An update, two years later....
Loving the Plaza last!
Alden has a love/hate relationship with social media. A while back Alden DC was going to do a email list of some sort. A lot of people here signed up for it. However, Alden corporate pulled it and it never got off the ground.
^^^LaymanX, great 1 year update. Love to see these shoes after some wear
Thanks! I'm just glad they've lightened up in color. When they first arrived, I was a bit dismayed that they were almost dark to the point of being black. Now they're clearly reddish-burgundy, and the color variation is