Treat Yourself! These Are the Best Little Luxuries from Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

published Aug 20, 2020
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We’ve been keeping a close eye on Nordstrom’s epic Anniversary Sale, simply because it’s a treasure trove of great deals on bedding, home decor, small appliances, and all sorts of other big-ticket items. It’s also full of lots of little luxuries—items that you may not necessarily need to add to your cart… but they’re on sale, after all! We rounded up our favorite small goodies from Nordstrom’s big sale that would make great gifts for you, or for someone else.

1 / 6
was $48.00

This trio of votive candles from the fragrance savants at NEST includes scents in energizing grapefruit, refreshing ocean mist and sea salt, and flowery bamboo. Depending on your space, that's a new fragrance for every room. It's designed as a gift set, but why not treat yourself? It just makes scents!

2 / 6
was $35.00

Vahdam sources all of their loose leaf teas directly from the best tea gardens throughout India, and this set includes six of their most popular blends. There's a bold Double Spice Masala Chai, an herbal Turmeric Ashwagandha Tisane, and even two varieties of Darjeeling among the selections. The very pretty packaging is an added bonus.

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was $69.99

Any wine will feel super fancy when served from this modern decanter with a copper ring stopper. While it's designed to help aerate and bring out the nuances of more sophisticated wines, it could also make pizza delivery and a bottle of two-buck Chuck feel like a fine dining experience.

4 / 6
was $27.90

You might not expect to find gourmet coffee at Nordstrom, but this blend includes beans from some of the globe's best coffee-growing regions and is freshly roasted in Portland by the experts at Coffee Bean International. It's a bold, dark roast with tasting notes of bittersweet chocolate and almond—perfect for your morning brew.

5 / 6
was $25.00

For whiskey aficionados, this set brings out the best for a tasting. The rocking tumblers let you easily swirl your spirits to bring out their full flavors and aromas, and the chillable stones will keep your libation at the ideal temperature without diluting it.

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was $89.99

This lightly textured copper cake stand from Godinger will elevate any cake to centerpiece status. Paired with a glass dome, it could also be used as a countertop display for fresh croissants and other breakfast treats. And if you don't want to use it in the kitchen, feel free to keep it on your dresser or console table as a pretty display piece.