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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. bellyhungry

    bellyhungry Senior member

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    merci beaucoup! :)
     
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    Tricker's has grown on me a lot. I thought they looked pretty dumb originally but now I feel like they're exactly what I want in a truly casual shoe. I've been watching their seconds eBay account for a pair of their wingtip boots on dainite sole for a while now.

    Are you talking about the shoe with the strap over the toe there? That's definitely interesting. It seems that they're usually really conservative in design although they get pretty wild with colors, so I suppose this isn't that out there.
     
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    Saying "funky looking wingtips" doesn't really narrow it down. You mean those faux motorcycle boots with that strip over the toe for the shifter?
    Herring Shoes has an all black version available now.
     
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    I guess you're right, especially among that group! :) I was talking about the multi-colored "faux motorcycle boots".
     
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    I'm going to email them to see what (if anything) they say
     
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    My comment was mostly tongue in cheek because the missing perf is basically superfluous but it is interesting that it seems that every LWB has a missing perf. It almost seems to be a deliberate "Where's Waldo" kind of deal.
     
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    I sorta like missing perfect holes myself. At least it's consistent, one per shoe. If it was all over the placewith like 4 missing here 1 missing there that would be bad.
     
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    Just curious, were the Alden owners/founders Freemasons? How about currently?
     
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    the illuminati controls Alden production, and has used styleforum as its base for automatons creation to spread its influence.
     
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    Actually, the vast majority of those Tricker's pictured are probably destined to be special makeups.
    The standard stock models are all pretty sober looking. Also Tricker's are sooo much more carefully put together than Alden.
    Of course comparing the 4444/4497 country lasts to Aldens make the Barrie looks sleek.

    Tricker's uses some Horween leathers although not as much cordovan.
    They also use Comipel cordivan. I recently got a pair in orange and so far I've been pleased with it.
     
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    I believe the founder Charles was a Freemason, but so were a lot of business men back then. No big deal...
     
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    Who makes every Alden shoe,
    Who lets all the errors through,
    WE DO! WE DO!

    Now you guys have me humming the Stonecutter's Song from the Simpsons.
     
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    They look great Joe - if they miss me just tell them the move was for their own good!
     
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    Where's the missing perf?

    -Erik
     
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    Interesting ebay auction here. One of those fun ones with almost zero information on the shoe, but these appear to be the 974 tremont lasted balmoral wingtips? They look like they've only been worn once or twice, and I'm pretty sure they're half a size too small for me (tremont is usually sized up .5 from your barrie/trubalance size, right?).
     
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    thinking of picking up some suede chukkas in the leydon last. the barrie in 10 D is a nearly perfect and snug fit while i wear a 10.5 D on the grant. what size do guys recommend for the leydon? stick with 10.5 D?
     
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