7 closet essentials under $50 to grab while they’re marked down at Nordstrom’s Half-Yearly sale

Chasing trends can be fun, but there are better ways to shop if you’re on a budget. You’ll inevitably need to buy new pieces when those trendy ones are out, so you’ll likely spend way more money in the long run.

Folks focused on adding items to their wardrobe with serious staying power season after season should hit up Nordstrom right now. The retailer is always a good place to find versatile closet essentials that stand the test of time, but many are on sale right now. The Nordstrom Half-Yearly sale is underway, and prices are up to 60% off.

Obviously, there are many great deals to shop this long weekend, but the Nordstrom Half-Yearly sale should be at the top of your must-see list. If you’re short on patience or time, skip browsing every single sale page and start with the closet essentials on sale under $50 below.

Wit & Wisdom ‘Ab’Solution Raw Hem Ankle Skinny Jeans, $46.80 (Orig. $78)

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These cool Wit & Wisdom ‘Ab’Solution Raw Hem Ankle Skinny Jeans are available up to a size 18, and every size is currently in stock.

BP. Floral Print Tiered Babydoll Sundress, $24.50-$49 (Orig. $49)

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Whether for brunch with friends or as a beach cover-up, you’ll wear this BP. Floral Print Tiered Babydoll Sundress all summer long.

Free People Sunny Days Ahead Cotton T-Shirt, $24.70-$30.40 (Orig. $38)

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Everyone should have a few classic white tees in their wardrobe, and this Free People Sunny Days Ahead Cotton T-Shirt is a great buy on sale.

Nordstrom Carolina Slide Sandal, $49.99-$69.95 (Orig. $69.95)

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Flat slide sandals look great with dresses, jeans and shorts alike. These Nordstrom Carolina Slide Sandals are a nice alternative to basic black or white sandals you probably already own.

Treasure & Bond Ruched Side Sleeveless Dress, $29.40-$49 (Orig. $49)

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Yes, you should still have a sexy black dress for the summer months. This Treasure & Bond Ruched Side Sleeveless Dress is super comfy and flattering, too.

Caslon Casual Linen Blend Button-Up Shirt, $47.20-$59 (Orig. $59)

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Button-front shirts will never go out of style, so don’t hesitate to grab this Caslon Casual Linen Blend Button-Up Shirt on sale.

Nordstrom Crewneck Cardigan, $41.30 (Orig. $59)

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This Nordstrom Crewneck Cardigan may seem old-school, but make no mistake, it will be handy for a job interview or lunch with your grandma.

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