No... and it appears to be a generic code for all card members (and I suspect it requires you to use your J Crew card to checkout)... The code is CARDSTYLE. You should have received a promo email, unless you opted out for those kind of communications?
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Thanks! I need to check my account settings. Perhaps I did opt out. Looks like most calf LWB are back-ordered until August, 2013.
Some, but not all. View this thread (though it is a bit dated) -- http://www.styleforum.net/t/187544/alden-vs-brooks-brothers-lasts-any-difference/0_30. There are other threads on this subject both on SF and AAAC. A basic google search should find them.