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The Official Alden Thread for 2021 - Share Reviews, Sizing, Advice, and Photos.

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Really starting to feel like Spring here today and decided it was a great day to break out the Ravello LHS.

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Vocans! Sunday is ALWAYS a good day for a LHS! :) Looking great in your new Ravello's, those are superb! Glad that it is finally warm enough for you to wear shorts!


BB unlined 8 LHS for another warm day.
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Chippy, loooking good in your Color #8 Unlined LHSes! Looks like you got a bit of a scufff on your right leg, have you teid a deer bone on it yet? :)


I took the BB unlined #8 shell loafers out today, too. It’s still in the thirties here in NYC, but the weather is on the upswing after a week of blustery weather.

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Barutanseijin, you are looking superb in those lovely looking Color #8 Unlined Loafers! Those are such a great and lovely model!


30s and sunny out in jersey so went on a quick hike with the fam. Like the simplicity of this these. Hope everyone had a good weekend.

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AJ, you are looking good in those Chamois Perf Tip Boots. Nice to see some fading snow in the background there! :)


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AuDog, those Tassels are spiffy!!! Looking great in your tassels and lovely denim!


Some glamor shots of the new boots. Who else thinks the smell of new shell is intoxicating? 😁
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Happy Sunday gents!
AldenShoeMan, you did exceptionally well with those! What a truly remarkable boot that you were able to acquire! I hope that you wear those for many years in good health my friend!


Galileo, those Whiskey Penny's are looking truly superb! A fantastic take on the classic Penny Loafer and I hope that you enjoyed them today!!!


Joe, I do not know how you rolled those, but you did it exceptionally well! Those Cigars are just completely off the hook, dare I say smoking? The composition of the classic Cigar Indy against the Brass Hardware is just exquisite!!!


Cold Monday morning
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James, looking great in those truly classy looking U-Tip Saddle Bluchers. Those are a lovely looking shoe and you are wearing them very well!!!

-Mike
 

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It's a boot Tuesday Monday. As @savvysartorial pointed out, I have lost track of the days. Either that, or future smfdoc posted for me today.

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I have the opposite problem. Narrow lasts like Plaza and AE 1943, both of which fit me beautifully, make my long narrow feet look like x-country skis!
Hahahah, well that's one problem with narrow feet :(

Maiden voyage of Modified last Chromexcel longwings from Moulded Shoe today. These are really, really neat. The Modified last really does have a unique -- and excellent -- fit. This pair of shoes has all kinds of neat little features, too, like the gigantic Thomas heel used on Indy boots, a 270-degree welt, and metal eyelets. I can't wait to wear these into the ground, they are really comfortable and seem like they'll be quite durable!

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Agreed 100%! Modified is such a cool last and fits like a GLOVE. I busted mine out today and then saw your post from last week. Great minds!

Did you size Modified same as Barrie/TB or different?
Same size. I feel Modified has a more positive fit than Barrie.

TB has a great heel lock, which Modified does as well. I don't get that same fit on Barrie.


Gentlemen, a truly superb showing here this week. A ton of amazing Alden makeups across the gamut. A number of beautiful Shells, calf’s, and suedes/chamois! Congratulations on the few new pickups this week and on a couple of superb maidens!

Most importantly a huge congratulations to Savvy on his wife’s pregnancy! Possibly a future Alden wearer is in the making!

-Mike
Thank you, Mike! Pretty big changes coming soon. Need to up my game if I'm going to shod myself and another person in Aldens :)
 

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I see retirement has been good for you! You've lost track of the day; congrats, you're successfully retired! :cheers:


Sometimes I can't figure out what day of the week it is and I'm a working stiff :puzzled:
 

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