***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. sevenfoldtieguy

    sevenfoldtieguy Senior member

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    Something tells me his rotation permits him to go far longer than 2 weeks between wears. :D
     
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    Eleganza Active Member

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    I am that guy. I don't know what the Mac method is exactly, but I have an athletic gait, walking with a more pronounced toe off, and the tips of my shoes take beating. I must place taps on all of my shoes, in order to prevent the damage that excessive toe drag brings to beautiful shoes....lol.
     
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    Man with Apple Senior member

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    ^^ I have also noticed that improper sizing can cause issues as well. If the shoe is a bit too long (which can easily happen with the barrie last) it can create excessive dragging and excessive damage to the shoe tip.
     
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    HELP!! I've just had candle wax spilled on two pairs of Alden suede shoes. Does anybody know how I can remove it without damaging the suede?
     
  5. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Senior member

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    I've read this in multiple places:

    Excess can be scraped off with dull knife or spoon. Paper towels pressed on affected area and heat applied by blow dryer may lift wax into paper towel. Heat, however, tends to set dye in colored candles.
     
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    Who are you, Ricky Martin?
     
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    you think anyone except us SF'ers bought those #4s from TSM?
     
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    That is some quality grass!
     
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    Call them, man. Jeesh.
     
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    Gorgeous! I've never been drawn to shell Indys but these have changed my mind. Thanks for sharing and enjoy wearing.
     
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    Thanks (and I actually wear some of my boots in the summer believe it or not). Your mirror shine is the best I have ever seen. I think it tops the guy at LS!
     
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    thems fightin' words.
     
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    I now have a whole new appreciation for cap toe boots -- those are beautiful. Is the pull tab standard or was that a special make-up? Thanks!
     
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    imolazhp_ci Senior member

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    am i the only one that thinks the modified last makes everything look like an orthopedic grandpa shoe?
     
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    No, you are not alone. Far from it.

    But people still swear by the comfort of the last.
     
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