Update: We are re-publishing this post, as Casper’s Cyber Monday deal is back today (Feb. 13), and today only.
We know that Cyber Monday can be overwhelming, so in the interest of saving you time with just the deals you’d actually want, our editors will each be selecting just one great discounted thing (okay, plus a few honorable mentions) that you should really spend your money on. Below, writer Lori Keong on her cult-y mattress that’s at a rare discount on Amazon.
Much like a washer-and-dryer unit included in your apartment, in New York the Casper mattress feels a bit like a status item that says that you’ve made it in some way. This might be because they can cost as much as a MacBook. But as one of the most popular mattresses sold online, their reputation also speaks for itself: Reviewers tend to either love it or hate it, but when they really love it, they’re over the moon about the mattress’s support and cool-to-the-touch surface.
And I can confirm, as a recent convert to Casper, that sleeping on one of these truly does feel like a luxury. I’m not the kind of sleeper who actually wants to feel like she’s floating on a cloud — I prefer a little more back support as a frequent sloucher. Casper’s unique four layers of foam make for that Goldilocks balance between firm, bouncy, and soft, so I still feel cradled no matter what sleep position I’m in. Plus, I don’t feel swallowed in memory foam or rocked like a boat — as with overly cushy and springy mattresses.
If you’re looking to invest in a new mattress, or you want to hook up your graduate with a swanky house gift that they’ll have forever, this one’s a very good start. It’s not often that it’s on sale at 20 percent off, so Cyber Monday would be a great day to test one out.
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