Finding Expensive-Looking Items at Nordstrom Is My Forte—29 Items I'm Loving


(Image credit: Pictured: Topshop Ruched Sleeveless Satin Blouse ($48))

I'm an avid Nordstrom shopper. I rely on the retailer when I want to add fresh pieces to my wardrobe and when I'm searching for standout finds to recommend in my stories. Speaking of which, one of my favorite things to discover is an item that exudes a luxurious and expensive look, thanks to its modern and forward design details, all while staying under $100. It's like uncovering these hidden gems has become my specialty.

Below, you'll find an edit of the latest items that I'm loving, which have an elevated aesthetic while remaining on the more affordable side. You'll come across beautiful dresses for upcoming parties, pretty blouses that pair perfectly with jeans, and trendy shoe styles that look like they would cost triple the price.

Keep scrolling to explore the best affordable items at Nordstrom that exude an expensive look.

Next, check out the amazing items you can find at Nordstrom Rack.

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 retailers 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.