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Originally Posted by barabara View Post

#4 Wing Tip Boots.
Whiskey Cap Toe Boots.
Ravello Chukka Boots.




Please tell me they are size 10 and you want to make some money.

Great collection.

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post #55862 of 79043
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Originally Posted by Roguls View Post

Moulded Shoe has the stock Alden parts for resoles, and will customize.

Thanks Roguls. Also for reference I heard back from Nick at B. Nelson who indicated that they offer the same waterloc sole and purchase from the same source as Alden.
post #55863 of 79043
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Originally Posted by barabara View Post

#4 Wing Tip Boots.
Whiskey Cap Toe Boots.
Ravello Chukka Boots.



Barabara, dude your killing me. Beautiful boots sir. Very jealous!
post #55864 of 79043
Anybody knows what's the Madison store return policy?

Thanks,
post #55865 of 79043
Barabara - where did those Whiskey captoe boots come from?? I can't recall ever seeing a model like that, they are amazing.
post #55866 of 79043
OG LS Chromexcel Chukka




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post #55867 of 79043
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Originally Posted by blue collar View Post

OG LS Chromexcel Chukka



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Great looking combo blue. Details on the pants please.
post #55868 of 79043
[quote name="Atomkun" url="/t/85589/the-official-alden-thread/55830#post_

As this is my first pair of Shell boots/footwear, maybe someone here can advise me on what to do before I start wearing it? Should I apply any cream etc?

Thanks in advance![/quote]

I'm far from an expert but I would not apply cream to shell. I would brush and wear on carpet for a few hours before wearing outdoors. Google the 'Mac' break-in method. That's what I follow.
Edited by Shawnc - 7/27/13 at 7:22am
post #55869 of 79043
All beautiful rare shell and I like the reverse welt!
post #55870 of 79043
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Originally Posted by Shawnc View Post

[quote name="Atomkun" url="/t/85589/the-official-alden-thread/55830#post_

As this is my first pair of Shell boots/footwear, maybe someone here can advise me on what to do before I start wearing it? Should I apply any cream etc?

Thanks in advance!

I'm far from an expert but I would not apply cream to shell. I would brush and wear on carpet for a few hours before wearing outdoors. Google the 'Mac' break-in method. That's what I follow.
OMG, NO SHOE CREAM. Okay, stay calm. Before you do anything, and I mean anything, google the Mac' break-in method immediately if not sooner. All will be well my friend.
post #55871 of 79043
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Originally Posted by venividivicibj View Post

Does anyone have a side by side comparison of Barrie last vs AE 5? Just for reference.

I wear a 8C Barrie and 8D in the AE 5 last.  I am a 8.5C in the Brannock.  The 8D AE 5 is a tad shorter than the 8C Barrie.  I do feel that my left pinky toe hits the the shoe since my left foot is the longer foot (I'm 8D Brannock in the right).  But since the AE5 is longer than the rest of the AE last, I can wear it.  The AE 1 last for example is too snug for me.  I have to wear a true 8.5C in that last.  I think you know that the AE 5 is long and narrow so it affords a bit of length.  You will see that the Barrie is has a more generous toebox so no toe issue here.  But the width of the 8C Barrie is definitely comparable to the 8D AE 5.  Also, the heel of the Barrie may even be a bit more generous.  The 8D Barrie I can't wear.  It's not even possible to keep  my foot steady.

 

Hope this helps.

 

 

Barrie is a tad longer but the AE5 is not far behind.  Length are almost the same.  But there is a big difference in toebox.

 

Heel and throat of Barrie is BIG even comparing 8C with 8D AE5.

post #55872 of 79043
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Originally Posted by MrDV View Post

Great looking combo blue. Details on the pants please.

Thanks DV! They are a pair of ...patch[1].gif...Gap *gasp* chinos from a few years back.

From the sale rack!!!!!

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post #55873 of 79043
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Originally Posted by epc2 View Post

Anybody knows what's the Madison store return policy?

Thanks,

 

I just called them about that a few days ago. I think he said returns are accepted within 14 days if shoes are like new, no creases or signs of wear. Best to call them to double check.

post #55874 of 79043
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Originally Posted by blue collar View Post

OG LS Chromexcel Chukka



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I love the color on these shoes. Is this normal brown CXL or something different?

The patina with the reddish purple makes me feel like I'm going to do fix up a car, or do something manly. Haha
post #55875 of 79043
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Originally Posted by venividivicibj View Post

I love the color on these shoes. Is this normal brown CXL or something different?

The patina with the reddish purple makes me feel like I'm going to do fix up a car, or do something manly. Haha

Standard CXL. They have had Reno' on them a few times though. They are also almost 3 years old so there is some weathering/patina showing up.
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