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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. dahl5yankees

    dahl5yankees Distinguished Member

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    Anyone have a pair of Alden boots in 9D they want to sell, black or 404 model? I have 403,
    want black or more tread.

    PM me
     


  2. Alcibiades

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    Not much difference in versatility; they will be best worn with chinos or denim in casual outfits. Not much else you can do with either boot, and the shades of brown aren't terribly different. Maybe the darker 403 goes better with darker outerwear, but I find that after I put some Montana on my 405s, they darken anyway
     


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    The laces are fine if he is wearing them with anything red up top (red flannel, sweater, scarf, etc). That's what colored laces are for, to match something higher in the outfit. The boots do need a good cleaning though.
     


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    +1. The Indy's are not that versatile at all. In the 1.5 years that I've had mine I've worn them 3-4 times. Usually I just wear them with a t shirt and jeans/chinos or if not a t shirt, a flannel shirt. They're the least versatile out of all my Aldens.
     


  5. MIKE_JE

    MIKE_JE Distinguished Member Affiliate Vendor

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    I think those laces look like junk, period. You can't convince me that a little red to pop them will make them look better.
     


  6. closerlook

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    awesome
     


  7. superfuzz

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    Quote: Jason, do you have any pictures of these that you could share?
     


  8. jasonfoote303

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    Sorry I don't, but they should go online in the next few days. if there's a style that sounds interesting, you can call or visit the shop to see if your size is available. I expect some of these to vanish fairly soon!
     


  9. mr chorizo

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    Officially dropped off my #8 jcrew perf cap toe boots at b nelson for their stiched commando sole, and natural welting/edtrim update. will be done next week...pics will be posted.
     


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    Wow! Those look sharp.
     


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    How do you guys handle the indigo stain?
     


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    cant wait to see the results; i want to the very same thing to my #8 Leathersoul jumper boots
     


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    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    thanks guyz
     
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    I hope they do a good job, I am sending in my burnished tan short wings to have them dyed darker brown and have the welt antiqued. I might get the flush toe taps also.
     


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    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    these look like they have some miles on them. love the color on the vamp




    indeed. tts C width looks great
     
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