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Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale has officially kicked off! The late summer sale technically started on July 12 for Nordstrom credit card holders, but the deals opened up to all shoppers on Wednesday, July 28. Now, everyone can find their favorite clothing, shoes, home goods and more, all marked down.
However, if there’s one standout from the sale, it’s the handbag deals. A great handbag can totally transform any look. And unlike new clothes, a handbag can be worn every day for years to come. (Plus, you don’t have to worry about whether or not it’s going to fit when you order online.)
So, if you want to refresh your closet, whether you’re heading back to school or to the office, invest in a good handbag. Right now at Nordstrom, select handbags are up to 50% off, so it’s the perfect time to shop.
Take a look below at some of the best designer bags marked down during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. And make sure to head to Nordstrom’s website to shop the entire sale before it’s over on Aug. 8.
1. The Marc Jacobs The Shutter Snakeskin Embossed Strap Leather Crossbody Bag, $199.90 (Orig. $350)
A classic black crossbody bag is an essential accessory — you can wear it anywhere! This black Marc Jacobs bag is updated with a snakeskin strap for added flair.
2. Coach Canteen Leather Crossbody Bag, $199.90 (Orig. $350)
You can dress up this round Coach crossbody bag or keep it casual. It’s just the right size to fit all of your essentials — phone, wallet, keys — and then some. You can also get it on sale in honeycomb and black.
3. MCM Mini Visetos Crossbody Bag, $329.90 (Orig. $550)
If you’re always on the go, take this MCM faux-leather crossbody bag with you. It’s small enough that it won’t get in your way, but it stands out thanks to pops of bright orange. Plus, it’s water-repellent, so your stuff is safe no matter where life takes you.
4. Clare V. Midi Sac Leopard Print Leather Crossbody Bag, $233.90 (Orig. $390)
If you’re not familiar with Clare V., the French journalist started out making printed laptop cases and now makes handbags, travel accessories, home goods and more. Based in Los Angeles, the namesake brand is known for combining playful prints with functional style, hence this leopard print crossbody bag.
5. Kate Spade New York Large Molly Leather Tote, $136.90
You can always use a solid tote bag! Add this pretty light pink one from Kate Spade New York to your rotation. The pebbled leather ages well, so you can use it for years to come.
6. Coach Pebble Leather Crossbody Bag, $199.90 (Orig. $350)
If you’re looking for your next LBB (little black bag), make it this Coach handbag. It’s a crossbody but more on the medium side, so it can hold all of your essentials, plus a small water bottle.
7. Coach Leather Barrel Bag, $239.90 (Orig. $395)
This unique Coach barrel bag will help you stand out from the crowd. You can get it in this bright honeycomb color that will take you from season to season, or snag it in white for an end-of-summer treat.
8. Madewell Simple Leopard Print Genuine Calf Hair Crossbody Bag, $71.90 (Orig. $108)
Leopard print is the new neutral — it goes with almost anything! This Madewell crossbody has a simple silhouette, so the print can stand out on its own.
9. FRAME Mini Les Second Leather Crossbody Bag, $209.90 (Orig. $350)
This Italian leather handbag is effortlessly stylish. Its top handles and crossbody strap are adjustable, and the latter is removable, so you can carry this bag any way you want. Get it on sale in this neutral “caf au lait” color or in hot pink for a pop of color.
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