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Originally Posted by wigglr View Post

Very good looking! I'm grabbing my Alden x Leffot Ravello cap toes tomorrow. They should've been here today, but I wasn't home when the mail arrived facepalm.gif

Uhhhh, wait... Did they get a Day Tripper restock or did you buy from ebay?
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DEM ROLLS

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Originally Posted by Alcibiades View Post

Cigar chukkas from Alden Madison Avenue (fourth wear)


Chukkas don't a lot of love on this thread, but these and my whiskey chukkas are my most complimented Alden shoes. Chukkas really highlight the appeal of cordovan
post #36048 of 98775
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Originally Posted by wigglr View Post

Being 22, I think I might get a few "stink eyes" wearing a LHS

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Originally Posted by cyc wid it View Post

When I think loafers, I think old people in the Hamptons.

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Originally Posted by mexicutioner View Post

i agree 100% on this. it might be an east coast / west coast thing, but i just can't see anyone under 55 wearing penny loafers without it looking costume-y. like seeing a young guy smoking a pipe or wearing a bow tie.

I think more than anything a penny loafer screams Ivy League students circa 1960s. I think most 55+ simply still have their shell pennys from 30 years ago icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
post #36049 of 98775
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Originally Posted by johnnyrich7 View Post

Newest acquisition after their first night out. Alden Ravello Medallion Cap Toe Blucher on the Plaza. Really glad I was able to score the last pair at Alden D.C. that also happened to be in my size. This is my first foray into the plaza last and I am quite pleased with the fit and look of these Thanks Che!




Awesome! I'm jealous... worship.gif

post #36050 of 98775

LHS and other loafers definitely scream East Coast Boarding/Prep School and on to an Ivy League school...  I love that look.  I've basically held on to that style since I was 6 years old (first grade).  It never gets old, just classic!

post #36051 of 98775
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Originally Posted by ubiquiti View Post

I'm your age and wear a pair of color 8 LHS all the time. Being in so-cal, when the weather gets hot, sockless+color 8 LHS+navy shorts is my go to (with 24 hours a day in between wears, of course).

 

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Originally Posted by Winston S. View Post


Agreed I don't see any issues with a 22 year old in penny loafers.

 

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Originally Posted by Papa Doble View Post


Interesting. I feel that way about tassel loafers, but not penny loafers. I wore sneakers and sandals exclusively when I was 22 (I'm 28).

 

Oh man, I got shut down! I'll debate it next year maybe, but living in MA, I might rather go shoe/boot for now

post #36052 of 98775
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Originally Posted by ThomSquared View Post


Uhhhh, wait... Did they get a Day Tripper restock or did you buy from ebay?

Bought from somebody here on SF, who I believe had ordered them from last year or something.

post #36053 of 98775

Unboxing a brand new pair!!!

 

 

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My (small) Alden collection I have built in the last couple of weeks.

 

 

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Whiskey in mid-October? But of course!

post #36055 of 98775
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Originally Posted by wigglr View Post

Unboxing a brand new pair!!!

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You are going to make a lot of people very unhappy with these photos. Nice boots thumbs-up.gif
post #36056 of 98775
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You are going to make a lot of people very unhappy with these photos. Nice boots thumbs-up.gif

Aw :( 


That wasn't my goal. Be happy for me? lookaround.gif

post #36057 of 98775
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Originally Posted by wigglr View Post

Unboxing a brand new pair!!!

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)















My (small) Alden collection I have built in the last couple of weeks.

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)




Are those modified last ravellos? I'm not a Sherlock as some others are. Some of the pics made me think the grant last. Are they from Anatomica in Paris? In any case, just incredible! Probably the exact boot I most lust after.
post #36058 of 98775
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Originally Posted by wigglr View Post

Aw frown.gif 


That wasn't my goal. Be happy for me? lookaround.gif

They are not my Holy Grail ( nest.gif ), therefore I'm very happy for you biggrin.gif
post #36059 of 98775
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Originally Posted by BootSpell View Post

Are those modified last ravellos? I'm not a Sherlock as some others are. Some of the pics made me think the grant last. Are they from Anatomica in Paris? In any case, just incredible! Probably the exact boot I most lust after.

It's the day trippers from Leffot, not modified
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Originally Posted by wigglr View Post

Being 22, I think I might get a few "stink eyes" wearing a LHS

Reconsider

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Just saying.
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