Annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are a savvy shopper’s dream. With so many retailer discounts, they’re the perfect time to take care of holiday shopping, snapping up the gifts for women and gifts for men on your shopping list while leaving you plenty of time to spare, rather than sweating the week before Christmas or Hanukkah.
With Nordstrom a year-round one-stop shop for clothing, shoes, accessories, beauty items, and goods for the home, the retailer’s legendary Black Friday sale is an opportunity to be done with all your holiday shopping before December even hits.
Did Nordstrom’s Black Friday Sale Start Early for 2021?
Typically, Nordstrom’s Black Friday happens strictly on the unofficial shopping holiday, which is the Friday after Thanksgiving. This year, that’s Friday, Nov. 26. But in 2021, Nordstrom’s Black Friday sale started early, kicking off in early November and with new items continually added to its sale.
Nordstrom’s Black Friday sale is happening now, boasting discounts of up to 50 percent off items in every store category. You can stock up on some of the best beauty deals Black Friday and Cyber Monday have to offer, from your daily skincare staples from brands like Kiehl’s, to the best makeup gift sets from Urban Decay for family and friends.
The sale will run through actual Black Friday, and then new deals will be released for Cyber Monday.
How Can I Find the Best Nordstrom Black Friday Deals?
There’s an entire section on Nordstrom.com dedicated to its Black Friday deals and further broken down by sections like women’s, men’s, kids, beauty and home. That means you can easily find Nike Black Friday sales and deals for your siblings, or Adidas Black Friday sale items to replace your worn-out Stan Smiths. For Mom, Nordstrom has lots of the best slippers for women, and lest Dad feel left out, you can score the best men’s slippers, too. Nordstrom also has some of the best candle gift sets for gifting your bestie or dividing up among co-workers. One of the best things about Nordstrom is that you can get virtually all of your shopping done in one fell swoop.
And if something in your order doesn’t work out, all Black Friday items are eligible for Nordstrom’s famously generous return policy. There’s no time limit for returns or exchanges. So if you’re grabbing a pair of the best Adidas sneakers of all time during the Black Friday sale for your sneakerhead significant other and on Dec. 25 they regretfully inform you that they already have the pair you gifted them, you can return them in-store or via the prepaid shipping label and get your money back, even if you ordered them more than 30 days ago.
What Are the Hottest Black Friday Nordstrom Deals This Year?
Now that you’re ready to tackle Nordstrom’s Black Friday sale, your biggest issue might be picking out items for friends and family when there are so many savings to choose from.
Below, we’ve highlighted 20 excellent gifting ideas for women, men, and kids, plus beauty and home items. Scoop up savings on everything from APL sneakers to Stuart Weitzman boots, Ugg slippers, Longchamp and Coach accessories, and Giorgio Armani beauty items.
Black Friday Nordstrom Men’s Deals
UGG Ascot Slipper
These soft, crowd-pleasing UGG Ascot Slippers have a durable rubber sole so he can wear them indoors and out to get the mail, too.
Nike Victori One Sport Slides
A pair of slip-on sandals is a must-have for supporting one’s feet around the house. The Nike Victori One Sport Slide makes a great stocking stuffer for him.
Jack Black Jack and Carry Set
If you aren’t sure which grooming items to give the men in your life, this Jack Black Jack and Carry Set has you covered with a little bit of all the essentials: face moisturizer with sunscreen, body and hair cleanser, lip balm with sun protection, deodorant, and a travel bag.
APL TechLoom Breeze Knit Running Shoes
This men’s APL TechLoom Breeze Knit Running Shoe prioritizes comfort with its responsive foam insole and soft, sock-like outer. Nab a pair for him and a pair for yourself while the sale lasts.
Nike SuperRep Go2 Training Shoe
The Nike SuperRep Go2 Training Shoe is just the cross-trainer he needs, with plenty of cushioning to absorb impact plus stability to support proper foot alignment. Don’t miss out on one of the best Black Friday Nike deals to shop now.
Black Friday Nordstrom Women’s Deals
Steve Madden Thora Lace-Up Boot
The Steve Madden Thora Lace-Up Boots are an on-trend combat style that goes with everything from jeans to mini skirts with tights. Women’s combat boots are even listed in our guide of the best women’s ankle boots.
Vince Camuto Afelia Knee-High Boot
Adidas UltraBoost 21 Primeblue Running Shoe
Black Friday is the perfect opportunity to score the trainers she needs at a discount, like these top-rated Adidas UltraBoost 21 Primeblue Running Shoes.
Stuart Weitzman City Buckle Bootie
The motorcycle-style Stuart Weitzman City Buckle Bootie is ultra-chic but totally practical, a win-win for her wardrobe.
Hanky Panky 3-Pack Original Rise Lace Thong
There’s no better time than a Black Friday to pick up a set of cult-favorite Hanky Panky 3-Pack Original Rise Lace Thongs, which are known for being comfortable and fitting almost every size.
Minnetonka Flurry Scuff Faux Fur Slipper
For the woman who has everything, nothing beats a cozy set of slippers. We love this Minnetonka Flurry Scuff Faux Fur Slipper version.
Longchamp Large Le Pliage Tote
Longchamp’s Large Le Pliage Tote is the mobile person’s solution to carting a laptop, gym clothes, and other necessities around in style.
Coach Leather Wristlet
The Coach Leather Wristlet is the perfect size to accommodate essentials like an iPhone, keys, lipstick, and a couple of credit cards thanks to the built-in card slots.
Black Friday Nordstrom Kids, Beauty and Home Deals
Crocs Kids’ Classic Lined Clogs
A soft fuzzy lining makes these Crocs for kids as comfy as they are cute.
Our Place Set of 4 Tumblers
Our Place’s Set of 4 Tumblers are ideal for entertaining, accommodating everything from wine to iced coffee. The stackable set is great for apartment and small space dwellers.
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
If the loved ones on your list aren’t taking care of their delicate undereye skin help them start with Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado. It’s gentle but hydrating and appropriate for adults of all ages.
Urban Decay x Marvel ‘Eternals’ Eyeshadow Palette
The Urban Decay x Marvel ‘Eternals’ Eyeshadow Palette pairs slinky neutrals with trendy, pop-of-color shades that will please superhero fans and haters alike.
Giorgio Armani Travel Size Lip and Eye Set
Get gorgeous on the go with this toss-it-in-your-bag Giorgio Armani Travel Size Lip and Eye Set. It includes a classic matte-red lip color, mascara, and neutral gold eyeshadow. Colors suit all skin tones.
Atelier Cologne Votive Candle Trio
Luxurious, scented candles are a surefire way to please even the pickiest recipient you’re shopping for this year. The Atelier Cologne Votive Candle Trio lets them try out three scents: fruity Orange Toscana, smoky Oolang Wuyi, and sweet and woody Clementine California.
Hypervolt Plus Bluetooth Percussion Massage
The Hypervolt Plus Bluetooth Percussion Massage is a cordless, vibrating massage tool that helps you work out deep tissue, improve circulation, and alleviate soreness. We’ll be picking one up for ourselves before the deal runs out, and checking out the Theragun Black Friday deals, too.
How Can I Amplify My Nordstrom Black Friday Deals?
To score even more savings right now, Nordstrom is enticing customers to sign up for a Nordstrom Credit Card through Nov. 21 to receive a $60 note to use at the retailer.
If you’re not ready to take the credit card plunge you should consider taking advantage of Nordstrom’s reward points system, called The Nordy Club. At check out, presenting your Nordy Club Card, or just entering the account’s associated phone number, will earn you points for every purchase. Every dollar spent equates to one point, but the benefits increase if you pay with a Nordstrom debit or credit card.
For example, payment with the Nordstrom Debit Card or Nordstrom Credit Card will earn you two points for each dollar spent at Nordstrom locations. “Ambassadors,”— meaning customers who spend at least $5,000 with the retailer each year — earn three points when they pay with the Nordstrom Visa Credit Card at any place Visa is accepted, which could amount to a significant amount of reward points over time. Once Nordy Club members have racked up 1,000 points they earn a $10 note to use across Nordstrom stores and online.
Being a Nordy Club member is free with no strings attached. All you have to do is sign up online or in-store. The program has the same benefits at Nordstrom Rack, which is already full of marked down merchandise, and Nordstrom Trunk Club, the at-home try on program. Rewards are the same in-store and online.
Points expire after 12 months of inactivity with Nordstrom, so make sure you use them before embarking on any long term, monk-like shopping cleanses.