***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. edubs01

    edubs01 Senior member

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    Thinking about getting these.....
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    I got the USPS email that they're on route, so I'll post pics when I get them. Jordan from Winn Perry advised me to size 1/2 down from my Indy size (9D)... so let's hope it fits.


    indy and barrie are supposed to be the same fit. good luck.
     
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    can anyone who has boots on the barrie last comment on how they fit relative to other shoes? some have said to go half size down, but i'm wondering if i should go TTS considering i'll likely wear thicker socks than i would with regular dress shoes
    any insight is appreciated
     
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    can anyone who has boots on the barrie last comment on how they fit relative to other shoes? some have said to go half size down, but i'm wondering if i should go TTS considering i'll likely wear thicker socks than i would with regular dress shoes
    any insight is appreciated



    I say go 1/2 down. I'm a 12 in most dress shoes, 11.5D in Alden Indy and Barrie last, Red Wing GT and White's. I can wear quite thick Smartwool socks in my Context Tankers (Barrie last) and have plenty of room. TTS for me would be far to big.
     
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    I say go 1/2 down. I'm a 12 in most dress shoes, 11.5D in Alden Indy and Barrie last, Red Wing GT and White's. I can wear quite thick Smartwool socks in my Context Tankers (Barrie last) and have plenty of room. TTS for me would be far to big.

    are barrie and tru-balance (indy) the same in terms of fit for you?
    i put on pretty thick socks when wearing my indys yesterday and they were tight
    trying to figure it out before i pull the trigger on a barrie last boot that i unfortunately can't try on.
     
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    ^^ you will be good to go. i have both and wear the same size.
     
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    ^^ you will be good to go. i have both and wear the same size.

    as in you wear the same size in them as you do other shoes or that you're the same size for barrie and trubalance?
     
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    i have boots in the barrie and true balance that are the same size.

    speaking of which. should i buy #8 Longwings and #8 Chukkas. me thinks long wings. Xmas gift to myself.
     
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    i have boots in the barrie and true balance that are the same size.

    speaking of which. should i buy #8 Longwings and #8 Chukkas. me thinks long wings. Xmas gift to myself.


    #8 Chukkas w/oiled flex sole. [​IMG]
     
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    Tom - loving the new Indy shoe, that is very cool!
     
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    LeatherSOUL Senior member

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    Tom - loving the new Indy shoe, that is very cool!

    Thanks! It was in hiding for about 30 years or so. It used to be part of Alden's stock range.
     
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    RFX45 Senior member

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    Those Indy shoes looks great, I have been wanting one ever since I saw one from a Japanese website, however, no 8EE. [​IMG]

    I guess I'd have to enjoy my regular Indy's for now.
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    I need the soles replaced on my indy's. Grr.
     
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    that's awesome Gosurface, get the Alden commando soles if you can. I am eagarly waiting for the time when I have to replace the standard Indy neoprene soles.

    on another note, just wanted to share a recent addition to my collection:

    Modified last calfskin lace up boots. Color is a dark brown with olive tones.

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