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What to Buy at the Fall Nordstrom Sale

The best boots, coats, and sweaters.

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Free People Bouquet Sweater in red
Free People Bouquet Sweater ($118.80)

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Nordstrom’s fall sale starts today, and it’s a pretty good deal: Boots, sweaters, denim, jackets, and more cold-weather things are marked down up to 40% off. The discount isn’t site-wide, but there are thousands of products to sift through in all the big categories — women’s and men’s clothing, shoes, accessories, kids, and home. The sale runs through November 12th, so you can basically think of it as an appetizer for Black Friday; might as well get all the things you really want or need now, because there will probably be less to choose from later on.

To get you started, we picked out a few of our favorite, organized by category. Scope them out below, or just head here to start browsing solo.


The Best Boots

Matisse leopard print Calf Hair Ankle Boots
Matisse Calf Hair Ankle Boots, $122.96 (were $204.95)
Stuart Weitzman rust ankle boots
Stuart Weitzman Notazzie Ankle Boots, $344.95 (were $575)
Madewell brown ankle boots
Madewell Brenner Ankle Boots, $178.50 (were $210)
Aquatalia Francesca Weatherproof Boot in red
Aquatalia Francesca Weatherproof Boot, $269.98 (were $450)
Black ankle boots
1.State Jahmil Boots, $95.37 (were $158.95)
Opening Ceremony Dylan Stretch Ankle Boots in black
Opening Ceremony Dylan Stretch Ankle Boots, $236.98 (were $395)
Dolce Vita black Thigh High Boots
Dolce Vita Thigh High Boot, $87.96 (were $219)
Steve Madden black Over the Knee Boots
Steve Madden Over the Knee Boots, $65.96 (were $109.95)

The Best Coats

Badgley Mischka pink trench coat
Badgley Mischka Lightweight Trench Coat, $129.90 (was $178)
Bernardo Wool Blend Sweater Coat
Bernardo Wool Blend Sweater Coat ($129.90)
Levi’s Faux Suede Moto Jacket in brown
Levi’s Faux Suede Moto Jacket, $129.90 (was $198)
Rachel Rachel Roy Stripe Faux Fur Coat
Rachel Rachel Roy Stripe Faux Fur Coat, $111.99 (was $209)
A wool camel coat
Lauren Ralph Lauren Wool Coat, $199.90 (was $300)
A camel coat
Kristen Blake Walking Coat, $199.90 (was $300)
Halogen Wool Blend Coat in gray
Halogen Wool Blend Coat, $169.90 (was $259)
Andrew Marc wool burgundy car coat
Andrew Marc Wool 2-in-1 Car Coat $99.90 (was $158)
Eliza J Wool Blend Coat in red
Eliza J Wool Blend Coat, $139.90 (was $218)
Gallery Full Length Wool Blend Coat in black
Gallery Full Length Wool Blend Coat, $229.90 (was $348)

The Best Sweaters

plus model in red sweater
Sejour Dolman Sleeve Sweater, $52.93 (was $79)
Model in white crepe pullover sweater
Helmut Lang Crepe Pullover, $143.98 (was $360)
Tory Burch Stripe Sleeve Sweater, $220.80 (was $368)
model in gray sweater
AG Wool Blend Sweater, $138.60 (was $198)
Calson Mixed-Stitch Sweater, $52.93 (was $79)
Free People Turtleneck Sweater, $76.80 (was $128)
Eileen Fisher Ribbed Wool Sweater, $166.80 (was $278)
Theory Cashmere Sweater, $297.50 (was $425)
Vineyard Vines Stripe Fisherman Sweater, $100.80 (was $168)
Chelsea28 Turtleneck Sweater, $46.90 (was $78)