Summer is officially here and what better way to celebrate its arrival than a wardrobe overhaul? After all, summer is the season of travels and adventures, so why not have new clothes to go with your Instagram stories and photos? It’s also the perfect time to shop online, as the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale is finally here and we’ve rounded up the discounted women’s fashion essentials you’ll need for an amazing, Instagrammable summer ahead.
1. A perfect summer dress that will turn heads at the beach, cookouts, and brunches.
This summer, level up your fashion game with this ASTR the Label Lace Midi Dress that’s currently 25% off at the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale. Get your hands on this sweet, playful and party-ready lace midi-length dress that features slender straps and an airy silhouette that will let you be the belle of the summer ball. It’s perfect for days out in the sun this summer and is best paired with a denim jacket when the cool breeze rolls in at night and some comfortable sandals for a truly feminine look. Comes in a gorgeous coral shade that’s perfect for summer. Features a hidden back-zip closure, adjustable straps, v-neck, and is partially lined. Shop at Nordstrom.
2. A top that can be mixed and matched for any occasion.
Get your hands on this wardrobe staple that’s perfect for all year round fashion: Something Navy Easy Woven Top is a breezy, romantic semi-sheer front-button top that you can pair with jeans, slacks, shorts, a skirt, or any bottom you can imagine. That’s why you need this in your wardrobe! It’s so versatile you can wear it from summer through fall. It features a front button closure, v-neck that shows just enough of skin, short sleeves, and a semi-sheer look that’s perfect for the season. It’s made of 100% viscose. Get this at 50% off at Nordstrom.
3. An elegant dress that’s perfect for any summer garden wedding.
If you’re set to attend a friend or family member’s summer nuptials, go for this Valentino Floral Metallic Brocade Dress. It features a mix of silk and metallic threads that enhance the golden luster of this Italian-brocade dress that looks very vintage chic and truly classic. It also features a nipped-in natural waist and a full, gathered skirt that together creates a flattering silhouette that is youthful and chic. This dress includes a hidden back-zip closure, a jewel neck and short sleeves. it is lined with 100% silk and is crafted in Italy. Currently 40% off at Nordstrom.
4. A chic cover up that takes you from beach to party in no time.
Don’t forget to pack this for your summer getaway: the Pool to Party Beach to Street Cover-Up Dress features a flowy maxi silhouette with a semi-sheer material that’s fun to wear as you move from the beach to the street and back. It features tures behind the neck and a v-neck, with a split front hem, and an open back. It’s a summer must-have you can’t leave home without! Shop at Nordstrom.
5. Comfortable shorts you can travel with.
Summer is the time to show off some skin and you can do exactly that with these contemporary
BP Paperbag High Waist Shorts that features a neat tie that gathers at the waist. It’s comfortable and cute, appropriate for summer travels and days by the beach. It features an elastic waist with tie belt, side slant pockets that are great for traveling, and a 96% cotton, 4% spandex composition that makes for comfortable wear. Shop at Nordstrom.
6. A vintage-inspired yet classic swimsuit that adds length.
This gorgeous O’Neill Lora One-Piece Swimsuit features colorful stripes that takes you back to the 1980’s with its retro-chic style. This beach essential features ties behind the back, removable soft cups, and a lining that’s comfortable. This piece comes from the O’Neill brand that began in 1952 when Jack O’Neill opened a surf shop along San Francisco’s beachside Great Highway. The brand’s pieces are inspired by this lifestyle, with the first apparel pieces being neoprene vests and wetsuits. Get yours at Nordstrom.
7. A feminine bikini top that will turn heads at the beach.
This Billabong x Sincerely Jules Dos Palmas Ruffle One-Shoulder Bikini Top features frilly ruffles in a one-shoulder silhouette with an allover print that’s perfect for the season. This piece is crafted as part of a collaboration with Julie Sarinana, influencer and founder of the popular fashion and lifestyle blog, Sincerely Jules. The fun summer-friendly collection features beautiful colors, silhouettes and textiles that reflect Julie’s timeless mantra: Dream, Believe, Achieve. Includes removable soft cups and made of 87% polyamide, 13% elastane. Shop at Nordstrom.
8. A bikini bottom you can mix and match.
If you’re one who loves mixing and matching bikinis to create unique Instagrammable looks, you’ll love the Chelsea28 Scallop Hipster Bikini Bottom, which features simple and chic scalloped edges in its low-rise silhouette. Shop at Nordstrom.
9. A trusty pair of boyfriend jeans you can take anywhere.
Jeans are a wardrobe staple for any season. But this KUT from the Kloth Catherine Distressed Roll Hem Crop Boyfriend Jeans is definitely a summer must-have. It features rolled hems that add a fun, footwear-flaunting touch to slim-cut boyfriend jeans in faded and distressed denim with a little stretch. You definitely need some stretch when you’re out traveling to the beach or the mountains this summer. The distressed look also adds a little grungy charm to this pair, which you can add to any summer look, whether you’re going to brunch or to the beach. Features a zip fly button closure and five-pocket style. Made of 99% cotton, 1% spandex. Shop at Nordstrom.
10. An ultra-chic floral crop top that goes well with a pair of jeans.
Transition from Spring to Summer ever so smoothly with this Rebecca Taylor Ivie Floral Tie Back Crop Top, which features a tie detail that accentuates the open back of a midriff-baring top. Its sweetly puffed elbow-length sleeves and bateau neck make for a feminine look that’s also great for date nights. Features an open back with tie closure that shows just the right amount of skin. Comes in a henna combo and navy combo color, which frankly, we cannot choose from! But since it’s 40% off, we recommend getting both! Shop at Nordstrom.
11. A comfortable yet alluring jumpsuit for exploring the town during daytime.
Charming and rustic, this Keepsake the Label Allure Crop Jumpsuit features a soft, classic styling that you’ll love to wear over and over in summer. It features a softly draped cowl neck and wide, cropped legs in a dainty, allover floral print. It has a hidden back-zip closure, adjustable spaghetti straps, tie waist, and on-seam pockets for keeping your phone and keys so you can move around hands-free. Shop at Nordstrom.
12. A laidback pair of coveralls that’s a classic.
This summer, you’ll adore sporting the NSF Clothing Dahlia Cinch Waist Overalls, which features a drawstring that defines the waist and creates a blousy shape. These cropped overalls keep you cool with its lightweight linen blend that’s perfect for summer. It features adjustable overall straps, a bib pocket, front slant pockets, and back patch pockets for much storage. Made of 55% linen, 45% rayon. Shop at Nordstrom.
13. A feminine floral dress great for both brunch and date nights.
This gorgeous Rebecca Taylor Ivie Floral Sleeveless Cotton Midi Sundress is a sarong-inspired sundress that features a delicate floral pattern and a notched-front hem. Also features a smocked back and casual gathers at the bodice and skirt, making for a feminine look that is reminiscent of the leading ladies of romantic comedies. It features a hidden back-zip closure, sweetheart neck, adjustable straps, and lined bodice for a perfectly feminine silhouette. Shop at Nordstrom.
14. An ultra-chic, blooming jumpsuit.
Check out this charmer! Bare and blooming branches adore this intricately embroidered breezy linen jumpsuit that features not one but two knots at the bodice, providing a flirty style to this piece. The Rebecca Taylor Embroidered Linen Jumpsuit features a back zip closure, sweetheart neck, adjustable straps, and side-seam pockets. Rebecca Taylor gets inspiration from the beauty of everyday and the landscapes of New Zealand, evidenced in the brand’s signature prints and romanticism. Shop at Nordstrom.
15. A classic denim jacket in a lighter tone to keep the summer heat away.
Just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean you can’t layer! This gorgeous Zoey Crop Denim Trucker Jacket from Trave features abbreviated sleeves and back bar tacks that is a fashion forward update to a classic classic American trucker jacket. It is made from mid-weight non-stretch denim that’s rigid and not stiff and is comfortable enough for the summer weather. Features a front button closure, spread collar, three-quarter sleeves with button cuffs, button-flap patch chest pockets, vertical welt pockets, and button tabs at the back hem. Shop at Nordstrom.
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