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Patagonia Micro Puff Jacket
Save 30%: Since it came out in the fall of 2017, Patagonia’s Micro Puff Jacket has been our choice for the best synthetic insulated jacket. Simply put, it strikes the perfect balance of warmth and weight (it’s the lightest insulated jacket that Patagonia has made to date). The secret to its innovation is a new type of insulation called PlumaFill that’s made up of down-mimicking polyester fibers that are secured together in one continuous, fluffy line, which zig-zags around beneath its ripstop nylon shell.
That Patagonia has released variations of the Micro Puff by no means makes the jacket obsolete. If anything, it’s further verification that it, and it’s fluffy filling, work pretty damn well. Right now the Micro Puff is 30 percent off at Backcountry — a savings of $75. — Tanner Bowden
Casio World Timer Watch
Save 27%: It was suggested I pick up a G-Shock, but I can’t bring myself to put that big of a chunk of rubber and plastic on my wrist; plus, I was aiming to invest even less. In my search, I came across the Casio AE1200WH World Multifunction. With an analog-style alarm clock, day-month-year readout and a world time zone map, it’s beyond what I was looking for, but it’s exactly what I need. And for $18, how could I turn it down?
— Bryan Campbell
Allen Edmonds Shoes, Boots and More
Save an additional 30%:For over 95 years, Wisconsin-based Allen Edmonds has crafted a great selection of Goodyear-welted shoes and boots. Its dress styles are essentially the American standard and its casual boots are on-par with some of the best. If you’re in the market for some new footwear and have been waiting for a good sale, head over to Allen Edmonds today.
Clearance styles are an additional 30 percent off and include American-made oxfords and Italian-made loafers. You can even score a great deal on shirts, sweaters and belts if your closet is also in need of some extra attention. — John Zientek
Save 30% at Levi’s President’s Day Sale Thanks to Levi’s President’s Day Sale, you can get a lot of value for less than full price. The American denim giant is offering an extra 30 percent off sitewide until Feb. 19.— Justin Fenner
Orient Star Classic Automatic
Save 65%: Orient Star represents a tier of watches made by Seiko subsidiary Orient to a higher standard than their more budget-focused offerings. Right now, however, this handsome example of Japanese quality and value is priced closer to the brand’s more basic fare at $240, down from an MSRP of $690. — Zen Love
Save 20%: Despite its connection its lineage in outdoor gear, Patagonia Provisions doesn’t explicitly bill itself as a camp meal company, it’s just good food. I’ve taken to keeping a stash of it in my apartment for those weeks that I forget to go grocery shopping and those nights when cooking seems overly tedious. My favorites: the black bean soup with the addition of rice and avocado and a tin of the lemon herb mussels smeared onto a crusty baguette. And a can of Long Root Ale (beer is good too).
From now until February 25, Patagonia Provisions is offering 20 percent off everything on its site. If you’re planning a camping trip, need backup meals for the home or want to stock up on bison jerky, now’s the time. Use the code EATWELL at checkout for the discount. — Tanner Bowden
L.L. Bean Sale
Save 25% Now through next Tuesday, you can get 25 percent off absolutely everything at L.L. Bean — Bean boots, fleeces, suitcases and jackets. Just enter the code BEAN25 at checkout. But the best gets are these three things below — they are some of the classics we find ourselves coming back to time and time again. — Meg Lappe
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