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RavPower 10400mAh Portable Power Bank
Save 38%: Amazon Prime Day is fast approaching — it’s July 17 (next Tuesday) — so you can expect the deals to come thick and fast. If you’re in the market for a portable power bank for your smartphone, and you want to get a jump on the deals, RavPower is selling its 10400mAh portable charger for $20 off — the normally $66 gadget is down to $46.
But GP readers who use the code “RAVPB080” can get another $16 off, driving the price down to $40. It’s a good deal, plus this particular portable power bank is pretty unique as it works as a wireless charger for your Samsung Galaxy smartphone or iPhone X, as well.
Save 40%: Espadrilles are a great replacement for your worn-out summer sandals. The casual unstructured shoe allows your feet to breathe while also providing a little extra coverage. Now at East Dane, you can save 40 percent on a range of espadrilles from Castaner including styles with traditional canvas uppers and hybrid loafer styles with suede uppers. All of the available options are made in Spain and have traditional jute sidewalls and rubber soles. To take advantage of the savings, use the code EXTRA18 at checkout. — John Zientek
Huckberry Summer Sale
Save 50%: My perfect weekend includes a car ride out of the city, up into the green foothills of the Adirondacks and is complete with morning hikes subsequently followed by lakeside beers. If I could push the repeat button on that every weekend this summer, I would. Whether the weekend warrior in you loves mountain biking through the trees or lounging in a hammock, Huckberry’s summer sale has everything you could need. Pair a new bathing suit with a breezy short sleeve button up for a cool, but casual look. Don’t forget a pair of sunglasses (or two) for the road, and then pack your life’s belongings into a backpack or duffel. Trust us; You’ll be glad you did it. Here are a few of the most significant sales to help get your excellent weekend started. — Meg Lappe
Topo Designs Klettersack
Save $49: The Klettersack is one of Topo Designs’ original backpacks. It’s also one of its best, sporting plenty of trail capability but remaining appropriate for daily use around town. The fact that it’s staying power has proven true over the years is remarkable, considering Jedd Rose started Topo Designs by sewing together bags in a basement. Now, the Klettersack is one of the bags in Topo Designs’ collection that reappears every season in different colors but with few changes. The adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” applies.
That’s because it’s versatile. “It just has this perfect marriage of classic style, classic elements… it works every day, from going to work to taking it out on the trail to travel,” Rose says of the Klettersack. The bag is made with rugged 1,000-denier Cordura nylon, which is known to take a beating. For features, it packs a top-entry main compartment, padded shoulder straps, inner laptop sleeve and compressible side pockets.
The Klettersack, which usually goes for $169, is currently marked down by 30 percent to $120. Some other items from Topo Designs are also on sale at Huckberry, including a duffel and a casual briefcase. — Tanner Bowden
Chukka Boots From 6PM
Save 30%: You can’t go wrong with the classic chukka boot. The chukka was worn by British soldiers during WWII and quickly proliferated thereafter. It’s a timeless design that hasn’t lost its charm,making it a true footwear staple. If you’re looking to score a pair for yourself, now’s a great time: three pairs from three of our favorite bootmakers — Clarks, Frye and Allen Edmonds — are on sale for up to 50 percent off at 6PM right now. — Andrew Connor
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