Gear | August 1, 2017 9:00 am

Kind of a Big Deal: August 1st

Today in deals: Smart luggage, cashmere coats, tactical pens

By The Editors

Welcome to Kind of a Big Deal, a daily roundup of great sales on the brands and items you love (tech, shoes, style, travel, etc.), as well as great new products. Please note: Deals are subject to change at the whim of the merchants mentioned.

Barney’s Cashmere Coat
A 100% cashmere overcoat that’s currently 50% off. Still not exactly light on the pockets, but hey, it’s a 100% cashmere overcoat from Barney’s, so what do you expect?

3D Padded Bike Underwear Shorts
Do they look a little goofy? Certainly. Will they make a spin class or a daylong bike ride much more enjoyable? Also certainly. Up to 70% off.

Groupon is offering a one-year Gold Star membership ($60) to the warehouse club with a ton of freebies attached, including a $20 Cash Card, $35 in Kirkland Signature products, $25 off a order, and $75 in Costco Cash toward travel packages.

Aer Active Collection
Available starting today, these smart SF bag makers (who make just released sequels to their Duffel Pack (aka our favorite gym bag), Fit Pack, Sling Bag and Gym Duffel, all with ballistic nylon exteriors, more storage and ventilation and some new colorways.

Bluesmart One
A carry-on bag with GPS tracking, built-in charging ports and remote locking — these guys started the smart bag trend, and now Amazon’s got the original at $165 off.

Survival Hax Tactical LED Pen
It’s a glass breaker, firestarter, LED and … a pen. Now $10 off. Check out our other favorite multi-tool EDCs here.

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