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post #38116 of 89439
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Sorry for the crappy iPhone pic, but I wanted to document the maiden voyage of my ravello PTBs. Indoor only for now to break in the sole a bit. They are a little darker in person than in the picture.

wear in good health

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post #38117 of 89439
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Originally Posted by grendel View Post

A Classic. Very nice. 

thank you
post #38118 of 89439
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Originally Posted by grendel View Post



#8 wingtip boots

+1 wt boot and argyles
did you get snow today?
post #38119 of 89439
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Originally Posted by zippyh View Post

Unicorn boots just arrived..
Some crappy pics of my #4.



nephew,
thanks for posting, wear in good health
post #38120 of 89439
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Originally Posted by fitchottie View Post

Better question... or poll
If you could have 10 aldens that got you thru all four seasons... that you would kep for a while. What would they be?

I'm a bit of an anomaly on this forum as I prefer loafers and don't wear boots (GASP!)

To be honest I would be fine with only these 3:
color 8 lhs
color 8 lwb
color 8 ptb (unlined on flex sole)

But to make a full week's rotation I would add:
cigar lwb
ravello lhs

and then I'd expand with:
snuff suede lhs
whiskey lwb
cigar ptb
tan suede ptb
color 8 nst (or perhaps another pair of color 8 lhs - these are by far my favorite Aldens)

In reality I am gradually making my way down this list - cigar PTBs are next smile.gif
post #38121 of 89439
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Originally Posted by Dr. D View Post

I'm a bit of an anomaly on this forum as I prefer loafers and don't wear boots (GASP!)
To be honest I would be fine with only these 3:
color 8 lhs
color 8 lwb
color 8 ptb (unlined on flex sole)
But to make a full week's rotation I would add:
cigar lwb
ravello lhs
and then I'd expand with:
snuff suede lhs
whiskey lwb
cigar ptb
tan suede ptb
color 8 nst (or perhaps another pair of color 8 lhs - these are by far my favorite Aldens)
In reality I am gradually making my way down this list - cigar PTBs are next smile.gif

you should consider both tassels and full straps to round out your loafer wardrobe
post #38122 of 89439
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Originally Posted by mcarthur View Post

you should consider both tassels and full straps to round out your loafer wardrobe

Mac, it is nice to see you back and posting on the forum. I am sure I speak for many by saying you bring civility and a gentlemanly quality to the forum which is missed when you are not around.
post #38123 of 89439
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Mac, it is nice to see you back and posting on the forum. I am sure I speak for many by saying you bring civility and a gentlemanly quality to the forum which is missed when you are not around.

+1

 

and my new whiskey in the sun

 

700

post #38124 of 89439
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Originally Posted by mcarthur View Post

you should consider both tassels and full straps to round out your loafer wardrobe

Thanks Mac-
I have not been lucky in finding a good fit on the aberdeen last so I have been reluctant to go with the full straps or the tassels. Plus my lovely wife has threatened me with great bodily harm if I ever attempt to wear tassels - she absolutely despises them (mostly because her father wears them).
post #38125 of 89439
10 Aldens

403 or LS Ultimate Indy

Black Shell Captoe boot
Black LWB

Ravello Plaintoe boot
Ravello Wingtip Boot
Ravello LWB
Ravello Captoe boot

Color 4 Wingtip Boot

Cigar LWB
Cigar Captoe boot
post #38126 of 89439
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Originally Posted by johnnyrich7 View Post

Mac, it is nice to see you back and posting on the forum. I am sure I speak for many by saying you bring civility and a gentlemanly quality to the forum which is missed when you are not around.

nephew,
thank you
post #38127 of 89439
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Originally Posted by Dr. D View Post

Thanks Mac-
I have not been lucky in finding a good fit on the aberdeen last so I have been reluctant to go with the full straps or the tassels. Plus my lovely wife has threatened me with great bodily harm if I ever attempt to wear tassels - she absolutely despises them (mostly because her father wears them).

the aberdeen last is the most difficult last that alden uses. if it does not work for you then you have good reason to avoid the tassel
post #38128 of 89439
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Originally Posted by mcarthur View Post

wear in good health

Thanks Uncle.

Here's a better picture, post-brushing tonight. The lighting is unfortunately low, but the color is much closer to their true color.

post #38129 of 89439
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Originally Posted by mcarthur View Post

the aberdeen last is the most difficult last that alden uses. if it does not work for you then you have good reason to avoid the tassel

I love the tassel but struggle with the Aberdden -- perhaps someday we shall see a shell tassel on another last.
post #38130 of 89439
Damn..... those Unionmade boots. I had to place an order. That Ravello...
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