Instead of Rent: December, 2011

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

Charles Tyrwhitt Moss Stitch Shawl Collar Jumper
90% wool / 10% cashmere
Made in Italy
Best Price: $95.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at Charles Tyrwhitt

xoelle Camoflauge Bow Tie
Repurposed, 100% cotton rip-stop fatigues
Handmade in Hawaii
Best Price: $36.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at xoelle’s Etsy Shop

Brooks Brothers Extra-Slim Fit Oxford Dress Shirt
100% cotton
Made in North Carolina
Best Price: $79.50 for one / $199.00 for three (PRE-SHIPPING) at Brooks Brothers

Deadstock American Optical Safety Glasses
CR-39 resin frames
Glass lenses
Made in USA
Best Price: $72.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at Driftwood

Geier Merino Lined Deerskin Gloves
Deerskin outer
100% virgin Australian Merino wool liner
Three colors
Made in Washington
Best Price: $63.95 (PRE-SHIPPING) at The Prospector

Cashmere Socks
75% cashmere / 25% nylon
Made in Scotland
Best Price: $35.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at Scotweb

L.L.Bean Katahdin Iron Works Engineer Boots
Oiled-leather upper
Munson last
Goodyear welt
Cork and rubber Vibram outsole
Made in Missouri by Chippewa Boots
Best Price: $159.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at L.L.Bean

Oliver Spencer Fishtail Trousers
53% wool / 47% cotton
Made in Portugal
Best Price: $243.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at Coggles. Additional sizes available at Pure.

  • Tomas Newsom

    Love all of it. Especially the bow tie

    • Brad


  • Walker

    The engineer boots are awesome, but they have a suede-like nap that marks up pretty good. I recommend using a shoe cream on em. Gives them a nice dark but not shiny finish.

    • Brad

      Thanks Walker!