***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. 0waterbouys

    0waterbouys Senior member

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    How often do group MTO batches get made by Alden? Is it basically just a bunch of guys on SF that get together and put in an agreed upon order?
     
  2. PhiPsi32

    PhiPsi32 Senior member

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    I'm still waiting for my first MTO. Mr. Chorizo, any update?
     
  3. zippyh

    zippyh Senior member

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    Grenson quality runs from pretty crappy to not bad at all.
    I've got a couple pairs of Rag & Bone X Grensons that aren't bad at all. The BBBFs seem to be a bit better made than the R&Bs.
    I'm happy with the pairs I have.
     
  4. AldenLuver

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    No argument here ( I didn't see the previous posts) and no hard feelings, despite the bruised and bloodied throat. [​IMG]
     
  5. kippy

    kippy Senior member

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    I got the same feedback from Alden via the retailer I worked with (Alden Madison Ave); nothing they could do. Sounds like a lovely boot you have, hope it works out for you. Hope that Uncle Mac is right about getting them re-dyed at the factory. Maybe they will send you back a rich #4 :)
     
  6. rustledjimmies

    rustledjimmies Senior member

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    Finally got my 403 in from NRO...waited about 10 days...but at least they were brand new....no scratches..

    time to hit the pavement of the 808...woohoo..

    but in all seriousness....anyone do anything special for them or just brush..brush....polish as needed? shoe horns when in sleep mode?
     
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    I use Renovateur on mine, wipe off with damp cloth after wearing, brush and then shoe trees. The Renovateur gives them a nice shine without being too much.
     
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    These are great prices. I paid $425 for the alpine grain. $400 for cordovan is a no brainer.

    The Brooks Brothers Grant last seems to fit better than my other Grant Last as well. :)
     
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    +1 on Renovateur. May try Neatsfoot oil.
     
  10. blue collar

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    Nice line up!:slayer:
     
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    ^ Where's the Saturday morning parking lot pic?
     
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    Cigar Brixton has balls:
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    Alcibiades Senior member

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    Being an Alden fan tests your self restraint... As an owner of Cigar captoe boots, PTBs and longwings, I don't need the brixton boot, but it is so tempting...
     
  14. blue collar

    blue collar Senior member

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    :embar:...(am I that predictable?)

    Hadn't planned on it. Ran out of new shell to post :(

    Here's one, because you asked :cheers:(no homo).

    [​IMG]
     
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    The black Indys look great! (As do the rest).
     
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