***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. ThomSquared

    ThomSquared Senior member

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    I want in on that pre-order but have yet to step into the world of having more than one shoe with the same shell. I already have the #8 LWB that Leffot did right before the Tanker and don't want to overdo having too much #8... How many of you gents suffer from the "too many shoes in the same shell" disease? There is a part of me that has been wanting a Tanker Boot with a Commando Sole preferably in #8 or Cigar, but I don't want to shun my LWB's because they are so gorgeous.
     
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    I suffer from the "there's no such thing as too many shoes in the same shell" variant.
     
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    mcarthur Senior member

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    enjoy wearing in good health
     
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    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    i agree
     
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    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    the gospel states "shells are addictive"
     
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    Just got my NRO shells, finally. First day wearing them!
    [​IMG]
     
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    mcarthur Senior member

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    enjoy wearing your wt in good health
     
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    Guessing those are Short Wings? So nice. Wished they carried them in 7.5. Question, is there a huge difference in the short wing vs the long in in terms of the toe box? I always thought short wing was pointier making it dressier and long wing was a bit more rounded. However looking at the above pic short wing seems like it has a rounded to box. Thanks
     
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    gorgeous shoes... i'm wearing identical AE McAllisters today in merlot calf, so... about half the price and 10% of the wow factor lol...
     
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    No socks looks so much better than low socks IMO. Don't notice much smell...just nice leather/shell. Plus, I try not to wear same shoe two days in a row to let them air out.
     
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    +1 to this whole message
     
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    It is a world you must enter. :nodding:

    When you reach double digits in the same shell color, you may be justified in thinking like this (and perhaps not even then), but until then, enjoy!! :D
     
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    I concur.
     
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    Been thinking over the same issue, so my short-term goal is to fill out the shell rainbow before moving on to having more than one shoe with the same shell (if I had to choose, that shell would be ravello LHS + ravello day trippers) [​IMG]
     
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    This is only inexperience talking. I love #8 more than the other colors - it has a depth and variation to it that the others can't match. I own #8, black, whiskey, and have cigar on order, but if I could only have one color, it would be #8. My #8s include lwb, ptb, lhs, and they all get rotated evenly. Most corporate plebs rotate their black square-toe lace up with their black square-toe slip on. I rotate my shoes the same, only I do it with style.
     
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