Highly anticipated Nordstrom Anniversary Sale begins

If this doesn't say happy Friday, I'm not sure what does. Ready for it?

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has officially begun!

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Now, when you hear "sale," it usually means older items that haven't yet sold are up for grabs at a lower price. However, in the retailer's "one-of-a-kind event," fall arrivals are on sale. That means everything from brand-new shoes and handbags to home and beauty items are sitting pretty at deeply reduced prices.

Shop some of our favorite on-sale items under $100:

The sale ends on August 6 (A.K.A. prices go up on August 7), so the fun has only just begun.