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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. KPDarb

    KPDarb Distinguished Member

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    I don't have any experience with Carmina but I take the same size in plaza/aberdeen as AE5. Im sure others can provide some extra advice. Give theshoemart a try if you want to try on shoes but are worried about returns. Good luck!
     


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    Do you know your size in the Barrie last?
     


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    All this talk of Ravello... starting out the week on the right foot with the Ravello x DC cap toe boot.
     


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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    A Ravello Cap Toe boot is certainly starting out on the right foot.

    -Mike
     


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    975's to start the first 2016 work week

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    Aberdeen and Plaza fit pretty TTS. If you are a 10E in AE65 last, I'd try a 10E in these two Alden lasts as well as in my experience AE 65 fits TTS. Hope that helps. Others can maybe offer advice with more experience. Good luck!
     
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    As well as the left foot[​IMG]
    Couldn't resist.
     
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    Any tips as to who has a Plaza Lasted High Boot in stock in a 9D? Not black? Need commando sole. Aside from that I'm pretty open. Yenni only has black calf NST, and J Gilbert Tan Calf NST but not on commando. Shoemart has a few but all on a leather sole.


    Any help would be great, thanks.
     


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    Starting out the first work week of the new year with some Cigar (!):

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    I'm glad to see the thread split and like that it's going to be a new thread each year.

    I started off 2016 by doing a little bit of maintenance on my tankers and PTBs last night while I watch football.

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    All that work and then I ended up wearing suede to the office this morning.
     


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    Probably would need to do a pano shot for that! Catching up on the past few pages... really beautiful ravello collections @mdubs and @MrDV ! [​IMG]
     
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    totalair1 Senior Member

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    Damn DV...thats an awesome collection of Ravello! Only thing missing is a LHS, and I would take any of yours ahead of LHS.
    I too love Ravello so much I have the Leffot Daytripper and DC Captoe on Commando. Daytrippers are slightly more comfortable with the single oiled sole.

    Steve
     


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    Mike-an awesome collection with great diversity!

    Steve
     


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    yes sir. nicely played.
    great cigar lwbs. they look so nice with that edge.
    i do the same. football, golf, british premier league... all good company for brushing.
     


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    Happy New Year, gents... Alden x Epaulet Taunton boots today:

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    And a shameless plug for the item in my freshly edited signature...
     


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