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Originally Posted by El Argentino View Post


More like a destroyer or carrier than a simple gunboat rotflmao.gif

Absolutely I want 100% of that shell cordovan hide used on my shoes...no left overs for belts!  By the way...I don't have any of the true gun boats yet.  I'm worried the true gun boats might look bigger than an carrier on my foot!  However...if a magic color were to appear I might pull the trigger.

 

 

See Ya,

Steve

post #48932 of 95006
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Originally Posted by Teger View Post

ahh what is the dude's name at shoe mart. driving me nuts. al? albert?
are you thinking of ed?
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Just Saying

post #48934 of 95006

My Ravello Split toes-in beached whale size 14D  :)

 

See Ya,

Steve

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^^^Awesome Steve.

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Decided last night to do some brushing of my humble collection and to try to think of the best future additions to round out the collection now that dear wife and I are finally about to close on this house we've been stressing about for the last month.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The recent comments on the shortage of shell have me very discouraged about fulfilling the dream of finally getting the whiskey and ravello lwbs added to the gunboat situation. For now, I've decided to focus on spring/summer "fun" aldens, as opposed to more serious dressy aldens. Here are the purchases on deck for the next few months:

- Definitely feel I need the snuff suede flex welt Leydon chukka. Thinking of wearing it without socks while pairing with jeans or shorts.

- Thinking about going for the snuff suede flex welt unlined penny, as the cigar lhs (which I do love) do get a bit hot

- JCrew white suede lwb --> curious to hear members' thoughts on the value of going this route vs getting the AE Spiaggia for about half the price

- Blue suede long- or shortwing (either FBoone or LSW) --> will I get much use out of blue suede?

 

As I said, someday, I hope to round out the shell collection. I'd love whiskey and ravello in both shoes and boots. The leffot Naval black shell boot will hopefully come in someday too.

 

How would you guys prioritize spring/summer shoe purchases? Am I missing anything? Is it too redundant to have more than one snuff suede model? I just like the snuff better than the tan and dark brown suedes.

 

One more thing: I'm getting intrigued by the recent posts on PTBs. I always looked the other way, thinking they were too plain. The itch has begun, though, as Kathy at DC tells me that she's got the #8 and black shell PTBs unlined. How do you guys wear PTBs? She claims one can do suits all the way to jeans. For real?

 

Thanks for your feedback. Sorry for the crappy iPhone pics.

post #48937 of 95006
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Originally Posted by totalair1 View Post

My Ravello Split toes-in beached whale size 14D  smile.gif

See Ya,
Steve

looking good in your nst
post #48938 of 95006

More Cigar today

 

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Originally Posted by totalair1 View Post

My Ravello Split toes-in beached whale size 14D  smile.gif

See Ya,
Steve

I really wanna see those next to say, a size 8 or 9D haha icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
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Originally Posted by docalden2013 View Post

Decided last night to do some brushing of my humble collection and to try to think of the best future additions to round out the collection now that dear wife and I are finally about to close on this house we've been stressing about for the last month.













The recent comments on the shortage of shell have me very discouraged about fulfilling the dream of finally getting the whiskey and ravello lwbs added to the gunboat situation. For now, I've decided to focus on spring/summer "fun" aldens, as opposed to more serious dressy aldens. Here are the purchases on deck for the next few months:
- Definitely feel I need the snuff suede flex welt Leydon chukka. Thinking of wearing it without socks while pairing with jeans or shorts.
- Thinking about going for the snuff suede flex welt unlined penny, as the cigar lhs (which I do love) do get a bit hot
- JCrew white suede lwb --> curious to hear members' thoughts on the value of going this route vs getting the AE Spiaggia for about half the price
- Blue suede long- or shortwing (either FBoone or LSW) --> will I get much use out of blue suede?

As I said, someday, I hope to round out the shell collection. I'd love whiskey and ravello in both shoes and boots. The leffot Naval black shell boot will hopefully come in someday too.

How would you guys prioritize spring/summer shoe purchases? Am I missing anything? Is it too redundant to have more than one snuff suede model? I just like the snuff better than the tan and dark brown suedes.

One more thing: I'm getting intrigued by the recent posts on PTBs. I always looked the other way, thinking they were too plain. The itch has begun, though, as Kathy at DC tells me that she's got the #8 and black shell PTBs unlined. How do you guys wear PTBs? She claims one can do suits all the way to jeans. For real?

Thanks for your feedback. Sorry for the crappy iPhone pics.

That is definitely not just a humble collection, it looks awesome! Would you mind breaking down which models you have?

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quote name="Don L" url="/t/85589/the-official-alden-thread/48960#post_6294708"]More Cigar today



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Cigar looks awesome ughhhh.
post #48940 of 95006
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Originally Posted by trig View Post

are you thinking of ed?

is he the guy who runs the seconds? i just want to know who to call and say 'what do you have in 10.5d' -- their seconds email sucks
post #48941 of 95006
Everyone. An announcement. Apostrophes are only used when denoting possession. There is no apostrophe when you are talking about apostrophes. There IS an apostrophe when you are talking about apostrophes' purpose. It is THEIR puropose. their POSSESIVE purpose!!!!!! Ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

*Drops mic*
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^ LMAO
post #48943 of 95006
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Originally Posted by JermynStreet View Post

Everyone. An announcement. Apostrophes are only used when denoting possession. There is no apostrophe when you are talking about apostrophes. There IS an apostrophe when you are talking about apostrophes' purpose. It is THEIR puropose. their POSSESIVE purpose!!!!!! Ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

*Drops mic*

'I'm guessing that's in response to the the quote about the call above'
post #48944 of 95006
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Originally Posted by CalceoAdamator View Post

A fine day for Ravello today...


I was just thinking of pulling the trigger on those from TSM.  Is this on the aberdeen last?  How long have you had them?  Ar eyou pleased with them?  The look awesome!

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Originally Posted by calidist View Post

 

To echo Mediahound, if you have a standard D width foot, then Unionmade would be a good place to check out.  If you have either narrow or wide feet, then Alden SF will be far more efficacious if you're looking to buy (and not just browse).  But... why not check out both?  They're very different vibes and have divergent offerings.


I'll certainly be going to the Alden SF store - I think it's located a short walk from the JW Marriott I'm staying at. I was just wondering if the store was worth a special trip. I'm going now, no matter how many eye rolls I get from the g/f.

 

Does everyone on here - and I just thought of this - wear more expensive shoes than their significant others?


I love you Stewart Weitzman!  You're the only reason Alden is allowed in my wardrobe.  biggrin.gif  (That would be a yes, but not by much at all.)

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