The Moment’s latest High/Low column — which skillfully finds the points at which “the chic and the cheap” meet — features this L.L. Bean waxed cotton vest for $89. (Buy it HERE) Once limited to a few international brands like Barbour and C.P. Company, larger American mid-tier brands have recently embraced waxed cotton for its supreme versatility and inexpensive manufacturing cost. We’ve long been huge fans of the stuff.