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Ravello NST today in differing lights

Very nice. Where did you get them? Not that I expect to be able to buy. But I don't think I see a lot of Ravello NST's .
post #81047 of 122416
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Originally Posted by green garden View Post

Very nice. Where did you get them? Not that I expect to be able to buy. But I don't think I see a lot of Ravello NST's .

Thank you!
they are from The Shoe Mart.
you're right, not a very common shoe.
post #81048 of 122416

anyone with fit pics of snuff balm wingtips and pants? I have a pair that I just laced up, trying to figure out pant combos as I've never really done the snuff thing..

 

thanks in advance!

post #81049 of 122416
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Originally Posted by bespoken pa View Post

Incredible how times have changed. I kopped two of my three exotics right out of the gate probably about 2 to 3 years ago. Things really tightened up and this week I received my third pair. Quite a drought. I have really come to appreciate color 8 recently. Extremely diverse.

I know mac works in financials but seems like he has been silent for a while now.

Same here bespoke.  Took the advice from many experts here in that calling/e-mailing retailers on a regular basis (monthly) set me up to land rare Alden shells.  

post #81050 of 122416
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Welp. The golden days are gone.

Hang in there, dude.  If all else fails, you may want to consider an AE MTO in brown shell.  It's close to Cigar and customers seem to be MTO'ing regularly.  AE may be my next shell play for a wingtip boot.

post #81051 of 122416
Not my auction (or anyone I know, for that matter), but those interested in a Ravello PTB in 10.5d may want to look here: http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&alt=web&id=310951545795

It'll be interesting to see what these go for.
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Thoughts on a Barrie lasted black shell Indy with antique edging and no speed hooks?

I've never seen antique on black but I imagine it would look nice. Black always impressed me as a dress shoe and antique a little more casual. But the contrast might work. No speedhooks is a huge plus for me.
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Originally Posted by brp2 View Post

Not my auction (or anyone I know, for that matter), but those interested in a Ravello PTB in 10.5d may want to look here: http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&alt=web&id=310951545795

It'll be interesting to see what these go for.

The sellers got brass balls to be listing those with such a low opening bid and no reserve but I guess with Ravello, the risk is minimal. I'll bet he gets $850, which net of eBay fees will let him clear about $725. Very nice shoes.
post #81054 of 122416
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I know mac works in financials but seems like he has been silent for a while now.

I suspect that he may be over this thread.  It's not what it once was, and I haven't even been around that long compared to others.

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I suspect that he may be over this thread.  It's not what it once was, and I haven't even been around that long compared to others.
Out of curiosity, what was it before?
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I suspect that he may be over this thread.  It's not what it once was, and I haven't even been around that long compared to others.

 

What changed since you started participating in this thread?

 

I still see people talk about Alden shoes.

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I'm down to just one pair of Cigar Aldens. At my highest point, I had PTB, LWB, NST, Indy and these.
Also considering parting with whiskey & Ravello PTB (gasp!)

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I'm guessing he means the people have changed. Now it's never people with maybe less knowledge, etc. different personalities. I've been on other forums where it was like that. People moved on or matured over the years so it just wasn't the same.

post #81059 of 122416
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Originally Posted by thebeebs View Post
 

Anyone who got into the Alden game over 3 years ago likely had easy access to most, if not all, of the exotics, Color 4 included.  I bought my first pair in 2011 and hopped onto TSM and got cigar, ravello, and whiskey with relative ease.  Stumbled across my Color 4s a little over a year later, and promptly launched a PSA whereby a few of us on here, such as Sazon, snatched up the remaining pairs.

 

Times have changed.

 

Ah regrets.  I bought my first alden may 2011 from leathersoul.  I still remember TSM's offering of those rare shells.  I foolishly convinced myself to pass on it and buy AE then new offering and heavily discounted LWB Shell.  

 

3 years later, I am paying more with money and time trying to acquire what once was readily available to me.

 

Shoot me now.

post #81060 of 122416
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Originally Posted by Bakes11771 View Post

I suspect that he may be over this thread.  It's not what it once was, and I haven't even been around that long compared to others.

What's to get over ... he posts pics, recommends his method and acknowledges other's acquisitions.
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