These Are the Most Important Summer Trends to Buy From Nordstrom Right Now

A quick scroll through Instagram always leads me to grab a few screenshots of the stylish outfits I find there. Right now, fashion people are posting photos wearing some of the biggest summer trends and they are certainly inspiring some of my personal purchases right now. I’m gravitating most to the stylish basics they’ve been wearing on repeat.

Yep, staples are getting an upgrade this summer. We’re seeing everything from lightweight blazers in bold shades to Bermuda shorts to comfortable, sporty sandals gaining huge traction this season. I’ve also noticed fashion people wearing some of the summer basics I’ve been wearing on repeat for the past few months—items like tube tops and chain necklaces that I can’t live without at the moment. Ahead, I’m highlighting 10 of my favorite summer trends to shop from Nordstrom and inspiration for how to wear them. Here are the fashion finds I would add to my personal shopping cart.

Colorful Blazers

Summer trends from Nordstrom: colorful blazers



If blazers are the backbone of your wardrobe like they are for me, add in a shade like pink or tangerine for a fun pop of color.

Tube Tops

Summer trends from Nordstrom: tube tops



Tube tops are the '90s throwback piece I can't stop wearing right now. I love the way this one is styled with a pair of high-waisted trousers and strappy sandals.

Retro-Inspired Sunglasses

Retro-inspired sunglasses with square and cat-eye frames seem to be everywhere at the moment. You can't go wrong with this seasonless classic.

Buckle Slides

Summer trends from Nordstrom: buckle slides



Yep, these are hands down one of the most popular shoe styles of the summer. You can't beat how comfortable they are. I'm so inspired by all of the stylish ways I've seen fashion people wear them.

Puffy Sleeves

For a little drama, embrace puffy sleeves. Though the trend that has been around for a while now, it continues to evolve and get even cooler each season.

Ribbed Tank Tops

Summer trends from Nordstrom: ribbed tank tops



Here's the affordable basic fashion people can't get enough of right now. The simple staple is exactly what to pair with sweats or denim.

Bermuda Shorts

Speaking of denim, Bermuda shorts are one of the biggest trends to emerge this season. I predict they'll continue to be huge this fall, so this is definitely one piece to invest in.

Chain Jewelry

Summer trends from Nordstrom: chain jewelry



Looking for the ultimate layering piece? Chain necklaces are the one item that you can add to just about any outfit.

Sporty Sandals

Summer trends from Nordstrom: sport sandals



We've seen a huge uptick in sporty sandals this summer. Designed by brands across the board, you'll find designs from The Row to Vince.


Whether you're doing DIY or buying a tie-dye piece that pre-made, this is one trend you'll definitely want in your closet this summer.