Brad Bennett is the Founder and Editor of Well Spent.
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There isn’t much you can’t do in Outdoor Voices. Designed to be “as versatile as you are,” the NYC-based label’s recreation-ready pants, shorts, tees and jackets combine state of the art performance fabrics with a clean, minimalist aesthetic, so they’ll keep you looking and feeling good whether you’re breaking a sweat on the running trail, Read more
Did you know that the word “denim” is French? It comes from “serge de Nîmes,” a 17th century name for a denim-like twill fabric made in the town of Nîmes in Southern France. So what does that have to do with these Indigo Denim Shirts from Bleu de Paname?
True story: since picking up one of these Foreign Rider Co. Crew Necks last week, I’ve retired all of my other sweatshirts. They just couldn’t compete with the Toronto-made, 100% cotton loopback terry-ed, flatlock stitched, ribbed side paneled awesomeness. Oh, and did I mention that it was just $88?
These Twisted Twill Chinos from Knowledge Cotton Apparel are made in the EU out of 100% organic cotton and cost under $115. That’s like getting Whole Foods groceries at Wal-Mart prices. Seriously though, they should call that place Whole Paycheck, amiright?
Have I ever told you guys about how much I love Finisterre? Not only are their clothes great fitting and excellently made, the ethos that drives the company is as feel-good as it gets. The only downside is that they’re based in the UK, so between the conversion rate and international shipping costs the prices Read more
Unless you’re reading this while sitting on a chair made of sandalwood, that’s located inside of a rose garden, that’s situated next to a forest preserve, that’s bordered by a pristine beach, your surroundings could probably do with a smell upgrade. And these Candles from Square Trade Goods Co. can give it. Made using all-natural, Read more
Welcome to the first installment of Sliding Scale, a new series in which we’ll be bringing you a single product for every budget. We’ve decided to kick things off with American-made work gloves, as we recently received an email from a reader who was looking for “a nice pair of yellow / tan insulated work Read more
Outlier describes their new Strong Vest as “a gentle workhorse of a garment,” which is easily one of the best product descriptions I’ve ever read. So good in fact, that I’m not even going to try and top it, and instead will just be sticking to the stats for the rest of this post.
There are lots of good “high” things. Holding your head high. Taking the high ride. Your middle school art teacher. And these Esplar High Tops from Veja. They’re responsibly made in brazil, have eco-friendly leather uppers, sustainable Amazonian rubber soles, and without the VAT (plus free international shipping) they cost under $120.
I really want to give Lawless Denim the benefit of the doubt here, but I’ve always been told that if something seems too good to be true, it probably is, and a $98 jean jacket that’s custom made to order in the US out of the Japanese, American or Italian selvedge denim of your choosing Read more