here are my jcrew lwb's.. excuse the backdrop lol
yup. I almost returned my pair (as I intended to eventually swap crepe for leather down the road) and the natural welt would have been best.
I got them at one of the random jcrew oddball discounts, so I decided to keep them.
This is not directly related to Alden, but I thought fellow members may be interested in these USA-made Repair Kit chests from H Gerstner & Sons. Their "12 Repair Kit" happens to be the perfect size for storing shoe care supplies, and they're having a 107th Birthday Sale right now. I think it's a great way to support another USA manufacturer, as well as organize all your Alden shoe care supplies:
I'm in for $230 but unless I'm looking at the wrong item, my browser indicates $280.
Alcibiades, thank you for posting these. I now feel like I'm in good company. I find the navy leffot cxl wtbs to be one of the cushiest pairs I own. They even get comments from patients on days I'm dressing casually. Hope you're enjoying them!