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The Official Alden Thread for 2017 - Share Reviews, Sizing, Advice, and Photos.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by mdubs, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. hoodog

    hoodog Senior member

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    So, where are these sold?
     
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    Who made the Cigar Barrie Indy on Crepe?
     
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    I recently made this mistake twice (with shell cordovan and with Chromexcel). Money lost. Lesson learned. Once the boot broke in, I realized my mistake.
     
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    I'm pretty sure it was Fransboone
     
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    Wow. Sorry to hear that.
     
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    It's just money, right? Or an opportunity for someone else to get damn good boots at a great price. Anyone on the hunt for 8E Indy's (#8 shell, CXL brown) send me a message. :)
     
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    If they weren't E, I'd for sure take the #8. So close!
     
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    Just stick an insole in there and you're good to go.
     
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    Who are you to enable the enabler???? LMAO
     
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    Do you change size on last going from blucher to chukkas or boots? The flat welt J Crew PCT boots are too tight across the vamp for me in 7.5D. Whereas PTB, LWB, and Dover fit well. The J Crew recent NST boots seems to fit slightly tighter than the blucher, but not as tight as the PCT, which has a flat welt and all the other ones are reverse.
     
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    Ah the good old Jcrew PCT boot sizing quandary...
     
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    Go TTS. End of story.
     
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    I generally err on the side of going a size larger. I can always use a tacco insole or tongue pad to take up more space. Too small makes a shoe unwearable.
     
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    My Barrie sizing varies between 10D and 10.5D, though neither is perfect. Could anyone here give me insole measurements for the heel and the widest part of the shoe from a 10E Barrie lasted blucher-type shoe? Trying to decide whether 10E might be a good in-between size. Thanks!
     

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