Editor’s Picks


In addition to hundreds of beauty exclusives, free samples and gifts with purchase, we’re offering a little something extra special at our store beauty counters each day during the Anniversary Sale. Check out our Glam-Out Days calendar and drop by for an extra dose of beauty, on us. Read on to see calendar highlights and editors’ picks for exclusive deals during the sale.



Our latest Pop-In Shop at Nordstrom celebrates the cool, the quirky and the quintessentially American with an homage to a favorite U.S. pastime—the road trip. Olivia Kim’s expertly curated shop will get you geared up for summer travel, whether your itinerary includes camping, divey diners and/or a corn palace. Below, we present a handful of editor’s picks to get your motor running.



Top 10 Black Friday Deals

The craziest shopping day of the year is finally here! Check out The Thread‘s top 10 Black Friday deals below, then shop the full array.
Raga Animal-Print SweaterVince Camuto Gold Cuff

Raga Animal Pattern Pullover | Vince Camuto Cutout Cuff



Our Anniversary Sale is officially in full swing. Now you can shop our newest collections, merchandise and exclusives before prices go up on August 5. Need somewhere to start? Our Anniversary Sale Trend Guide has all of our favorites to keep you looking style savvy. Get inspired with our Blog Editor’s Picks below.


Jeff Powell


The world’s oldest, most prestigious tennis tournament, The Wimbledon Championships, is underway. This year’s courts are keeping the strawberries-and-cream-eating spectators on the edge of their seats (seven-time champion Roger Federer just went out, and it’s only day 3!). We’re eager to see if Serena Williams makes it to the finals in one of the most surprise-filled tournaments in memory.

Less exhilarating to watch—the strictly enforced all-white dress code for players when sporty chic is such a winner this summer. The trend may be off-limits to players, but you can get in the game by mixing high-energy hues, tech fabrics and pieces from your gym bag in with the essentials you already wear. You won’t be able to compete on the courts at Wimbledon looking so fresh and fab, but your wardrobe will definitely reign victorious.

[Pictured: Zella Running Jacket | MICHAEL Michael Kors Tote | h.i.p Pleat Skirt]

[Pictured: BCBGeneration Faux Leather Cap | ASTR Sheer Tee | Leith Bralette]

[Pictured: Nike Wedge Sneaker | STS Cutoff Shorts | Make + Model Bralette | Rubbish Sleeveless Shirt]

Shop our Editor’s Picks to get your sporty chic game on:

Jeff Powell


Timeless black and white is looking anything but bland right now. Brazen prints are making all those bright colors we’ve seen for so many seasons look demure. Wear a graphic black-and-white print all on its own, or layer on a pop of color for a statement-making optical punch. Ready to get bold and beautiful? Here are a few Editor’s Picks to get you on your way.

Collective Concepts Stripe Skirt

kate spade new york ‘davis’ capri pants

Lela Rose Lace Sheath Dress | Marni Edition Knit Skirt | Tibi Colorblock Shift Dress
Tibi Silk Shift Dress | Kelly Wearstler Knit Pencil Skirt | Alice + Olivia Drape Front Cardigan

Jeff Powell


Travel Smart, Pack Fashionably

If you’re jetting out of town for the holidays, make a clean getaway with versatile looks that can be worn day or night. We’ve picked three dream vacations—pristine beach hideaway, relaxed resort and ski slope escape—and selected the essentials you need to have a painless packing experience—and let’s not forget a fabulous vacay!

Planning a resort trip that includes champagne room service, spa treatments and poolside cabanas? If the answer is yes, then this look is for you!

Tasha ‘Butterfly Madness’ Scarf | MICHAEL Michael Kors ‘Hamilton’ Sandal | Trina Turk ‘Corbin’ Shorts
BCBGMAXAZRIA Print Sleeveless Sheath Dress
Sondra Roberts Resin Clutch | Cara Accessories Studded Bangles | Alexis Bittar Tapered Bangle

Check out more of our winter vacation packing lists.

—Qianna Smith


New Year’s Eve To the Nines

If you’re anything like us, your New Year’s Eve plans consist of possibly a party, maybe a bar or potentially a night in with friends. In other words, it’s still up in the air, but that doesn’t mean the quest for the perfect, ready-for-anything outfit hasn’t begun.

Shop these looks: Left | Right

Shop these looks: Left | Right

Check out more of these looks with our sparkly guide to dressing up on the last night of the year, whether you’re hitting the club, going to a show or canoodling with your sweetheart.

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And now for round 2 of “Please buy me this” from our intrepid blog team! The first group’s wish list ranged from a pair of manly boots to a mushroom-growing kit (yes, Nordstrom truly does sell it all). Today we’re steering toward the classics, like a chic red dress and a French cookbook, with a few curve balls along the way.

1. Filson Tote Bag  2. Kenzo Shirt  3. Nike Running Shoes  4. Anthony Bourdain Cookbook

1. Herve Leger Dress  2. Jimmy Choo Clutch  3. Giuseppe Zanotti Pumps  4. Viktor & Rolf ‘Flowerbomb’ Eau de Parfum

1. Jonathan Adler Coasters  2. John Varvatos ‘Artisan’ Gift Set  3. Kiehl’s ‘Men’s Refueling Kit  4. Nordstrom Gift Card

1. Tadashi Shoji Dress  2. Kate Spade New York Necklace  3. Ms. & Mrs. Emergency Kit  4. Manolo Blahnik Pumps


It’s impossible to work for a major fashion retailer and not fall in love with a few things (okay, like a million things). Luckily, this is the perfect time of year to announce your ultimate wish list to the world. So in the spirit of giving and receiving (fingers tightly crossed on receiving), we asked each of our blog writers and team contributors to name the top four items they hope to find under the tree.

1. Topman Bottle Opener Bracelet  2. Mushroom Growing Kit  3. Tom Ford ‘Tobacco Vanille’ Decanter
Alexander McQueen Scarf


1. Danner Boots  2. Billy Reid Henley  3. 1901 Knit Cotton Tie  4. Scott-Nichol Socks


1. Jonathan Adler Pitcher  2. Stila ‘ Stay All Day’ Liquid Eyeliner  3. Comme Des Garçons Pouch  4. Lanvin iPhone Case


1. Articles of Society Coated Jeans  2. Topshop Sweater  3. Dr. Martens Oxfords  4. Chanel Eyeshadow