Hi,J is actually correct. It is very rare for the first commission from a bespoke maker, be it a suit, sport coat, or especially shoes, to fit right. Sometimes it takes 2-3 or even 4 commissions. Think of it as an investment in time, and money.
I have two pair of Alden suede PTBs for sale. They are both size 8.5E on the Barrie last. Both are in excellent to almost new condition and are perfect for the summer. Always worn with socks. First quality- they are just a little big.
1. Snuff suede. Worn a total of 4 times. Suff suede shows nap- there are NO scratches. What you see in the photos is raised nap in certain areas of the shoe. Asking $350---$325---SOLD
2. Navy suede. Worn ONCE. Asking...