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nephew,
looking good in your cap toes

Thank you Uncle

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I know there's a 10% SF coupon code for Need Supply but is there one for Unionmade?

No.
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Gas station shot on the way to a casual spring wedding. These are developing some intense creases

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Great looking shoes.
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Whiskey LWB on my wedding anniversary.

Nicely done sir. Great looking whiskey.
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nephew,
i like your saddles

Thanks uncle Mac.
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cigar cap toe
cashmere otc


Great looking shoes uncle. Add another pair to my wish list.
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Originally Posted by Hill View Post

I know there's a 10% SF coupon code for Need Supply but is there one for Unionmade?
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No.


Not to mention NeedSupply is a much nicer store in terms of service, free shipping, actually shipping the next or same day, instant email replies, staff that can answer questions competently, etc. Unionmade lacks pretty much all of this and more. (Say they don't have stock and they refund you just the item cost, not shipping nor tax)
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Not to mention NeedSupply is a much nicer store in terms of service, free shipping, actually shipping the next or same day, instant email replies, staff that can answer questions competently, etc. Unionmade lacks pretty much all of this and more. (Say they don't have stock and they refund you just the item cost, not shipping nor tax)

^ +1 about NeedSupply. I exchanged PMs with their staff when I inquired about exactly which color UPLs they stocked. Received replies within minutes. Staff was courteous and knowledgeable. Shoes came in in 2 days smile.gif

Btw, I've had similar experiences with Epaulet. Email replies from them came in around 730am. Seemingly boundless willingness to answer my many questions about Alden and Carmina.

Can't say anything either way re Unionmade as I've never ordered from them. Some interesting makeups though.
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Gas station shot on the way to a casual spring wedding. These are developing some intense creases

za2eqa4a.jpg

NICE.

1. Further confirmation why many of Alden's stock models in color 8 are their best models, and
2. Yet another example of why color 8 is king.
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Not to mention NeedSupply is a much nicer store in terms of service, free shipping, actually shipping the next or same day, instant email replies, staff that can answer questions

My experience with Need Supply was great. Fast shipping & great prices. I wouldn't hesitate to order from them again
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Can't say anything either way re Unionmade as I've never ordered from them. Some interesting makeups though.

I've never ordered from them either. You have to wonder, the competition for business is fierce and with companies like Need Supply, epaulet & TSM offering free postage on orders, how does Unionmade compete?
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^ probably with unique makeups that you can't find anywhere else.
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I've never ordered from them either. You have to wonder, the competition for business is fierce and with companies like Need Supply, epaulet & TSM offering free postage on orders, how does Unionmade compete?

+1 for Unionmade and their great customer service - a few years ago, I ordered a size 8 Indy boot but a size 11 was delivered - they shipped the exchange that day via next day air day before I even made it to ship the originals back to them
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Not to mention NeedSupply is a much nicer store in terms of service, free shipping, actually shipping the next or same day, instant email replies, staff that can answer questions competently, etc. Unionmade lacks pretty much all of this and more. (Say they don't have stock and they refund you just the item cost, not shipping nor tax)

 

 

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^ +1 about NeedSupply. I exchanged PMs with their staff when I inquired about exactly which color UPLs they stocked. Received replies within minutes. Staff was courteous and knowledgeable. Shoes came in in 2 days smile.gif

Btw, I've had similar experiences with Epaulet. Email replies from them came in around 730am. Seemingly boundless willingness to answer my many questions about Alden and Carmina.

Can't say anything either way re Unionmade as I've never ordered from them. Some interesting makeups though.

 

 

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My experience with Need Supply was great. Fast shipping & great prices. I wouldn't hesitate to order from them again

 

 

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I've never ordered from them either. You have to wonder, the competition for business is fierce and with companies like Need Supply, epaulet & TSM offering free postage on orders, how does Unionmade compete?

 

 

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^ probably with unique makeups that you can't find anywhere else.

 

 

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+1 for Unionmade and their great customer service - a few years ago, I ordered a size 8 Indy boot but a size 11 was delivered - they shipped the exchange that day via next day air day before I even made it to ship the originals back to them

 

 

Thanks for the feedback on these retailers, but Need Supply, as Beatlegeuse mentioned, doesn't have a makeup that Unionmade has. My brother ordered his first Aldens and went with these:

http://www.unionmadegoods.com/Alden_Hawes_Plain_Toe_Boot_in_Reverse_Tobacco_Chamois_45193H_8818.html

 

He's after this look, but with the crepe sole:

http://vibergboot.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/20130207-144635.jpg

 

As was the case with my first pair, he was a bit hesitant to spend this kind of money on a pair of shoes. Was just trying to save him a few dollars. Hoping he likes them and that addiction will ensue.

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I've ordered from Unionmade and Need Supply numerous times each and never had a bad experience from either. FWIW, Unionmade has always answered my emails promptly and has helped me out with special requests on more than one occasion. I've also never had a problem making returns to them
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