7 closet essentials to grab at Nordstrom while they’re on sale for under $40 for 4th of July weekend

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Who’s ready for the long weekend?! No matter what you have planned for the 4th of July, you need to make time to hit up some of the epic sales. Retailers like West Elm, Amazon and Mansur Gavriel are all offering major discounts, so now is the time to buy new pieces for your kitchen, backyard and closet.

If closet essentials are what you’re after this 4th of July, you should definitely start your shopping at Nordstrom. Even though the retailer’s Half-Yearly sale doesn’t start until July 15, there are still plenty of amazing deals to grab right now during the long holiday weekend.

While some people like to buy super trendy pieces that will look great for just a season or two, others find investing in timeless pieces that won’t go out of style a better, smarter choice. If you fall into the latter category, check out the seven Nordstrom markdowns below. They’re all currently on sale for under $35, and you’ll be able to wear them for years because they’re true wardrobe staples.

Nordstrom Everyday V-Neck T-Shirt, $9.50-$19 (Orig. $19)

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A well-fitting V-neck T-shirt should be comfortable while also beautifully showcasing your collarbone. This one is perfection and checks all boxes.

Wit & Wisdom ‘Ab’Solution Denim Shorts, $34.80 (Orig. $58)

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Not into super short shorts for summer? You’re not alone. Grab these Wit & Wisdom ‘Ab’Solution Denim Shorts, which offer a bit more length and have slimming panels in the waistline.

Caslon Floral Split-Neck Shirt, $34.30-$49 (Orig. $49)

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Perfect for the office or a nice dinner out, this Caslon Floral Split-Neck Shirt is definitely a piece you should buy in a few different prints.

Caslon Sleeveless Maxi Dress, $27.30-$39 (Orig. $39)

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While this Caslon Sleeveless Maxi Dress may seem summery, you can easily make it work for fall by pairing it with a cardigan and a pair of ankle boots.

Free People Dani Swing Tank, $12-$20 (Orig. $20)

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You really can’t own too many lightweight, easy-to-wear tanks like this Free People Dani Swing Tank. It’s great with shorts in the summer or layered under a blazer in the fall.

Madewell Lightspun Easy Pull-On Shorts, $37.13 (Orig. $49.50)

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Denim shorts can sometimes look and feel a bit too casual. When you want to be a bit more polished, you’ll be glad you purchased these Madewell Lightspun Easy Pull-On Shorts.

Havaianas Slim Gloss Flip-Flop, $21-$30 (Orig. $30)

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Whether for beach days or bumming around the house, don’t think twice about grabbing these comfortable and cute Havaianas Slim Gloss Flip-Flops while they’re on sale.

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