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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. Papa Doble

    Papa Doble Senior member

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    I vote for entire collections.
     
  2. CrackedCrab

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    I will get some pics started with my favorite Aldens: Milkshake suede Leydon lasted longwings, with oiled sole from Epaulet.
    I hope they restock these, I want another pair:
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    I saw a can of Kiwi "Dark Tan" the other day, and picked it up thinking that I remembered that it was the same as Alden's Color 8, and was otherwise impossible to find in the states. Is that (impossible to find) correct, or has something changed in the several years since those comments were made?
     
  5. Alcibiades

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    Hard to believe that something called "dark tan" would be similar to color 8... Kiwi's mid tan corresponds to ravello, for example. there are a lot of options for color 8 widely available, including Alden's Color 8 paste and Saphir's burgundy cordovan cream
     
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  6. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    maiden voyage
     
  7. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    [​IMG]
    black and #4 saddle
    argyles otc
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  8. interlockingny

    interlockingny Senior member

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    ^ Great shoes, Mac. The #4 / Black Saddle looks terrific as a blucher. Thank you for showing.
     
  9. mcbrown

    mcbrown Senior member

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    Mac, love that saddle.

    Inspired by you yesterday, #8 captoe blucher:
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    I won't be imitating you tomorrow however, as I own no saddles. :)
     
  10. Patrologia

    Patrologia Senior member

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    I agree it seems weird, just what I've read numerous times both here and on AAAC.
     
  11. imolazhp_ci

    imolazhp_ci Senior member

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    i heard Alden's Color 8 Paste is made by Kiwi. true?
     
  12. blue collar

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    Naw, Aldens only. There are other threads for mixed collections :teach:
     
  13. grendel

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    [​IMG]

    #8 wingtip boot and brown flannels today
     
  14. Papa Doble

    Papa Doble Senior member

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    I understand that, though it might be interesting to see what role Aldens play in various collections. As long as Aldens are pictured, I'll be happy.
     
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    I don't know for sure, but I have read that here as well.
     
  17. mothball

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    This is fantastic.
     
  18. mcbrown

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    But if a few nice shoes sneak into the background we won't throw them out of bed for eating crackers. :D
     
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    Thanks! Love these boots!
     
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