Alden QC: Would you be happy with receiving this pair of shoes?

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  1. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    I was very happy to see a box from Leffot this morning, with Alden's shell/calf saddle shoes inside.

    That is... until I put them on.

    [​IMG]

    How can Alden possibly not notice the multi-shade difference in the shell color between the two shoes?

    So now I am stuck with either keeping these, or sending them back for a refund. But I love the design and there is not another pair in stock. [​IMG]

    I may be done with Alden...
     
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    I'd return, unless you really like the design, in which case send them back and see if they can somehow fix them.
     
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    KObalto Senior member

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    That is ridiculous.
     
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    im trying to tell if this is serious or not....

    Is this 2 different pairs of shoes? If not, and this is truly ONE pair of shoes...id be PISSED. thats a huge difference. Ive yet to get a pair of aldens...but all the shit i keep hearing about the current QC is enough to make me spend my money elsewhere. Personally i would send em back and have leffot send you another pair of shoes from a different maker.
     
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    that seriously looks like a photoshop

    lololo
     
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    that is seriously 1 shoe in cigar and 1 shoe in #8

    hysterical
     
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    I kinda lol'd myself.

    On a serious note, I could see those doing serious damage in Japan.
     
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    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    I kinda lol'd myself.

    On a serious note, I could see those doing serious damage in Japan.


    Should I put them up for $750 on eBay? [​IMG]
     
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    I am one whom, doesn't mind spending whatever on myself ( I know I deserve it ), however I expect to receive what I pay for. I'd send them back with a nasty note and a follow up call, raising hell. and I would certainly call the president of Alden, and also raise hell along w/ an e-mail w/ the pics. ( I always believe in making complaints, starting at the top, and skip the small change at the lower ladder positions.
     
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    I am one whom, doesn't mind spending whatever on myself ( I know I deserve it ), however I expect to receive what I pay for. I'd send them back with a nasty note and a follow up call, raising hell. and I would certainly call the president of Alden, and also raise hell along w/ an e-mail w/ the pics. ( I always believe in making complaints, starting at the top, and skip the small change at the lower ladder positions.

    Why be so antagonistic? It's a mistake. Sure, a mistake that should have been caught at multiple places along the way, but not that big a deal. The store could email a UPS return label and send out a replacement pair without a need for nasty calls and emails.
     
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    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    you should be thanking Alden, saddle shoes are so god awful that any excuse to send those back for a refund should be welcome.

    Different strokes for different folks, ed. I love em.
     
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    I would expect a full refund + covered shipping, or a swift exchange + covered shipping.
     
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    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Why be so antagonistic? It's a mistake. Sure, a mistake that should have been caught at multiple places along the way, but not that big a deal. The store could email a UPS return label and send out a replacement pair without a need for nasty calls and emails.

    I agree with this. I just hope my $25 shipping fee to get them to me will be refunded as well... [​IMG]
     

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