Originally Posted by reidrothchild
That's a good price. I get the comparison between AE and Alden in an alternate reality where everyone pays retail for both, but in the real world AE's can be had regularly brand new for under $200, whereas Alden is pretty much only available at retail ($400+ for non-cordovan). For twice the price, I would hope the Aldens are better.
OP: I just got a fully-loaded Nissan Maxima for under $30k. Amidoingitright?
SF: If you were doing it right, you'd have bought a BMW 5 Series.
Haha, i guess I should have known better asking here. Reminds me of the thread where some guy was showing off his $1000 watch, and somebody said that it was not worthwhile buying a watch under $5000 because they are all crap below that price.