***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. Therendition

    Therendition Senior member

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    Yeah, I realized that shortly after I'd posted.
     


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    Why don't you watch your profanities--your profanation of my Lord and Savior is a complete insult. I'm dead serious here.
     


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    Try forgiving him.
     


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    these look great. what outsole did you get? looks like a rubber
     
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    Red danite.
     


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    awww. that was my suspicion. is this sole actually made by "dainite"
     


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    except for the peculiar lacing.
     


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    [​IMG]
     
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    That's Bowtie lacing.
     


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    nephew,
    they came out great. did you also do a double sole?
     


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    Wow Tom those look fantastic. How is the workmanship? I know nothing will be quite as 'tight' as the origional Alden built, but are you happy with the result?

    are those inlined? The creasing is so defined...
     
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    congrats advan031 on your captoes. those who are thinking about it, hesitate no more. easily the most versatile Alden boot out there and my favourite pair needless to say. from a few days back....

    [​IMG]
     


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    I have the same pair on order. I take a 9.5D in the Barrie but have gone TTS (10D) in my Grant Cigar CapToe boots. These fit me well, as the Grant last is a bit slimmer than the Barrie. That said, I read that others go with the same size as their Barrie's. I would recommend going TTS.
     
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    Anyone care to assuage my fears?
     


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    ^are you serious? There is a good inch gap, there is no way they would stretch to the point where the two sides would touch.
     


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