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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. OfficeLinebacke

    OfficeLinebacke Well-Known Member

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    The Meermin thread that may be of interest.
     


  2. Papa Doble

    Papa Doble Senior member

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    Hypothetical question of the day: In your Alden collection, between the shell colors whiskey and ravello, you are allowed 1 chukka and 1 LHS, and they cannot be the same color. That is, you are allowed either (1) a ravello chukka and a whiskey LHS OR (2) a whiskey chukka and a ravello LHS. You are allowed chukkas and LHS's in other shell colors, and you allowed other styles in ravello and whiskey. Would you choose 1 or 2?
     


  3. El Argentino

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    Way sharp. Great combo.


    Personally, I'm a huge fan of how Natural CXL develops with wear. The Indy or Plaintoe Boot in natxcl will develop beautiful color variation if well cared for. They're also generally easy to care for (bigger sections of leather w/ less broguing) than a longwing.

    Haven't seen a natural cxl chukka - that could be great too.
     
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    Thanks for your reply! I'm just concerned about wearing unlined shoes in the winter. Do people wear these boots in the cold climate? I also think the Goodyear soles might be a better option than the leather.

    What are people's thoughts on the unlined versus lined suede chukka or the tobacco PTB? I'm so indecisive and need people's thoughts! Thanks!
     


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    kwhitelaw Senior member

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    appreciate the info, I'll look into it.

    right now, I'm digging the carmina cognac offerings that epaulet has brought in recently. will be keeping an eye out for some future offerings
     


  6. Bakes11771

    Bakes11771 Senior member

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    Whiskey Chukka, Ravello LHS. Its a clear decision for me.

    It is so very generous of you to offer, and I look forward to receiving them. 9C Please.
     
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  7. hkpm

    hkpm Senior member

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    I will choose (2) a whiskey chukka and a ravello LHS
     


  8. Eleganza

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    Thanks for the info, but I am pretty much aware of that, about Mr. Ford and his preferences. However, since the origins of that shoe were that of the orthopedic sort, that also confirms my Fred G Sanford comment as well.
     


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    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    i would select (1)
     


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    Don L Senior member

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    #2 for me. Whiskey Chukka and Ravello LHS
     


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    Ha, I hope that overnight shipping will be sufficient Bakes11771.
     
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    So far it is 1 vote (Uncle, notably) for ravello chukka/whiskey LHS and 3 votes for whiskey chukka/ravello LHS.
     
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    I always thought this was a Hawaiian custom -- a sign of respect reserved for members of the extended "family". Not remotely creepy to me -- friendly and respectful, like Mac.
     


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    Option #1
     


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    Ravello LHS. Anybody doing this make up now? I need a new 8.5D. Mucho Gracias!
     


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