Huh? AE and Alden both use a lot of the same leathers from Horween.
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I agree. Recently I have seen a large expansion of companies using and promoting their leather products with Horween chrmxl whether its shoes, accessories. I like AE as well, but I was just commenting about Aldens butyl soles from the US, as well as insoles from the same tannery and I have always liked their cow lining which I believe is out of WI. Makes a very flexible comfortable shoe, great for loafers like the one above !
Edited by Organika - 2/27/13 at 5:08pm