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***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos. - Page 5603post #84031 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:19ampost #84032 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:20amQuote:Originally Posted by bkotsko
This shell Color 8 belt from Rancourt looks more like color 4.
Looks nothing like their web photos.
I am disappointed. (Pardon the sun/shade, it was very shady on my porch this morning)
Whiskey, Walnut (AE), Ravello needing a brushing, and Color 8. (With my Color 8 4 belt)
That's a great pic. I had the same experience with my AE belt as well.
-Mikepost #84033 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:21ampost #84034 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:22ampost #84035 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:25ampost #84036 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:30ampost #84037 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:32ampost #84038 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:32ampost #84039 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:34amQuote:
They all contain those ingredients, even Saphir Renovateur does. I'm not sure if Venentian "Leather Balm" is the same as "Shoe Cream" or not though.post #84040 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:41amQuote:
Definitely shorts and LHS
From a fellow NY'er we don't get many 80 and sunny so take advantage.
I pulled out the huarache sandals today myself.post #84041 of 1224166/7/14 at 7:47ampost #84042 of 1224166/7/14 at 8:06ampost #84043 of 1224166/7/14 at 8:17amQuote:
LoL. I think this whole thread knows my size. In reality, I am actually a 10.25BC. I am somewhere between 10 and 10.5 in length and between B and C in width. I can go 10D/10.5C on many shoes that fit TTS. On the Barrie, if I can, I get 10.5B, else I go 10D for most designs, or 9.5D for plain designs. The 10D leaves a bit of room in the toe box. I am not a huge fan of massive creasing, so I usually got 9.5D on plain toe designs. Make sense?
-Mikepost #84044 of 1224166/7/14 at 8:27amQuote:
I use the Venetian cream labeled "balm" without any issue. Works great, I believe it's just a branding/labeling issue...same product as the "cream."
Description from the mfg:
"Venetian Imperial Leather Balm
The same fine qualities as Venetian Shoe Cream packaged in 4oz glass bottles. Available in neutral, black, brown, cordovan and tan. A distinctive and premium item for fine retail stores."post #84045 of 1224166/7/14 at 8:34am
Just back from Europe, a little TLC and the boys are *better* than new...
Finger applies Saphir Reno to both, deer boned some dings, brush, and MF buff - then applied Saphir Dubbin Graisse to the sole edges and welt by hand.
You can see where the flex point in the left SW absorbed the Reno and darkened; this is normal for anyone wondering; it will be back to normal in a few hours...
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