What Brides Should Buy at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Shop 15 cute items that will make the perfect gift – or treat yourself!

Take a look at our picks from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale below, and click each item to shop your favorites!

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If you've been scrolling through Instagram, watching YouTube, or reading any blogs lately, you've probably heard about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. While the early-access sale was available for Nordstrom card holders through July 19th, the sale officially opened up to everyone on July 20th and goes through August 5th. 

While you don't necessarily need an excuse to treat yourself or gift a friend with an engagement or wedding gift, the slashed prices of these items may help you actually add that item to your shopping cart. From dresses that are perfect for summer weddings and bridal showers, to accessories for your nuptials or honeymoon, to décor for your new marital home, we've gathered some favorites from the shop. Even if you don't have a Nordstrom card, you can still start planning what you'll buy in a week!

Take a look at 15 of our picks from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale below, and click each item to shop your favorites!

nordstrom anniversary sale travel candle collection jo malone london

Whether you're searching for a gift for the newly engaged couple in your life or you want to make your own home smell serene, this candle set is a no-brainer. Travel Candle Collection, $95 by Jo Malone Londonnordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale mr and mrs coffee mug set nordstrom at home wedding engagement gift ideas

These his-and-hers coffee mugs are the perfect present for the newlyweds. Not only do they say "Mr." and "Mrs." but the inside is decorated with script that reads, "love you more." “Mr. & Mrs.” mug set, $15.90 ($25 after sale) by Nordstrom at Homenordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale dotted faux rap midi dress by bardot wedding guest dress ideas

If you're looking for the perfect dress that's fitting for a number of events, consider this wrap-style dress with a classic print. It can easily transition from day to night – just change from flats to heels and add some jewelry. “Dotted Faux Wrap” midi dress, $78.90 ($119 after sale) by Bardotnordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale movado bold refined bracelet watch wedding gift idea

While designer watches are typically a popular gifting choice for the groom on the wedding day, brides-to-be will love this gold-hued bracelet watch – especially if it complements the engagement ring. “Bold Refined” bracelet watch, $459.90 ($695 after sale) by Movadonordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale erika metallic jacquard flower print evening bag by ted baker london

This romantic floral-print evening bag features a cross-body option that makes it perfect for a date night with your husband-to-be or even a night out for dancing with your bridesmaids. “Erika” metallic jacquard evening bag, $72.90 ($109 after sale) by Ted Baker Londonnordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale gold calessi pointy toe pump heel by charles david wedding shoe ideas

Many brides are choosing to wear metallic heels on their wedding day to complement the décor accents. If your celebration will feature gilt details, these pointed-toe pumps will be the finishing touch to your bridal ensemble. “Calessi” pointy toe pump, $144.90 ($218.95 after sale) by Charles Davidnordstrom.com

nordstrom anniversary sale sayda iguazu shift dress flower print from ted baker london bridal shower wedding guest dress ideas

Ideal for spring or summer wedding guests, this chic dress with a large floral print will be perfect for garden soirées or bridal showers – and the long statement sleeves will keep you warm should a cold breeze come your way. “Sayda Iguazu” shift dress, $196.60 ($295 after sale) by Ted Baker Londonnordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale ooh la la champagne coupe glasses cathy's concepts wedding gift ideas

With lots to celebrate during an engagement period, these coupe glasses will be necessary. The gold-rimmed Champagne glasses will certainly elevate your date nights as you toast to your upcoming celebration. “Ooh La La” set of Champagne coupes, $30.90 ($47 after sale) by Cathy’s Conceptsnordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale chevron spinner luggage set nordstrom honeymoon ideas

A honeymoon (or early-moon) is the perfect excuse to purchase a new set of luggage! This sleek set includes a carry-on bag and luggage that should be checked. “Chevron” spinner luggage set, $223.90 ($299 after sale) by Nordstromnordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale kingsley blue bikini top swimsuit honeymoon ideas

Even if you're not heading to the beach for your honeymoon, there will likely be a pool or hot tub nearby. Continue your "something blue" with this flirty bikini top with ruffled details. “Kingsley” bikini top, $65.90 ($99 after sale) by L Spacenordstrom.com

nordstrom anniversary sale monogram marble and wood serving board by cathy's concepts wedding gift ideas

Celebrate your new shared initial with this personalized marble-and-wood serving board. This also makes a great gift for an engaged couple who loves to host wine-and-cheese nights. “Monogram Marble & Wood” serving board, $41.90 ($63 after sale) by Cathy’s Conceptsnordstrom.com

nordstrom anniversary sale end on end sleep shirt by j crew wedding getting ready photo ideas

Floral-print robes are still all the rage for getting-ready photos on the morning of the wedding, but more and more brides are turning to pajama sets or crisp sleep shirts. Purchase one for yourself and get some in other colors for your bridesmaid gifts!. “End on End” sleep shirt, $44.90 ($68 after sale) by J.Crewnordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale ultrasonic cool mist aromatherapy diffuser by serene house essential oils

Attempt to stay stress-free while wedding planning with this aromatherapy diffuser that will fill your home with fragrant essential oils to keep you calm leading up to the big day. “Ultrasonic Cool Mist” aromatherapy diffuser, $25.90 ($40 after sale) by Serene Housenordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale marsden tote bag by tory burch blush purse

This blush tote bag is the perfect addition to your wardrobe. Store your wedding to-do lists, inspirational magazines like Inside Weddings, and more as you're running from fittings to bridal-related appointments. “Marsden” pebbled leather tote, $352.90 ($528 after sale) by Tory Burchnordstrom.com

Nordstrom anniversary sale morgan throw by pom pom at home blush blanket

Cuddle up with your fiancé(e) with this lightweight soft throw featuring a fringe trim – perfect for movie nights in the warm summer months! “Morgan” throw, $66.90 ($100 after sale) by Pom Pom at Homenordstrom.com

For more insiration, discover engagement gift ideas here, shop summer beauty essentials, find out what items to include in your "Will You Be My Bridesmaid?" boxes, get gift ideas for your first anniversary, and gather expert tips for crafting wedding welcome bags.