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.


An Alexa-enabled smart lock that allows for keyless entry without having to get rid of your old analog keys and locks. Installs in about 10 minutes. Now $50 off.


YORK Athletics Mfg.
Low-key, lightweight athletic kicks that feel like slippers but still offer the performance of a runner. Currently 10% off at Huckberry.


A lot of pre-holiday sales on furniture, but start with the neutral-hued sofas (nothing gaudy), now up to 65% off with free in-home delivery.

Alternative Apparel

Alternative Apparel
The ultra comfy basics brand is currently offering up a huge selection of products for just $5 a piece. The sizes are pretty variable so you might have to do some digging, but it’s well worth it. And if you spend $30+ you can take off an additional 10% with the code BONUS10.

Sales of note:

  • Allen Edmonds: Use the code PLUS30 to get an additional 30% off clearance items.
  • Houzz: A big pre-Labor Day sale nets you up to 75% off furniture and appliances.
  • Mountain Standard: Yeah, still hot out, but you’ll want one of these goose-down vests and jackets soon enough. Up to 50% off.
  • SeaVees: Take an additional 30% off “spring/summer favorites” (which means a lot of slip-ons).

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