8 black wardrobe essentials to grab for under $40 at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

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As fun as it can be to play with color in your wardrobe, there’s no denying that black is essential. Your closet really isn’t complete without a few black dresses, black trousers and of course, black leggings.

While summer may be the season to rock bright hues, that shouldn’t stop you from snatching up a few black must-haves at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale right now. Because the sale features markdowns on items you can wear well into fall and winter, there are a bunch of black wardrobe essentials you should add to your cart while the prices are low. Whether you need a new LBD or simple black tee, grab the eight black wardrobe essentials ASAP while they’re on sale.

Treasure & Bond Side Ruched Body-Con Dress, $35.40 (Orig. $59)

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The ruching along the side of this Treasure & Bond Side Body-Con Dress makes it extra flattering. Pair it with a denim jacket for a more casual look, or dress it up with heels and statement jewelry.

Caslon High Waist Slim Straight Leg Jeans, $38.90 (Orig. $59)

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The slim, straight silhouette of these Caslon High Waist Jeans is a timeless style that will look good on many different body types for years to come.

Nordstrom Moonlight Comfort Layer T-Shirt, $16.90 (Orig. $25)

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Perfect on its own or as a layering piece, this Nordstrom Moonlight Comfort Layer T-Shirt is buttery-soft and incredibly comfortable.

1.STATE Pintuck V-Neck Camisole, $38.99 (Orig. $59)

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Going out on a date or with friends? Make your favorite jeans look dressier with this 1.STATE Pintuck V-Neck Camisole. Bonus: You can also make it work for the office by pairing it with a polished and structured blazer.

Rib Sweater Tank Dress, $39.99 (Orig. $59)

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Show off your physique without feeling too cold in this Rib Sweater Tank Dress. The material has a bit of stretch, so the dress will move with you.

Nordstrom Mixed Media T-Shirt, $29.90 (Orig. $49)

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Wear this Nordstrom Mixed Media T-Shirt with a pencil skirt or trousers for a no-fail work outfit.

Nordstrom Essential Ponte Ankle Leggings, $39.90 (Orig. $59)

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If you already have plenty of black leggings for exercising, invest in these Nordstrom Essential Ponte Ankle Leggings instead. They’re a bit more sophisticated, so you can make them work for more formal settings.

Wayf Elvira Animal Print Sleeveless Dress, $34.50 (Orig. $69)

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Whether for a black-tie wedding or fancy gala, this Wayf Elvira Animal Print Sleeveless Dress is perfect for when you want to dress to impress.

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