***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. Storm33

    Storm33 Senior member

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    Thanks for the reply. I couldn't agree more about the balmoral boot; why do the boots have to be bluchers? I'd be all over a balmoral boot in shell cordovan - #8 and cigar for the minimum.
     
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    The jcrew captoe boot is their most impressive offering. For me it be a no brainer
     
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    I was thinking the chukka would be more versatile, but until it gets a killer patina it may be a little "boring".
    The captoe is already awesome and will probably only become more so.
     
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    NAMOR Senior member

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    I think the punch cap adds a unique (dressy?) touch to a casual footwear. And for some reason, even though its on the Barrie last, it looks sleeker than other Barrie lasted boots. Havent seen a pic of that boot I didnt like
     
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    zazaza Senior member

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    Totally, and I think it's the lack of a 360 welt makes it so much sleeker than what we're used to
     
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    @fredmill where are the jeans from? Fit?
     
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    The JCrew cap toe boot is the right choice, by a wide margin.
     
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    I'm guessing sams mean Samurai? They look like a 710 with silver selvedge but I could be way off.
     
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    Alden Brooks Brothers Wingtip came in [​IMG] Love the ram medallion [​IMG]
     
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    zazaza Senior member

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    very nice
     
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    FrankCowperwood Senior member

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    Those look great. Beautiful photos of them. How's the fit looking?
     
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    ^ I like the low profile on the toe on those...not bulbous at all
     
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    The metal eyelets don't ruin it at all. Great purchase!
     
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    I have the captoe boot on the grant and the chukka boot on the barrie. The patina is about the same, with a slight edge to the chukka. My boots, however, are so different (style and last), that any comparison is apples to oranges. My captoe boot is far dressier. What you plan to wear them with should play a large part in your decision.
     
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    Wow, these are the shit and have changed my mind on the eyelets (I was among those who said they did not like them).
     
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