Instead of Rent: February, 2014

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

Engineered Garments Pea Jacket
32 oz., 90% wool / 10% poly melton shell
100% poly sleeve lining
Made in USA
Best Price: $369.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Odin

Finisterre Incus Vest
100% recycled and recyclable Japanese nylon ripstop shell
60g Italian Primaloft insulation
100% Belgian polyamide lining
Made in Portugal
Best Price: ~ $140.00 (SHIPPED) at Finisterre

Appalatch Custom Fit Cotton Sweater
100% American organic cotton
Spun, dyed and 3D printed in the USA
Best Price: $109.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Appalatch

Japan Blue JB0401 Slim Tapered Jeans
14.8 oz, 100% American cotton, vintage-shuttle loomed selvedge denim
Brass buttons
Copper rivets
Natural cowhide leather patch
Woven, cut and sewn in Japan
Best Price: $175.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Okayama Denim

Artex Knitting Mills Eco Cotton Beanie
75% recycled cotton / 25% acrylic
Made in USA
Best Price: $12.99 and up (PRE-SHIPPING) at

The Hill-Side Multi Stripe Scarf
100% Japanse cotton chambray
Made in USA
Best Price: $82.22 (SHIPPED) at Half Hitch Goods

Brooks Brothers Classic Extra-Slim Fit Oxford Dress Shirt
100% cotton
Made in USA
Best Price: $95.00 for one / $225.00 for three (PRE-SHIPPING) at Brooks Brothers

Polar Extreme Merino Socks
71% merino wool / 21% nylon / 7% polyester / 1% Lycra
Made in USA
Best Price: $6.95 and up (PRE-SHIPPING) at eBay

Thorogood Roofer Boots
Oil-tanned leather upper
Goodyear storm welt
Cotton drill vamp lining
Engineered composite shank
Vibram wedge sole
Seam reinforcing rivets
Made in USA
Best Price: $158.97 (FREE SHIPPING) at HD Work Gear

  • Cory

    Glad to see some more love for Thorogood boots.