Brad Bennett is the Founder and Editor of Well Spent.
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In case you haven’t already heard, the affordable premium denim purveyor Gustin is now offering minimalist sneakers, and, I gotta say, they’re pretty damn impressive. Made in Italy, full grain Nappa and / or Horween leather uppers, Margom rubber soles, and all for the unbelievable price of $149 and up. Read more
Welcome to the eighth installment of Sliding Scale, a series in which we bring you a single product for every budget. This month we’re rounding up Swim Trunks. Not too slim and not too loose; not too short and not not too long, these 10 responsibly-made pairs are just right. Note: all of the trunks in this list have a lining of some sort. We’ll be doing an unlined / board short round up a little later in the season.
Guys, seriously, the Mandeville Sweatpants from Bristol Cut & Sewn fit better than most regular pants. Like, I’m actually considering wearing them outside of the house, they fit so good (and yes, I still think it’s gauche to wear sweatpants in public). Read more
So, some pretty momentous news: Rancourt & Co. is now making sneakers. And they’re beautiful. Really beautiful. Maine-made leather uppers, Horween horsehide lining, and Italian-made Vibram soles, all stitched together in Rancourt’s own Lewiston, ME factory. Read more
If you’re currently enjoying a beverage of some kind, go ahead and swallow before you continue reading this post. Okay, you good? Good. This Carolina Indigo Blue Washed Snap Shirt from J Wingfield is made in the USA out of American-grown cotton chambray, but only costs – ready for it? – $79.50. Read more