I still don't get the lacing...over my head I guess
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You don't get how it works or why it matters?
If it's the latter, it's simply a personal preference. I believe by filling the gap between the initial lace bar (closest to the toe) you provide the boot with a more complete look. I think it elongates the vamp, visually. Looks sleeker.
Here's and example of the lacing most of us are used to
Here's one with the suggested lacing
Pictures are not mine, sorry to whoever I stole them from. Also, I'm not trying to say your boots look like poop. They don't, just sharing an opinion. All Aldens are beautiful! Well... Maybe not all.
As far as technique, you are just threading the lace through the top of the eyelet instead of from the inside! So you will always be threading "into" the shoe.post #100176 of 1224161/7/15 at 1:58pmpost #100177 of 1224161/7/15 at 2:31pmpost #100178 of 1224161/7/15 at 2:34pmpost #100179 of 1224161/7/15 at 3:20pmpost #100180 of 1224161/7/15 at 3:50pmWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)Quote:Quote:Quote:Originally Posted by mdubs
Inn8, enjoy your wingtip boots and snow. The Commando sole is definitely a good idea provided those weather conditions.
ATL, those are terrific. The full-strap is nice as it can be worn with a suit or more casually. Enjoy them today!
DV, those are looking funky and fun. Enjoy your LWBs in the best of health today!
Enjoy those front heavy monsters in the best of health.
thanks for the kind words gentlemen.post #100181 of 1224161/7/15 at 3:56pmWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
very cool boots and photo sir.Quote:Originally Posted by z8k1n Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
your hallecks are so darn nice.Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
i love the brass eyelets, inspirational.Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
great shoes donl. your photos are a major reason i ordered these last year.post #100182 of 1224161/7/15 at 4:10pmpost #100183 of 1224161/7/15 at 4:33pmQuote:
Alden occasionally offers small runs of whiskey/Ravello/cigar shell belts. Ask Alden SF/DC.
Otherwise, look at Carmina Saddle shell belts.
Brooks Brothers has shell belts in black and #8 regularly, and occasionally "tan" shell belts.post #100184 of 1224161/7/15 at 4:52pmpost #100185 of 1224161/7/15 at 5:59pm
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