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The Official Alden Thread for 2019 - Share Reviews, Sizing, Advice, and Photos.

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Tuesday Alden x J. Crew PCT with crucial Guinness socks from our time in Dublin. These were professionally polished two years ago, have seen nothing but brushing since and are still crazy glossy in the right light.







 

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Thanks, Mike. The Barrie last is so wide... I’m surprised more people don’t wear their normal size in a B or C width as opposed to sizing down (ie wearing a 10.5 D instead of an 11). Although I also know all too well how challenging it can be to find narrow widths.

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Thats what i did with my Indys. Went with a 10.5C instead of a 10D. Much much better fit
 
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Not sure what you mean about fading, exactly. Darker shell colors tend to get lighter over time and lighter shell colors tend to get darker. Doesn't really have anything to do with whiskey, per se.
My experience matches yours. I happen to be wearing some natty shell today which was purchased 2.5 years ago. They do not get a great deal of wear, just every 4-5 weeks. I went back and pulling a picture from their first wearing that was taken indoors and without any alterations for flash, saturation, etc. I then took a picture today in the same office, with the same lack of any post processing. They are getting darker. Maiden wear first.

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