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The Official Alden Thread for 2023 - Share Reviews, Sizing, Advice, and Photos.

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I've ended up going 0.5 larger on Barrie (9E Trubalance, 9.5E Barrie) after having a couple of same-size pairs that felt too small. No regrets.
I'm looking into a pair of shell cordovan Barrie Last Shows. I wear 9D in Truebalance and it's perfect, but I feel like I need to go to a 9.5D in Barrie. My middle toe feels a bit tight at the top. Also I'm looking into shell cordovan shoes which I hear don't give at all so maybe safer to go up a half size in Barrie Last. I wear 9.5D in Aberdeen last and it seems fine with the right sock.

Any thoughts guys?
 

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My first post! Thanks to @mogili222 for the new boots!

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I'm looking into a pair of shell cordovan Barrie Last Shows. I wear 9D in Truebalance and it's perfect, but I feel like I need to go to a 9.5D in Barrie. My middle toe feels a bit tight at the top. Also I'm looking into shell cordovan shoes which I hear don't give at all so maybe safer to go up a half size in Barrie Last. I wear 9.5D in Aberdeen last and it seems fine with the right sock.

Any thoughts guys?


I would just go up in width. Barrie seems slightly longer than than TB.
 
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