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The Official Alden Thread for 2016 - Share reviews, sizing, advice, and photos.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by mdubs, Jan 1, 2016.

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  1. Moss

    Moss Senior member

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    The definition of insanity is buying Ravello again and again and getting the same delicious results!
     


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    Gabru, those came out great!
    Pepper, good for you! I'm still considering it, but looking forward to your pictures!
     
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    Rstldr Senior member

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    Mr. DV. Spectacular! Simply spectacular!
     


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    Ravello collections on fire, @mdubs and @MrDV . This new thread is living up to expectations, gents!
     


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    Whoa.......
     


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    AliMurtaza Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Can someone recommend the size of the Cordovan captoe boot on the Grant last that is available at shoemart? I am a 10.5 B on the brannock device but usually wear 9.5 D. Recently tried my first Alden boot on the Barrie last. 9D was short in length and 9.5D felt roomy on my smaller foot. I think 9.5D should be my size on this boot but should I also 10D to be safe? Hesitant to order two sizes because apparently shoemart doesn't accept returns if the cordovan leather is creased during trying of shoes.
     


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    JSO1 Senior member

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    Give Kathy at Alden DC a call (202-347-2308). I believe she also offers a Grant last cap-toe boot, and she may be able to accommodate a narrower width. If you can't get 10.5B, then I'd suggest 10C. 9.5D would be a last resort, as it will likely be too short for you. 10D will probably be too wide.
     
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    AliMurtaza Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. I will call her tomorrow. I wear 9.5 D on the 82 last in EG and 9.5 D on the First Avenue boots in Allen Edmonds. Do you still think 9.5 D will be too short on this boot?
     


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    where do you live? I'd definitely make the trip somewhere to try on some narrower widths. It is worth the wait to get an optimal fit.
     


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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Try 10C, Alden doesn't offer the Grant in B widths.

    -Mike
     


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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Alden doesn't have the B widths on the Grant Last... I know, I have inquired about a 10.5B before...

    -Mike
     


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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Great looking Ravello club there bud. -M
     


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    Wow, you guys have some drool-worthy collections!
     


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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Your Cigar Indy's are looking superb!



    Always looking good in your LHSes.

    -Mike
     


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    thanks for the kind words gentlemen.
    antique edges look fantastic. great looking boots.
     


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