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Travel Bags from Packs Projects
With emerging travel brands popping up every day, finding a quality piece of luggage is possible. The hard part is finding one that offers premium style at an affordable price and takes care in making a quality product while creating an opportunity to make the world better. Packs Project has accomplished all that with quality hardware and an elevated look with the added benefit of supporting a great cause.
Packs Project makes luxury travel backpacks, bags, weekenders, duffles and more that aim to help improve educational opportunities in underdeveloped countries — 10-percent of all Packs Project sales go straight to this vital initiative. Nearly one in six people around the world cannot read or write. And by making premium bags that support that cause, Packs Project hopes to give more people access to a better life.
Use GEARPATROL20 for a 20-percent discount off full priced items.
Save 20% We’re big fans of Mountain Hardwear’s insulation — the company is constantly innovating to push the limits on windproof and water-resistant down. The StretchDown Hooded jacket is one of our favorite picks from the brand. It’s filled with Q.Shield insulation, a 750-fill water-resistant down. The active fit coat stops at your hips, so there’s plenty of movement if you want to take it skiing, hiking, climbing, snowboarding or another winter activity.
Enter code TAKE20NOVEMBER at check out to get 20 percent off one full-price item. Whether you need a new winter coat, a ski jacket, snow pants or more, the possibilities are pretty endless. — Meg Lappe
LL Bean Boots
Save 25%: The Bean Boot is a classic for a reason — it prevents that wet feet feeling thanks to an impressive rubber bottom and an instantly recognizable leather upper. Over the years, not much has changed besides the variety of colored leather options (dark or light, and sometimes grey), and the interior lining of Thinsulate. Pick from a boat shoe, 6-inch, 8-inch, or something a bit more Chelsea-boot inspired. The L.L. Bean Boot world is your oyster.
Enter code FALL25 at checkout to save up to 25 percent. — Meg Lappe
Staub Ceramic 2-Piece Nested Oval Baking Set
Save $35:Since it burst onto the scene in the early 1970s, Staub has become known as one of the premier cookware manufacturers in the world, perhaps most famous for its enameled cast-iron Dutch ovens (which we reviewed here). But the French brand makes a bunch of other great cookware, too — such as these ceramic casserole dishes, which are pretty perfect for everything from mac and cheese to baked ziti. Normally retailing for $84, the Ceramic 2-Piece Nested Oval Baking Set is currently discounted to just $49 at Food52.
LL Bean Packaway down jacket
Save $85: If you haven’t committed to the Nano Puff just yet, and price is the primary factor holding you back, there’s another option: L.L.Bean’s Primaloft Packaway Jacket, which is on sale today for just $75 when you use code FALL25 at checkout from L.L. Bean’s site. I know what you’re thinking — it’s not Patagonia — and I get that. The Patagonia brand has a particular magnetism to it. But, like Patagonia, L.L.Bean is also a heritage outdoor brand that is, objectively, iconic. — Tanner Bowden
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