Ahhh, Labor Day. There’s nothing like the scent of a new season and sweet deals in the air—and actually, those two things kinda go hand in hand when you think about it, especially if you’re someone who likes to spend time outside.
We gathered up a few great Labor Day deals happening right now that’ll prepare you for the impending chill, plus a few that are smart buys year round. Most sales end September 4, though, so get ’em while they (and the weather) are still hot.
Anyone who’s taken cruddy hiking boots on a hike knows what it’s like to chuck those heel-less corpses off the edge of a cliff Wild-style. Not only will the Newton Ridge Plus Waterproof Hiking Boot keep its heel, but it’ll stay grippy and keep your feet nice and dry. Get 25 percent off it, as well as other select gear, from Columbia.($60; columbia.com)
We know firm bed lovers want extra support, but some people just need a soft bed to come home to. The Helix Sunset has a plush feel but doesn’t sacrifice a ton of support, so you won’t feel like you’re sinking in too much. Plus, the top layer of memory foam is designed to alleviate some of the pressure that comes from sleeping on your side. Use LABORDAY125 to get $125 off if your total comes to $1,000 or more.($995; helixsleep.com)
Getting caught in the rain can be nice if you’re in a sappy song, but in real life it’s annoying. The Venture 2 Jacket from The North Face is your guardian from the storm. It’s waterproof, windproof, and lightweight, meaning you won’t have to decide between taking it off and getting soaked or leaving it on and sweating. Pick it up (or select other styles) from The North Face at 25 percent off.($99; thenorthface.com)
Microfiber towels are awesome for curly or frizzy hair, and the DevaTowel is one of the best. It’s anti-static and gentle when you’re drying curls or wavy hair, but even frizz-prone straight locks can benefit from the fabric. Macy’s is offering 20 percent off with code WKND.($20; macys.com)
Whether we’re ready or not, cold weather is right on the horizon. The Patagonia Nano-Air Insulated Jacket will keep you toasty without giving you the mobility of a snowman. It has plenty of pockets too, so you can store all the little things you wouldn’t want to bury in a pack. Get it for half off from Backcountry as part of its clothing, gear, and accessories sale.($180; backcountry.com)
Nothing makes you want to quit half a mile into a run like the feeling of sweat rolling down your back due to an overly thick hoodie. Here’s a better way: the GapFit Breathe Pullover Hoodie. It’s made of moisture-absorbing fabric that keeps sweat away, and it also has the handy li’l convenience of pockets right at the hip. Use code YES to get 40 percent off anything on the Gap site.($30; gap.com)
It’s rare that the same pair of pants can be worn comfortably around the house and shamelessly out in public, but these super-skinny joggers from ASOS fit both roles perfectly. Whether you’re going for a run, hitting up the gym, or starting a Netflix marathon, you’ll feel comfortable toting the nebulous line between sweatpants and jeans. ASOS will give them to you for 20 percent off as part of its site-wide Labor Day sale.($29; us.asos.com)
We all like our hair right? Well, part of liking your hair should mean taking proper care of it, and biotin supplements are one of the easiest ways to keep your mane healthy.We recommend 2,500-microgram doses, which you can find in this 200 pack of Nature’s Life vegetarian capsules. If you get them from Evitamins, you’ll get 10 percent off the most expensive item in your cart with code 090318.($19; evitamins.com)
Gents, let’s be honest with each other. Depending on the day, things can get pretty uncomfortable between sweating, bunching, pinching, and sticking. The Evolution Micro Boxer Brief by Calvin Klein is looking to solve a few of those issues. It’s antibacterial, moisture managing, and contoured to keep everything in the right place. Get 25 percent off all underwear, 40 percent off full-price items site-wide, and free shipping on everything.($23; calvinklein.us)
Some things are better when you make them yourself. It’s tough to say if ice cream is one of those things, but all the money you’ll save DIY-ing ice cream might make it taste better. Oster’s Old-Fashioned 4-Quart Wooden Ice Cream Maker looks like something out of the good ol’ days, but the motorized electric crank gives it modern convenience. Crank away with 25 percent off using code LABORDAY.($40; oster.com)