Instead of Rent: April, 2012

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

Batten Sportswear Travel Shell Parka
100% coated cotton
Made in USA
Best Price: $409.95 (SHIPPED) at End Clothing

ICU Eyewear Preppie Retro Sun Readers
100% reclaimed plastic
Made in Taiwan
Best Price: $32.90 (SHIPPED) at ICU Eyewear

MAKR Farm Ruck Sack
100% cotton duck body
100% cotton webbing straps
Natural leather accents
Made in USA
Best Price: $169.05 (SHIPPED) at MAKR

Epaulet Clay Canvas Rivet Chinos
8 oz., 100% cotton canvas
Woven, cut and sewn in the USA
Best Price: $135.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Epaulet

O’Connell’s Whale Belt
Nylon ribbon face
Cotton webbing backing
Leather tips
Brass hardware
Made in USA
Best Price: $39.95 (PRE-SHIPPING) at O’Connell’s

Gitman Vintage Polka Dot Chambray Shirt
100% cotton
Made in USA
Best Price: $168.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Penelope’s

Ethletic Low-top Sneakers
100% organic cotton upper and laces
100% natural latex rubber sole
Low-impact dyes
Fair Trade made in Pakistan
Best Price: $62.54 (SHIPPED) at Autonomie Project

  • Bob

    3/7 are carried at Independence in Chicago – you check that place out yet?

    • Brad

      Hoping to stop by this wknd.

  • Ian O’Dea

    I really need to stop off at Independence sometime.

  • Bob

    Yeah, it’s great. I just went last weekend.

  • Yang

    Brad, do you own a pair of the ICU sunglasses? Curious about sizing/how they fit — I have a pretty big head, sometimes I find certain frames are too small.