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Originally Posted by Michael Haines View Post

Very beautiful Ravello

FTFY

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Originally Posted by mcarthur View Post


ravello monks
argyles otc
 

Wow, rare indeed.  Love them.  Do you recally who the source was for those Uncle?

post #39948 of 87835
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Originally Posted by Don L View Post

Wow, rare indeed.  Love them.  Do you recally who the source was for those Uncle?

I would assume custom, before the recent Alden fad.
post #39949 of 87835
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Originally Posted by blue collar View Post

I would assume custom, before the recent Alden fad.

At one point they were available at Alden in DC and a few other places. I believe you will see them again.
post #39950 of 87835
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Originally Posted by Roguls View Post

^ That is a stock model. Search Indy 404.

EDIT - nvm you're right

The lug sole on that Unionmade 404 looks much chunkier compared to Alden's standard commando sole.
post #39951 of 87835
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Originally Posted by mcarthur View Post


ravello monks
argyles otc


Stunning, Uncle.  Monks with split toe make for an interesting make up.  Great day for ravello (awesome shine)!

post #39952 of 87835
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Originally Posted by MickCollins1916 View Post

I have an extremely high instep and have had tons of trouble over the years finding Alden loafers that fit. My NST loafers on the Grant last from Madison Ave accomodate my high instep and fit beautifully. These shoes don't seem to get a lot of love on the forum - I get the sense people have strong feelings about the split toe aspect - but they have been my favorites among the many Aldens I own for a few years running. The Alden Shop on Madison Ave also sells a similar loafer without the split toe on the Grant...which is one whose arrival in my size I am anxiously waiting on. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

These look great. I was unaware they made these on the Grant, despite browsing the Alden Madison website on occasion and buying in-store there. I really like the Alden split toe, in fact, and will seriously consider a pair of these in #8 should the opportunity arise. Thanks for posting these and enjoy wearing.
post #39953 of 87835
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Originally Posted by Edmund K View Post

Do you guys know where I can get a pair of Cigar LWB?  I ordered a J.crew LWB color 8 from the 25% sale last month, but I already have my eye on the cigar color.  PM me if you're in NYC and would like to get this 25% off Cordovan deal before I return this shoe to J.Crew. 
 

 

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Originally Posted by sevenfoldtieguy View Post


Alden sf has some.

 

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Apart from severnfold's suggest, you may also check with Alden of Carmel.

And, I believe I saw it at Alden DC about a month ago.  They are beauties!

post #39954 of 87835
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Originally Posted by Don L View Post

Wow, rare indeed.  Love them.  Do you recally who the source was for those Uncle?

IIRC, it was one of the special makeups that LeatherSoul did with Alden to celebrate the opening of their Beverly Hills location. Hampton last. It's a nice makeup.
post #39955 of 87835
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Originally Posted by Don L View Post

Wow, rare indeed.  Love them.  Do you recally who the source was for those Uncle?

IIRC, it was one of the special makeups that LeatherSoul did with Alden to celebrate the opening of their Beverly Hills location. Hampton last. It's a nice makeup.

These.
http://leathersoulhawaii.com/2010/05/28/alden-shoes-two-new-nsts-for-lsbh/
post #39956 of 87835
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Originally Posted by sevenfoldtieguy View Post

I'm new to this forum and trying to decide on my 1st pair of Alden's. It's between the Color 8 Longwing w/commando sole and the Cigar shell Longwing w/leather sole. I'm going to be primarily wearing them with jeans and dress casual. I work from home and rarely need to wear a suit or "dress up". I don't think I can go wrong with either, but I'm leaning towards the Color 8 because of the commando sole. I would appreciate anyone's input. What are your thoughts?
Thanks! Matt

Welcome.
Color 8 is the most versatile of the shell colors, IMO.
The commando sole is more casual then a double leather sole.
The cigar version is more rare in terms of availability.
Generally speaking, cigar is more casual than color 8.
While a color 8 LWB on a double leather sole is nearly always available, that is not the case with a commando sole, making this model somewhat rare.
It's a close call.
Clear as mud? biggrin.gif

I'll just leave these here:

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Shoemart Cigar LWB.

Choose wisely.
post #39957 of 87835
Hello Folks,

New grant last cigar captoes from Alden of DC here. Picked them up yesterday. A pair of Ravello LWBs were also placed on my feet but I had to resist the urge, at least this week.

Photos include different lighting and flash to show the hue. satisfied.gif



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What is your favorite color plain toe blutchers? I'd like a pair someday and want to pick my favorite. I'm thinking Ravello or Cigar but am open to suggestions.
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Originally Posted by El Argentino View Post

I'll just leave these here:
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Shoemart Cigar LWB.
Choose wisely.

I have the exact same pair. nod[1].gif
post #39960 of 87835
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Originally Posted by interlockingny View Post

IIRC, it was one of the special makeups that LeatherSoul did with Alden to celebrate the opening of their Beverly Hills location. Hampton last. It's a nice makeup.

^^ This is correct - apologies for my misinformation above. There is a blogger I know in the DC area and I thought he picked his up in DC. I went back and read his post - definitely LSBH. IIRC Alden has done the same NST / Monk in color 8. But I can't find that now. I believe when LS did these there were no internet and no phone orders.
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