Today, Tiktoker Bella Gerald shared a detailed warning to all Nordstrom shoppers and fashionistas to avoid the footwear brand, ‘Open Edit’ in the video, Ms. Gerald purchased two pairs of shoes from Nordstroms for $49, and in the same evening the chain details on the shoes broke and the shoe heel was already showing significant wear.
The other pair of shoes had the same fate, which proves the quality is an issue across the brand as a whole. Nordstrom is known best for their luxury brands, however, the push to also sell fast fashionable affordable products may be cause for concern if the retailer does not uphold their quality standards regardless of price. Watch full video below or here.
I have over 10 years of experience in the retail industry including expertise in marketing, operations, merchandising, buying, shopping and technology. I am a former senior managing director of The School of Retailing, University of Alberta. My education includes a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from The University of Alberta in Marketing, Certificate in Real Estate and a Diploma in Fashion Merchandising and Buying from LasSalle College, a Canadian private school founded in 1959 by fashion designer Jean-Paul Morin.