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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. FrankCowperwood

    FrankCowperwood Distinguished Member

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    I was going to guess Modified, but figured I might as well ask. Great Aldens and nice to know you've got the right width.
     


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    Thanks for the help gents. Looks like the JCrew Indy's I have on the way are gonna go back faster than they got here. Those cordovan's are just begging me to give them a good home.
     


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    Both are good but I would go for Cigar.
     


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    Thanks. Your input is very helpful in that I just found a dealer nearby that will order in the #8 LWB for me at $550. Hard to pass up that price.

    Now, what should my 2nd pair of Alden's be? Cigar chukka or PTB? Something in Revello seeing as I have a pair of J Gilbert Cigar Indy's on pre order?

    Jason
     


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    And here is my contribution to your decision process. Love the light edge trim on the Cigar LWBs.
     


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    I personally think Whiskey shell looks best in the LWB. Without it I'd go with PTB or even the chukka.
     


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    SFer barabara knows who will (these were MTO though)

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    I find Whiskey to be the least adaptable color shell. I've owned whiskey LWB, whiskey tankers, whiskey chukka, whisky LHS, etc., etc. The only whiskey in my current wardrobe is a pair of SWB from Tassels HK and I wear them infrequently.
     


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    Whiskey should look great with anything tan calf looks good in.

    I find whiskey looks great with denim in casual outfits in any format (boot, LWB, etc). Whiskey also looks great with any light or bright chinos - Nantucket red, light blue, white...

    For some reason, I think whiskey looks stranger in more formal outfits when the same "tan" calfskin shoe would work great. Not sure exactly why this is.
     
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  10. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    good looking boot, enjoy wearing
     


  11. Alcibiades

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    These look awesome, though I think they are more on the ravello side of the whiskey-ravello continuum than the whiskey side. Alden seems to churn out a variety of shell colors in between "true" ravello and "true" whiskey

    Edit - take that back, these have almost none of the red/orange you get in ravello. Pure butterscotch coloring. Awesome pair of whiskey
     
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    Who sells these?
     


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    Alden of Carmel
     


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