29 Anti-Trend Summer Pieces I Found at Nordstrom for Under $150


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With summer nearly upon us, we've already predicted some major trends, but if you'd prefer to shop the season's best staples, we have you covered. I've zeroed in on the best basics for summer available at Nordstrom for under $150. It's smart to invest in great affordable finds, especially basics. After all, these are the workhorse pieces that will get the most wear in your closet.

Whether you're in the market for a sleek swimsuit and baseball cap to throw into your suitcase, lightweight and breathable pieces constructed from linen or cotton, or denim primed for summer, you'll find all that and more here. I've included elevated dresses for upcoming events and tailored jackets that will pull your new-season looks together. Keep scrolling to see the best summer basics from Nordstrom to add to your wardrobe this season.

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Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including Vogue.com, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.