Ben they look great! I missed the back story on these (partially intentional - not interested in buying anything right now). Did these sell out at Alden DC? Was it a "list" situation? Will there be future runs?
Hope you find a pair! It's Van last sizing. I sized down because it would otherwise fit too wide for me. I wear it like a Moc - snug - but if you're okay with Van last/LHS sizing then order your normal size.
Hey NY - here's some close ups of the LHS with red brick sole. It's a half size small, so it wears like a moc -- I often wear them without socks. The tightness keeps it from buckling on the side.When it came to a shell full strap loafer, I went the C&J route (pictured below) because it has a relatively thick sole and seems to provide a sturdier feel through the ankle. I just couldn't get a good fit with the Alden LHS - tried two and returned two.P.S. you mentioned the...
Thanks Shawn. Some false starts along the way, mostly due to sizing issues. The one I'm still a bit unsure about is the unlined dover. I think I'd prefer it with a thicker sole rather than the single flex.Congrats on your recent acquisitions!