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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale denim picks

July 21, 2017

Our favorite sale is back again! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially open to the public, and we’re so excited to share our favorite denim deals.

Now is the perfect time to stock up on some new jeans for fall. You can’t beat the prices, and great-fitting jeans are always worth the investment.

Regardless of your Fitcode, there’s something for everyone in our picks below.


nsale boyfriend jeans kut citizens ag

Boyfriend jeans are where it’s at. Loose, comfortable, and stylish. These are three of our faves: 

Kut from the Kloth Catherine Stretch Distressed Boyfriend Jeans

Citizens of Humanity Emerson Slim Boyfriend Jeans

AG Ex-Boyfriend Crop Slim Jeans


nsale skinnies joe's hudson paige

Can you ever have enough skinny jeans? We say no. There are tons available at the #NSale.

NYDJ Ami Stretch Ankle Skinny Jeans

JOE’S Honey Curvy Skinny Jeans

Hudson Jeans Barbara High Waist Super Skinny Jeans

Statement hems

nsale statement hems nydj joe's hudson

Statement hems have been one of our favorite recent denim trends. We were so happy to see lots of jeans with fun hems included in the sale.

JOE’S Flawless - Icon Ankle Skinny Jeans

Hudson Jeans Colette Step Hem Skinny Jeans

Paige Transcend Hoxton High Waist Undone Hem Skinny Jeans  

Find your fit

Take our fit quiz to find your Fitcode—then shop the perfect sale styles for your unique body type. 

*All images courtesy of Nordstrom

Faces of Fitcode: Daily Flourish

July 18, 2017
daily flourish citizens

From the moment we first stumbled across East Sac Farm, we were smitten. The urban farmstead, run by Morgan Daily (@dailyflourish) and her fiancé, Kyle Haggerty (@urbanfarmstead), has become a fresh, vibrant addition to their east Sacramento community.

We got Morgan in her perfect fit, and then we sat down with her to learn more about the fruits of their labor.

daily flourish citizens

Fitcode in five words or less

MD: brilliant, simple, thorough, and convenient

What were your impressions of the Fitcode experience?

MD: I love everything about the concept and the website: from the design, layout, Fitcode test, to the results! The moment I heard about it, I had to try it and it did not disappoint whatsoever.

How will Fitcode change how you shop for jeans?

MD: I'm not a fan of trying on jeans in stores ... the Fitcode website is so easy to use and the first pair I ordered was perfect (a new staple in my wardrobe) so I will definitely continue to use the site to buy jeans!

What are your favorite denim brands?

MD: Citizens of Humanity, Joes, and Madewell

How would you describe your personal style description?

MD: Mostly classic + casual with a touch of boho. Lots of neutral tones and hats.

Tell us about Urban Farmstead. How did it come about?

MD: My fiancé, Kyle, and I bought our 1930s home in East Sacramento three years ago with the intention of growing enough fruit and vegetables for us to enjoy, preserve, and share with friends and family. Our backyard quickly grew into so much more. We call our urban farmstead East Sac Farms and now have chickens, a community farm stand, and give tips and tours to our visitors.

What’s been your favorite part of the journey?

MD: The sense of community that is created by hosting our farm stand. It brings neighbors together to connect over and share healthy, seasonal food. Also, our feature in Sunset Magazine (July 2017). A dream come true for both of us!

Your yard looks perfect for entertaining. How do you incorporate your space and plants into hostessing?

MD: Kyle and I both love to cook and entertain. We wanted to create a space perfect for growing food and entertaining. Aside from the vegetable garden, the perimeter of the yard is also edible and lined with fruit trees, berry bushes, herbs, and other drought tolerant plants. When entertaining, we base our dishes around what is in season which always results in using the freshest and tastiest ingredients.

Any advice for aspiring gardeners?

MD: Don't be afraid to start or try new things! Most of how we got to where we are today was learning through trial and error.

daily flourish citizens

Who are your female role models?

MD: My mom, Amal Alamuddin Clooney, Malala Yousafzai

Life accomplishment you’re most proud of

MD: Being the first in my family to go to college. I'll be graduating from UC Davis with a degree in Sustainable Environmental Design and minor in Community Development next year.

Beauty/societal double standard you’d like to see done away with

MD: All of them! Mostly those involving womens' knowledge and capabilities in the workforce.

daily flourish citizens

Morgan is wearing the Emerson Slim Boyfriend Ankle in Roseland by Citizens of Humanity, one of her favorite denim brands! 

Hot tip: The Emerson Slim Boyfriend Ankle in a similar wash, Crusade, is currently discounted for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Get 'em while they're hot. (Early Access runs now through 7/20, and the Anniversary sale ends August 6.)

She found her perfect fit. Now find yours: Take our fit quiz. 

Trend watch: Embroidered jeans

July 11, 2017

Embroidery has blown up—it’s everywhere these days! And we are especially excited about the new embellished jean trend that’s emerged.

One of the great things about this trend is that any type of jean—whether straight, skinny, boyfriend, or flare—works with embroidery. Check out some of our favorite styles below; then shop styles in your Fitcode.

Style round up

We love how these Ankle Skinnies by 7 For All Mankind combine distressing and embroidery, plus they look great on most body types.

sevens embroidery

sevens embroidery

Images courtesy of Nordstrom

For a more subtle embroidered look, try the Reese Ankle Straight by Kut From The Kloth.

kut from the kloth embroidery

kut from the kloth embroidery

Images courtesy of Nordstrom

With subtle rose embellishments and a medium-dark wash, these Nico Mid-Rise Super Skinnies by Hudson fit like a dream.

hudson embroidery

hudson embroidery

Images courtesy of Nordstrom

Paige Denim always combines fit and style perfectly, and these embroidered Verdugo Ankles in Ivory are no exception.

paige embroidery

Images courtesy of Paige

Pairing fun embroidery (pineapple, anyone?) and distressing, the Liya High Rise by Citizens work well for slighter frames.

citizens embroidery

citizens embroidery

Images courtesy of Citizens of Humanity

For a fun embroidered capri look, try the Alina Capri with Embroidery in Plus by NYDJ . Shop this style on NYDJ or browse other Alina washes in your Fitcode.

NYDJ embroidery

NYDJ embroidery

Images courtesy of NYDJ

Exploring Seattle with Malia

July 6, 2017
malia sevens rooftop

One of the many perks of working at Fitcode is being surrounded by jeans all day everyday. We often have to try some on, in the name of research, of course. 

malia pink jacket sevens

We recently welcomed a new intern to the Fitcode team, Malia. We’re obsessed with her style and decided to explore a few of our favorite spots in Seattle and snap pics of her in jeans in her Fitcode.

malia walking sevens

malia sevens

Get the look:  Malia is wearing a cropped bootcut from 7 For All Mankind. (Shop similar 74AM cropped boot styles: The Cropped Boot with Released Hem in Chelsea LightsKiki High Waist Crop Wide Leg JeansCropped Boot in Duchess with Raw Hem b(air).)

Try these looks for yourself: Take our fit quiz, then browse perfect-fitting denim styles in your Fitcode. 

malia bus ag

Get the look. Malia is wearing The Sateen Prima in Sulfur Pale Terracotta by AG Jeans. 

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