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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. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, Cigar seems to be Aldenese for "brown".

    yeah cigar looks awesome on boots like indys ... but if you can only have 1 shade of longwings #8 is where its at. but if you can afford multiples get em all [​IMG]
     
  2. Razele

    Razele Well-Known Member

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    Getting two pairs of Alden Flex Welt's put through soon. Tan and the Lighter Brown (Polo?)

    Can't wait.

    Casual Alden's really do it for me. The Chukka's are pretty perfect.
     
  3. slide13

    slide13 Well-Known Member

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    I like the Alden laces and have yet to break one. My Tankers are going on 6 months of almost every other day wear and they are still going strong.
     
  4. Teger

    Teger Well-Known Member

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    really? did you get the special waxed ones or the standard cloth ones/thin leather ones?
     
  5. slide13

    slide13 Well-Known Member

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    I think they are waxed on my Context Tankers and just plain cotton on my Indys (which are only about 3 months old but still holding tight).
     
  6. breakz

    breakz Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone seen something similar to the Context Roy but in this color/finish? That would be the perfect boot, IMO. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. amlai

    amlai Well-Known Member

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    The boots in the 2nd picture are my whiskey shell Indy boots. In general, you'll be hard pressed to find anything in whiskey shell. Just not much supply and in very high demand. Sometimes various stores manage to get an allocation of something whiskey shell, but it's frequently sold out almost immediately. The Madison Ave store occasionally has a barrie last chukka in whiskey shell.
     
  8. breakz

    breakz Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I researched a bit more and whiskey shell is hard to find. Those whiskey Indys were apparently a limited run from Leather Soul--they don't expect a second release.

    I'll have to see what comes up.
     
  9. erbs

    erbs Well-Known Member

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    I got some brown shoe creme on the welt of my Indys; does anybody know a good way to get it off?
     
  10. jasonfoote303

    jasonfoote303 Well-Known Member

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    here are the chukkas in whiskey...

    these are the only "boot" with a plain-toe that I've seen in whiskey. they also have a blucher shoe in whiskey sometimes available. call the San Francisco store to see if they have them in your size.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Petyot

    Petyot Well-Known Member

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    My first pair of Alden. Found in a Value village today... I like them [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] With new laces and some buffing : [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  12. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Well-Known Member

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    not bad ... how much?

    edit: great first pair to get btw
     
  13. Petyot

    Petyot Well-Known Member

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    not bad ... how much?

    I paid $9.99 Canadian dollars... . [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  14. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Well-Known Member

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    WOW grab me a pair haha 8.5D
     
  15. jessetk313

    jessetk313 Well-Known Member

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    WOW those look great. I'd kill to find a pair in my size for 10 dollars! There wouldnt of happened to be a 9E or (.5 D there would there?
     
  16. chiamdream

    chiamdream Well-Known Member

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    Holy shit - great score. Would easily fetch $200 on eBay. Enjoy 'em.
     
  17. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Well-Known Member

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    here are the chukkas in whiskey...

    [​IMG]


    god i love the color of the ravellos and whiskey but i feel like it would be harder to pull off. black, #8, and cigar are so much easier ... looks great though!
     
  18. Petyot

    Petyot Well-Known Member

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    WOW those look great. I'd kill to find a pair in my size for 10 dollars! There wouldnt of happened to be a 9E or (.5 D there would there?

    They are 9D. But strange enough, they are perfect for my 10D feet.
     
  19. Petyot

    Petyot Well-Known Member

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    Holy shit - great score. Would easily fetch $200 on eBay. Enjoy 'em.

    Thanks. I will enjoy them.
     
  20. velomane

    velomane Well-Known Member

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    Petyot,

    You have no idea how green with envy you've made me. What a spectacular find! Now, because of you, I have to make a trip tomorrow to my local Value Village in a futile attempt in finding something like that.
     
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