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***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. Beatlegeuse

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    Thanks again for all the info....EG MTO might be a bit out of my price range right now. Maybe I could check with LS to see how much of a premium there would be on making up something like this on the Plaza or Grant last.
     


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    I really like the look of the Alden captoe boots, but am really confused by all the models/leather options/color options they offer. I'm looking for a sleek/dressy last (leather sole) and a rich brown or mahogany color. What am I looking for specifically?
     


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    Plaza Last. Check out the Leathersoul entry from September 8th. You probably want that without the speed hooks and in calf or cordovan #8.

    EDIT- also the entry from the 5th...seems to show the plaza last better on that boot.
     
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    http://www.fransboonestore.com/en/store/brands/alden/alden-x-frans-boone-ravello-cordovan-boot.html
     


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    This is spot on. I have the Leather Soul captor boot, #8 on the plaza last. A nice boot and the plaza last gives it a dressier look in my opinion.
     


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    ^

    Good points. I always forget about VAT.
     


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    Damn, really wouldn't be that bad. For some reason I had it in my head that the bottom line on these would end up being close to a grand after everything was added up.
    Wish I would have seen these prior to this turning in to a two new pair Alden shell this week.

    Speaking of, my LS short wings won't be in my hands until Monday. How about some pics from those who have them already?
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    thank you
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew,
    thank you
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    [​IMG]
    cigar captoes
    argyles otc
     


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    Uncle,

    Those cigar captoe bluchers are excellent. I have them in #8 -- Aberdeen last.

    May I ask where you purchased them?

    And, nice to see them with the Bordeaux Marcolianis. My favorite pair of socks.
     


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