9 Pieces from Nordstrom’s Half-Yearly Sale That Will Become Part of Your Summer Uniform

editor@purewow.com (PureWow)

You know what they say: Summertime and the living's easy…until it's approximately 2,000 degrees outside and your wardrobe somehow still consists of only spring sweaters and jeans. But helloNordstrom half-yearly sale, aka Christmas in July (er, May). Lucky for you, we've cherrypicked nine summer essentials—from flirty tops to wedding-ready frocks—that you'll want to order immediately…and then have in your regular rotation through Labor Day.

Topshop Tilda Button Mini Slipdress

This mini is only $28. Do you need any other reason to order it? We didn't think so.

Buy it ($28; was $55)

Vince Camuto Quartet Stripe Linen Tee

From June to September, you'd be hard-pressed to find us wearing anything other than head-to-toe linen.

Buy it ($47; was $79)

BP. Cargo Pocket Miniskirt

If you're not yet on board with the return of the cargo pant, let this mini ease you into the trend.

Buy it ($22; was $45)

Madewell Metallic Corsage Tiered Midi Dress

Layer a tee underneath this floaty number…or don't, because it's too damn hot out.

Buy it ($126; was $158)

Ganni Print Poplin Shirt

It's true, we just can’t quit you, oversize puffy sleeves.

Buy it ($119; was $170)

J.Crew Lemon Floral Midi Slip Skirt

This floral skirt feels like something Kate Middleton would totally wear (but maybe in another lifetime).

Buy it ($59; was $98)

Sea Margherite Floral Print Midi Dress

We heard you have approximately 5 million weddings to attend this season. This printed frock will see you through every single one.

Buy it ($255; was $425)

Isabel Marant Étoile Anny Embroidered Ruffle Blouse

Ruffled, embroidered and easy-breezy? Check, check, check. Pair this romantic blouse with trendy Bermuda shorts or high-waisted jeans on cooler nights.

Buy it ($240; was $400)

Ulla Johnson Ailie Silk Blend High/Low Skirt

A wrap silhouette + shibori print + subtle metallic thread accents = one glamorous closet staple.

Buy it ($405; was $675)

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