Just when I thought I was out, you guys and your rare shell pull me back in...
Long time, gents. I was trying to be good, staying away from this awesome thread so as to avoid temptations that have led to my many instances of impulse Alden purchases. Alas, my efforts were in the end futile. There are some nice Aldens being posted and I just had to chime in.
Here's my contribution for today: Ravello NST boots from TSM with Epaulet eggshell kaihara selvedge.
Also, thought I'd add a PSA for anyone looking for roughout boots. After mourning the Greenwich WT boots that got away from me this past winter, I reached out to Yenni about having a makeup done to make up for my loss. To my delight and amazement, she agreed! So, I've been given permission to let you guys know about the Jonathan boot:
Barrie last, Reverse Tobacco Chamois, Wingtip Boot on Commando Sole
Foxing on heel, back of ankle, topline, eye row, etc.
Center seam on back of ankle
5 eyelet pairs, 4 speed hooks (brown, not brass)
Regular welt, antique mid-tan edge
Brown waxed flat laces
It's a small preorder, so if you're interested, please touch base with her soon--but lay off my 8.5D!!!