On a day-to-day basis you’re not going to find very many deals at Nordstrom. This high-end retailer is known for selling pricey clothes and accessories from brands such as Burberry, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Lacoste, Brooks Brothers, Marc Jacobs and hundreds of others. However, if you strike at the right time you can save some serious cash.

Earlier this morning Nordstrom kicked off its Half-Yearly Sale that extends discounts of up to 40% to a huge variety of its inventory. You’re not going to score bargain basement pricing on top-tier brands — that just isn’t realistic. But if you stick to some of our top picks it’ll definitely cost you significant less to refresh your wardrobe.

Nordstrom also offers some less expensive brands including Under Armour, Adidas, North Face, as well as its own in-house garb. So there should be something for everyone in this sale:

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