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***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos. - Page 2795post #41911 of 1224161/25/13 at 6:49pmpost #41912 of 1224161/25/13 at 6:49pmpost #41913 of 1224161/25/13 at 7:47pmQuote:Originally Posted by jimney
So I gave Hunt Club Clothiers in Cincinnati a call after hearing that their clearance sale extended to Aldens (in this thread). They confirmed this and confirmed that they can ship orders, but sadly my size was out of stock and it would be a 14 week wait.
Just figured I'd let everyone know. Sale extends through the end of the month.
14 weeks?post #41914 of 1224161/25/13 at 8:30pmQuote:Originally Posted by onehotchiliLike other folks, I discovered Aldens after picking up some Indy Chromexl boots. Now I am in the market for some Color #8 cordovan shoes to go with a dark navy suit.So far I have my eye on some commando sole offerings from AoC. I am looking at the commando sole versions because I live in the Sierra mountains and deal with 5+ months of snow per year.So…. if you were to pick just one, LWB version-or-"regular" wing tip?
I had my eye on the AF80 (shortwing) a while back but wasn't sure about going with the commando sole. By the time I made up my mind, my size was gone. I regret not pulling the trigger for a wet weather shoe. I'd go with the short wingtip. (but that's partly bc I already have the LWB in color 8)post #41915 of 1224161/25/13 at 8:42pmpost #41916 of 1224161/25/13 at 9:14pmpost #41917 of 1224161/25/13 at 9:37pmpost #41918 of 1224161/25/13 at 11:15pmQuote:Originally Posted by onehotchili
Like other folks, I discovered Aldens after picking up some Indy Chromexl boots. Now I am in the market for some Color #8 cordovan shoes to go with a dark navy suit.
So far I have my eye on some commando sole offerings from AoC. I am looking at the commando sole versions because I live in the Sierra mountains and deal with 5+ months of snow per year.
So…. if you were to pick just one, LWB version
"regular" wing tip?
Go with AF80 if your primary use is with a suit.post #41919 of 1224161/26/13 at 5:17ampost #41920 of 1224161/26/13 at 6:21ampost #41921 of 1224161/26/13 at 7:03ampost #41922 of 1224161/26/13 at 7:07amQuote:I bought these at Alden DC this past summer.Originally Posted by static age
Great shoes, currently searching for this makeup. I'm likely way late, but where did you find them?
Is anyone aware of retailers stocking cigar NST, even in other last/sole combinations? TSM does not have my size (9D) in their Barrie offering.
Thank you, and any guidance is well appreciated.
Taking better photos of my shoes is the only good reason I can think of currently for upgrading my iPhone.post #41923 of 1224161/26/13 at 8:24amQuote:Originally Posted by sevenfoldtieguy
BNelson Shoes and owner Nick get quite alot of mention on this thread, and it is deserved. I have had some back and forth with him lately inquiring of Dainite and Commando soles.
For a leather to Dainite sole job, the cost, I am told, is:
"It's $155.00 to convert w/a single sole.
Add $30.00 for a double sole."
For a leather to "commando" sole job, the cost, I am told, is:
"Convert w/a single sole $155.00
With a mid-sole add $30.00"
And BNelson's commando version is found here:
Nick did not ask me to do this, but I figure it will save you, and him, some time on the phone/email.
Can I assume any Alden shoe with crepe or commando could easily be resoled to double leather or water lock double leather ?post #41924 of 1224161/26/13 at 8:30ampost #41925 of 1224161/26/13 at 8:56amQuote:
I have the 401 and its not CXLbut I actually prefer that it's not. I have CXL shoes and boot and love th but I also like that this particular pair is not
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