or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Streetwear and Denim › ***The official Alden thread ***
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

***The official Alden thread *** - Page 3372

post #50566 of 87356
Suede and Leydon are always a great combo smile.gif

Styles mentioned in this thread:

post #50567 of 87356

Being new here I don't know how you all feel about used shoes, but thought I'd bring this too your attention: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Alden-11-C-E-genuine-shell-cordovan-mens-dress-shoes-/390593814664?pt=US_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item5af134a088   11 C/E looks like maybe Cigar PTB.

post #50568 of 87356
^ those look like #8 to me
post #50569 of 87356
+1for #8 ^^
post #50570 of 87356
I'm in Atlanta for the weekend... Stopped by H Stockton. I saw a few interesting models (snuff suede bal captoe, brown CXL tassel loafer and a brown CXL George boot) that I had not seen before. Call them if you have interest
post #50571 of 87356
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcarthur View Post

marlow and alden wt
Uncle, thank you for posting this side-by-side photo. These shortwings are a must have in any gentleman's wardrobe. As always the shine on your shoes is impeccable. Bravissimo!
post #50572 of 87356
Quote:
Originally Posted by englade321 View Post

Feel free to scroll past...................
I apologize to this forum for any part I may have had in unleashing this deluge of off topic sophistry upon all . My intent was merely to defend someone who I felt was unfairly maligned for simply posting a picture of a sports celebrity wearing a pair of Alden shoes. (Messianic complex and all that rot you know)This was obviously a mistake .I wiil make every effort fromthis point on to confine my post to the subject of shoes and Alden shoes in particular.
MWS only because you have asked me to comment on your argument will I say that since my objective has only been ,to as much as possible , clear the waters of misunderstanding and.yours appear to me to be to muddy them for god knows what reason I can no longer participate in this self indulgent foolishness
Sir, I wholeheartedly commend your forthright deference and gracious civility. Yes we share a common interest and affinity for Alden footwear, but what is more important to this fellow traveler is how we try to engage each other as afficianados and gentlemen. Personally I wouldn't care if any SF participant posted a picture of their pet Labrador wearing some beat up Chuck Taylor high tops. It's a free country. Speak and be heard.
post #50573 of 87356

If you are looking for unlined Chukkas or shell Cap Toes try H. Stockton in Atlanta they appear to have quite a number of sizes in stock.

 

http://www.hstockton.com/product.asp?c=4&id=1201

post #50574 of 87356

Alden Restoration

I found these at a local second hand store yesterday, therefore I don't have any before pictures. These seem to have been restored and not worn. I've never had shoes restored, in my opinion they did a FINE job at alden. I don't think I would invest over $125 to have calf shoes restored by alden. after seeing these, i would send my shell aldens to get restored as long as they could assure me they wouldn't mess with the color... i remember seeing a sad picture of whiskey shell which ended up with a horrible color after an alden restoration.

I don't know the details for this reconstruction, but the leather feels excellent and shows no scuffs or scratches. the leather soles and stitching is as good as any new pair I've purchased. The inside leather lining was not fixed - replaced, i wonder why. I thought these were interesting and educational.

 

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

post #50575 of 87356
MrDV i find it difficult to believe that with your collection any of your shoes would see enough action to require restoration . An enviable position indeed
I have found that the factory finish applied by Alden is easily removed through the prudent use of certain products ,at least on shell at any rate
post #50576 of 87356
Quote:
Originally Posted by BeSpiffington View Post

Sir, I wholeheartedly commend your forthright deference and gracious civility. Yes we share a common interest and affinity for Alden footwear, but what is more important to this fellow traveler is how we try to engage each other as afficianados and gentlemen. Personally I wouldn't care if any SF participant posted a picture of their pet Labrador wearing some beat up Chuck Taylor high tops. It's a free country. Speak and be heard.
smile.gif
post #50577 of 87356
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pastor View Post

In the 80's today and I had to run to the office for a bit. Tan Suede LWB.

I think if I only owned shell and suede I would be happy . I think.
post #50578 of 87356
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrDV View Post

uncle, great looking whiskey.
very nice, I think it looks great.
nice collection, thanks for sharing.

nephew,
thank you
post #50579 of 87356
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pastor View Post

In the 80's today and I had to run to the office for a bit. Tan Suede LWB.


nephew,
good looking suede lwb
post #50580 of 87356
Quote:
Originally Posted by BeSpiffington View Post

Uncle, thank you for posting this side-by-side photo. These shortwings are a must have in any gentleman's wardrobe. As always the shine on your shoes is impeccable. Bravissimo!

nephew,
thank you
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Streetwear and Denim

Styles mentioned in this thread:

Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Streetwear and Denim › ***The official Alden thread ***