Instead of Rent: August, 2012

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

American Optical Original Pilot Sunglasses
Steel alloy frames
True-Color glass lenses
Made in Massachusetts
Multiple size / frame color / lens color / temple style combinations available
Best Price: $37.90 and up (FREE SHIPPING) at Optics Planet

Sandalwood Blues Sandalwood Bracelet
Fragrant sandalwood beads
Stainless steel wire and closure
Made in Arizona out of responsibly sourced sandalwood from India
Best Price: $14.94 (SHIPPED) at Sandalwood Blues’ Etsy Shop

Birkenstock Boston Clogs
Leather upper
Cork / latex sole
Made in Germany
Best Price: $114.95 (FREE SHIPPING) at Dodd’s Shoe Co.

Pointer Hickory Stripe Tote
100% cotton hickory stripe and denim
Made in Tennessee
Best Price: $54.00 (SHIPPED) at Pointer

Reigning Champ Oxford Set-in Shirt
100% mercerized cotton oxford
Japanese buttons
Made in Canada
Best Price: $88.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Boylston Trading Co.

Unis Harrison Shorts
100% cotton ripstop
Woven in Japan, cut and sewn in California
Best Price: $121.54 (SHIPPED) at Unis