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

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  1. tb43

    tb43 Senior member

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    Pmed you
     


  2. mdubs

    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Those are both correct and pretty much the only two makeups that I have seen in Ravello.

    1. Alden "Indy" Boot on the Plaza Last by Frans Boone
    2. Alden Cap Toe Boot on the Plaza Last by Asbjorn Dagestad

    Asbjorn Dagestad will not sell to the US market and typically only orders E widths. I talked to him shortly after he got that run of Ravello CT Boots in.

    Frans Boone was supposedly doing a run last year and posted an instagram pre-order (to fill like 2 slots), but those haven't come into existence. I would guess that they were not a confirmed run, but merely a submission to the factory. Their previous run was in 2012 to my recollection and they did one run before that.

    The other problem is that Alden doesn't seem to have received a batch of Ravello from Horween in over a year, probably closer to 2 now, so not much has happened on the Ravello front in quite a while.

    -Mike
     
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  3. mdubs

    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Those Green Indys are stellar Don.


    Sorry that you have to work, at least you are doing it in style and comfort.


    Looking great Marv! Nice looking Indy Boots!

    Your infants are looking great and hope that they grow up to be happy and healthy adult Snuffs.

    -Mike
     


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    sleepyinsanfran Senior member

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    yup prestitched, and not a norwegian welt
     


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    Leathersoul ultimate Indys for a wet Saturday.
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    great looking pairs fellas!
     


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    Yet another sweet pic! Keep'em coming my friend; looking really good!
     


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    Solid Easter footwear, Saz. Lookin' good my friend; enjoy...
     


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    ReppTiePrepster Senior member

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    Fortunate indeed! Fabulous boots KW; enjoy them often my friend...
     


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    ReppTiePrepster Senior member

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    Went with my first "exotic" shell pair of Alden tonight; Cigar LWBs from AoC (circa 2011). They look more like a shade of ravello, but still love'em.
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    I miss that old cigar color! Looking grand.
     


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    I have one pair of Rancourt shell and just bought my second. They feel lighter than Alden and I don't like their leather sole. However they have nice composite sole options. Frankly I don't think Alden sets a very high bar wrt to construction.
     


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    Guys I'm looking for a shortwing Blucher black shell in a Barrie last any idea were to look
     


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