Instead of Rent: July, 2014

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


Spektre Memento Audere Semper Sunglasses
Mazzucchelli acetate frames
Polarized Silo Multilayered lenses
Made in Italy
Best Price: $150.00 (SHIPPED w/o VAT) at Oi Polloi

Armor-Lux Loctudy Shirt
100% cotton jersey
Made in France
Best Price: $65.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at End Clothing

Wellen Pops Volley Swim Trunks
100% nylon outer
100% polyester lining
Made in USA
Best Price: $68.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at Wellen

Maison Kitsuné Canvas Sneakers
100% cotton canvas uppers
Rubber outsole
Gold-toned eyelets
Made in Japan
Best Price: $215.00 $140.00 (PRE-SHIPPING) at Rooney

Parrott Canvas Barrier Island Zip Top Tote
18 oz, 100% cotton duck body
18 oz, 100% cotton duck bottom and handle reinforcements
Heavy-duty nylon thread
Made in USA
Best Price: $24.00 and up (PRE-SHIPPING) at Parrott Canvas

A Light and Refreshing Summer Cocktail
10 – 12 leaves fresh mint, mottled and shredded
Juice from 1/4 a lime
2 oz vodka
6 oz club soda
Fill a 12 oz glass with ice, add mint, lime juice, vodka and club soda
Sit, Stir, drink, relax, repeat

  • Amy @ TAMGtL

    I’ll take the bag and the cocktails. Make that two cocktails. Thanks.

    The American-Made Guide to Life

    • Einre Quinto

      how does the cocktail taste like?

  • Mr. S

    Nice ensemble. Actually, the pricing is all rather moderate. I happen to be in the market for a zip-top tote, so this post was very useful to me. Thanks!


    Clean look. White sneakers are a tough sell for me…I always seem to dirty them right away.