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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. gr789

    gr789 Senior member

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    Rainy day, so some well loved #8 captoe boots for some work meetings.
     


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    Order from somewhere that has good easy returns, like TSM. If I were you I'd try the B just to see how it fits. The CXL version is going to stretch more than the others.
     


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    Fabulous combination my friend!! Enjoy them often and in the best of health...
     


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    Immediately in if this happens.
     


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    Great minds think alike...

    I actually called TSM today and they confirmed that Alden could immediately ship me some 405s in 9.5B. I already have the 403s, so could use something slightly different. In fact, according to the TSM website, only the 405s are available in in B width; black and CXL are available in C width.

    I am glad you mentioned "good easy returns" because I hate getting stuck with poorly-fitting footwear. If I go for the 9.5B 405s and they work well, I might try to unload my very lightly worn 403s in 9.5D, but I must admit I have never, ever sold anything over the Internet.
     


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    Thank you, gentlemen. I think I'll go for a 7.5D for the wingtip boot in burnished calf. Hope it fits the same as the unlined shell dover.
     


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    Ok, sent you a PM :)
     


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    Hehe, I am 9D Barrie, don't tempt me!
     


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    I had similar problems with the McCoppin. I ended up converting them to this:

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    I could go for either a Tobacco Chamois or Hunting Green Reverse Chamois NST Tanker, Antique, Commando.

    Perfect to submit something in the next month or 2, and have them arrive for fall.
     


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    Those look insanely awesome.
     


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    Navals today...

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    I may be in the minority, but I love the darker color 8. I would rather it stay dark over time, or just skip to the heavily patina'd stage.
     


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    Yeah that would be an unreal casual boot, contrast toe stitch and brass eyelets and hooks for maximum pop
     
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