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

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  1. mdubs

    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Don, those Hunting Green Indys are rad with the Brass Hardware. Also, like the Chords. Hopefully you are keeping warm!


    Looking good Henry, for a half a second, I thought that those were Brassvellos. :)


    Looking good bud in your Brassed out Color 8 Indys.


    I will allow others who deal with this snow like stuff comment on this one, sorry just not my domain... :)


    Those Indy's are looking good, seen plenty of foot time.


    Marv, yeah, those Whiskey LWBs are superb. You need to wear them more. Nice to see you got the REDA memo yesterday... :)


    Long live the King!


    You are very lucky my friend!


    Speaking of lucky, looking good bud in those uber exotics. :)


    Looking good yesterday in your King WT Boots.


    Those pants and argyles look superb together. Love the NSTs.


    Looking good in your Saddles. Concur that those are the way to go with golfing. I want to someday get a pair of Color #8 Saddles and convert them into golf shoes.


    Looking good Mr. Box in them Color #8 NSTs!


    The Banana Brownvellos are treating you very well.


    Its funny, I was just thinking the other day that a pair of Grant Snuff CT Boots would be pretty rad and then there they are... Looking as good as I expected! :)


    Ha, another great golf shoe there Chippy.

    -Miky
     
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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Sure, Alden Ravello Shell LWB (2014 via AoC) versus AE Walnut Shell Strand (2012 via AE Webgem). I will add that the AEs are 4 years old now and have been worn ~40-50 times, so they have patina'ed quite a bit. I also have VSC'ed them a few times (especially right after I got them) and that darkened them just a pidge. They were slightly more muted when I first got them (picture attached for reference).

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    Brand new Walnut Shell.
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    Brand new Ravello.
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    -Mike
     
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    tifosi Tire Kicker

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    Time to get rid of this pesky, shiny Alden acrylic finish.

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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Ha, shut up Tif. We all know thats the trophy sitting in your old case... You drool every time you walk by it...

    -Mike
     
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    ReppTiePrepster Senior member

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    Ready for date night with my better half. She asked me what's up with the green pants...
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    Seems like the "fatigue" wool suiting pants from J Crew have become a staple on this thread. Found them the other day on clearance for $42 shipped. Can't get enough of this older, olive shade of cigar.
     
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    Trying my Barrie last PTB that arrived today from TSM. This is my second Alden purchase after the Wingtip Blucher last week. Now time to confirm my Barrie Tanker and Grant Captoe boot MTOs with Alden Madison and Alden DC :)

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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Looking good Repp in your Cigars. I think the Green is a great combo with them.

    -Mike
     
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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Looking good Ali. Hope that you found your good fit.

    -M
     
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    I did for the barrie last. Going with 10 C on the Grant last as per your and kathy's advice. Hampton and Aberdeen lasts can wait till I get to visit either of the three Alden retailers in SF, DC or NY. Happy with the start of my collection :)
     
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    1 - thank you!
    2- ok so these colors look pretty similar
    3 - 40-50 wears on those strands? They look brand new. Amazing.
     
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    Don't ruin the finish on my boots please
     
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    Fantastic photo's today of all the unique Alden makeup's .. Saz gets my vote for "Boot of the Day". Really a Classic I'd like to aquire one day. #8 Indy Truebalance Double Leather soles. Very nice Saz.
     
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    Sweet boots Ali... really tempted to snag a pair of these myself.
     
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    Thanks bro... a wise man once told me this was an offer i shouldn't refuse!
     
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    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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