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Holy mackerel those are beauties

agreed. I love those much much more than the split toe.

I've seen the U-tip before, but i thought that referred to a reverse machine stitch that is single needle, versus the double needle on the indy/NST.

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post #37067 of 87992
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Are these the Color 8 J Crew Cap toe?  Excellent choice... congrats and wear in good health!

Yes they are.

 

 

Thank you sir.

post #37068 of 87992
cigar day
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Favorite combo of jeans + boots right now. Raleigh Denim Work Cut + Context Roy Boot. Sort of want a pair of indies for the first time now, this larger leg opening is working real nice with the truebalance last..

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post #37070 of 87992
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Gorgeous! Are those on the Grant last?
post #37071 of 87992
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Favorite combo of jeans + boots right now. Raleigh Denim Work Cut + Context Roy Boot. Sort of want a pair of indies for the first time now, this larger leg opening is working real nice with the truebalance last..
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Awesome! I have a pair of Raleigh work cuts coming in the mail - can't wait!

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Fantastic!

post #37072 of 87992
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Awesome! I have a pair of Raleigh work cuts coming in the mail - can't wait!

They are great. I live next to the Raleigh warehouse and can speak highly of their quality.
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They are great. I live next to the Raleigh warehouse and can speak highly of their quality.

Great to hear :)

I was going to ask you how long it takes for them to chainstitch them, but I think you'd get a much different turn around time than me since you live so close!

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Great to hear smile.gif
I was going to ask you how long it takes for them to chainstitch them, but I think you'd get a much different turn around time than me since you live so close!

Yep! It's usually same day or next day for me.
post #37075 of 87992

Are their jeans button or zip fly?  (sorry for non-Alden related question, could not find the answer on their or any retailers website)

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Are their jeans button or zip fly?  (sorry for non-Alden related question, could not find the answer on their or any retailers website)

Button on their mens jeans, zippers on womans
post #37077 of 87992
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They are great. I live next to the Raleigh warehouse and can speak highly of their quality.

I picked up a pair of the Original Thin Fit about a year ago. Great denim, awesome detail but i just find them a little too baggy. Maybe should have sized down 1 to account for stretch. Also living in Canada I had to lose the beautiful chain stich when I got them hemmed. confused.gif
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Very nice. I've come to appreciate commando soles over leather soles on boots.

post #37079 of 87992
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Originally Posted by 100 yrs View Post


great makeup. is there a specific model that doesn't have the "split" seam down the front, or is that an just an NST without it (simply a design choice for the AF1)?

 

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I've seen them before refered to as the "U Tip"
One of the guys at LS has this cigar pair
 

 

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Originally Posted by mr chorizo View Post


agreed. I love those much much more than the split toe.
I've seen the U-tip before, but i thought that referred to a reverse machine stitch that is single needle, versus the double needle on the indy/NST.

 

That is simply a hand-sewn apron, not a NST (Norwegian Split Toe).  The "U-Tip" (V-Tip?) Aldens that I have seen are also different construction.  Mr. Chorizo is correct that the construction of those is using a reverse machine stitch, and is actually bringing together 3 separate pieces of leather.  The apron on those is actually a "plug" that is sewn on using a machine stitch (see also the JM Weston Demi-Chasse, and various Allen Edmonds models like the Walton, Delray, and La Salle).  The Norwegian Split Toes, and hand-sewn apron models that Alden makes are simply a decorative stitch on what would otherwise be a plain toe shoe.  They have also made some Indy Shoes that look just like this, and it is the same stitching style used on the Indy Boots. Those are definitely beautiful shoes though!!!

post #37080 of 87992
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Awesome! I have a pair of Raleigh work cuts coming in the mail - can't wait!

 

Fantastic!

 

I'm 3 weeks away from six months wear on mine and can't wait to wash them for the first time.  They are awesome jeans.

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