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l - r: Alden #8 Captoe, Alden #8 Wingtip (#974), Duckie Brown "Scotch Cordovan", C&J for RL PTB

The Wingtip is really light. The 974 is listed as a #8 but time has aged this shoe very well. It resembles #4 more than other shells satisfied.gif

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Understandable Namor, and please do update us about what Alden says. I dont understand why they insist we deal with the retail store and not directly with them.
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Ravello and No. 8 are my fave shell colors

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All of this talk in regards to Ravello is making me so anxious to get my pair! I pre-ordered the Brixton from Epaulet in Jan., suppose to be coming in in the upcoming weeks.

I'm wearing my #8 captoes now and I'm growing to like them. When I first bought them, they were nearly black...darker hue of #8 for sure. After a few wears, they have lightened up quite a bit. Now it actually looks brownish.
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So many different choices! I'm looking for a pair of Ravello cap toe boots similar (well, exactly would be awesome too!) to

http://www.acquiremag.com/style/shoes/alden-ravello-cordovan-hunting.php

Any idea where I can go? Thanks
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Indys

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and another shell pic:

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damn you love your indy's! biggrin.gif
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l - r: Ravello NST (12D, Aberdeen), Ravello SW (12C, Barrie), Cigar Indy (12B, Trubalance), #8 Captoe (12D, Plaza), Black Shell (11.5D, Grant)

Strong collection!
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NAMOR, your faded 974s are crazy. They look like ravello at this point. Folks were pretty excited about LeatherSoul's recent shortwing blucher release but, aside from the beauty of the antique trim, they can't hold a candle to the 974. They were my first pair of Aldens and still my go-to pair. They work with everything. Mine are about 4 years old and are just starting to go from eggplant to brown:

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Make sure you're comfortable with the Van last before you commit. It has a particularly low arch. I can't wear the lined versions, but I can wear the unlined with ultra thin socks.

If you want a shell loafer and can't fit in the Van, you should check out the C&J Harvard. They are very nice.

Thanks, I have a high arch so this could be problematic
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NAMOR, your faded 974s are crazy. They look like ravello at this point. Folks were pretty excited about LeatherSoul's recent shortwing blucher release but, aside from the beauty of the antique trim, they can't hold a candle to the 974. They were my first pair of Aldens and still my go-to pair. They work with everything. Mine are about 4 years old and are just starting to go from eggplant to brown:

Damn nice color Morgan
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Speak of the devil.... These just arrived today:

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I also have a chukka in #8 cordo that I love!

enjoy wearing
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l - r: Ravello NST (12D, Aberdeen), Ravello SW (12C, Barrie), Cigar Indy (12B, Trubalance), #8 Captoe (12D, Plaza), Black Shell (11.5D, Grant)

very nice!
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it gets worse:

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it only is getting better
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Whiskey LWBs.
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So many different choices! I'm looking for a pair of Ravello cap toe boots similar (well, exactly would be awesome too!) to

http://www.acquiremag.com/style/shoes/alden-ravello-cordovan-hunting.php

Any idea where I can go? Thanks

Leffot has almost identical ones coming in soon. Only difference is they are on the Grant last instead of Barrie.
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