Allen Edmonds' best-selling dress shoes are on sale — and more of today's best Columbus Day deals


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Since you don't have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one convenient place.

1. Take advantage of today's Columbus Day sales

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If you're sitting at your desk, you might've forgotten that today is Columbus Day. But just because you don't have the day off doesn't mean you can't take advantage of the holiday's sales. To simplify your shopping, we compiled a list of over 50 deals and discounts to take advantage of today.

2. Save up to $150 on Allen Edmonds' best-selling dress shoes

Andrey Cherepanov/Shutter StockThrough October 25, you can take advantage of Allen Edmonds' Rediscover America sale and get up to $150 off some of the company's best-selling styles, including the Park Avenue pictured here. Whether you need a new pair of dress shoes for the office or a more casual pair for weekends, there's something hre for every guy.

Allen Edmonds Park Avenue Cap-Toe Oxfords, $335.75 (originally $395), available at Allen Edmonds. [15% off]

3. Take $75 off one of our favorite online mattresses and get a free $25 Target gift card

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A comfortable mattress is essential to a good night's sleep, and Leesa makes one of the best online options. Today, you can save $75 on any size mattress and receive a complimentary $25 Target gift card when you enter the code "FALL100" at checkout.

Leesa mattresses are available in the following sizes: twin ($525), twin XL ($625), full ($790), queen ($890), king ($990), California king ($990).

Click here for more purchasing information.

4. Get this powerful portable charger for $28

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You never know when you'll need to juice up your phone, which is precisely why you should have a portable charger on hand at all times. Aukey's claims its 20,000mAh external battery can fully charge a iPhone 7 6.5 times, plus it's slim enough to fit into your backpack or laptop bag when idle. As a bonus, you can get it for $28 with the promo code "A2CHARGE."

Aukey 20000mAh Universal Portable External Power Bank with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, $27.99 (originally originally $43.99), available at Amazon. [36% off]

5. Enroll in thousands of Udemy online courses for $15 each

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Anyone who wants to pick up a new skill without spending hundreds should have a look at Udemy's latest sale. Through October 12, you can enroll in thousands of courses for $15 each when you enter the code "OCT1UDEMY15" at checkout. Here are a few classes that might pique your interest:

Writing With Flair: How To Become An Exceptional Writer, $15 (originally $100), available at Udemy. [85% off]

The Web Developer Bootcamp, $15 (originally $200), available at Udemy. [92% off]

An Entire MBA in 1 Course:Award Winning Business School Prof, $15 (originally $200), available at Udemy. [92% off]

6. Save 25% on a new Timex watch

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Timex is known for ites offering of great watches at affordable prices, and you can save even more today. Simply enter the code "BONVOYAGE" at checkout to take 25% off tons of watches and receive free ground shipping. Whether you're looking to pick up a polished leather chronograph for work or a casual, canvas option for weekends, this sale has you covered.

Timex Weekender Chrono Oversized Watch, $63.75 (originally $85), available at Timex. [25% off]

7. Take over $100 off this stylish weekender bag

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If you're in need of a new weekend bag for your next business trip or mini vacation, have a look at this water-resistant carry-on from Filson. Not only does the bag have ample room to house all your travel essentials, its handsome, rugged look makes it the perfect bag for any destination.

Filson Medium Duffel Bag, $276.50 (originally $395), available at Back Country. [30% off]

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