Instead of Rent: March 2011

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

Warby Parker Preston Eyeglasses
100% polycarbonate plastic
Made in China
For every pair purchased, a second pair is donated to a person in need
Best Price: $95.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Warby Parker

Albam Japanese Workwear Shirt
80% cotton, 20% wool
Corozo buttons
Woven, cut and sewn in Japan
Best Price: $160.00* (SHIPPED) at Albam

*Price is listed in Pounds, so the exact cost will be dependent on the day’s exchange rates.

Anvil Organic Ring Spun Tee
100% organic cotton
Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified dyes and whiteners
Tube construction (no side-seams)
Grown and certified in the USA, responsibly cut and sewn in Nicaragua
Best Price: $11.13 (SHIPPED) at Amazon

Thorogood Contractor’s Oxfords
Vegetable tanned leather upper
Goodyear storm welt
US-made Vibram wedge sole
Made in Wisconsin
Best Price: Select sizes for $119.95 (FREE SHIPPING) at Arhartt, additional sizes for $155.45 (SHIPPED) at Duluth Trading

Columbiaknit Bulky Knit Hat
100% cotton
Made in Oregon
Best Price: $14.00 (SHIPPED) at Archival Clothing

Norse Projects x Lavenham Sune Shirt
Nylon shell
Poly-fill insulation
Cotton corduroy collar and trim
Made in England
Best Price: $280.00 (SHIPPED) at Norse Projects

Epaulet EP’s Heavyweight Stone Rivet Chino
12 oz. 100% cotton twill
Woven in Japan, cut and sewn in Los Angeles
Best Price: $165.00 (FREE SHIPPING) at Epaulet

Folk Young Belt
Braided Italian fabric
Vegetable tanned leather
Handmade in England
Best Price: $100.00* (SHIPPED) at Folk

*Price is listed in Pounds, so the exact cost will be dependent on the day’s exchange rates.

Howies Hand Me Down Shopping Tote
Cotton canvas body and straps
Sustainably and humanely harvested wool bottom
Handmade in England
Best Price: $240.00* (SHIPPED) at Howies

*Price is listed in Pounds, so the exact cost will be dependent on the day’s exchange rates.

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Nike Andy