Like a Pro

The beloved annual sale event is right around the corner — but the different dates to remember and sheer volume of product available can be a bit overwhelming. We're here to help.

The highly anticipated Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is almost here — and as of July 19, you can preview the shoppable items. The sale, which offers new products at temporarily reduced prices, begins July 28 and ends August 8, with prices going back up on August 9. If you’re a Nordy Club Ambassador, you’ll have early access to shop the sale, starting July 25 in-store and at

There are so many great items in this year’s Nordstrom Canada Anniversary Sale, which is why Nordstrom is offering the option for a pre-planned shop, via the sale’s preview and wish list function. Read on for everything you need to know about shopping the Nordstrom Canada Anniversary Sale 2021, along with tips to help you navigate Nordstrom’s biggest shopping event of the year like a seasoned pro.

Check out the Nordstrom Canada Anniversary Sale preview

It couldn’t be simpler. Starting July 19, you can get a sneak peek at the sale items by visiting There, you’ll find the available items listed — from brands for women, men and kids to home decor and exclusive beauty offers (check out our beauty favourites from this year’s sale here).

Making a wish list is key

When previewing the sale, Nordstrom Canada makes it easy to plan for which items you want to get. Once you find something you love, select your desired size and colour (if applicable) and add it to the wish list. The wish list puts all your desired items in one place, meaning you can check out faster when it’s time to buy! This is major because as any anniversary sale veteran knows, items can sell out fast.

Your fave brands will be present

The Nordstrom Canada Anniversary Sale will feature styles from top brands like Good American, Nike, UGG, Veronica Beard, Herschel Supply Co., Barefoot Dreams, Zella, Jenny Bird, Steve Madden, Treasure & Bond, Vince, and AllSaints — just to name a few. There are also brands newly added to the sale this year, including Club Monaco, Rhone, Outdoor Research, and Open Edit.

Did someone say ~personalized~ shopping experience?

Indeed. Along with the one-of-a-kind sale, Nordstrom is offering personalized services to make your cart-filling experience even smoother. Services include in-store and virtual styling appointments, where you can connect with expert stylists who offer fashion tips, outfit recommendations and advice on creating a new wardrobe. Plus, Nordstrom offers on-site alterations to get you the perfect fit.

Top it all off with exciting Nordstrom Anniversary Sale events

Throughout the anniversary sale, Nordstrom is running various activities and events, from live-streamed events that will highlight product selections, upcoming trends, and essentials you can shop during the sale, to a week of restaurant dining with three-course seasonal meals. To see the full calendar of events, visit

Shop how you want

There are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to shopping the Nordstrom Canada Anniversary Sale. This year, you can order online and pick up in-store, do a contactless curbside pickup, or opt for shipping directly to you. Additionally, returns are offered in-store, curbside or via mail-in. (Psst: if you’re in Toronto, you get free two-day shipping!)

Now save the date

The sale starts on July 28 and ends on August 8 with prices going back up on August 9. If you are a Nordy Club Ambassador, you’ll get early access to shop the sale in-store and on beginning on July 25. To check your status and whether you qualify for early access, visit Happy shopping!

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