Get Your Holiday Shopping Done Early with These Giftable Finds from Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale

published Jul 20, 2022
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We all know what it’s like, scrambling one week before the holidays — a pit in your stomach, a cartful of gifts that could work for any friend or family member, and, let’s face it, a pretty extensive credit card bill adding up. While it’s true that the holidays feel like a world away amidst this month’s pool parties and BBQs, what if we told you that you could save yourself a whole lot of stress and knock some of those gifts off the list right now? In fact, thanks to Nordstrom’s epic Anniversary Sale, you can save yourself a pretty penny while doing so, too. You’ll be able to get a specialized gift — with a specific person in mind — and do it all at a discount. Now that sounds like smart shopping if we do say so ourselves.

There are loads of amazing finds on sale during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and there’s no doubt you’ll be able to find something for anyone (and everyone) in your life. Who knows, you just might need to reward yourself with a little something for thinking ahead!

Here are a few finds from Nordstrom we’re stocking up on ahead of the holidays.

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was $195.00

It’s rare that a kitchen appliance looks this good, but this elegant kettle has style to spare. It features variable temperature control and precision pour spout, with an LCD screen that is easy to read and program. Even better, this sleek kettle will hold the water at the perfect temp for up to an hour so your loved one can make a cuppa anytime.

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was $399.99

For that friend who's still using their dull knife set from five years ago or the family member who just moved into their new place, there's no better gift than a good set of steel. This 10-piece set of German forged carbon stainless steel knives has every blade you'll ever need, from pairing knife to Santoku. It also comes with honing steel and an Acacia wood block to help keep your blades in tip-top shape. Translation: It's a gift that'll keep on giving.

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There's no chance the candle-lover in your life won't fall hard for this Diptyque Set. Perfect for burning any hour of the day, this versatile collection includes a range of fresh, floral, and fruity scents that are ideal for adding ambiance to a weeknight dinner or keeping the kitchen smelling fresh after a day of intense cooking. The bonus? You'll get to enjoy the pleasant fragrances every time you visit.

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was $160.00

Every home cook deserves a good Dutch oven. Plus, there's no better way to introduce a loved one to editor-favorite brand Great Jones than with this do-it-all piece of cookware. The Dutchess will have even burning-the-water type cooks whipping up succulent meals fit for royalty with a cheery exterior, easy-to-grab handles, and a generous 6.75-quart capacity. What more could you ask for?

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was $790.00

If you really love someone, you should treat them to a high-quality blender. When it comes to top-notch machinery, nothing beats the Vitamix 7500. Our editors are obsessed with this do-it-all machine and can't stop using it to make everything from frozen drinks and smoothies to soups. This version comes bundled with two to-go containers and a 32-ounce basin that's built to blend dry ingredients. With a gadget this powerful, you're bound to take home the prize for best gift of the season.

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was $99.95

For the gardener (or wannabe gardener) in your life, this tabletop self-watering garden is ace. It takes up very little space on the counter and comes with a built-in LED light, soil-less mix, and three starter seed pods to get things growing. It’s also dishwasher-safe, making it the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys plants but has little space (or time) to commit to growing.

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was $80.00

Know a baker, home cook, or just someone who hates a hefty clean-up? We've got the ideal present for them: This duo of nonstick sheet pans from Great Jones. The bold blue hue keeps things fun, while the ceramic coating is scratch-resistant and allows for quick release of cookies, veggies, pieces of chicken, and more. If you're lucky they'll thank you with a home-cooked treat!

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was $26.00

As anyone who spends a lot of time in the kitchen knows, good kitchen towels matter. They're essential for wiping your hands, cleaning up spills, and handling hot pans in a pinch. This pack of three super cute polka-dot cloths from Baggu are sturdy enough to tackle tough jobs, yet stylish enough to hang on your stove handle or line a bread basket. Talk about the perfect gift!

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was $35.00

Help your loved one say goodbye to their old, sad, stained cutting board by gifting them this eye-catching Birch board from Deny Designs. With swirls of gold and warm pink hues, the paint splatter pattern is bound to add a splash of pizazz to any kitchen. It can be used for slicing and dicing, or as a stylish way to serve charcuterie and snacks.

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was $349.00

Know a die-hard coffee fan? Yeah, we know a few too. And each of them would absolutely jump for joy if they were gifted this state-of-the-art coffee brewer. It's got a hot plate that keeps the mod glass carafe at a preset temp (ideal for all-day sipping) and an automatic sensor that puts the brewing on hold if you remove the carafe for a pour. Talk about bells and whistles!

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was $32.00

Send your jetsetting friend on a flavor journey with these fun little treats. The set of three flavored candies (Raspberry Eiffel Tower gummies, Italian Ice sour gummies and Greek Island Pebble truffles) is all wrapped up in luxe luggage-themed packaging that makes unboxing the sweets all the more exciting. Who knows? Maybe they'll even let you have a taste, if you're lucky!