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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. REguy

    REguy Senior Member

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    Yep, chukkas still up. When you search by men's shoes-->Alden, it doesn't show them like when you just click shoes.
     


  2. Papa Doble

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    I've had issues with the toes of a sole wearing quickly on a new pair of shoes, so if the soles are stiff, I will break shoes in on carpet first.
     


  3. poena

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    i can't decide which shoes to get

    dark brown LWB i will probably get
    deciding suede LWB or bucks

    also picking up a barbour jacket i think

    edit: well bucks are out of the question. camel are sold out from all sizes between 8-10
     
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  4. Factor Xll

    Factor Xll Senior Member

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    How does the Barrie measure vs. trubalance?

    I know they both run half a size big. I own three pairs of indy boots and is considering a shoe on the Barrie.

    I have a bunion and need a little extra width, but can still do a D width on the Indy.
     


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    IME, Trubalance is slightly blobbier than the Barrie, so you may need an E in the Barrie. I have 403s in a 12C and a pair of Barrie-lasted #8 wingtip boots in a 12D, and the fit is similar. If anything, the 403s almost seem a bit wider. Not sure if that has anything to do with CXL vs cordovan tho...
     


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    I have trubalance and barrie in the same size (12D). I wear a dress sock with barrie, but can fit a padded sock on trubalance.
     


  7. Man with Apple

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    New arrival tonight. My ravello cap toe boots from Unionmade. These turned out impeccable. Much thanks to Spencer and Ty at Unionmade.

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  8. ThArtOfWardrobe

    ThArtOfWardrobe Senior Member

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    Those are gorgeous, congrats man.
     


  9. ThArtOfWardrobe

    ThArtOfWardrobe Senior Member

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    Has styleforum recently optimized their site for mobile? Maybe my phone just now decided to cooperate...either way, this is luxurious.
     


  10. Sandwich

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    Tried to buy a pair of snuff LWB but the J-Crew site said that it was "excluded from sale" once i typed in the promo code. Did others do something special (perhaps a double secret promo code) or did J-Crew simply put the cabosh on Aldens?
     


  11. Edmund K

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    There is no more discount for the J.Crew Alden now. 30% OFF is very rare for Alden.
     
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    The J Crew tan bucks are some of my favorite shoes. Wear them with denim, chinos, seersucker, whatever.
     


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    Does anyone know of anywhere selling brown chromexcel barrie last chukkas in an 11.5? I've looked EVERYWHERE. I'm dying to get a pair but I can't find any online.

    (I would love something identical to this LS makeup: http://leathersoulhawaii.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/cxlc1.jpg)

    If not, is there a way to darken natural chromexcel to get it a similar colour to the brown?

    EDIT: in fact, if anyone can find me a NIB pair for sale, I'll hit you up on paypal with a 7% finders fee.
     
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    And this, plus a dwindling inventory, is why waiting on such a sale is risky.
     


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