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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. NewYorkIslander

    NewYorkIslander Affiliate Vendor

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    Pastor, these aren't much different in color to the ones you have...maybe yours are a touch lighter. I got these last year when Leffot had them, and yes, they are 9b/d. I took a chance on the E width you took from me as the b/d on some barrie shoes fits, but fits snug.
     
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    yessir.
     


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    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    I would wear those once a month
     


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    Cool deal. I'm still amazed at the different color tones of Ravello. I'm in the same boat as you with fit. A 9D in the Barrie is a little tight and a 9E in the Barrie is a little loose. My best fitting aldens are a pair of the 9.5 D Epaulet Sand Suede LWB on the Leydon last. I wish Alden made more shoes on that last.
     


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    I've looked at those shoes and would wear them more with dress clothes as opposed to casual outings. They are good looking shoes.
     


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    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    J.Gilbert "Plaza" last [​IMG]
     


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    I ordered the chukka. It's hard to find the suede chukka in barrie... It's hard to find the suede chukka in navy... so that combo is almost a unicorn shoe. It'll also be good to start a relationship with the Tassels store.

    Casual Fridays in April with light grey wool pants, navy chukka, navy blazer and a checked shirt sound great
     
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    Did you have that top eyelet put in on your own?
     


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    which shoe trees are you guys using?

    I can't get my nordstrom shoe trees into my plain toe boots from Jcrew.

    I had another woodlore shoe tree that fit it though but it was a tagged bigger size...
     


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    I am assuming he did as I have the same boot w/o the top eyelet...hmmm

    Namor, where did you get your shoe laces?
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    cigar cap toe
    argyles otc
     


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    Howdy folks. I just bought my first pair of Alden's: Shell Cordovan #8 Indy Boots with commando soles. I'm very excited to start wearing them. I'd like to ask about this break-in method that I keep hearing about. I'd also like to ask about taking care of them--I already have a pair of shoe trees. Shoe I put taps on these soles? I would imagine not. Thank you.
     


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    Taps on a commando sole? is that even possible? I'd pass on that if I were you.
     


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