Instead of Rent: May, 2011

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

hessnatur Organic Oxford Shirt
100% organic cotton
Low-impact dyes
Fair Trade made in Turkey
Best Price: $95.95 (SHIPPED) at hessnatur

Monitaly Flat Front Shorts
100% cotton ikat
Japanese chambray pocket bags
Made in USA
Best price: $192.00 (SHIPPED WITHOUT VAT) at Norse Store

Veja X French Trotters Lowtops
Vegetable tanned leather upper
100% organic cotton laces
Sustainably harvested Amazonian rubber soles
Responsibly made in Brazil
Best Price: ~$250.00* (SHIPPED) at French Trotters

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

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

The Hill-Side Selvedge Polka Dot Indigo Discharge Print Pocket Square
4.8oz, 100% cotton selvedge chambray
Pure indigo dye
US-made cotton twill tape label
Wove in Japan, cut and sewn in NYC
Best Price: $53.45 (SHIPPED) at Hickorees

Bracelet Market Brown Leather Bracelet
100% genuine leather
Handmade in Los Angeles
Best price: $7.00 (SHIPPED) at Bracelet Market’s Etsy shop

Ernest Alexander Wax Oversize Tote
Domestically sourced waxed cotton
Vegetable tanned leather
Made in NYC
Best price: $195.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Ernest Alexander

  • Brandon

    The shorts.

  • marisa

    are amazing.

    • Brad

      excellent call and response