Get a Jump on Your Holiday Shopping with These Giftable Finds from Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

published Jul 29, 2021
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Sure, you love a sale. But you also love finding the perfect gift. And the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, with savings of up to 40 percent off, is all the more reason to start stocking up on presents for all your gift-giving occasions in the months to come. From diffusers with soothing scents and self-care items such as weighted blankets and throws, these creative ideas will fit the bill for upcoming birthdays, anniversaries, and holiday exchanges. Maybe you’ll even find something for yourself! (PS: Don’t forget to shop the best home deals, living room deals, and bedding deals, too.)

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was $79.50

It’s a name you love at a price you can’t resist. This Pendleton throw comes in three neutral colors and is just the right weight for tossing over icy toes while binge-watching Netflix. The geometric jacquard weave works with any decor style. Buy yourself one while you’re at it or score an extra one for unexpected gift-giving occasions.

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was $100.00

It’s always handy to have an extra duffel for last-minute weekend getaways. This one features a tough tech fabric and side-access shoe compartment. The shoulder strap makes it a cinch to carry. It’s available in a chic city map pattern or a sporty striped fabric. At 40 percent off, grab one in both designs.

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was $299.00

You may not be able to give the gift of a good night’s sleep, but this weighted blanket set just may help your recipient fall asleep faster! This cozy set includes a 15-pound weighted blanket and two pillows. The 100 percent cotton cover is cool and comfortable, and the pillows have a supportive inner pillow and softer outer pillow for less tossing and turning.

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was $353.00

Two massage devices and a stick of organic CBD provide total relaxation with multiple speed or pinpoint pressure massage. If you can’t be there in person to give them a massage, this unique gift is the next best thing. It’s a great value for $225, regularly $353.

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was $95.00

Everyone has at least three or four reusable water bottles stashed somewhere, but the LARQ self-cleaning water bottle is one they’ll use over and over. Push a button to activate the self-cleaning mode, and a purifying UV light switches on to kill nasty germs. It recharges by USB, and a single charge can last up to a month. The double-insulated construction also keeps drinks cold up to 24 hours. The 17-ounce bottle comes in five pretty colors.

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A shiny brass monogram stands out against the pure white marble on this set of gorgeous coasters. This is such a pretty and practical gift that the recipient is sure to invite you over for drinks and apps very soon!

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was $51.00

Everyone always needs more candles! This limited edition three-candle set features best-selling fragrances including a delicious bamboo scent of white florals and sparkling citrus, a grapefruit scent that’s sure to wake you up, and Ocean Mist & Sea Salt to transport you to a day at the beach. These candles are made in the USA, are paraben-, sulfate-, and phthalate-free, and burn from 20 to 28 hours each.

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was $161.00

They’re perennially cool. They’re classic. They’re made in Italy. These are the three top reasons you need to grab a pair of these shades. They’ll always be in style, and better yet, the crystal lenses will provide 100 percent UV protection. Grab a pair of these sleek Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses now for $99.90, which is a real steal, considering they’re usually $161.

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was $82.00

Now that we’re all traveling again, it’s nice to have something to make a hotel room more welcoming and homey. This limited-edition Diptyque five-candle set includes their most popular and romantic scents, including berry, fig, rose, lavender, and woody trees. They’re made in France, so they’re a lovely set to gift (or keep!).

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was $169.00

It’s rare that a kitchen appliance looks this good, but this elegant kettle has style to spare. It features variable temperature control and a precision pour spout, and the LCD screen is easy to read and program. Even better, this sleek kettle will hold the water at the perfect temp for up to an hour so your friend can make a cuppa anytime.

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was $139.95

For the gardener or wannabe gardener, this tabletop self-watering garden takes up little space on the counter. It comes with a built-in LED light, soil-less mix, and three basil starter pods to get things growing. It’s also dishwasher-safe. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys plants but has little space (or time).

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was $69.95

For the friend who has everything, the Serene House electric diffuser with ceramic cover looks good and brings the benefits of aromatherapy to any indoor space. It comes with a built-in timer that shuts off automatically. Just add water and a favorite essential oil (sold separately).