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I had a pair of the TC indy boots. I emailed alden and horween about how to care for the leather since it was unfamilliar to me.....no response from either!
How long ago did you send the emails? I usually hear back from Alden within two or three days. I emailed Horween over the weekend and received a reply first thing this morning.
so far so good. White suede suede can look really casual and since its a summer boot, its perfect. I dont mind scuffs or stains.
Note - I did apply some silicone suede water repellent solution. A must for suede
nothing at all. not even a single application of venetian and yet the leather shows no signs of cracking or abnormal creasing.
before and afters...
love coming home to a package... alden restorations, it's like getting a new pair of shoes. almost! this being my first experience with restoration services anywhere, i am VERY pleased!( other than not being able to switch the sole). and i must add, it was really quick. under a month.
Wow man those look awesome. i love hearing good restoration stories. makes me smile like christmas morning.
For my first post I am looking for some guidance on my first pair of Alden's. I am in "need" of a pair of Alden LWBs. Choices available in 8D are;
Cigar shell with dark edge sole. I would much prefer the antique edge.
Burnished tan calf with light edge. Like the color and sole but I'm afraid the calf lacks the depth and richness of the shell.
And finally #8 with dark edge. Again would prefer the light edge and I think I want the #8 in the NST boot.
I am looking for a color that pairs well with light gray. I don't want to change the direction of the discussion but this is to dress down a light gray suit for a semi casual, early summer, northern Ontario, family wedding. I think the tan would be best but I really love the character of the shells and want the cigar to work. 90% of the wear will end up being at the office with jeans.