People go bat-shit over Aldens on StyleForum. And who can blame them? (Although the confessed familial relationships based off on a pair of shoes can be a bit much). The American classic, and literally one of the most popular threads in StyleForum history... It's the Official Alden Thread!
And here's Aldens lesser-known (well, probably not) America stepbrother - Allen Edmonds. Where Alden opts for J. Crew collaborations, Allen Edmonds looks for #menswear appeal.
Tricker's rule. I love them. Made in England, a profile to die for, and balls to the wall ruggedness. Half skinhead, half country lord on his estate, we all should own a pair.