***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. stevent

    stevent Senior member

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    ehh wouldn't say they are nice since they are not split toe. I've got a set the past few sales but probably wouldn't buy again
     
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    0waterbouys Senior member

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    I'm very interested. Do you have any pics?
     
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    justsayno Senior member

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    +1 would not buy for the same reason

     
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    Ahab Senior member

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    Doing good!

    The ole' double down.

    I would hold out for the natural or brown if that is what you want. The price is not that big of a deal a year from now and you will probably end up with the ones you want anyway.

    PS: I love my brown CXL.

    I would like to try it but it is a little expensive when I have more Reno than I need and I have no local source for either. :(

    I can get neetsfoot oil at home depot.
    Baller.

    Snuff suede, crepe soles:

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    On the LWB, LHS, Indy boot & anything on the Plaza last I prefer to use split toe shoe tree as the vamp is lower & the width is adjustable. On all other models I use the full toe shoe tree. I find that the full toe shoe tree is especially useful on the chukka to minimize creasing on the vamp between wears. My own experience has thought me that both types of trees serve a useful purpose depending on the last used to shape the shoe or boot.

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    CTYGGG Senior member

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    Nice looking CXL chukka.
     
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    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew
    great looking wardrobe!
     
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    sstomcat Senior member

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    Is the one on the left #4 or Ravello? very nice collection.
     
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    mr chorizo Senior member

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    i believe it's number 4.


    It's always funny to me how much i prefer the PTB in the "dover" pattern (the outer #4 and #8 ptb in this case) versus the traditional PTB blucher. To me it just adds another dimension and balance to the shoe.

    I wish more alden retailers used the dover...
     
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    Definitely understandable. But for me, $26 vs. $95 is a no-brainer. If you have more disposable income, I definitely understand going straight for the Alden trees.
     
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    Uncle,
    Are you THAT coordinated that the leaf on the deck matches your socks, or is that just a coincidence?

    Great looking boots!
     
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    uncle, these are stunning
     
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    Veramente Rob ! Forza Brixton !
    Gorgeous boots.
     
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    chanakit Well-Known Member

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    Sorry i would like to know what is special of natural CXL color seems like most people like and buy it so fast
     
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    It's not been dyed, so it "fades" according to wear, which gives each pair a unique appearance.

    EDIT: Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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