Instead of Rent: May, 2010

The moderately and (very) immoderately priced goods that I’d rather spend it on this month.

Baron Wells Purple Oxford Shirt
100% cotton
Italian potato starch / bone buttons
Made in NYC
Best Price: $150.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at Baron Wells

J.Press Navy/Red Ribbon Belt
Nylon grosgrain
Brass hardware
Made in USA
Best Price: $54.50 (SHIPPED) at J.Press

Wings + Horns West Point Twill Short
100% cotton
Made in Canada
Best Price: $150.00 (SHIPPED) at Blackbird

ICU Eyewear Eco-Friendly Classic Sunglasses
100% reclaimed / recycled lenses, frames, hinges and details
Responsibly made in Taiwan
Best Price: $28.90 (SHIPPED) at ICU Eyewear

Saskia Diez Papier 115g Bag in Gray
Hard-structure Tyvek
Water-based colorant
Made in Germany
Best Price: $190.00* (SHIPPED) at Saskia Diez

*Price is listed in Euros, so the exact cost will be dependent on the day’s exchange rate.

TOMS White Canvas Classics
Cotton canvas upper
Leather insole
Rubber outsole
Responsibly made in China
For every pair sold, a second pair is donated to a child in need
Best Price: $44.00 (PRE SHIPPING) at TOMS Shoes