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Continuing its mission to build super-tough, super-reliable time-telling tools, Oris has developed what might be one of the biggest, baddest professional dive watches of all time. The new ProDiver GMT was made with the input of professional divers, and the result is an over-engineered mechanical watch, with a travel complication no less, rated for depths up to 1,000 meters below the ocean surface.
The ProDiver accomplishes this with a massive 49mm case that, thanks to a titanium build, is deceptively lightweight and comfortable to wear. The bezel — made from a mix of rubber and ceramic — features the watchmaker’s patented RSS bezel-lock system that keeps the bezel firmly in place during dives. Similarly, the ProDiver also has an automatic helium escape valve. This burly, over-engineered case protects an Oris-modified version of the SW 220-1 automatic movement. It features a GMT function, thus allowing the ProDiver to function as a reliable travel timepiece rather than just a rugged diver.
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Astorflex Bitflex Chelsea Boots
Save 50%: Now at Huckberry, you can save 50 percent on quality Italian-made Chelsea boots from Astorflex. The Bitflex boot now costs just $90 and features an eco-friendly suede upper and crepe sole. If you’re looking for a versatile good-looking boot that is affordable and ethically made, it doesn’t get much better than this. — John Zientek
A Ton of Awesome Hiking Gear Is Discounted Right Now
Save up to 40%: Summer’s longest day has come and gone, but there’s still plenty of time to take advantage of the warmer weather and hit the trail. If you need to round out your hiking kit or get a new one entirely, you can do so for up to 40 percent off at Backcountry right now. — Tanner Bowden
Fjallraven No.4 Large 50-Liter Duffel
Save 35%: Fjallraven, the maker of some of the most stylish yet simplistic and performance driven outdoor gear on the market, is one of our favorite brands — pretty much for the reasons mentioned above. Bags like this 50-liter duffel bag make the perfect weekender whether you’re heading into the wilds of northern Sweden or just out of town for some R&R. The G-1000 HD fabric construction makes the No.4 tough as nails for outdoor excursions while the minimalist design, leather accents and leather straps that double as backpack straps make it incredibly user-friendly, even when packed to capacity. Today, you can get the No.4 Large 50-Liter Duffel by Fjallraven at 35 percent off and save $63. An incredible deal for an equally incredible piece of kit. — Bryan Campbell
Save 40%: Nordstrom Rack is currently offering 40 percent off over 200 Tumi products. That includes everything from luggage tags and wallets to backpacks, duffels and hardshell suitcases. The sale is only valid for one day, though, so if you’ve been looking for a luggage refresh considering jumping on this now. There’s pretty much something to suit everyone’s travel needs. — Andrew Connor
Champion + Todd Snyder T-Shirt
Save $21: The New York designer Todd Snyder is largely known for his range of tasteful collaborations with heritage brands like Red Wing, Timex and Champion. Case in point: the Champion + Todd Snyder Classic T-Shirt, made in Toronto from soft eight-ounce slub-cotton jersey. It features a self-fabric bound neck, sand-colored stitching and a trim fit. Now 48 percent off, you can save $21 on this tee is the Rugged Green colorway — that’s substantial savings on what is essentially the perfect summer t-shirt. — John Zientek
Every Home Good Ever
Save Up to 70%: Whether furnishing your new apartment, home, AirBnB, pool house or any other space in which a human might dwell, there is a deal you should know about — a deal that has kitchen appliances, couches, mattress frames and quite literally anything else that goes in a house marked down up to 70 percent. And free shipping.
That deal is Wayfair’s July 4th Blowout, and it started this morning, with loads of brands — some familiar, some new. Frankly, summarizing what’s worth grabbing is a tall order. All the same, below are a few of our favorite bargains, but this is a sale worth blocking out some time and sinking your teeth into. — Will Price
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