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It's the most wonderful time of the year guys! No, it's not Christmas, but it is the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!  I think I get so excited about the Nordstrom Anniversary sale because it was a tradition to go with my Mom to the sale all through middle school and high school to stock up on clothes for back to school shopping. There's something so nostalgic about it that makes me oh so happy every time it comes around.

The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is a great time to stock up on clothes, sure, but did you know they have some great picks for the home as well? I'm sure while my mom was picking out school clothes for me she was getting stuff for the house back in the day :)

There's so many great things available it can be hard to even go through it all. Let's just say I've shopped some Christmas gifts already, lol! Today's round up is all of my favorite home essentials, but I'll be coming back here with my favorite clothing picks later this week, don't even worry. 

Below check out some of my favorite home goods from the sale and enter for your chance to win a $500 Nordstrom gift card so you can get shopping!

xx,

Genevieve

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Fall 16 Wardrobe Staple: The Silk Bomber
The Style Sauce satin bomber street style fashion blogger

If you're like me, you've already been planning your Fall wardrobe and you're SO ready to break it out (coat season just get here already!). I always comb the magazines and my usual online publications early to know what's coming- and it's super fun for me to pick out the trends from the shows at NYFW, LFW, PFW, and MFW that I personally think will be huge for the next year (I'm like almost ALWAYS right, btw. ;)) It seems that every August I go through this end of Summer in between season struggle, especially since it's always the hottest in Los Angeles August, September, and October. Enter "transition pieces". This is always a big fashion challenge because it can be so weird to mix Summer things with Fall pieces that are heavy fabrics like velvet, leather, and cashmere. 

Here's where the silk bomber jacket comes in. It's already every where for Summer, but plan on this piece being even bigger for Fall. The cherry on the top of goodness with this wardrobe staple is the fact that it's light weight enough to layer over a flowy dress for the chic-est end of Summer look, yet you'll still be able to wear this bad boy over a sweater with a pair of your favorite jeans and a boot when it's freezing (aka 60 degrees in L.A., ha). 

Another reason I love this trend is that it's something that all body shapes and skin tones look good in. It really is universally approachable. Below I'm picking out for you some of my favorites for all budgets. What do you think of the satin bomber trend? Let me know in the comments below.

Genevieve

Cabernet satin bomber, Hotel 1171, $175. Find it  here .

Cabernet satin bomber, Hotel 1171, $175. Find it here.

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The Style Sauce fashion blog editorial hotel 1171 satin cabernet bomber
Azalea SF maxi dress, $89. Find it  here.

Azalea SF maxi dress, $89. Find it here.

Wearing Urban Outfitters "Cleo" peach satin bomber, $79, find it  here . Ettika x Free People Choker  here  .

Wearing Urban Outfitters "Cleo" peach satin bomber, $79, find it here. Ettika x Free People Choker here .

the style sauce fashion blogger Genevieve wearing peach satin bomber jacket fall street style 2016

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#NSale: My Picks

Unless you live in a cave, (and I'm jealous if you do cause this world is really scary lately)- you've heard about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale by now. The Anniversary Sale is the créme de la créme of sales, because unlike most sales, it gives you the opportunity to buy things from next season on sale, instead of bargains on last season. This is a plus because it gives you more time to wear the stuff and you get a great price on it too. WINNING. One of my favorite traditions growing up was going back to school shopping with my mom at this sale and it still holds so much nostalgia for me because of it.  Here's a break down of some of my favorites. Below you can shop the sale directly by clicking on the pictures of the items that you may like- no need to even leave your couch and go to your nearest Nordie's. Dangerous, I know. My very favorites from the gallery below are:

  1.  Alexander Wang booties - I am dying over them and definitely may be purchasing these before the sale is over. Oxblood is something you will be seeing a lot of this Fall, so these can be a total staple for the coming cooler months.
  2. The white Frame blouse with the neck bow is another staple I could see myself wearing with everything. My favorite shirts are white, and this one has a detachable bow which is so chic. It can be put with everything from your daily denim to a pencil skirt for those days you have an important presentation or just want to look extra pulled together. 
  3. Rebecca Minkoff fringe backpack: I have the non-fringe version of this backpack and it has been a staple in my closet for the past year and a half. I use it so much that it is literally falling apart in certain places and I need a new one, ha! Such an awesome buy for the price- you will not regret this purchase, especially with the great deal Nordstrom is offering- I have never seen these backpacks on sale other than here. 
  4. Zella "Cut it Out" High Waisted Leggings: I'm sure you're seeing a trend here and it's that I'm picking all staples. Last year, I bought Zella leggings at the sale and they've held up so well for athletic gear, and they're something that I can wear all of the time when I'm running errands or obviously heading to my favorite workout class(es). On these I love the mesh panels which give them an edge and the fact that they're high waisted which gives you the option of pairing them with a cute sports bra or cropped shirt. 

What are your favorite pieces from this sale? Let me know in the comments below! Happy shopping.

X,

Genevieve