I'm a Nordstrom Shopping Editor, and These Are the 14 Best December New Arrivals

Including a Kate Middleton-worn Longchamp tote and cozy sweat set.

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The official first day of winter is a few weeks away, but I feel like the weather didn’t get the memo. While walking my dog in the morning chill has become less than desirable, I’m loving shopping for fur-lined slippers, puffer coats, and cashmere sweaters in preparation for the inevitable frosty weather. And it should come as no surprise that I’m doing most of my winter shopping at my favorite retailer, aka Nordstrom. So it was only right that I put my Nordstrom expertise to good use and share the 14 fashion and beauty items worth shopping from its new arrivals section, including Joe’s jeans, a royals-approved Longchamp tote, classic crewneck Mango sweater, and even some beauty items. Best of all: Prices start at $9.

14 Best Nordstrom New Arrivals:

  • Vince Camuto Stripe Polo Sweater, $99
  • Mango Rib Crewneck Sweater, $80
  • River Island Bias-Cut Satin Maxi Skirt, $57
  • Naked Wardrobe Sleeveless Body-Con Maxi Dress, $98
  • The Mayfair Group It Costs Zero Graphics Hoodie, $108
  • The Mayfair Group It Costs Zero Graphic Joggers, $98
  • Joe’s the Blake High-Waist Crop Wide-Leg Jeans, $188
  • Mango V-Neck Rib Duster Cardigan, $100
  • Kenneth Cole New York Hooded Puffer Coat, $90 (Originally $195)
  • Naturalizer Essential Skimmer Flats, $100
  • Longchamp Large Le Pliage Tote, $155
  • Kopari Ultra Renewal Retinol Body Cream, $42
  • Mermade Hair Heatless Curls Kit, $33
  • The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5, $9

The Mayfair Group It Costs Zero Graphics Hoodie

It Costs Zero Graphic Hoodie THE MAYFAIR GROUP


Buy on Nordstrom $108

The Mayfair Group is a brand I’ve been wearing and sharing with loved ones for years because of its eye-catching, uplifting clothing. I’d forgotten about it for a bit, but I recently came across an Instagram ad and was quickly pulled back in after spotting this punchy pink It Costs Zero sweatshirt and joggers set. I even added it to my Christmas wish list, but I knew it was a must-have when I reencountered it in Nordstrom’s new arrivals section.

The Mayfair Group It Costs Zero Graphic Joggers

It Costs Zero Graphic jogger THE MAYFAIR GROUP


Buy on Nordstrom $98

The graphic sweatshirt comes in sizes XS through XXL and features an oversized fit that falls at the mid-thigh, ribbed finishings at the cuffs and hem, a front kangaroo pocket, deep hood with a drawstring, and drop shoulders. The fabric is heavy for maximum warmth and has a soft inner fleece lining that’s snuggly on the skin. The matching fleece-lined joggers come in the same sizes as the sweatshirt and feature a loose, relaxed fit, two side-seam pockets, and elastic at the waistband and ankle cuffs to keep cool air out.

Longchamp Large Le Pliage Tote



Buy on Nordstrom $157

Spotted on Kate Middleton, the Longchamp Large Le Pliage Tote is a wardrobe staple, being a great everyday bag that’s spacious enough to hold all of your essentials while still looking chic. The bag is available in black, red, and steel blue nylon fabric with contrasting brown leather detailing. It features an elongated leather top handle that fits over the shoulder, a flap closure with a snap, and a secondary zipper closure for extra security. On the interior, there’s a water-resistant lining and a larger and smaller slip pocket that’s great for holding the items you reach for most often.

Mermade Hair Heatless Curls Kit

Heatless Curls Kit Mermade Hair


Buy on Nordstrom $33

When it comes to the holiday hair styling, I love a voluminous Hollywood curl — it’s the perfect pairing for that velvet or silk slip dress you’re wearing to a holiday dinner. I get mine to last by using the Mermade Hair Heatless Curls Kit, which curls hair overnight without any damaging heat. The kit includes a 100 percent mulberry silk rod, claw clip, and two mulberry silk scrunchies. To use, wrap the hair around the rod, secure it on both ends with a scrunchie, and sleep with it overnight. You’ll wake up with bouncy, damaged-free curls that last for days.

Shop more new fashion and beauty arrivals from Nordstrom below.

Joe’s the Blake High-Waist Crop Wide-Leg Jeans

Joes Jeans The Blake High Waist Crop Wide Leg Jeans


Buy on Nordstrom $188

Kopari Ultra Renewal Retinol Body Cream

Kopari Ultra Renewal Retinol Body Cream


Buy on Nordstrom $42

Mango Rib Crewneck Sweater

Mango Rib Crewneck Sweater


Buy on Nordstrom $80

River Island Bias-Cut Satin Maxi Skirt

Bias Cut Satin Maxi Skirt River Island


Buy on Nordstrom $57
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