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Before the Rolex Milgauss, This Unassuming Watch Pioneered Anti-Magnetism
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Milo Dutch Ovens
Save 20%: Milo, a DTC cookware brand, makes Dutch ovens that are cheaper than Le Creuset’s and just as good. Right now, Milo’s are 20 percent off at Verishop, which offers free two-day shipping and free returns.
Upstate Pure Washed Cotton Sheet Set (King)
Save 50%: Upstate’s Pure Washed Cotton Sheet Set is a perfect freshener your bed needs for summer. And right now you can score this sheet set for 50% off at Huckberry.
Outdoors and Fitness
Lululemon Fitness Apparel
Save up to 50%: Even when you’re working out at home, you’ve gotta look good to feel good and sweat your best. And from its buttery-soft shirts that fit just right to its smartly lined shorts with intuitive pockets, Lululemon has demonstrated mastery of fitness gear the past few years.
Leatherman Free Series Multi-Tools
Save up to 17%: Thanks to a rethinking of the engineering process and the savvy inclusion of magnets, the Free tools are leaps better than their predecessors, primarily because you can open and operate every included implement, from pliers to scissors, with a single hand.
Save up to 45%: Sandals aren’t just for camping and whitewater rafting anymore either: fashionistas might hate to admit it, but sandals are a common sight everywhere from Colorado to downtown Manhattan (wearing them with socks — gasp! — is also becoming a thing).
Yeti Roadie 20
Save 20%: The Roadie is the mini version of the super-tough cooler that Yeti built its reputation on, but in a way, it’s more practical. You can carry it by yourself — even when it’s full — and it still packs space for a full day’s worth of food and drink. Recently, Yeti gave the Roadie a nice update to make it even more efficient, but the old version pulled its weight for years. It still does too, but now it’s 20 percent cheaper, thanks to a reduced price at REI.
Flint and Tinder Desert Field Jacket
Save 34%: This Desert Field Jacket from Flint and Tinder is a great lightweight option for the cooler nights in the coming summer months. Save now and your summer wardrobe will thank you later.
Fujifilm X-T3 Digital Camera Kit
Save $300: The Fujifilm X-T3 is a topline mirrorless camera for entry-level shooters and aficionados alike. Saving $300 on this kit is well worth it if you’re looking for a new camera.
Timex Marlin Watch
Save 20%: Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve no doubt seen the Timex Marlin, a modern reinterpretation of a simple handwound dress watch from the 1960s that retains the original’s 34mm dimensions and svelte profile. First released with a black dial and matching leather band, it’s since been introduced in several other colors, including a version on a comfortable mesh bracelet. Right now, you can take 20% these awesome, affordable dress watches — perfect for the recent graduate in your life (or as a treat for yourself).
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Will These Turn Out to Be the Paint Colors of the 2021 Ford Bronco?
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