The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ends August 8 – here are the best deals you can still shop

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Week two of the 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is happening now. As the company’s annual sitewide savings event, you’ll find some of the biggest discounts and deals of the entire year – and that includes Black Friday.

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale runs through August 8, and the event includes thousands of deals across all categories on the site. Although the sale runs for a while, the best deals won’t last until the end. To help you save time and get straight to the good stuff, we’ve rounded up all of the best deals we know about right now, including savings on fashion, beauty, kitchenware, and more. Scroll on for the best deals we’ve seen this year.

So far, we’ve found some amazing deals on brands like UGG, Nike, Tory Burch, Dagne Dover, Theragun, and more!

The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 women’s style deals:

Finn Chain Pointed Toe Mule women (medium)Essential Fleece Pants (medium)Perfect Back Seam Skinny Pants (medium)Body V Neck Bralette (medium)Faux Leather Jogging Pants (medium)Carson Convertible Leather Crossbody Bag (medium)Wubby Jacket (medium)Look at Me Now Seamless Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Suit Yourself Long Sleeve V-Neck Bodysuit (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Bra-llelujah! Unlined Bralette (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Faux Leather Jogger Pants (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Signature Classic Tote (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)2 Pack Slouchy Ribbed Crew Socks (medium)Landon Carryall (Small) (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)City Buckle Bootie (medium)Red Carpet Strapless Bra (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Live In Pocket Jogger Pants (medium)Cozette Genuine Shearling Slipper (medium)CozyChic Lite Circle Cardigan (medium)Feathers Bra (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mini Alidia Ring (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Faux Leather Bomber Jacket (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Sportswear Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)51mm Square Sunglasses (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Poppy Sneaker (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Caught in the Midi High Waist Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Daphne Over the Knee Boot (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Feathers Bra (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 men’s style deals:

HMLYN Windbreaker Jacket (medium)Anywhere 7-Inch Shorts (medium)Sunfaded Slub Scallop Crew T-Shirt (medium)Sedona Coach’s Jacket (medium)Gold Cup Authentic Original Boat Shoe (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)ØriginalGrand Wingtip Oxford (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Smartcare Trim Fit Solid Dress Shirt (medium)Stretch Pique Polo (medium)Ultra Boxer Brief (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Short Sleeve Sweatshirt (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Junction Jacket (medium)Hooded Sweatshirt (medium)Essential Nylon Running Jacket (medium)Scuff Slipper (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Ultra Boost (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Chuck 70 Ox Low (medium)

The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 beauty deals:

Silk Queen Pillowcase Duo (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Glycolic Foaming Cleanser Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Ultimate Strength Hand Salve (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Black Rose Skin Infusion Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)The Method: Cleanse for Normal to Combination Skin, Jumbo Size (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Stay All Day Eyeliner Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Trinity Facial Toning Kit (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Lash Enhancing Serum Duo (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Clean Facial Cleansing Device (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Fit Compact Hair Dryer (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Pro Facial Steamer Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Resurfacing Mask Mix & Mask Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 home and kitchen deals:

Self-Cleaning Water Bottle (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Ménage à Quatre Set of Four Reclaimed Napkins (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)The Smart Garden 9 (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Travel Size Scent Candles Set (medium)Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser (medium)Carbonator III (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)at Home Large Round Acacia Wood Serving Tray (medium)Monty Set of 2 Milk Latte Art Cups (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)EKG Electric Pour-Over Kettle (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mountain Classic Camp Blanket (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mini, Wave Solo & Revive Stick Massage Bundle (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Prime, Wave Duo & Revive Stick Massage Bundle (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

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The 13 coziest pairs of slippers we’ve tested

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  • If you’re working from home, your go-to pair of shoes are now most likely your slippers.
  • While slippers come in all shapes and sizes, yours should make your feet feel cozy and cushioned.
  • We’ve put together a list of 13 pairs of slippers that we’ve found to be most reliable.
  • If you’re looking for men’s sizing, check out our guide to the best men’s slippers.

The ongoing pandemic has changed many of our work uniforms in a big way. Many have traded in their loafers, flats, and heels for a pair of slippers that fit much better with this new lifestyle. But choosing the right pair is important. They’re meant to be comfortable, after all.

Of course material is essential to maximum comfort for your feet, but so is the design. Do your feet feel supported as you sit at your desk, move around the kitchen, and go about your other daily tasks? We’re here to help you choose by spotlighting 13 pairs of slippers that tick off all of our boxes.

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The best moccasin slippers

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L.L.Bean Wicked Good Moccasins

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For many people, “slipper” is synonymous with shearling-lined, suede moccasins like the Wicked Good Moccasins from L.L.Bean.

Sizing options: 5-11

I got these slippers a few Christmases ago, and they’re just the best for keeping my feet nice and toasty in the winter. They’re shearling-lined, so they’re perfectly cozy to wear with or without socks, and they’ve held their shape nicely after plenty of indoor wear. The laces often come undone, but that’s about the only flaw I can come up with for them. They’re affordable at $79 (you can get them even cheaper during sales), they’re durable, and the women’s version comes in seven great colors and two widths. I’ve got the Neutral shade and my size 8 fits true to size. Ellen Hoffman, executive editor

J.Crew Suede faux-shearling moccasin slippers

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The poly faux-fur lining of the J.Crew Suede faux-shearling moccasin slippers gives them a fuzzy warmth that lasts. 

Sizing options: 5-12

After trying many different slippers, from slip-ons to fuzzy cloud-like ones, these have quickly become my favorite. They’re easy to slip on, and they have great grip so I never slip and slide when walking on tile or hardwood floors. The fuzzy lining keeps my toes warm and has stayed soft, even after wearing these slippers every day for a month. They fit very true to size and are an absolute steal for the price. Paige DiFiore, lifestyle and entertainment editor for Insider Life

UpWest Fireside Slipper

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The UpWest Fireside Slipper stands out with its ability to be worn outdoors along with its thoughtful, hand-stitched details.  

Sizing options: 6-10

I got these slippers and a new puppy around the same time, and I was sure she’d eventually rip them to shreds. But they’ve held up to her fascination with the sturdy ties and shearling lining. Plus, they have a rubber sole, so I can wear them for quick trips outside during potty training. Bartie Scott, small business editor 

The best slip-on slippers

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Ugg Tasman Slippers

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With a plush interior and a lightweight, durable outsole, the Ugg Tasman Slippers are a comfy choice you won’t regret wearing outside.

Sizing options: 5-12

While Ugg has a lot of slipper options, I love the Tasmans for their versatility. The brand’s proprietary wool insole is seriously plush — it feels like you’re always standing on top of a luxurious rug. This pair also comes with a particularly durable yet lightweight outsole, making them a great choice for wearing outdoors. Because they’re slip-ons and keep your whole foot covered, these are ideal for just throwing on with a pair of jeans or leggings when you’re in a rush to get out of the house. The color offerings include chestnut and black, which both match pretty much everything. Remi Rosmarin, former commerce reporter

Everlane The ReNew Slippers

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Cozy without being overly warm, Everlane’s The ReNew Slipper is perfect for folks who typically don’t love a slipper.

Sizing options: 5-11

For the longest time, I was a socks-only person. But Everlane’s The ReNew Slipper has turned me into a slipper person, a feat I didn’t think possible. Unlike most indoor footwear, the ReNew Slipper isn’t impossibly fuzzy and warm. The lining is made from a low-pile, recycled polyester that feels like a shearling, so it keeps your feet cozy without causing them to sweat. 

The sturdy rubber outsole helps to support my feet and the nylon outer fabric is also clutch. It’s easy to spot-clean, so should your morning coffee splash on your feet, you won’t be left with a stain. The ReNew Slippers are the coziest slippers I’ve ever worn. And the chic, quilted pattern on the exterior makes them look chic, not hokey. The one drawback? The trim isn’t elastic, so if you have a high instep, it might be a little tight at first. It took me a day of wear to break them in, and now they’re super comfortable. Maria Del Russo, style and beauty guides editor

Ugg Coquette Slippers

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Versatility shines through with the Ugg Coquette Slippers, which can be worn both indoors and outdoors thanks to the Treadlite by Ugg outsole. 

Sizing options: 5-12

These days, I’m living in two things: Black leggings and Ugg slippers. My fluffy Uggs are the first thing I slide on in the morning, and I wear them right up until the moment I’m climbing into bed. I love how cozy and warm and they are, but I also appreciate how functional the rubber lug sole is. I can wear these to check the mail or grab a package without thinking twice. The shearling lining will wear out eventually, but I don’t mind knowing I’ve gotten my full use out of this pair. Even at $120, the cost-per-wear comes out to basically nothing. Ashley Phillips, style and beauty editor

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Birkenstock Boston Shearling Suede Leather

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Birkenstock’s signature cork footbed gets even comfier with shearling lining in the brand’s Boston Shearling Suede Leather Clogs

Sizing options: 4-12.5; these also come in regular/wide and medium/narrow options 

I was a big Ugg slipper person until the pandemic. I quickly realized that with daily wear, the shearling on the inside wore out so quickly that the slippers became too big to wear comfortably. So I purchased these as a replacement. After five months of wearing them, not only are they still the right size, but they are also warm, comfortable, and not at all worn out. I almost never take them off at this point.Jana Meron, SVP programmatic & data strategy

L.LBean Wicked Good Slippers

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The L.LBean Wicked Good Slippers come up to your ankle to keep your whole foot warm and secure in cold weather.

Sizing options: 5-11

The shearling in these slippers is moisture-wicking, so even though your feet may get a bit sweaty due to the limited breathability of the suede, they will still stay relatively dry. The shearling does get matted over years of wear, losing some of its initial fluffiness, but the integrity of the overall slipper has lasted very well. You can’t slip them on — they require at least one hand to assist you in pulling them over your heel — but they’re not going to fall off your feet as you rush around the house either. The Wicked Good Slippers don’t have a rubber outsole, so they are indoor only. The leather sole isn’t textured, and though I’ve never found them to be slippery, you may want to be careful on tile surfaces. Michelle Ullman, freelance writer

Margaux The Slipper

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Margaux’s The Slipper is the cozy sister of the brand’s iconic ballet flats, and adds a touch of chic to your slipper collection. 

Sizing options: 3-13; thanks to the elastic, these can fit a little snug, so you might want to size up.

Given my aversion to slippers, I spent the early part of my time working from home still wearing shoes around the house. It helped me feel a little more put-together. So when I saw The Slipper, which is the perfect ballet flat/slipper hybrid, I was thrilled. They look like Margaux’s ballet flats, complete with the iconic bow above the toes, but are outfitted with a plush sole and Mongolian cashmere. They’re definitely one of the more luxe pairs of slippers I’ve ever worn. But considering they’re some of the only “shoes” I’m wearing these days, I’d say I deserve it. — Maria Del Russo, style and beauty guides editor

The best open-toe slippers

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Acorn Spa Slide Slippers

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The Acorn Spa Slide Slippers transport you to a spa with their soft terry material and multilayer Cloud Contour footbed. 

Sizing options: S-XL; plus, wide options for each size 

It wasn’t until the pandemic that I realized I needed new slippers that could actually last. I landed on the Acorn Women’s Spa Slide Slippers because they looked cozy — and they had the word “spa” in the name. After having owned a pair for nearly five months now, I can definitely vouch for its comfort and durability. These slippers are made of terry, a fabric you can find at many spas. And unlike other slippers that eventually flatten out and lose their support, this pair has footbeds that hold shape well. Plus, the velcro straps can easily be adjusted if you want a wider, or narrower, fit. I’ve also found the rubber outsoles to be especially sturdy and slip-free, which is handy for when I’m moving around the kitchen or rushing down the stairs. My size small slippers fit me perfectly and I’m a true size 6.Katie Decker-Jacoby, style & beauty reviews fellow

Ugg Fluff Yeah Slide

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The Instagram-famous Ugg Fluff Yeah Slides actually live up to the hype, thanks to their cozy interior and sturdy rubber sole.

Sizing options: 5-12

Like all Uggs, these are made with soft sheepskin. In fact, the sheepskin covers the entire shoe, save for the elastic back and sturdy rubber platform sole. That elastic back is actually pretty handy for folks who like an open-back slipper but find they slip off. And the open toe and backless silhouette ensure your feet don’t overheat — even with all that sheepskin. My favorite part, though, has to be how supportive they are for my feet. The platform is lightweight but solid, and it makes for slippers that don’t make my feet ache after extended wear. Plus, since the Fluff Yeah are technically slides, they’re more than strong enough to be worn out — even around the corner to the market. Maria Del Russo, style and beauty guides editor

Parlovable Faux Fur Slippers

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The Parlovable Faux Fur Slippers make your feet feel – and look – like clouds thanks to the faux fur upper, velvet lining, and memory foam cushion.   

Sizing options: 7-10

I struggle with splurging on slippers because I know they won’t last me too long with how often I wear them. This pair from Amazon is the perfect compromise. And thanks to quarantine, they get a lot of usage. It’s a reasonably priced and comfortable buy. They fit me true to size and never slip off my feet. I’ve thrown them in the wash a few times, and it restores the slipper’s fluff. The memory foam lasted me for about five to seven months until I decided to replace them with a new pair, which wasn’t a hard sell considering the price. Jacqueline Saguin, style & beauty reviews fellow

Coface Plush Flip Flop Slippers

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Pamper your feet as they sink into the warm and wide toe Coface Plush Flip Flop Slippers.

Sizing options: 5-10

Because there’s a bin in my closet specifically devoted to fuzzy socks of all kinds, I’ve never been much of a slipper person. When I received these for Christmas, however, the game changed — and I’ve been practically living in them. They are my go-to footwear when I hop out of the shower or if I’m lounging around the house. The plush material provides a fluffy mat for your feet with a wide toe for both stability and comfort. I have the hot pink ones (to channel Elle Woods, of course), but they come in a variety of colors and make great gifts for a spa lover or anyone who gravitates toward fleece and fluff (a.k.a. me). And, for less than $20, they are a steal. Victoria Giardina, Buying Guides Fellow

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The 76 best deals from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale – from fashion to beauty to home

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
  • Day one of Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale has officially begun, and the best deals are selling fast.
  • Below, we’ve rounded up the best deals on fashion, beauty, grooming, and home items.
  • From Dagne Dover and Spanx to Kiehl’s and NuFace, these are the deals to add to your cart now.

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If you’re a fan of big savings, today is your lucky day. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 is officially on. As the company’s annual sitewide savings event, you’ll find some of the biggest discounts and deals of the entire year – and that includes Black Friday.

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 runs through August 8, and the event includes thousands of deals from all categories on the site. Although the sale runs for a while, the best deals won’t last until the end. To help you save time and get straight to the good stuff, we’ve rounded up all of the best deals we know about right now, including savings on fashion, beauty, kitchenware, and more. Scroll on for the best deals we’ve seen so far.

During the first day of the sale, we’ve seen some amazing deals on brands like UGG, Nike, Dagne Dover, Bonobos, NuFace, Spanx, Theragun, and more!

The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 women’s style deals:

Look at Me Now Seamless Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Suit Yourself Long Sleeve V-Neck Bodysuit (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Bra-llelujah! Unlined Bralette (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Faux Leather Jogger Pants (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Signature Classic Tote (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)2 Pack Slouchy Ribbed Crew Socks (medium)Landon Carryall (Small) (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)City Buckle Bootie (medium)Red Carpet Strapless Bra (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Cloudflow Running Shoe (medium)Moonlight Short Pajamas (medium)True Body Triangle Convertible Strap Bralette (medium)Live In Pocket Jogger Pants (medium)Cozette Genuine Shearling Slipper (medium)CozyChic Lite Circle Cardigan (medium)Carson Zip Top Crossbody Bag (medium)Faux Leather Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Feathers Bra (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mini Alidia Ring (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Faux Leather Bomber Jacket (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Sportswear Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)51mm Square Sunglasses (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Poppy Sneaker (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Caught in the Midi High Waist Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Daphne Over the Knee Boot (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Feathers Underwire Contour Maternity/Nursing Bra (medium)

The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 men’s style deals:

Anywhere 7-Inch Shorts (medium)Sunfaded Slub Scallop Crew T-Shirt (medium)Sedona Coach’s Jacket (medium)Gold Cup Authentic Original Boat Shoe (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)ØriginalGrand Wingtip Oxford (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Smartcare Trim Fit Solid Dress Shirt (medium)Stretch Pique Polo (medium)Ultra Boxer Brief (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Short Sleeve Sweatshirt (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Junction Jacket (medium)Hooded Sweatshirt (medium)Essential Nylon Running Jacket (medium)Slim Fit Short Sleeve Button-Up Performance Shirt (medium)Scuff Slipper (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Ultra Boost (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Cloudflow (medium)Chuck 70 Ox Low (medium)Pop Quiz Backback (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 beauty deals:

Silk Queen Pillowcase Duo (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Glycolic Foaming Cleanser Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Ultimate Strength Hand Salve (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Black Rose Skin Infusion Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)ExfoliKate Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)The Method: Cleanse for Normal to Combination Skin, Jumbo Size (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Curve 1 1/4-Inch Soft Curl Iron (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Stay All Day Eyeliner Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Trinity Facial Toning Kit (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Lash Enhancing Serum Duo (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Full Size The Body Wash & Body Lotion Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Bond Management Kit (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Clean Facial Cleansing Device (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Magic Duo Full Size Gold Lush Dry Shampoo & Dry Texturizing Spray Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Fit Compact Hair Dryer (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Pro Facial Steamer Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Resurfacing Mask Mix & Mask Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2021 home and kitchen deals:

Self-Cleaning Water Bottle (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Ménage à Quatre Set of Four Reclaimed Napkins (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)40-Ounce Wide Mouth Cap Bottle (medium)The Smart Garden 9 (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Travel Size Scent Candles Set (medium)Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser (medium)8-Inch & 10-Inch Hard Anodized Aluminum Nonstick Fry Pan Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)10-Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Carbonator III (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Set of 2 Organic Olive Oil (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Monty Set of 2 Milk Latte Art Cups (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)EKG Electric Pour-Over Kettle (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mountain Classic Camp Blanket (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mini, Wave Solo & Revive Stick Massage Bundle (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Prime, Wave Duo & Revive Stick Massage Bundle (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

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I tested no-show socks to see which pairs are actually invisible and don’t slide off – these 5 made the cut

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  • No-show socks are notoriously known for slipping down your feet throughout the day – until now.
  • A good no-show sock fits snugly, is comfortable and breathable, and doesn’t bunch up in your shoes.
  • After testing, these five socks are the pairs we’d recommend.

Let us start by saying that no-show socks can be seriously hard to shop for. You might think you’re getting the best bang for your buck by buying some generic no-show socks in bulk online – only to find them slipping halfway down your feet after an hour or so of wearing them. Not to mention, some socks are self-proclaimed as “no-show,” but they’re still really visible. So, what are “no-show” socks, really? For this guide, we’re going to define no-show socks as ones that don’t rise above your ankle (excluding tabs) – but that’s not the only factor we’re taking into consideration.

To make it onto our top-five no-show favorites list, these socks had to pass some rigorous on-foot testing to make sure they are true to size, comfortable, slip-free, and meet some other must-have qualifications. If you’re interested in learning about our full testing methodology, you can read about it here. Just want to cut to the chase and upgrade your sock game, like, yesterday? You can totally do that, too. That said, after testing 11 different no-show socks, these five take the cake for being the best you can buy.

Here are our top picks for no-show socks in 2021:

Maye-Williams Flexforce No-Show Socks

Maye-Williams Flexforce No Show Socks

Maye-Williams’ Flexforce No-Show Socks are comfortable, soft, breathable, and don’t slide down while you’re wearing them.

Sizing options: Women’s 5-10 and Men’s 6-12

Maye-Williams might be a newcomer in the activewear world (est. 2018), but this company knows how to make high-quality, durable no-show socks. That said, please welcome Maye-Williams’ Flexforce No-Show Socks. Available in 3-packs of both women’s and men’s sizes in white, black, yellow, pink, green, purple, orange, and blue, these checked off every box for us. They’re super comfortable, soft, breathable (97% Polyester and 3% Spandex), and the best part: They don’t slide down while you’re wearing them.

My boyfriend tested out the men’s socks and I tested out the women’s, and our results were pretty similar. Neither of our socks ever slipped down during our walk and they even stayed on while we were sleeping (which is revolutionary, if you ask us). The only downsides? Although the men’s socks say they fit a size 6-12, my boyfriend, who is usually a size 11, found his to be a little too tight and pretty thin. There also doesn’t seem to be any other sizes to choose from, which might limit some people if they don’t fit within that size range. Otherwise, we both rate Maye-Williams’ Flexforce No-Show Socks as deserving of five out of five stars.

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Allbirds Trino Sprinters No-Show Socks

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Allbirds’ Trino Sprinters No-Show Socks are super low-cut and made of soft, breathable, carbon-neutral material all while minimizing odor and wicking away moisture. 

Sizing options: S-XL

If you’re looking for a sock that’s super no-show, Allbirds’ Trino Sprinters No-Show Socks will definitely fit the bill. Besides being available in three colors, Seafoam, Malibu, and Pacific, and in sizes S-XL, these socks have tons of other features that make them notable. They’re made of a super-breathable eucalyptus fiber and merino wool mesh knit material, which keeps your feet cool (despite the wool), they have a reinforced heel and toe, are made with totally renewable carbon-neutral materials, they help minimize odor, and they wick away moisture.

So, when I tested them out, the first thing I noticed was the compression in the arch and how soft they were. After walking around in them, the compression made them feel extra snug (but in the best of ways) and my feet stayed cool the entire time. No slipping down, either! The only downside: I did notice a small, loose string coming off of one of the socks, and since they’re pretty thin, I’m a little worried about how long they’ll last. Regardless, these passed the test for being one of the best no-show socks you can buy — bonus points for Allbirds offering a variety of sizes!

See our full review of Allbirds’ Trino socks here

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Swiftwick Aspire Zero No-Show Socks

Best no-show socks: Swiftwick Aspire Zero No Show Socks

Swiftwick’s Aspire Zero No-Show Socks are great for compression, running, never budging, and having an overall “barely-there” feel.

Sizing options: S-XL

What’s really great about Swiftwick is the brand really takes the time to go through the details of what makes its socks stand out from the rest. I tried out a few different types of Swiftwick’s no-show socks, but the Aspire Zero No-Show Socks are what sold me. But before we jump into why, we need to talk about Swiftwick’s slogan, which is “The best socks you will ever wear guaranteed.” With something like that written on the socks’ packaging, my expectations were pretty high. Turns out, those high expectations were met. These socks tout a thin, contoured compression fit (AKA no awkward bunching or blisters), moisture-wicking fiber, a breathable “barely-there” feel, and the company follows totally sustainable practices to boot. 

I tried out the White Navy color and I got tons of compliments from my friends on how chic and nice my socks were. (How often do you get complimented on your socks?!) I especially love the firm compression, how they hug my feet perfectly, and how they didn’t budge once. In other words, I definitely understand why these are Swiftwick’s most popular running socks. The only downside? These rise a little higher than some of the other no-show socks I tested out, but they still don’t rise above the ankle (tab excluded), so they work!

See our full review of Swiftwick’s running socks here

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Lululemon Power Stride No-Show Socks with Active Grips

Best no-show socks: Lululemon Power Stride No Show Socks with Active Grips

If you’re looking for something that’ll stay put while running and training and provide some extra arch support, these Power Stride No-Show Socks with Active Grips from Lululemon are a game changer. 

Sizing options: S, M, L

The last thing you want to worry about while running or training is needing to pull up the sock that’s bunching up in your shoe, which is why Lululemon made a serious effort to make these Power Stride No-Show Socks with Active Grips totally athlete-friendly. These socks are extra stretchy, provide micro-cushioning, and have super-stay grip tabs on the backs, all while providing awesome arch support. You can buy them in packs of three in White, Black, White/Blue Linen/Black, or White/Heather Grey/Black.

It was a little chilly out while wearing these, and they actually helped keep my feet warm — but definitely not hot. They’re very breathable and lightweight, so I was surprised at how comfortable the micro-cushioning is. Despite being light, you can tell they’re made of durable material that will make them worth their price. And the arch support? It felt like my feet were being gently hugged the whole time wearing them. The only “downsides” I could find are the slightly awkward fit at the bottom of the heel and the slightly tall grips — but I had to try pretty hard to find any cons at all, so these no-show socks rank pretty high up there. 

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ToeSox Casual Dash No-Show Socks

Best no-show socks - ToeSox Casual Dash No Show Socks

Tired of sliding socks and blisters? We have a solution, and it comes in the form of ToeSox Casual Dash No-Show Socks.

Sizing options: S, M, L

You can consider blisters a thing of the past with ToeSox’s Casual Dash No-Show Socks. These ultra-soft casual no-show socks are available in the colors Black and Carbon. They have a snug spot for each of your toes to fit into so they won’t rub against each other or generate too much heat or moisture. Plus, the silicone grips on the backs of the socks help keep them in place, so you can focus on what you’re doing throughout the day instead of being inconvenienced by your sliding footwear. Bonus points for them being made of organic cotton!

That said, I’ve never been a fan of socks with spots for your toes — until now. These are awesome and way more comfortable than I thought socks with spots for your toes would be. They fit snugly on my feet and toes and didn’t fall down once while wearing them. Although the initial process of fitting my toes into each spot took a little longer than I’d like, once they were on I didn’t want to take them off.

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Our testing methodology

To test each of these no-show socks, I walked around the courtyard at my apartment building twice while wearing the same sneakers each time and taking note of how comfortable, breathable, and supportive each pair of socks was. The most important thing, though, was making sure they didn’t slide down my feet.

As someone who owns several pairs of no-show socks that all slide down while wearing them, I was so ready to find some that don’t budge. After taking a walk, I wore each pair for a few more hours to see how they held up while sitting at home and lounging, then I created a pros and cons list for each of them.

That said, the reasons why some of the other socks didn’t make this list are because they slid down, fit awkwardly, were uncomfortable, left behind red marks, or were too tall to actually be considered our definition of “no-show.”

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The 14 women’s style deals cardholders can add to their carts now during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

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  • The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale begins on July 28. If you’re a cardholder, you can shop the sale now.
  • Several top women’s fashion brands are included, like UGG, Tory Burch, Spanx, and Stuart Weitzman.
  • See some of the best deals from this year’s sale below and start planning your purchases.

Nordstrom’s annual Anniversary Sale – the retailer’s most popular sale of the year – is officially back on July 28. Anyone can currently preview what’s included in the sale, though if you happen to be a Nordstrom cardholder, you can start shopping now.

While the Anniversary Sale is a great time to stock up on beauty and home items, it’s also one of the best times to score deals on top women’s style brands. You’ll see some of the biggest discounts of the entire year, with Spanx’s bestselling Faux Leather Leggings on sale for $64.90 (originally $98) and Ray-Ban sunglasses marked down to $99.90 (originally $161) just to name a few.

If this year is anything like Anniversary Sales of the past, then these items will go fast. Even if you’re not a cardholder, we still recommend heading to Nordstrom now to start planning out your purchases. To help you get a head start, we’ve selected some of the best deals from the 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which you can find below.

The best women’s style deals to shop during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in 2021:

True Body Triangle Convertible Strap Bralette (medium)Live In Pocket Jogger Pants (medium)Cozette Genuine Shearling Slipper (medium)CozyChic Lite Circle Cardigan (medium)Carson Zip Top Crossbody Bag (medium)Faux Leather Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Feathers Bra (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mini Alidia Ring (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Faux Leather Bomber Jacket (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Sportswear Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)51mm Square Sunglasses (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Poppy Sneaker (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Caught in the Midi High Waist Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Daphne Over the Knee Boot (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

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Everlane is having a huge summer sale right now, and we hand-picked the best deals

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  • Starting today, Everlane is hosting a huge sale with hundreds of items for up to 60% off.
  • You’ll find underwear for as low as $6 and T-shirts as low as $9.
  • The sale continues as long as inventory lasts, though we predict most styles will go very quickly.

Everlane is the name behind many of our favorite wardrobe staples. It’s where we’ve found our go-to slip-on sneakers, comfortable loungewear sets for working from home, and dozens of other basics that have made their way into our everyday rotation.

And while the transparent pricing model already makes Everlane fairly accessible, it just got even easier to fill up your closet thanks to the retailer’s huge Summer Sale. Starting today, July 19, you can find nearly 1,000 styles for men and women at up to 60% off.

Everlane doesn’t often host sales, so this is one event we recommend checking out. Most of the styles included are summer pieces, like crewneck tees for $12 and a pair of strappy sandals for $19, but you can also get ahead of the fall season with classic cashmere sweaters discounted to just $40.

The sale will continue while inventory lasts, but with prices like this, we don’t expect that to be very long. Just keep in mind while making your selections that many, though not all, of the items are final sale.

You can see some of the best items included in Everlane’s Summer Sale below, or head straight to the site to start shopping here.

The best women’s style deals from the Everlane Summer Sale

The Weekend Tiered Dress (medium)The ReNew Sport Sandal (medium)The Forever Slip-On Sneaker (medium)The Perform Legging (medium)The Square-Neck Bikini Top (medium)The Luxe Cotton Tie-Front Tee Dress (medium)The Canvas Overalls (medium)The Clog (medium)The Paperbag Dress (medium)The ReCotton Tee (medium)

The best men’s style deals from the Everlane Summer Sale

The Cotton Crew (medium)Modern Snap Backpack (medium)The Slim Fit Japanese Oxford Uniform (medium)The Slim Fit Jean (medium)The Cargo Jogger (medium)The Denim Chore Jacket (medium)The ReNew Short Parka (medium)The Italian Wool Trouser (medium)The Casual Blazer (medium)The Seersucker Short-Sleeve Shirt (medium)The Trainer (medium)

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The 18 best flip flops for men and women in 2021

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  • Summer wouldn’t be the same without that magical sound of flip-flops at the beach and pool.
  • These simple sandals come in a variety of styles, including day-to-night options.
  • Some brands offer styles with arch support or massaging footbeds.

The sound of flip-flops flipping and flopping at the beach or pool is one of the quintessential sounds of summer. These simple sandals have a history dating back to the ancient Egyptians. The modern version first became popular in the 1950s when they received their onomatopoeic name for the distinctive sound they make, although they also go by a variety of other names including thongs (Australia), slippers (Hawaii), and clam diggers (Texas).

At their simplest, this sandal style features a post that goes in between the first and second toes and often has Y-shaped straps that go around the sides of the feet. With that being said, there are many variations on the basic theme, as you’ll see below.

We’ve included men’s, women’s, and unisex choices, and although anyone can wear any of these, the women’s and men’s selections have limited sizing compared to the unisex options.

Here are the best flip-flops for 2021

OluKai ‘Ohana

OluKai ‘Ohana flip-flops

These are easy wearing sandals good for all-day wear that look great whether running errands, hanging out at the beach, or having a casual dinner out.

When You slide into a pair of OluKai ‘Ohana flip-flops, the footbed feels smooth and pillowy yet with a firmness below the surface. These are easy-wearing sandals that look great whether running errands, hanging out at the beach, or having a casual dinner out. The upper is made from a soft, but sturdy synthetic material that’s lined with a quick-drying jersey, and doesn’t chafe the space between your toes where they touch the nylon post. Over time they conform to the shape of your feet.

OluKai is also a certified B Corporation that meets high ethical and environmental standards and has been giving back to Hawaii, where the company was born in 2006, through its Ama OluKai Foundation, which helps preserve the state’s heritage, culture, and the environment through grants to various non-profits.

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Vionic Tide II Post Sandal

Vionic Tide II Post Sandal

The Vionic Tide II Post Sandals are good for your feet and look good on them too.

If you’re used to thin, flat flip-flops, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the Vionic Tide II Post Sandal. They’re made with a footbed that supports your feet and cradles the arch in a design that’s been proven to alleviate heel pain. It even has a Seal of Acceptance by the American Podiatric Medical Association. My wife, who owns these sandals, tells me she doesn’t experience any chaffing between her toes even after wearing them all day. The footbed is firm but cushiony and there’s a medium-density EVA midsole that’s good at minimizing shock when you walk, which helps reduce stress on your knees and ankles.

Vionic recommends slowly breaking these sandals if you’re not used to flip-flops with arch support. The outsoles are durable and provide good traction. The Tide IIs come in six colorways and are cute enough to dress up for a casual night out. These are the brand’s most popular styles and with good reason. 

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Crocs Crocband Flip-Flop

Blue Crocs Crocband Flip-Flop

The Crocband has all the advantages of Crocs’ clogs—shock absorbing, comfortable, water and odor resistant—in a sleek flip-flop with a massaging footbed.

Crocs are known for its clogs, but the Colorado-based company also makes a lot of other footwear — including the Crocband Flip-Flops. They combine the brand’s signature comfort (chefs and school kids love them for a reason) and the breathability, lightness, and sleek look of a sandal.

The Crocband has a massaging footbed, a sporty look with a signature midsole racing stripe. It is made of a proprietary resin called Croslite (the same thing they use for the clogs) that has maximum cushioning, is odor and water-resistant, buoyant, quick-drying, and easy to clean. With a whopping 34 colorways, you should be able to find one that suits you. These only come in full sizes, and we recommend sizing up if you usually wear a half-size. 

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Reef Voyage Lux Sandals

Reef Voyage Lux Sandals

Reef’s Voyage Lux flip-flops are beautifully crafted leather flip-flops that are tough enough for whatever outdoor activity you throw at them. 

Reef, the California sandal and surf lifestyle company, always does a fantastic job of combining comfortable footwear that doesn’t require breaking them in with quality craftsmanship. The Voyage Lux men’s sandal is a good example. Unlike some flip-flops I’ve owned, these didn’t give me a blister between my toes and were comfortable from day one. After four years of hard seasonal use, mine are still going strong.

The leather footbed has gotten even softer and developed a nice patina (like an old baseball glove) while the foam midsole is still responsive and cushiony. These flip-flops have a leather upper with a soft molded footbed, an EVA midsole, and a rubber outsole with a thickly ridged sawtooth tread that keeps you steady in slippery conditions. Plus, Reef offers free shipping and returns. 

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Everlane ReNew Strappy Sandal

Everlane ReNew Strappy Sandal

Everlane’s ReNew sandal combines the best of a flip-flop with a strappy sandal for an elevated look and a bit of extra support while walking. 

Everlane is a go-to favorite for many reasons, including timeless style over fast fashion trends, relatively transparent sourcing, and a drive to be as sustainable as possible. Their ReNew Strappy Sandal gives you the best of a flip-flop and a strappy sandal. Unlike typical flip-flops, the thong strap extends fully around the ankle with a stretchy back strap that provides a bit of extra support when walking. The footbed is made of recycled polyester and has a cushioned insole, and the recycled rubber outsole will keep you from slipping poolside. These sandals are made in Vietnam. They don’t come in half-sizes so size up if you fall in between sizes. 

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Havaianas Unisex Top Flip-Flops

Orange Havaianas Unisex Top Flip-Flops

Havaianas has been making exceptional flip-flops since 1962 and still makes them out of natural rubber in Brazil.

Havaianas flip-flops have been a part of summer since 1962 when the Brazilian brand first launched the first mass-produced rubber flip-flop. The Top Flip-Flop is an iconic style still produced in Brazil. Because they’re made of natural rubber, they may feel a bit stiffer than foam versions when you first wear them but they’ll quickly become more pliable. The rubber should also keep from compressing over time, unlike foam. These sandals feature wide straps and a cushioned footbed with the brand’s signature textured rice pattern that harks back to these flip-flops origins as they were based on traditional Japanese zori sandals. They come in nine colors, including a bright orange that’s perfect for a summer holiday. 

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Hari Mari HM x Peter Millar Flip-Flops

Hari Mari HM x Peter Millar Flip-Flops

The Hari Mari HM x Peter Millar Flip-Flops are made from water-resistant full-grain leather and feature firm arch support, memory foam in all the right places, and rubber bottoms with good gripping power on wet areas.

The Hari Mari HM x Peter Millar Flip-Flops are a limited-edition collaboration with North Carolina-based premium sportswear brand Peter Millar, which is known for its craftsmanship and casual elegance. These flip-flops are made from water-resistant, full-grain leather and feature firm arch support, memory foam in all the right places, and rubber bottoms with good gripping power on wet areas. You could consider these “dressy” flip-flops, as in they’d look great with a pair of chinos and a linen button-up shirt or a more casual camp shirt and Bermuda shorts.

They come in three colorways, but the chambray and cognac pair is especially good-looking with its woven linen chambray straps. Hari Mari flip-flops don’t come in half sizes, so size up if you’re between, per the company’s recommendation. You can also feel good about buying from this brand. Hari Mari donates one percent of its profits from every flip-flop sale to its “Flops Fighting Cancer” initiative that assists pediatric cancer patients.

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Birkenstock Gizeh Patent

Red Birkenstock Gizeh Patent

Think of the Birkenstock Gizeh Patent as minimalist upscale flip-flops that are good for your feet. 

The German brand Birkenstock that’s been around since the 1700s has a well-deserved reputation for being super comfortable, thanks to the sandals’ contoured cork footbeds that conform to the wearer’s feet. While best known for its iconic two-strap sandal, the brand also makes a thong style. The footbeds are lined in soft suede with a springy EVA midsole sandwiched between the suede and the brand’s signature cork layer that offers arch support, a deep heel cup, and a wide toe box. The outsole is also made of EVA and is light but provides good cushioning.

Besides being able to slip into them on like traditional flip-flops, these sandals have buckle closures so you can adjust them for an individualized fit. The backside of the Birko-Flor is lined with soft, breathable fleece that’s gentle on the skin. Zappos offers three color choices, including a shiny bright red. Think of these as minimalist upscale flip-flops that are good for your feet. 

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Archies Arch-Support Flip-Flops

Woman wearing Archies Arch-Support Flip-Flops

Archie’s one-piece design prevents the dreaded flip-flop blowout while the design promotes proper foot posture. All this and a decent price tag, too.

Australian footwear brand Archies, which was started by a physiotherapist, has a hugely loyal following thanks to its super comfy flip-flops that come at a reasonable price point of $35. These podiatrist-recommended sandals are made from special closed-cell foam that’s springy, soft, and molds to the feet. The high arch may take a little getting used to, but you’ll soon appreciate it. Unlike many flip-flops, Archies has a one-piece construction that prevents the dreaded blowout when the post pops out of the sole. They don’t come in half-sizes so the company recommends that if you have narrow feet to size down and wide feet to size up. 

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Freewater Treeline Sport

Freewater Treeline Sport

The Freewater Treeline Sport is a multifunctional sandal that can be worn like a flip-flop or a walking sandal. 

The Treeline Sport takes the flip-flop in an outdoor direction with a multifunctional design that allows you to wear them as flip-flops or as hiking sandals, thanks to a removable ankle strap. There’s also a strap that goes across the top of the foot for added support. These sandals feature a ridged Therm-a-Rest material as the footbed. In the Treeline Sport, these ridges massage your feet and promote airflow and water drainage. The Vibram Eco Tread outsoles are made of 30% recycled content and are good at gripping the ground in wet conditions. Another benefit of buying these sandals is that one percent of Freewater’s net sales go to grassroots projects that provide clean drinking water in developing nations. Size up if you wear a half-size, according to Freewater. 

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J. Crew Easy Summer Flip-Flops

Gold J. Crew Easy Summer Flip-Flops

WIth a rainbow of colorways and a nice price, the J. Crew Easy Summer Flip-Flops will quickly become your sunny day staple.

Cute, simple but elegant, and priced right, J. Crew’s Easy Summer Flip-Flops pair with whatever you’re wearing, and can easily go from the beach to a casual night out. With eight colors, from metallic gold to brilliant cobalt (a bright blue) you may have trouble deciding which to get. The sole has good traction and the footbed is lightly padded and looks great with shorts, jeans, or a maxi dress. If you wear a half-size, get the next whole size up.

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Oofos Ooriginal Sandal

Blue Oofos Ooriginal Sandal

Oofos Ooriginal Sandals are like walking on marshmallows and are made to aid your recovery after a brutal workout or a hard day at work. 

The experience of wearing the Oofos Ooriginal Sandal has often been described as “like walking on marshmallows.” They’re soft and ultra-cushiony, thanks to a proprietary foam technology that absorbs 37% more impact than regular foam footwear material. These are billed as recovery sandals, meaning their main function is to relieve tired feet after strenuous activity like running or hiking. This is achieved through the patented footbed design that takes the pressure off the feet, knees, and lower back. They’re also machine washable, have a six-month warranty, and don’t require any break-in period. Oofos don’t come in half sizes so the company recommends sizing up for women and down for men. 

OOriginal Unisex Thong Sandals (small, Preferred: Zappos)
Astral Filipe

Astral Filipe

The Astral Filipe takes you from poolside to mountainside with a removal ankle strap and super-grippy outsoles.

Astral, the North Carolina-based outdoor equipment company, offers a flip-flop that’s built for the outdoors, whether at the beach, on a hike, or cruising around the city. The uppers are made from cushioned synthetic leather and feature a soft, water-wicking knit liner and a cushy nylon webbing toe post. Below, there’s a springy EVA midsole and outstanding outsoles made from G Rubber, the company’s proprietary material, which is super grippy, non-marking, and abrasion-resistant The Filipe comes with removable ankle straps to take you from poolside to mountainside in a jiffy. If you wear a half-size, size up. 

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Hoka One One Ora Recovery Flip

Hoka One One Ora Recovery Flip

Hoka One One is best known for its “maximalist” super-cushioned running shoes so it makes sense its Ora Recovery Flip also features tons of plush cushioning and design that encourages a smoother gait.

Hoka One One, the French athletic shoe company, is best known for its super-cushioned “maximal” running shoes that have excellent cushioning-to-weight ratios and promote stability. It should come as no surprise that the company’s Ora Recovery Flips also feature an extra thick cushioned midsole, a plush, textured EVA footbed, and a design that encourages a smoother gait. These also have a textile upper that helps wick moisture and an outsole that has great traction. The Ora Flips are extremely light at 4.5 oz per sandal. Like the Oofos, these are designed for post-workout or a hard day at work and help relieve tired feet while promoting recovery. Besides that, they offer them in basic black or two brighter hues: Luminary Green/Blue Tint or Cantaloupe/Fiesta, a pretty pinkish-orange.

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Revs Lights Massage Flip Flops

Yellow and Blue Revs Lights Massage Flip Flops

Give yourself a massage while you walk with the Revs Lights Massage Flip Flops. 

With its hundreds of massaging rubber nodules on the footbeds, the Revs Light flip-flops aren’t just for chilling poolside, these are meant to stimulate your pressure points for better circulation and to reduce fatigue, among other alleged health benefits. Designed by a Scottish reflexologist, these sandals are also designed to improve your posture and stance. 

The footbed and straps are made of rubber and the outsole of shock-absorbing EVA. Many customers suggest easing into wearing them over time as they can feel unusual when you first put them on. They come in a bunch of fun colorways from metallic to two-tone blue and bright yellow. Since there are no half sizes, it’s recommended you size up.

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Sole Catalina Sport Flip

Sole Catalina Sport Flip

The Sole Catalina Sport Flipis good for your feet and the environment that mold to the shape of your feet and includes a new type of sustainable foam made from algae rather than petroleum.

Sole made its name with its orthotic insoles but the Canadian company also makes a popular line of footwear, including the Catalina Sport Flip, a sandal with the same eco-friendly technology that goes into its insoles. The Catalina sandals mold to your feet after about a week of use for a customized wearing experience. They feature a sustainable Bloom Algae Foam footbed made from algae instead of petroleum, an EVA midsole, and arch support. The upper is made from a nicely padded, soft synthetic nubuck-like material. Plus, they’re water-friendly and have a grippy outsole. Size up if you typically wear a half size.

Catalina Sport Flip (small)
Flojos Olivia Vintage Sandal

Flojos Olivia Vintage Sandal

Flojos Olivia Vintage Sandal is a versatile wedge flip-flop with a 70s feel but modern materials for a comfortable fit. 

Flojos, which started life in Mexico in 1972, is a California sandal brand with a throwback beach vibe and decently priced footwear ranging from $20 to $60. The Olivia Vintage Sandal is a wedge flip-flop with a 70s feel that’s the brand’s most popular style. The 2 ½ inch heel is not too tall, not too short, but definitely gives you a bit of a lift while still being comfortable thanks to the cupped footbed design that cradles the feet and a springy EVA midsole, and a light sponge rubber outsole.

The burnished faux leather straps also give these wedges a vintage feel but they haven’t forgotten the comfort here either as the straps are lined with a soft fabric and the toe post is also softly reinforced. Dress them up with wide-leg pants and a poet’s blouse or down with denim shorts and a T. Per the brand, if you typically wear a half size and have narrow feet, go down to the next whole size. If you wear a half-size and have wide feet, size up.

Olivia Vintage Sandal (small)
Indosole Flip-Flops

Men's Indosole Flip-Flops

Indosole Flip-Flops are eco-conscious with soles made from recycled tires. Beyond that, they come in a range of beautiful colorways, are well made, and very comfortable. 

While not billed as unisex, Indosole’s flip-flops are gender-neutral except for the sizing. Let’s start with one of the major differences between this brand and others on the market. The company uses recycled tires in its products. Tire waste is a huge international environmental problem as they don’t easily decompose and are often burned in developing countries polluting the air, ground, and water.

Indosole, a certified B corporation, came up with a way to break the tires down and reconstitute them for use as sturdy outsoles. The rubber the company uses for the footbed is ethically sourced and the strap is from a custom-made material called ENVRO Fiber that comes from sustainably grown plants and recycled sources. Besides the environmental aspects of these flip-flops, these are well-made, waterproof, non-slip, come in a ton of beautiful colorways, and are very comfortable. 

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The best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale deals you can shop early as a cardholder, including discounts on Nike, La Mer, and more

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  • Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale runs from July 28 to August 8, but cardholders can shop from July 12.
  • Below, we’ve rounded up the best deals on men’s style, women’s style, and beauty and grooming.
  • Preview the sale and add your favorites to your wishlist for July 28 or shop early as a cardmember.

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If you’re a fan of big savings, you’ll need to know all about the upcoming Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. As the company’s annual sitewide savings event, you’ll find some of the biggest discounts and deals of the entire year – and that includes Black Friday.

This year, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially kicks off on July 28 and will run until August 8. And on August 9, you can expect prices to go back up.

If you’re a Nordstrom Cardmember, you can access the sale early beginning this week. Today, July 12, cardholders with Icon status can shop the sale. On July 14, cardholders with Ambassador status can begin to shop, and on July 16, cardholders with Influencer status (entry-level members) can begin to shop.

The 12-day savings event will include thousands of deals from all categories on the site. Although the sale runs for a while, the best deals won’t last until the end. To help you save time and get straight to the good stuff, we’ve rounded up all of the best deals we know about right now.

Though you can’t purchase them just yet (unless you’re a cardholder), adding these items to your wishlist will make checking out incredibly easy when the sale begins. And these aren’t even all of the deals we expect to see. Nordstrom has teased steep price cuts on rarely-discounted brands like Dyson, Theragun, and more.

The best women’s style deals

Faux Leather Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Feathers Bra (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mini Alidia Ring (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Faux Leather Bomber Jacket (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Assorted 3-Pack of Ankle Socks (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Sportswear Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)51mm Square Sunglasses (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Poppy Sneaker (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Caught in the Midi High Waist Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Daphne Over the Knee Boot (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

The best men’s style deals

Short Sleeve Sweatshirt (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Junction Jacket (medium)Hooded Sweatshirt (medium)Essential Nylon Running Jacket (medium)Slim Fit Short Sleeve Button-Up Performance Shirt (medium)Men’s Shop Trim Fit Non-Iron Dress Shirt (medium)Scuff Slipper (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Ultra Boost (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Chuck 70 Ox Low (medium)Pop Quiz Backback (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)50mm Wayfarer Sunglasses (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

The best beauty deals

Trinity Facial Toning Kit (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Travel Size The Moisturizing Soft Cream Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Lash Enhancing Serum Duo (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Full Size The Body Wash & Body Lotion Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Bond Management Kit (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Clean Facial Cleansing Device (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Magic Duo Full Size Gold Lush Dry Shampoo & Dry Texturizing Spray Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Fit Compact Hair Dryer (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Pro Facial Steamer Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Jumbo Hinoki Hand Soap (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Resurfacing Mask Mix & Mask Set (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

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The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is officially on for cardholders, and you don’t want to miss the women’s style deals

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  • The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially begins on July 28, but cardholders can shop starting now.
  • Several top brands for women’s fashion are included, like Beyond Yoga, Spanx, and Stuart Weitzman.
  • See some of the best deals from this year’s sale below and start planning your purchases.

Nordstrom’s annual Anniversary Sale – the retailer’s most popular sale of the year – is officially back on July 28 but Icon-level cardholders can shop the sale starting today. Ambassador-level members will be able to shop on Wednesday, July 14 and Influencer-level members can access the sale on Friday, July 16. If you’re not a Nordstrom cardholder, you can still preview what’s included in the sale right now.

While the Anniversary Sale is a great time to stock up on beauty and home items, it’s also one of the best times to score deals on top women’s style brands. You’ll see some of the biggest discounts of the entire year, with Spanx’s bestselling Faux Leather Leggings on sale for $64.90 (originally $98) and Ray-Ban sunglasses marked down to $99.90 (originally $161) just to name a few.

If this year is anything like Anniversary Sales of the past, then these items will go fast. We recommend starting to plan your purchases now, whether you’re a cardholder or not. To help you get a head start, we’ve selected some of the best deals from the 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which you can find below.

The best women’s style deals to shop during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in 2021:

Faux Leather Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Feathers Bra (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Mini Alidia Ring (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Faux Leather Bomber Jacket (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Assorted 3-Pack of Ankle Socks (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Sportswear Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)51mm Square Sunglasses (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Poppy Sneaker (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Caught in the Midi High Waist Leggings (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)Daphne Over the Knee Boot (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom)

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We asked editors, stylists, and influencers for the stylish sneakers they love – here are their 16 picks and styling tips

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It’s impossible to label a single pair of sneakers the “most stylish” of them all. That’s because everyone’s personal style, preferences, and needs vary. Instead of sharing a few options that may or may not be “cool” in your book, we spoke with a group of industry experts who know a thing or two about style and sneakers.

When we asked editors, stylists, and influencers to tell us about their favorite pairs of sneakers, we knew there was a chance we’d get a monotonous handful of options. To our luck – and yours – their sneaker picks run the gamut. From classic Converse and sporty Air Jordans to chunky “dad shoes” and sustainable kicks, there’s a stylish sneaker for everyone in this roundup. These 16 pairs of sneaks are ride-or-dies for our experts – and they might soon end up in your closet, too.

The 16 most stylish sneakers, according to experts:

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Platform Sneaker

A feminine person wearing the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Platform Sneaker in white, and paired with a pink tie-dye dress and a yellow beaded purse.

“My favorite sneakers are usually the classics with a fun twist — an eye-catching detail that sets them apart and makes them seem special. It’s one of the reasons I’m such a big fan of Converse’s Chuck Taylor All-Star Platforms. For starters, I tend to pair white sneakers with just about any outfit, whether it’s a dress or a casual pair of jeans because it’s a clean, neutral shoe that always provides some sort of balance. The platform, however, adds a bit of playfulness —not to mention a little height for 5’0″ me. Styled with a tube sock, these babies make just enough of a statement without being overpowering.” Samantha Sutton, senior fashion editor at InStyle.com

Chuck Taylor All Star Platform Sneaker (small, Preferred: Nordstrom)
Nike Daybreak

A feminine person wearing the Nike DayBreak SP Low-top Sneakers in a neutral colorway with a pop of orange.

“I really love a neutral sneaker with a subtle pop of color, but I’m also always on the lookout for a pair that makes my size ten feet look a little less lanky. The Nike Daybreak in Vegas Gold has the ideal silhouettestreamlined, almond toe, a bit of lift on the sole. Orange is currently my favorite color to wear, so the swoosh detail and the tan suede work with a ton of pieces in my wardrobe at the moment. I’ll style them with everything from leather trousers to high-waisted denim shorts and either a sweater, baggy t-shirt, or a vintage button-up in an array of warm tones. Bonus? They’re also insanely comfortable.” Hannah Baxter, deputy beauty editor at The Zoe Report

Daybreak (small, Preferred: Farfetch)
Buffalo CLD Chai Sneaker

A feminine person wearing a matching set in pastel orange, plus the Buffalo CLD Chai Sneaker in white.

“My go-to pair is the Buffalo London Chai sneakers. They’re all white, making them super easy to style and they have the perfect platform to give me that extra height. Most importantly, they are super comfortable and perfect for everyday wear!”Ashley Jones, content creator and blogger

CLD Chai Sneaker (small, Preferred: Buffalo)
New Balance Made in US 990v5

A feminine person sitting in a white chair on the beach, wearing the New Balance Made in US 990v5 sneaker in grey.

“As a sneaker obsessive, I have a closet full of styles I cycle through — Nike Dunks, Vans Slip-Ons, and Adidas’ Wales Bonner collab all included — but, one style I keep coming back to is New Balance’s 990v5. It’s not as clunky as other “dad shoes” but it still has the sporty-dorky vibe that I like. Just add tall socks, and everything from workout gear to a floaty dress looks good with these shoes.” Aemilia Madden, senior fashion editor at The Zoe Report

Made in US 990v5 (small, Preferred: New Balance)
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top

A feminine person wearing a white and blue striped dress with the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top sneaker in white.

“My favorite sneakers are my white Chuck Taylor All-Star Low Tops. These shoes are comfortable and timeless, and they match everything. I love styling them with feminine dresses to make the look feel more casual.” Tyler Chanel, ethical blogger

Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top (small, Preferred: Converse)
Thousand Fell Lace Up

A feminine person wearing a pastel yellow sweater vest, jeans, and the Thousand Fell Lace Up sneaker in white.

“Thousand Fell is a sustainable shoe brand that makes sneakers out of recycled bottles and natural rubber. I love how innovative they are in the ways they incorporate sustainable practices into their business. They’re vegan and use food waste like coconut husk and sugar cane to replace unnecessary plastic. At the end of use, you can turn the shoes back in to be recycled and they turn the old materials into new shoes. I also love how comfortable and versatile these shoes are.” Gabby Sage Masuda Ambata, content creator

Women’s Lace Up (small, Preferred: Thousand Fell)
Adidas Originals Torsion TRDC

A feminine person kissing a child, wearing the Adidas Originals Torsion Trdc Marathon Running Sneakers.

“My go-to pair of sneakers are Adidas’s Torsion TRDC shoe. I got them last year as more of a fashion sneaker — I wore them with joggers and wide-leg pants through winter, but they’re so comfortable that they eventually became my go-to workout shoe, too. They’re more cushiony than I’m used to, but they’re the perfect fit for hiking or walking outside.” Lauren Caruso, fashion editor and creative consultant

Torsion TRDC (small, Preferred: KicksCrew)
Balenciaga Triple S Sneakers

A feminine person wearing a matching orange knit set and the Balenciaga Triple S Sneakers in gray.

“My favorite pair of stylish sneakers would have to be my Balenciaga Triple S Sneakers in grey. I love these sneakers because the color palette is so neutral and pairs well with almost any outfit. I can dress them up or dress them down, which is why they’re my go-to sneakers for any season.” Britney Turner, founder and CEO of The Boss Up Inc.

Triple S Sneakers (small, Preferred: Saks Fifth Avenue)
Nike Air Jordan 1 Low

A feminine person wearing a black tank dress with a gold chain belt, long blue jacket, and the Nike Jordan 1 Low Panda sneaker.

“The Air Jordan 1 sneakers are an iconic and timeless style that remains top of the list for most coveted sneakers. Whether you prefer the low- or high-tops, they are a fun staple to work into your wardrobe. If you can get your hands on a pair, I would style them with a casual T-shirt dress and trench coat or pair them with a relaxed fit jean, cropped tee, and oversized blazer. Both ways help you easily achieve the effortless ‘cool girl’ street style look with the AJ1 sneakers.” Katie Peare, celebrity stylist 

Air Jordan 1 Low (small, Preferred: Stadium Goods)
Nike Air Jordan 3 Retro

A feminine person sitting on the ground and wearing a yellow shirt and the Nike Air Jordan 3 Retro in Laser Orange.

“I’ve been a huge fan of the Air Jordan 3 Retro since I was young. The simplicity is what I love the most about this sneaker. The neutral design with that little pop of color is what drew me to these specifically. I love to style them with frayed denim shorts and a cropped muscle tee, and level it up with accessories for a more “cool girl’ summer look. These will be in heavy rotation this summer!” Khadijah Lacey-Taylor, lifestyle content creator

Air Jordan 3 Retro (small, Preferred: Goat)
Dr. Scholl’s No Bad Vibes

A feminine person wearing a white top, white buttoned down shirt, and white and blue striped shorts, paired with the Dr. Scholl's No Bad Vibes Sneaker in white.

“I’m an ardent supporter of Dr. Scholl’s sneakers. This pair of classic, white sneakers is so easy to style and can work with nearly every piece in my closet. Perhaps my favorite thing about them is how comfortable they are — I’ve walked over five miles in them while traveling, without any blisters or discomfort!” Caitlin Patton, lifestyle blogger

No Bad Vibes (small, Preferred: Zappos)
Reebok Classic Leather Sneaker

A feminine person wearing dark wash jeans, a white top, a blue denim jacket, and the Reebok Classic Leather Shoes in white.

“My favorite pair of sneakers at the moment are my white Reebok shoes. I love having a classic, white pair of sneakers that go with everything. My white Reeboks are my designated travel shoe. These sneakers are really comfortable and I’ve brought them with me to trips to Austin and Las Vegas this past spring.” Emma Cortes, fashion and lifestyle influencer

Classic Leather Sneaker (small, Preferred: Nordstrom)
Adidas Yeezy Foam Runner

A feminine person sitting on a chair while wearing the Adidas Yeezy Foam Runner in white.

“One of my favorite things to complete an outfit is shoes — I’m such a sneaker-head. Normally, I’d say checks over stripes, but lately, I find myself gravitating towards the Adidas Yeezy Foam Runners. To most, this sneaker might be overlooked, but that’s why I love this shoe so much. It’s interesting, functional, and extremely comfortable. It’s so versatile that you can wear it with a very relaxed look or a dressed-up outfit, and it gives any look an interesting touch.” Kris Fe, celebrity stylist

Yeezy Foam Runner (small, Preferred: Flight Club)
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Platform High-top

A feminine person wearing a pink blazer, white top, and blue jeans, paired with the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Platform High-Top Sneaker.

“This Converse white high-top is my absolute go-to this summer because of how versatile, flattering and comfortable they are. I like to keep my closet filled with staples and trendy items, and these are a classic pair that have been on repeat for months. I style them with jeans, trousers, dresses, sweats, and pretty much anything you can think of. Plus, I’m only 5-foot-five so these give me a nice height, without any discomfort.” Lesley Silva, influencer and blogger

Chuck Taylor All Star Platform High-top (small, Preferred: Converse)
On Running Cloud

A feminine person wearing pink floral biker shorts, a black top, and a blue denim jacket, paired with the On Cloud sneaker in white.

“I absolutely love these sneakers because they’re neutral so they go with everything, they’re the most comfortable shoes I’ve ever owned, and I can wear them from the gym to a bar. Most people wouldn’t wear running sneakers to a bar, but the neutral tones make for such a chic, sporty look with shiny leggings and a cropped sweater. You’ll probably find me on the streets of New York wearing a workout set, denim jacket, and these sneakers every day of the week. They’re super cute with ankle-high socks too!” Jen Lauren, influencer and YouTuber

Cloud (small, Preferred: On Running)
Common Projects Original Achilles Leather Sneakers

A feminine person sitting on a couch while wearing a brown dress and the Common Projects Original Achilles Leather Sneakers in white.

“These are the ultimate white sneakers and the shoes I reach for whenever I’m going to be on my feet for a while. They are a classic and go with everything. I wear a lot of black and love having the bright pop of white to keep things looking fresh.” Katie Bofshever, celebrity stylist

Original Achilles Leather Sneakers (small, Preferred: Net-a-Porter)

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