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In case you haven’t noticed, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is kind of like Black Friday for bloggers. We wait for this for a year, strategically plan for certain deals, and share our hauls. In case you don’t understand how the sale works- I’m going to defer you to Ashlee, who did an amazing post on everything you need to know about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

Last year, I was pretty unimpressed, honestly. This year, however, I found a bunch of things I love. I don’t really need anything per say, so I didn’t have a strategy. I went page by page to check out literally everything the sale has to offer. True to Caroline form, I love the relaxed, the distressed, and the cold-shouldered. Threw in a couple funky pieces to keep my readers on their toes. Oh hey rose gold hat. How you doin’?

Remember that the items included in this sale tend to go fast, so if you see something you love, grab it. Also of note- my picks are in price order and everything you see here is under $150!

the carolove nordstrom sale

Women’s Bp. Leopard Print Scarf||Women’s Bp. Metallic Faux Leather Baseball Cap – Metallic||Boyfriend Watch, 38mm||Crushed Velour Tee||Women’s Pst By Project Social T The Blonde Cold Shoulder Sweatshirt||Women’s Pst By Project Social T The Brunette Cold Shoulder Sweatshirt

Women’s Socialite Cold-Shoulder Sweatshirt Dress||Skinny Dip Pink Marble Professional Brush Set||Women’s O’Neill Susannah Bell Sleeve Dress||Women’s Thread & Supply Barton Camo Print Jacket||Women’s Halogen Ruffle Hem Knit Tank

Women’s Pleione Cold Shoulder Tie Sleeve Sweatshirt||Petite Women’s Caslon Draped Utility Jacket||Women’s Gibson Funnel Neck Poncho Style Sweatshirt||Women’s Pleione Pleat Inset French Terry Top

Women’s Halogen Mixed Media Swing Top||Women’s Moon River Fringe Hem Sweater||Women’s Bp. Faren Bootie||Women’s Two By Vince Camuto Release Hem Denim Dress||Petite Women’s Halogen Pleat Faux Leather Skirt

Women’s Adrianna Papell Jaspee Knot Midi Dress||Women’s Treasure & Bond Hooded Plaid Cape||Women’s Levi’s Cargo Jacket With Patches||Women’s Kensie ‘Teddy Bear’ Notch Collar Faux Fur Coat||Women’s Current/elliott The Stiletto High Waist Skinny Jeans

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Originally posted on Little Bitty City One 2/24/16

This may be my favorite shoot of all time ever for several reasons. Firstly, Dani of Blonde in the District is a joy to work with and a total sweetie. She actually organized the brunch for a little group of us at Ambar– there were new bloggers and experienced bloggers and in betweens, like me. No judgment of anything that anyone was doing, just advice and problems we’ve all had and a great feeling of girl-power. I actually got some amazing advice from Alison of Wardrobe Oxygen. I’m going to paraphrase here but when I told her that recently I’d felt discouraged and even considered saying goodbye to LBC1, she told me to not give up on my blog, but since it’s mine all mine, mold it to be exactly what I want it to be. There is no right or wrong here.

Secondly, Dani picked this amazing spot for our shoot. The Fridge is a cool gallery down by Eastern Market, and apparently their mural outside changes all the time. I can’t wait to go back.

Thirdly, I was kinda diggin’ my outfit. It was actually decently warm on Saturday, and I was so happy to be without the bulky coat.I’ve been doing so much business casual on my blog that it was fun to break away from that. I’m also obsessed with my little milk purse. For whatever reason, I’ve wanted a milk carton purse for like a year. Kate Spade had one, Betsey Johnson had one, SkinnyDip London had one… and I wanted one, but didn’t want to spend a ton on a novelty bag. Hi Amazon.com for under $10 🙂

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ok- so this is technically an outtake- but this may be my favorite

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Aerie poncho [last seen here]; similar here, here, here||almost identical Milk carton purse||Stack: Wanderer Cuff; Kendra Scott Colorbar bracelet; Mini Cone Stud Stretch Bracelet||ECENTRCQ sneakers||leather leggings here, here, here

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I remember my first trip to Old Navy. There was a little group of us that all wanted matching outfits for our sign language club performance- I was in 5th grade. The moms had put the kabash on the original plan of Limited Too because it was “Too” expensive. See what I did there? We ended up with banana yellow and tangerine orange shorts with matching t shirts… and visors. It was all very late 90s/ early 2000s.

Flash forward what seems like a zillion years and Old Navy has stepped up its game infinitely but kept the price point at a mom (or budgeting young adult) approved level!  And right now there’s a 40% off sale so splurging isn’t even really a splurge- I even started my Christmas shopping! Check out some of my favorite pieces. I had a really hard time narrowing down my list, especially because I love fall clothes more than any other season. What are your favorite Old Navy fall looks?

old navy fall wishlist the carolove

Dresses: 1.Printed Waisted Swing Dress for Women||2.Pleated Tie-Neck Swing Dress for Women||3.Jersey Swing Dress for Women||4.Waisted Lace Swing Dress for Women

Outerwear: 5.Quilted Plaid Vest for Women||6.Faux-Fur Vest for Women||7.Animal-Patterned Wool-Blend Coat for Women||8.Velvet Blazer for Women

Tops: 9.Relaxed Graphic Fleece Sweatshirt for Women||10.Crocheted Fringe Poncho for Women||||11.Boyfriend Flannel Shirt for Women||12.Ruffle-Detail Top for Women

Accessories: 13.Oversized Flannel Scarf||14.Mini-Saddle Bag for Women||15.Patterned Cozy Crew Socks for Women||16.Cluster-Pendant Necklace for Women

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