The downside to low prices is: you just buy more of them, and they all ultimately die in your closet. At least when you buy expensive stuff, you’re more likely to use it. And also if you buy more expensive stuff, you’re more likely to hold onto it and use it for longer periods of time.

So in some ways, buying expensive stuff is also better environmentally.

So the simple more of the story is this: own fewer things, but make sure they are the most expensive stuff. In praise of Outlier.nyc clothing. All black merino wool everything. Better to just own one of the best thing, and wear the shit out of it, than own lots of cheap things.

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