Originally Posted by afixedpoint
Quality, aesthetics, both? Or maybe crusade against J. Crew?
National pride obviously
Seriously - I'm not familiar enough with Alden's to know how the quality stacks up to Tricker's, but Tricker's quality is very very good.
I much prefer the aesthetics of the Keswick, but bear in mind the UK doesn't have much of a long wing tradition so maybe I'm just indoctrinated by my environment.