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The Best Deals of the Day: August 14, 2018
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Brooks Brothers Clearance Sale
Save up to 70% Off Even if you don’t wear one every day, a great suit is worth the investment. And right now, a lot of sharp, classic versions from Brooks Brothers are deeply discounted. If you’re in the market for a new suit, now would be a good time to pick one up.
— Justin Fenner
Bose QC30 Noise-Canceling In-Ear Headphones
Whether you prefer in-ear or over-ear noise-canceling headphones, Bose arguably makes the best models of both. Its QC35 IIs are the most comfortable over-ear models that I’ve ever tried. And it’s QC30s are definitely the best in-ear ANC headphones you can buy. Now, Amazon is selling both Bose headphones at $50 off. The QC35 IIs cost $299, down from their normal $349. And the QC30s cost $249, down from their normal $299.
Adidas, Nike, Reebok and More EBay Sale
Save 70%: There’s never a time like the present to stock up on workout gear. There’s a massive sale on eBay with brand new Adidas, Nike, Reebok and Under Armour all for 70 percent off. Pick up a new pair of sweats, gym shorts or a long sleeve tech tee, and you’ll be all set for the next season of fitness. There are a few additional sales, like the buy-on-get-one 50 percent off deal with all adidas items. Then enter code POPULAR at checkout for an additional 15 percent off. There’s really no reason for why you wouldn’t go all in. Here are a few items we found to help you get started. — Meg Lappe
Alpina Alpiner Automatic
Save 65%: Alpina is a Swiss watch brand with a penchant for making accessibly priced, vintage style tool watches, but a campaign on Massdrop has one of the brand’s most basic watches, the Alpiner Automatic, at a massive discount: about 65 percent off. So, for just $500, you can get a well-rounded watch that features an automatic movement (basically a Sellita SW200), a handsome dial and a stainless steel bracelet. If you’ve been looking for a simple, reasonably-priced piece to dip your toes into mechanical watches, you can’t do much better than this. — Andrew Connor
Lawn Mowers, Hedge Trimmers and Leaf Blowers
Save Up to 80%>For those of us lucky enough to have a yard, today’s eBay sale is for you.
Markdowns up to 80 percent off established, trusted yardwork brands like Husqvarna, Dewalt and Makita are all over the place (as are the “Almost gone!” stickers). Take an 18-volt cordless chainsaw for $480 cheaper than retail, or a manual push mower for more than 80 percent off. Save an additional 15 percent on any one item with code POPULAR at checkout. — Will Price
Lodge Square 10.5-Inch Skillet
Save 58%>Lodge’s cast-iron skillets are the benchmark for American-made cookware that’s affordable and doesn’t completely suck, and one of its best products is half-off today.
The 10-and-a-half-inch squared cast-iron skillet isn’t as iconic as the traditional circle, but it’s every bit as functional — particularly at cooking more pieces of bacon and pork belly. There’s one key difference to keep in mind with the squared version — season it upside down. All bare cast iron needs to be regularly seasoned, of course, but the squared version has corners, corners that act as little hangout spots for oil to coagulate and pool — resulting in uneven, ugly and ineffectual seasoning.
Apart from that, the only thing you need to know about this skillet is that it usually sells for twice the price it is today. — Will Price