Red Wings GT vs. Alden Indy (with pics)

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  1. Tarmac

    Tarmac Senior member

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    I like everything about the RW GT except the black cherry color. I guess I'd prefer more of a brown.

    There is a new brown color making its way to dealers now. I prefer the cherry.
     


  2. Brutus

    Brutus Senior member

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    I figured some folks would need pictures of why the only choice here is the Alden Indy.
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  3. milosz

    milosz Senior member

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    Which brand/model of jeans are those in the last photo?
     


  4. Brutus

    Brutus Senior member

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    Which brand/model of jeans are those in the last photo?

    Same as all the others. Same as the OP's jeans...IH 634S.
     


  5. alliswell

    alliswell Senior member

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    There is a new brown color making its way to dealers now. I prefer the cherry.

    The cherry has a lot of authority, for want of a better term. Maybe it goes back to the skinhead thing. It looks like more trouble than any brown boot would.
     


  6. Tarmac

    Tarmac Senior member

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    Yeah. it's the super-wide welt, that nefarious little up-turn on the toe, and the bloodclot red color. I really like mine
     


  7. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    I love the GTs...black on left center, cherry on right center.

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  8. dusty

    dusty Senior member

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    I have always hated boots with a bulbous toe. Love Indys though, I just wish they'd use a different color of leather.
     


  9. Smokestack

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    I have always hated boots with a bulbous toe. Love Indys though, I just wish they'd use a different color of leather.

    The NYC Alden store sells Indy's in black for $25 more. I think I saw some tans out there, too...
     


  10. dusty

    dusty Senior member

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    The NYC Alden store sells Indy's in black for $25 more. I think I saw some tans out there, too...

    I just got a pair from Alden Shop -- I think they might be called Aviators or something -- but they are Indys in brown suede with a plain toe. Love them.
     


  11. zippyh

    zippyh Senior member

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    I've got an unnatural Indy boot obsession.

    Leather Soul Black cordovan.
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    Leather Soul Snuff Suede.
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    Leather Soul #8 Cordovan.
    They aren't as creased as they appear in the picture. That's an artifact of the flash.
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    With stock calf ones.
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  12. lee_44106

    lee_44106 Senior member

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    Very nice! All except the stock Indy looks unworn!
     


  13. zippyh

    zippyh Senior member

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    The black cordovan ones actually are unworn.
    The rest get regular wear.
    I'll probably retire the suede ones for the rainy season (i.e. the next 6 months here in Seattle) though.
     


  14. amlai

    amlai Senior member

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    zippyh... you seem to be the only other person I've run across with an equal obsession with the Indy boot... maybe you're actually more obsessed. I've posted most of these pictures in various threads around here, but here they are again:

    LeatherSoul Cigar shell cordovan Indy:
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    Heavily sun exposed LeatherSoul #8 shell cordovan Indy:
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    Cigar shell on left, #8 on right:
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    The whole happy family:
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  15. JOA

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    Your #8's have developed a gorgeous patina. I'm jealous...
     


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