As a shopping expert, I’m constantly on the lookout for home goods that make it easier to achieve a clean, cozy space (not to mention whip up a savory meal). Nordstrom’s fall sale presents the perfect opportunity to treat yourself — and your loved ones — to some of the most coveted home brands on the market at discounted prices. From chef-approved cookware (save over $150 on this Le Creuset favorite) and dining classics (these shatter-proof wine glasses are 30% off) to cold-weather essentials (I'm a big fan of this dreamy Ugg blanket that's down to $64, was $98), read on for the items I’ll be purchasing this season, or would be if I didn’t already own them! The sale — and all of these amazing deals — is slated to end on Monday, November 6 (while supplies last). With savings this good, I have a feeling a lot of these pieces will sell out fast, so don't wait to add to cart. Want more? Check out all of Nordstrom's fall sale items here.
This hearty set of stoneware from Staub includes three versatile dishes for all of your seasonal baking needs and well beyond. I love the rectangular dish for breakfast bakes and enchiladas, the oval for savory meats and pasta, and the round dish for making pies (as well as presenting other treats). Scoop up the white for everyday use, and cherry or blue for summer cookouts and holidays. Or mix and match — at $40 off, you really can’t go wrong!
Proper (as in durable, ergonomic, hard-working and healthy) frying pans have the potential to turn an average cook into a pro, and this dynamic duo from GreenPan, now 30% off, combines the performance of stainless steel with the ease of non-stick ceramic coating, sans any icky chemicals that can rub off into your food. It’s dishwasher-safe for added convenience — and backed by a near-perfect rating for even more peace of mind.
Le Creuset is pretty much the gold standard in bakeware, beloved by renowned chefs (including one Barefoot Contessa!) for beautiful, durable enameled cast iron Dutch ovens and other pieces that stand up to high heat and the test of time. The Signature Iron Chef's Oven, now over $150 off, is one of my personal go-tos for braising meats — and it adds a bright pop of color to my kitchen, stove and tabletop. Available in nine finishes.
A good set of kitchen knives is another cooking staple that goes a long way from day to day, making easy work of slicing, dicing, chopping, carving and cutting so your dishes are prepared to perfection and presented on time. While an investment, this premium set from Zwilling features a practical assortment of chef, paring and steak knives — each crafted of high-carbon steel in Germany — complete with a wooden block for safekeeping. It’s a great addition to your countertop or gift for your favorite cook. Oh, did I mention it's currently over 50% off?
Silverware has a tendency to scratch and tarnish (and, um, disappear over the years), and the fall/holiday season is prime time for an update. This stainless steel, dishwasher-safe pick from Nambé features a five-piece place setting — designed by Lou Henry for a look that’s equal parts elegant and modern — that would prove a welcome addition to any tabletop. And at 40% off, it’s a great day to splurge.
Form meets function in these stylish cabernet wine glasses from Schott Zwiesel. Their artful shape is sure to elevate any dinner party, while the break-, chip-, scratch-resistant, dishwasher-safe crystal is durable enough for everyday use (so you won’t have to be so precious with every pour). Scoop them up at 30% off for yourself or a wine lover while you can.
One can never have too many blankets, especially when it comes to colder weather and hosting, and this plush fleece throw from Ugg will turn any bedroom or living room into an upscale lodge. Scoop it up in ‘Live Oak’ — a rich, bourbon-y brown — on sale for 35% off. It also makes the perfect gift for the homebody in your life.
Complete the cozy scene with this geometric accent pillow from Pendleton. It features intricate embroidering for a Southwestern-inspired look that strikes the perfect balance between rustic and refined. The warm tones will go with a wide range of aesthetics — and at less than $54, including the insert, the pillow rings in at a mere fraction of the typical cost.
In the market for a new table lamp? Consider this striking silhouette from Brightech, made of beautiful brushed brass and a clear shade that perfectly captures the warmth of the glowing inner bulb. It has a near-perfect rating, will work from living room to office, and just so happens to be on sale right now for 25% off. Did I mention that the sleek brass base will also charge your phone?
If you’ve had your eye on a Dyson, Nordstrom is making it easier to press go with $150 off one of the brand’s slickest cordless vacuum designs. Backed by a near-perfect rating, this high-powered V15 model offers 60 hours of runtime, a special LCD screen for tracking particles on hardwood floors, and a one-click release feature that allows you to navigate with ease. A lightweight frame makes for more nimble maneuvering (read: less aches and pains) and a range of attachments enables you to customize your clean.
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