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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. Burton

    Burton Senior member

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    NST boots are fantastic!
     
  2. bespoken pa

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    Uncle Mac, thank you. IMO those boots are king of all Aldens. So many questions as I am relatively new to the forum. When and where did you acquire those amazing boots? Have you ever posted a photo of your entire collection, perhaps NASA could allow the temporary use of a satellite to do so? Additionally is there a pair of Aldens that you don't have? If possible what is your #1 alden make up? Again thank you, you are an invaluable resource to all of us.
     
  3. jvc44

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    Uncle Mac, I would luv to see your #8 NST boots on the plaza thank- you
     
  4. wj4

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    Thanks for the compliments, Unc and the gang!

    Today...the pair that started it all :embar:
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    nephew,
    thank you
     
  6. meso

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    Out of curiosity, has there been any news of a wingtip boot in cigar?
     
  7. Markerbuoys

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    The tanker boot looks like something Ed Gein threw together in a fevered dream after robbing a grave. That being said, his taste in leather pales in comparison to Alden.
     
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    so a few weeks ago i dropped off my boots at j. gilbert to have the speedhooks, which had become loosened, repaired. yenni said it had happened to several pair of this run of #8 plain toe boots. picked them up today so it was a reasonable turnaround. she mentioned their order for a chamois indy and snuff suede wingtip had been confirmed.
     
  9. PhiPsi32

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    I'm not sure how you've contacted them (email I know). I didn't get a response until I used thier contact page

    http://www.theshoemart.com/contact/c-contact.html
     
  10. wj4

    wj4 Senior member

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    For what it's worth, I always have good luck emailing and chatting with Ed, one of the owners of Shoemart. You can call the number and ask the rep to talk to Ed and you can be transferred.
     
  11. El Argentino

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    Thanks all for the directions on contacting TSM. Looks like I'll have lists coming to me now.

    (Whatup herrmj - )
     
  12. Beatlegeuse

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    They have a Cigar cap toe boot with commando sole that they stock regularly. We are also trying to get a perf cap toe boot in Cigar as a group MTO, but it hasn't been confirmed by Alden yet.


    Epaulet has a Cigar wingtip boot - their Brixton model, with all eyelets, Barrie last, double leather sole. I think it's sold out now, but they may be ordering again in the future.
     
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    Sorry to hear that uncle.

    My go to suede shoes have a dainite style sole, so they are a great alternative for me under wet conditions.
     
  14. BootSpell

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    My double waterlock soled boots are very dangerous on DRY polished marble floors. Almost broke my neck. For some reason, with wear, they've become quite smooth.
     
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    Brown cxl jumper boots today
     
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  16. sonvolt10

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    Very upset to miss out on Leathersoul's chocolate suede tanker's. I assume there are no other similar options anywhere?
     
  17. Todd V

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    #8 Grant DC Captoes today. Trousers by Epaulet. Socks.... not worth mentioning.
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  18. Gunner72

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    I think J.Crew has a suede tanker coming out (sand suede it looks like). I think you can pre-order now.
     
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    Whiskey LWB Day

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