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The Official Alden Thread for 2018 - Share Reviews, Sizing, Advice, and Photos.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by mdubs, Jan 1, 2018.

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    Break a leg, sterling!

    Audog,
    Hoping for the best outcome. Hang in there, brother!
     

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    Nice! Thanks for providing the picture. Your picture is going to have to make due until I get home from work. Luckily, work is only 5 minutes away.
     

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    What lasts are your "tie shoes" and loafers on for AE? I'm going to preeeety much say 11D will be a no-go, but if we have those data points we can help compare AE to Alden better.
     

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    Tie shoes are mainly 65 last (Cambridge, Park Ave, Fifth Ave, etc.) basically everything in that last, all Shell. Calf is the same size for me. Fits pretty well I think.
    Leeds and Dalton in 12D, all shell, I believe the 511 last. My one pair of Leeds is custom MTO seconds so it might a different last.
    Grayson and Randolph both shell - 11.5D
    Patriot in unlined suede (Club Monaco special) - 11.5D
     

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    I want to say thanks to all here, wife’s surgery went well and she is in recovery room. Thanks for all the kind words and thoughts they meant a lot to me today.
     

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    Whiskey Wednesday.
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    Sounds like you'll need 11.5D for Van, so I'd pass.
    Van is typically taken in your Barrie size (half down from TTS). Since your Randolphs and Patriots are 11.5D, I think you'd suffer at 11D and sale at a loss later.
     

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    It’s been a while gents. Went with 990 today. Hope y’all are well...
     

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    my collection! let me know if you see anything you like, I have to get rid of them all :/ will get them on ebay later tonight

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    Those look good. A unique comment: I like the rolls on that pair (specifically the right shoe)
    There's some cool boots there...too bad not my size!
     

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    Great news, audog. Truly great news. I hope she heals quickly and resumes a normal routine soon.

    The forum moderator needs to pull this post down - it’s downright obscene.

    RTP, I’ve missed you around here. I’m glad to know you are still rocking some classics. Hope you are great.
     

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    Thanks brother! Still enjoying my Alden collection, I’ve just been tied up with work, family, and life in general. Peace...
     

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    Yes, the rolls on these 990s almost look like cap toes. Thanks!
     

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