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***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. mcarthur

    mcarthur Well-Known Member

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    nephew,
    good looking gunboats, wear in good health
     
  2. mcarthur

    mcarthur Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]
    #8 lhs
    argyles otc
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    thank you MrDV



    thank you Uncle
     
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    Thank you Uncle...
     
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    Like your LHS' Uncle... Safe travels (in style)...
     
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    Uncle,

    Enjoy your flight!

    I like the antique edge on your #8 LHS.
     
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    Thank you, Uncle.

    Thanks, Sazon. So comfy all day today that a part of me wants to break the don't-wear-same-shoes-two-days-in-a-row rule.
     
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    These are so lovely! Hope you're enjoying them.

    I wish I had gone the Leffot route on these. I want to experiment with modifying my dark welted #8 lwbs and home brewing the antique trim, but I'm too much of a fraidy cat to give it a try. [​IMG]
     
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    I actually think it's a cool idea. I love the look of a beat-up pair but would want a shoe like the color 8 longwing in presentable condition as well. I have a small collection but I wear that pair quite often. Wish I could justify something like that.
     
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    The idea of intentionally beating the hell out of, and not caring for, a pair of $675 shoes does not resonate with me. But to each their own.
     
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    QFT
     
  12. CalceoAdamator

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    The idea of intentionally beating the hell out of, and not caring for, a pair of $675 shoes does not resonate with me. But to each their own.

    QFT

    I'll third that... WTF?
     
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    On this forum people beat up boots, sneakers and jackets that cost more than 3x those Aldens... it might even help cover up some QC flaws (5).
     
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  14. Bakes11771

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    I know that some people treat that blog as gospel, but for real...

    ...FASHION SHOULD BE AN EXPRESSION OF INDIVIDUALITY.

    It drives me crazy when people think that they are "in to fashion" just because they shop at the trendy stores.

    (I won't name stores, but you know which one(s) I am talking about.)



    anyway, sorry. That really didn't have anything to do with this thread, or even this conversation.
     
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    I don't take it as intentionally beating them up. I just see it as one more brushed dressy version and one a bit more casual and distressed looking.
     
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    Its really a no brainer if you have any mechanical skills at all .Plenty of how to's posted . If you dont like it just get a good black edge dressing and your back to square one . Be aware tho theres not much you can do with the top surface of the welt itll just have to stay black.
     
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    I go TTS in Florsheim, but I do not own any of their cordovan models.
     
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    Freaking awesome is right! PAM 111?
     
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    nephew,
    thank you
     
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