Alden Modified Last: If You Wear, or are Interested, Please Read

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Roguls, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. Joenobody0

    Joenobody0 Senior member

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    Seriously? Do you not see those boots I posted?

    They are even better in person.


    That cap toe boot with the double row of stitching is so nice.
     
  2. srivats

    srivats Senior member

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    How did I miss this thread? Add me to the list too!
     
  3. Cali

    Cali Senior member

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    You can add England to the list as well. Browns has Modified last shells Boot Shoe Cap toe certainly seems to help the look
     
  4. Roguls

    Roguls Senior member

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    You can add England to the list as well. Browns has Modified last shells

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    Cap toe certainly seems to help the look


    The irony thickens.
     
  5. Profligate47

    Profligate47 Senior member

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    Add me too. Very comfortable in fit, but did not like the limited shell offering. Would love more choices in shell. Thanks!
     
  6. apropos

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    ^The prices they sell for overseas are insane, and from what I've heard they are very popular (at least in Japan). I think they don't want to undercut their sellers in those markets.
    All they need to do is make them only in sizes US 9.5 and up - BLAMMO you've excluded 90% of the Japanese market.

    It really is that simple.
     
  7. rbny

    rbny Senior member

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    I have several pairs of Aldens-mostly in Plaza lasted shoes and chukkas and I also have Barrie lasted chukka and shell cordovan PTB; Trubulance lasted Indy Boot and shell cordovan Hampton lasted cap toed blucher. I find that the Plaza lasted shoes, especially the bluchers, fit me the best. However, none of the chukkas or boots really fit me well since I need a little more toe room since I have a D+ width forefoot but I have narrower heels/ankles and instep. My feet also mildy pronates. Never tried a Modified last but count me in anyway!
     
  8. Roguls

    Roguls Senior member

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    Up for more exposure - there must be more modified wearers out there...
     
  9. GaryRanson

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    As a 9-1/2 EEE needing a 9-1/2 EEEE due to arch support inserts, I believe I would be a candidate.


    Up for more exposure - there must be more modified wearers out there...
     
  10. jiomitori

    jiomitori Senior member

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    Thank you! I haven't posted on styleforum in a while, but I found this thread because I regularly search online to try to find pairs of Modified Last shoes. Please add me to the list. Alden should support their American customers.
     
  11. clee1982

    clee1982 Senior member

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    Glad some people posted, didn't know Brown carry Alden, I thought I could only get Alden from BB here[​IMG]
     
  12. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    Count me in. I was lucky enough to get a pair of shell boots on the Modified Last...sublime is not the word. At the Alden store in NYC, they told me they could do a special make-up for a Ravello LWB on the Modified...I wound up not having the dough at the time, but maybe we can get this off the ground.

    post photos
     
  13. mth

    mth Well-Known Member

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    Please count me in. I'm definitely up for a better option than buying my modified lasts here in Tokyo.
     
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    Those of you the own shoes on the modified last have probably noticed that shoe trees are not a good fit. I've taken to stuffing newspaper in mine after each wear, but am curious if anyone has come up with a more elegant solution.
     
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    Roguls Senior member

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