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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. PhiPsi32

    PhiPsi32 Senior member

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    Pebble grain isn't for everyone. I've found it to be quite delightful and it goes well with brogue shoes. I think mr chorizo was looking for something more casual. These pair very well with denim. Well done, mr chorizo!
    If the standard long wing would have gotten the job done, I doubt he would have bothered with a custom order. I think we have to look at chorizo's intent in designing the shoes.
     
  2. dddrees

    dddrees Senior member

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    I agree.

    The one on the left is pebble grain and I think it works real well.
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  3. koalb

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    Best place to browse for Alden online?


    Want to take a look at their full range before I start visiting stores.

    Does any site represent the (almost) full range?

    And please don't tell me Alden.com. Their site is as terrible as their shoes are good.
     
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    Alcibiades Senior member

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    My post was more intended for OfficeLinbacke than chorizo - I think chorizo's shoes are great, I would consider ordering a pair just like it
     
  5. dddrees

    dddrees Senior member

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    The Shoe Mart


    http://www.theshoemart.com/alden-shoes/men-shoes/b-ald-mxs.html
     
  6. Alcibiades

    Alcibiades Senior member

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    The shoe mart is close when it comes to standard shoes, but honestly, this thread is probably the best source of information when it comes to the "full range" of Alden shoes. Alden is a custom shoemaker that tailors its offerings to the tastes of independent retailers globally, so it is impossible to get the full range of available products on one website
     
  7. dddrees

    dddrees Senior member

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    Excellent point.
     
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    Ritchee Senior member

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    I don't know if this was mentioned but End Clothing, which stocks Alden, has a 25% off everything (I have not tried to buy any Alden shoes so I'm not sure if it will work or not ) . From an e-mail I received.

    Our 25% Off Sale Preview ends at Midnight!

    The End Sale Preview is your chance to shop the site with 25% off, before the madness of the Winter Sale begins.

    Simply enter the code EARLYBIRD at the checkout to receive 25% off your order.

    25% OFF - ENDS AT MIDNIGHT

    http://www.endclothing.com/brands/alden
     
  9. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    Leathersoul Pitt Boot Color 8
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    good looking boot, wear in good health
     
  10. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    [​IMG]
    black medallion cap toe boot
    argyles otc
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    For sheer numbers of models, ability to see numerous shell colors, and ability to see numerous decent quality pics at different angles, The Shoemart wins going away.
     
  12. sevenfoldtieguy

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    A very nice boot - one I would give serious consideration to getting should it become available. :nodding:

    Where did you buy it? Built on which last?
     
  13. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    on the plaza last, it was custom
     
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  14. PhiPsi32

    PhiPsi32 Senior member

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    Ah, now I get it. It's easy to misinterpret with online posts. Thank you for clarifying.
     
  15. sevenfoldtieguy

    sevenfoldtieguy Senior member

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    Some of my favorite boots I own are on the Plaza.
     
  16. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    also, i am big fan of the plaza last
     
  17. sqroot3

    sqroot3 Senior member

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    I don't much like pebble grain either...reminds me of cheap wallets I owned in middle school or those Sandra moscolini (?) abominations I see at nordy rack. To each his own though :)
     
  18. ubiquiti

    ubiquiti Well-Known Member

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    Got caught in an absolutely horrible downpour en route to Alden SF
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    But it was worth it because I picked up some whiskey chukkas today, first whiskey and first chukka in my ownership

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    Beautiful shoes
     
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