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Originally Posted by kwhitelaw View Post

where did those cigar indys come from? i need some in my life

http://www.theshoemart.com/alden-mens-40566c-cigar-shell/pvc-ald-mxsbd-40566c_ald_m_40566c.html

9 and below out of stock, but there's still 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12.5

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#8 Day

 

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Originally Posted by Eleganza View Post

rotflmao.gif I thought you guys were actually related!

 

They are--part of the shoe family.

 

Not to be mistaken for eskimo brothers tho...

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Originally Posted by Don L View Post

#8 Day


Is this boot from AoC?
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New arrivals @ Unionmade

 

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Originally Posted by FrankCowperwood View Post


Is this boot from AoC?

It is indeed

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Originally Posted by Dbear View Post

New arrivals @ Unionmade


ohhhhh gimme those black! details? when will they be on the site?
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Originally Posted by BootSpell View Post

I received my Alden/J.Crew #8 PCT boots a couple of weeks ago and am totally happy with them. The close heel and regular welt (not a storm welt) make them much sleeker than most Barrie makeups (well, as sleek as a Barrie can look anyway).  Then a few days ago, AE finally shipped me my replacement burgundy shell Daltons, which I really like as well. I wanted to share some comments and see if anyone has any feedback or could share their impressions if they have either of these.

 

- I much prefer the finishing on the Alden.  They seem to have the process down perfectly where the shell leather is so smooth and unblemished.  It's also much shinier but that's not a big deal to me as I'm not a fan of mirror shines.

 

- As the pictures show, the Alden has much more of the eggplant coloring, which really stands out in a flash picture or in bright sunlight.  The AE's have more of a brown tinge to them.  I don't prefer one to the other; I like both.

 

1000

 

1000

it's kind of like choosing between 2 supermodels...

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Originally Posted by Don L View Post

It is indeed

They look great. Are they on the Leydon of Barrie last? Wondering whether I should pick up a pair of these myself.
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How is barrie pronounced? "bear-ee" or "bar-ee". I've always pronounced it the first way, but i'm curious if that is the correct way.

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Originally Posted by Mr. Six View Post

In case anyone wanted more #4 wingtip vs captoe comparison photos ...







nephew,
thank you for posting
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Originally Posted by Beatlegeuse View Post

Gahhh you're right. Should have clarified ad said its the first suede shoe I've seen posted. Looks very nice either way.

nephew,
thank you
it is my only suede as of today
post #38878 of 86571
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Originally Posted by Dbear View Post

Ravello cap toe boots on barrie by Unionmade



nephew,
looking good
has it stopped raining?
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Originally Posted by Chaos_Cow View Post



Anyways the lil' collection is complete, although I guess I'll always keep out a feeler for a #4... dream #4 shoo would be #4 plaza/grant (or modified for full unicorn) captoe commando sole blind eyelet buuuut not so likely

enjoy wearing your cigar indy
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Originally Posted by BootSpell View Post

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

I received my Alden/J.Crew #8 PCT boots a couple of weeks ago and am totally happy with them. The close heel and regular welt (not a storm welt) make them much sleeker than most Barrie makeups (well, as sleek as a Barrie can look anyway).  Then a few days ago, AE finally shipped me my replacement burgundy shell Daltons, which I really like as well. I wanted to share some comments and see if anyone has any feedback or could share their impressions if they have either of these.

 

- I much prefer the finishing on the Alden.  They seem to have the process down perfectly where the shell leather is so smooth and unblemished.  It's also much shinier but that's not a big deal to me as I'm not a fan of mirror shines.

 

- As the pictures show, the Alden has much more of the eggplant coloring, which really stands out in a flash picture or in bright sunlight.  The AE's have more of a brown tinge to them.  I don't prefer one to the other; I like both.

 

1000

 

 

 

1000

 

 

The Dalton looks very nice. My J. Crew cap toe boots shined up tremendously well. they developed a mirror toe quite easily, but I eventually toned it down considerably to make them more versatile. Mirror toe looked great with business attire but not so great with casual attire.

 

1000

 

 

1000

 

 

 

 

AE's made such a significant change to their burgundy shell. I assume that's why they had such a big sale on all burgundy shell shoes early this year. I much prefer the "new" burgundy color (as shown in your Dalton) but the "old" color doesn't exactly look badly. I ended up buying the burgundy shell Leeds/PTB and Macneil longwing at a steep discount early in the year.

 

Nice boots! You are perfectly suited for fall, winter and spring :)

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