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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. Jbreen1

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    Not sure which desert boots you are referring to, but I know I size a half down from my normal size.
    Clarks. I size down a full size with the Clarks desert boots compared to most other brands. I normally wear an 11.5/12 in most sneakers and I wear a 10.5 in the Clarks. I'm thinking an 11 in the Indy's. And do they typically have this stuff in stock or is it made to order and takes a while?
     


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    Clarks. I size down a full size with the Clarks desert boots compared to most other brands. I normally wear an 11.5/12 in most sneakers and I wear a 10.5 in the Clarks. I'm thinking an 11 in the Indy's.

    And do they typically have this stuff in stock or is it made to order and takes a while?


    Not sure about other retailers, but Shoemart has the chromexcel in stock, I got mine in about a week. Alden in NY will ship as well, so the original and black 405s are readily available.
     


  3. Jbreen1

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    Not sure about other retailers, but Shoemart has the chromexcel in stock, I got mine in about a week. Alden in NY will ship as well, so the original and black 405s are readily available.

    I was thinking of ordering right from the Alden shop.
    http://www.aldenshop.com/DrawOneShoe.asp?CategoryID=109
     


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    I was thinking of ordering right from the Alden shop.
    http://www.aldenshop.com/DrawOneShoe.asp?CategoryID=109


    If you are ordering the original, I would be surprised if they didn't have it on hand, unless you wear a weird size..
     


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    If you are ordering the original, I would be surprised if they didn't have it on hand, unless you wear a weird size..

    Ok. Thanks for the help.
     


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    Clarks. I size down a full size with the Clarks desert boots compared to most other brands. I normally wear an 11.5/12 in most sneakers and I wear a 10.5 in the Clarks. I'm thinking an 11 in the Indy's. And do they typically have this stuff in stock or is it made to order and takes a while?
    Get a 10.5.
     


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    This was recently posted in the SW shoes and boots thread by konadog...it's a japanese site that offers crazy re-sole options on Alden and other boots. It's worth checking out for the pics:

    http://hukurokuju.com/blog/alden_repair/
     


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    This was recently posted in the SW shoes and boots thread by konadog...it's a japanese site that offers crazy re-sole options on Alden and other boots. It's well worth checking out for the pics:

    http://hukurokuju.com/blog/alden_repair/


    gross.
     


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    ....but interesting.

    It's amazing how much a different sole can change a boot.
     


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    Yeah, they generally look like any packer style boot--Whites, Chippewa, Double H...

    They make the Aldens look like an elf's shoes.
     


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    Does a 7.5" hem fit over the Roy boot?
     


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    Craft didn't have anything in a barrie 10, tried on a 9 (ya I know) and I think a 9.5 will work actually since I like my shoes a little snug. Will wait to actually try the 9.5 to see if I need to size up to a 10.
     


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    I'm diggin the brown ones, sole should be a little lower profile.
     


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