Brad Bennett is the Founder and Editor of Well Spent.
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You know a sample sale is good when the brand BUILDS A SECOND WEBSITE FOR IT. That’s right, not only is The Hill-Side having a weeklong online sample sale, they built a second website to host it, because there are that many samples, one-offs, and new-old-stock pieces to choose from (literally 10 seasons worth).
If summer was a kingdom, this new 6 Panel Linen Cap from American Trench would be the crown. As bad as that metaphor was, this really is great piece of warm weather headwear. It’s made in the USA, 100% linen inside and out, and, you can get it for $20 off (plus free shipping) with Read more
I’m not a betting man, but if I were, my money would be on these Surf+Craft Twill Shorts from Almond. They’re made in California out of American-loomed cotton twill. They’re cut slim, end right above the knee, have patch pockets on the front, and chambray detailing on the interior. And they’re only $67.50 a pair.
If you like your basics German-made and luxurious as a penthouse suite at a four star hotel, then check out the Merz B. Schwanen Sale currently underway at Gentry. Knit on circular knitting machines from the 1920s-1950s, the label’s t-shirts, henleys and crewneck sweatshirts are the next best thing to new-with-tags vintage, only way, way Read more
Sure, there are plenty of wallets made from Horween leather. But how many wallets are made by Horween Leather (or at least, by two Horween Leather employees)? These Fat Herbie wallets from Ashland Leather are handmade in Chicago by two long-time Horween workers, and feature an external cash slot, four internal card pockets and a Read more
The good news: these Alden Arthur Unlined Suede Oxfords are on sale. The bad news: the markdown is only 15%. But hey, 15% off is better than no percent off at all, right? Especially when it comes to footwear from one of the finest makers on the planet.
This 14 oz. loopback jersey sweatshirt from Good Measure is named after Shirley “Big Daddy” Crabtree, a popular British wrestler from the late 1970s. Like Crabtree, the sweatshirt is entirely English in origin, beefy as hell, and tough as all get out. Unlike Crabtree, the sweat is damned handsome (seriously, that guy was not a Read more
FACT: Gitman Vintage shirts are some of – if not the – best American-made shirts on the market. FACT: East Dane has a huge assortment of styles from the label’s SS14 collection. FACT: all of those shirts are now 30% off. FACT: you just scrolled to the bottom of the page for the buy link, Read more
These new Day Packs from Archival Clothing are made in the USA out of heavy-duty, 18 oz. duck canvas, and come equipped with mil-spec cotton webbing straps, UK-made brass hardware and Horween Chromexcel accents. So, the bags really can go wherever your day takes you. Unfortunately, my day usually only takes me from the bedroom, Read more