Rich colors, tailored menswear, feminine silhouettes, glamorous accessories, and luxe fabrics -- from brocade and satin to tweed and velvet.... fall is hands down my favorite time of year for fashion! And, the highly-anticipated Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (aka NSale) in July is the opening event of the season, when fall fashion gets marked down, then goes back to regular price in August. A brilliant marketing concept for sure and we are all in. My daughter and I hit the first day of Early Access on July 9th for our annual mother-daughter, back-to-school shopping trip. Moms need back-to-school clothes too, amiright?! ...Read more.