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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. AldenLuver

    AldenLuver Senior member

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    Where did you order it from?
     
  2. 0waterbouys

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    Alden DC. It was the last one they had in my size.
     
  3. meso

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    :nodding:
     
  4. closerlook

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    the barrie last is wide all around and is thus accommodating of most feet

    the trubalance has a cut-in at the arch with a wide bulbous forefoot
    the cut in slightly corrects flat feet while the bulbous front accommodates the toe spread that occurs with pronation
    truebalance also often has a clef heel which slightly corrects ankle roll with pronation
     
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    Why so long? Last week, I was also fortunate enough to get a pair of Ravello LWB's from Alden DC and they arrived in a couple of days. BTW - They're spectacular. Great choice.
     
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    Will Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    keithp3521 Senior member

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    Wow. Great answer. Thanks, Closerlook. Does that mean if one has a "normal" foot that fits well in the Barrie last, the Trubalance last would NOT fit well?

    Thanks again.
     
  8. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    thank you
    you should have tassel in your shoe wardrobe
    go for #8
     
  9. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    that is the purpose of overshoes
     
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    I should have phrased that better. I am out of town and won't be home to receive them until later this month. Thanks, they are my first foray into the rarer shells.
     
  11. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    ravello monks
    argyles otc
     
  12. sazon

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    Uncle - Superb looking Ravello !
     
  13. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    thank you
     
  14. clouded

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    Which last are these shoes ?
     
  15. El Argentino

    El Argentino Senior member

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    Any 403/5 is on the Trubalance.

    Edit: Well, almost. Mine are.
     
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  16. closerlook

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    sure thing.
    that i'm actually not sure of.
     
  17. PhiPsi32

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    I wear the same size in Barrie and Truebalance. Fit is very similar, Truebalance has a little more room. I like the fit from both, very comfortable.
     
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    :rotflmao: I was waiting for a response like that.
     
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  19. MickCollins1916

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    Ravello medallion captoes on the Plaza, maiden voyage today.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. mr chorizo

    mr chorizo Senior member

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    Leffot LWB/antique edge today...

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