I have these same boots and they're absolutely fantastic. I wear 3-4 diff colour 8 boots and I usually wear jeans with all of them. Get nothing but compliments on them!
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the pic above is also #8 and denim...just plain ol' Levis...post #36948 of 12241610/30/12 at 2:17pmOn J gilbert's site they have the indy boots in #8 with what looks like the old MACHINE stitching. Is this correct or is it the angle? Can anyone confirm. I've been looking for the old machine stitching on either #8 or Cigar FOREVER. I thought all cordo indy boots were hand stitched now. If anyone can point me in the right direction I'd appreciate it.post #36949 of 12241610/30/12 at 2:51pmQuote:Originally Posted by rolling green
On J gilbert's site they have the indy boots in #8 with what looks like the old MACHINE stitching. Is this correct or is it the angle? Can anyone confirm.
I got my #8 Indys from J. Gilbert and they were hand stitched (see pic above)post #36950 of 12241610/30/12 at 2:54pmpost #36951 of 12241610/30/12 at 3:04pmQuote:Originally Posted by rolling green
On J gilbert's site they have the indy boots in #8 with what looks like the old MACHINE stitching. Is this correct or is it the angle? Can anyone confirm. I've been looking for the old machine stitching on either #8 or Cigar FOREVER. I thought all cordo indy boots were hand stitched now. If anyone can point me in the right direction I'd appreciate it.
Id honestly give up on your search unless someone has a old pair they are wiling to part with. Sadly Alden doesnt do machine stitching on cordovan indys anymore.post #36952 of 12241610/30/12 at 3:12pmpost #36953 of 12241610/30/12 at 3:13pmQuote:
looks great. the pink thread of the momotaro denim reads nicely with the #8.
There's a grant last make up of this at alden nyc that looks pretty great as well.post #36954 of 12241610/30/12 at 3:25pmWhile I'm here I might as well share some pics of my now correct sized Leffot day trippers that I took a couple weeks back.
Thanks again wigglr for buying my 10.5Ds to help me get these!
First pair Ive gotten that has the lucky stamp inside!post #36955 of 12241610/30/12 at 3:46pmpost #36956 of 12241610/30/12 at 4:28pmQuote:
No longer waiting.
I need to take some pics probably a bit later on.
Oops, I think this pair convinced me that Ravello would be a nice addition for my next pair.post #36957 of 12241610/30/12 at 4:28pmpost #36958 of 12241610/30/12 at 5:33pmpost #36959 of 12241610/30/12 at 5:46pmpost #36960 of 12241610/30/12 at 5:58pmQuote:
I think those are the same pictures they and Alden of Carmel have been using for a loooong time.
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