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

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  1. prez

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    Guys some family pics from me as well.
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    Ptb first.
    Color 8 and Ravello front row,
    Whisky and Black cordovan second row.
     
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    Dover.

    1st row snuff suede unlined and lined with brass eyelets, both Barrie.
    2nd row dark brown and tan suede unlined, both modified.
    3rd row cigar on plaza and cxl unlined on Barrie.
    4th color 8 unlined from Yenni.
     
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    That's a lot of plain toes!
     
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    LWB

    1st row tan and snuff suede, both Barrie.
    2nd row cxl on modified and cigar on Barrie.
    3rd row black cordovan on Barrie and Carmina cognac cordovan.
    4th row color 8 975
     
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    Alden world problems...

    Antique Edge is Hot
    Place order with Alden
    Wait 12 - 16 months to get delivery
    Everyone now wants black edges [​IMG]
     
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    LHS Moccasin

    1st row dark brown and snuff suede unlined on Van.
    2nd row blue cxl and brown cxl unlined on Van.
    3rd row color 8 and brown grained both unlined on Van.
     
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    Boots and the rest over the weekend!
     
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    Yes, it very much is Alden world problems. When I first got hooked I was lusting over the Leffot 8 tanker & color 8 / antique edges was somewhat rare, but lately it seems like all color 8 makeups are with antique edging. I guess we just want what we can't have :)

    BTW, it's more like 36-48 months for those LS Pitt boots
     
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    Black is best!!

    Seriously I think the dark upper plus light welt is some kind of crazy Viberg inspired fad that will eventually pass. It's kind of at critical mass now. I think if color 8 weren't so dark these days it would look a little better. I mean, they still look awesome, but maybe a bit too much contrast for my taste, especially on dressier boots.
     
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    So how do you gents feel about the newer crop of (very dark) cigar with antique edging? I can't imagine cigar with black edges.
     
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    New Cigar Cap toe boots from Shoemart seconds list. Cant find any defects. Loving them
     
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    Lovely Boots! Barrie last?
     
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    Thanks! Yes, Barrie last size 9 D. Typicall not my favorite last, would prefer grant in 9.5, but I think they look great in this makeup.
     
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    AoM #8 Tankers today.
     
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