I'm a VIP Nordstrom Stylist—These Are the Only 2023 Trends I Care About


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When we want top-notch styling and shopping advice, we routinely turn to Sandy Koszarek. As a VIP stylist at Nordstrom, she keeps up-to-date on the latest trends to help her clients uncover fresh finds that work for their personal style. On that note, we wanted to learn what 2023 trends Koszarek is particularly into and will recommend to clients throughout the year.

Below you'll uncover Koszarek's edit. While she has already highlighted some of these trends to her clients over the last few months, others will be newer. 

Keep scrolling to check out the 2023 trends that matter, along with some visual shopping inspiration.

Leather Jackets


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"Leather jackets are a favorite of mine to wear with jeans, skirts, and dresses. In 2023, I'm excited to wear styles like moto and bomber jackets in new colors and textures." — Koszarek 

Ballet Flats

"Ballet flats continue to trend and are so comfortable that I'll recommend my clients wear them with jeans and maxi skirts." — Koszarek

Relaxed Denim


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"I love wearing jeans and am always looking for new styles. This season, I'm excited to add relaxed jeans into my rotation." — Koszarek 

Maxi Skirts

"I love maxi skirts and dresses and am excited to wear this trend in the new year with boots and flats." — Koszarek 

Shearling Coats


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"I'm always looking for new coats, so I'm excited to see shearling coats are trending. Many styles are available, from fuzzy collar leather jackets to full-length shearling coats. So, I have many options to recommend to my clients." — Koszarek 

Next, check out the trends Koszarek thinks sort of date her.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.