I wonder if this is because customers truly prefer the barrie last, or if it is simply the last they have the most experience with (because retailers choose barrie 90% of the time).
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***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos. - Page 6561post #98401 of 12241612/15/14 at 6:55pmpost #98402 of 12241612/15/14 at 7:27pmQuote:Originally Posted by sacafotos
Is it possible to push Yenni (who does a ton of Plaza makeups) or Kathy to bring a shell medallion cap toe oxford on Plaza similar to the LS makeup?
I don't think Alden stocks a standard model like that in shell; I've only seen burgundy, black, and tan calfskin, all on Hampton.
Saca, I can add that to my project list. I have a pair in Black Shell and they are superb. Unfortunately my pair is in my to sell list due to being too big for me.
-Mikepost #98403 of 12241612/15/14 at 8:07pmQuote:
I was wondering the same here - or even what a poll here would look like for a SW boot.post #98404 of 12241612/15/14 at 8:19pmQuote:
Man, I would be willing to put cash down today for a Ravello or even light cigar SW boot on Plaza......
Especially a 3/4 brogue balmoral.....in color 8 and/or ravello on Plaza as well.post #98405 of 12241612/15/14 at 8:20pmpost #98406 of 12241612/15/14 at 8:28pmWhile we are (were?) on the subject of one shoe for the MTO program.
My choices are a tie between..
First is Tassels HK's Ravello 'Hunter' boot.
I own a pair of Daytrippers but something about these is a level above them despite them being extremely similar. The small details of the closed heel and stitching along the lace holes and at the top really make all the difference. Such a classy looking boot. Pure eyegasm.
And second is Leathersoul's Cigar Plaza lasted wingtip boots
Anyone with a 10.5 in the Hunters and/or a 11D in the LS offering please let me know!
Edited by trunks206 - 12/15/14 at 10:00pmpost #98407 of 12241612/15/14 at 8:40pmpost #98408 of 12241612/15/14 at 8:58pmpost #98409 of 12241612/16/14 at 2:51ampost #98410 of 12241612/16/14 at 4:09ampost #98411 of 12241612/16/14 at 5:20amQuote:post #98412 of 12241612/16/14 at 5:53ampost #98413 of 12241612/16/14 at 6:07ampost #98414 of 12241612/16/14 at 6:09ampost #98415 of 12241612/16/14 at 6:21amQuote:
Yes to people who like shell...like a lot of us...honestly if someone came into my office wearing some of these rolled and wrinkled shell shoes before I became a shoe nerd I would think they could not afford a pair of real leather shoes...
often time many of the plain toe shell boots and shell shoes I see look goofy to me when the vamp is all bunched and rolled...but that is what is great everyone gets to wear what they like
oh and I now have my third pair of indy's on the way...the goofy looking crooked stitch boot that I hated.....so I would imagine my view on plain toe shell boots will change soon too :)
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