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Thought I'd tap the brain trust here by asking what the best course of action was on this pair Alden 403s purchased from Epaulet five and a half years ago. The sole seems to be coming apart from the upper. The integrity of the sole, though, is very sturdy -- seems like it has plenty of life left in it. But perhaps the stitching has gone?   Wondering if others have had this issue, or how anyone would recommend dealing with it. Mike, do you think Michael's shoe repair on...
X-post   Memories of warmer weather.       Light Blue Melange Grenadine tie Cobalt Blue Paisley Silk PS   Non-Vanda are Southwick/Gitman/Epaulet
(hello again!) Memories of warmer times.   Southwick navy hopsack NapoliGitman MTO shirtPale gray hopsack WaltsPolka dot scarf [[SPOILER]]
End of the day exhaustion xpost.       YHNT Loro Piana wool-linen-silk blend tie   (Mediocre knot comes from loosening my collar.)   Non-YHNT are Gitman, Carmina, and Southwick for Epaulet.
Still in denial about the end of warm weather. End of the day, end of the season: blends and exhaustion.  Southwick FF wool-linen SCGitman Ashland lavender chambray shirtCotton-linen FF bone rivet chinosCarmina caramel calf double monks  [[SPOILER]]   [[SPOILER]]
 Well worn. Great collar. ID on the shirt maker? Mercer?  Eager to hear how they are, especially the sage grenadine. I have the grey melange version of that bicolor grenadine and I'm debating on another...
 No. This coat was a different MTO.
Forget trainers. Just in, the real deal:    
 Great, thought something along these lines was the case. Thanks!
  Glad you're using him! Though, FWIW, the place across the street from EP in the LES has always done fine work for me (not sloppy at all) for hems. Hems are the only thing I've had done there, though. Also, I've never waited longer than a few days for something relatively simple like tapering pant legs. Any tailor or dry cleaner will make you wait two weeks if you let them. When you take your pants in, if you say, for instance, "Today's Monday, and I'd like to pick them...
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