***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos.

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  1. bakatora

    bakatora Senior member

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    Winn Perry tan suede dirty buck on red brick sole, Barrie Last

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    Blackbird tan suede "summer oxford" on flex single waterlock sole, Barrie Last

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    Winn Perry tan suede lined chukka on plantation crepe sole, Barrie Last


    damn. only thing holding me back from the dirty buck and chukka are the brass eyelets.. and I wish the oxford was on a plantation crepe sole..
     


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    Dude the red sole is worth it. If I had $425 lying around I would buy those instantly.

    (and IMO the brass eyelets look great)
     


  3. bakatora

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    Dude the red sole is worth it. If I had $425 lying around I would buy those instantly.

    (and IMO the brass eyelets look great)


    the more i stare at that shoe.. the more the eyelets grow on me.. haha

    i have too many pairs of shoes as it is.. gotta keep telling myself no.
     


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    Where are those for sale online? I'm not a big fan of boots so I havent looked too hard at Alden, but that top pair is real nice.
     


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    Almost at 10 weeks on my NRO order...really tired of this.

    In the meantime I ordered a pair from Epaulet, recieved them, and wore them about 6 times - in which time the stitching on the inside of one of the boots came loose - see below. Epaulet says I can send them back to Alden for repair...we'll see how that goes. So I will have none of the two pairs of Indy boots that I ordered to wear...

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    Why do these type of problems happen ONLY on the Indy bots made on chromexcel leather? Is the type of leather the culprit or the combination of other factors, such as leather lining, type of sole etc.? Has anyone experienced similar problems with other Indy boots, including cordovans? 405 is about to lose its fame of being connoted as Indy boots.
     


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  7. bakatora

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    Just saw that Tres Bien has a couple of Alden models. http://www.tresbienshop.net/en/art/a...k-burgundu.php
    Are they horrible overpriced compared to US prices?


    20% VAT discount for non-EU customers puts it at around $660 depending on the day's exchange rate. #8 longwings at shoemart are $599. They're a little inflated.
     


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    Is it just the lighting or is the Summer Oxford tan suede different from the other two?
     


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    For those with wider feet, tbs got leydon last lined chukkas and #8 cordovan longwings in E width, but looks like they're only carrying whole sizes.. and the site is down right now.

    What is "tbs?"
     


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    tres bien shop, see the link i posted above.
     


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    Winn Perry tan suede dirty buck on red brick sole, Barrie Last


    If they made these in navy suede it will be copped w/o hesitation, especially since it's on a barri last.



    I can't believe I'm still waiting for the black indys, it's coming to a 4-5 months wait now (I put my name on the list in mid-December) and last I called was a month ago and I was suppose to be #1 on the list for a size 8E and they said I have been #1 on the list for a while but still nothing.

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    kudu...

    Sweet.
     


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    kudu...

    I am so confused with all the versions of Indy Alden makes, I though the Kudu has matching toe stitches and a commando sole, while yours has a cork sole?
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