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A few new aldens - Alden for AOC cigar longwing, Snuff suede tassle for Leather soul, Frans boone x alden Red brick LWB
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cigar tassels
argyles otc
post #13488 of 122416
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Originally Posted by geoffmartin17 View Post
A few new aldens -





Alden for AOC cigar longwing, Snuff suede tassle for Leather soul, Frans boone x alden Red brick LWB

i like all 3 of them
post #13489 of 122416
To my eye some of these contrast soles are just too jarring. The cigars look perfect. The red bricks...I personally don't like
post #13490 of 122416
Is a "flex welt" aka "oiled flex leather" sole the same as a "waterloc" sole?

Is a "double waterloc" sole different from a waterloc sole?

I'm confused, because I've seen Leffot refer to a flex welt sole as a "double water-lock" sole (link), whereas Winn Perry has claimed a "double waterloc" sole is "a stacked version of the soles used in the construction of Alden's flex welt system" (link).

If there are single- and double-sole versions of the oiled flex leather sole, is the single-sole version still OK in the rain?
post #13491 of 122416
flex welt = water loc sole by a different name, it's just oiled leather. A double water lock is a double sole with the oiled leather, probably looks more rugged in most cases. Both are great for the rain, in fact the regular leather soles are fine for the rain too though some people prefer that they are worn in a bit in dry weather.
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A few new aldens -

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Alden for AOC cigar longwing, Snuff suede tassle for Leather soul, Frans boone x alden Red brick LWB

Those Frans Boone LWBs are awesome.
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Those Frans Boone LWBs are awesome.

Ye, great looking pair.
post #13494 of 122416
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flex welt = water loc sole by a different name, it's just oiled leather. A double water lock is a double sole with the oiled leather, probably looks more rugged in most cases. Both are great for the rain, in fact the regular leather soles are fine for the rain too though some people prefer that they are worn in a bit in dry weather.

Thank you for the clarification!
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Time for some new aldens...thanks to leather soul. Simple but classy, I love the plaza last:
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Time for some new aldens...thanks to leather soul. Simple but classy, I love the plaza last:


Those look great; I love the plaza last too, though the barrie looks and fits great as well. I have three plaza last #8 shells on the way from J-gilbert in the plaza last...can't wait to see how they turn out.
post #13497 of 122416
new pair of Cigar NST boots!

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new pair of Cigar NST boots!
very nice. what kind of pants are those?
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very nice. what kind of pants are those?

they are the momotaro + context grand indigo jeans, awesome jeans too!
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they are the momotaro + context grand indigo jeans, awesome jeans too!
thanks man. they look great with the nsts. Actually, I just purchased the same pair in Ravello
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