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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. thebeebs

    thebeebs Senior member

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  2. coolarrow

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    ...not a creature was stirring...
     


  3. sevenfoldtieguy

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    Unoffical PSA for Alden SF:

    Current make-ups:

    1. PTB in natural chromexel/double waterlock/Barrie.
    2. Wing-Tip blucher in both brown and tan calf /double waterlock/Barrie
    3. Wing-Tip boot in tan calf/double waterlock/Barrie
    4. Unlined navy suede PTB/Barrie/flex leather sole

    A couple of styles in navy chromexel for spring 2013 will be coming ....

    A good weekend to one and all.
     


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    Friday is a good day for Ravello!
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    OOOooo navy chromexcel?!? Thats a first for Alden...no?

    I'd be all over those.
     


  6. ReppTiePrepster

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    They are looking somewhat "burnt orange"... Hook'em!
     


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    Alden DC has a navy CXL LWB with double waterlock sole and antiqued edge trim scheduled for spring delivery.
     


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    violethour1951 Senior member

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    I was curious as to what navy cxl looks like... it's quite nice as a moc (from Oak St Bootmakers):


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    With cordovan becoming harder to get, looks like retailers are experimenting with suede, calf and cxl a bit more
     


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    You read my mind. If you notice, Shoe Mart now has many models in calf that appear to be replicating the same models/colors as their exotic shell cousins.
     


  11. FrankCowperwood

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    ^I think we also have to consider the pricing on shell these days. It's pretty expensive, even for #8/black. Considering Alden's current popularity, these non-shell models likely go a long way to meeting the demand with slightly less sticker shock.
     


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    You know what the Leathersoul sale for Alden, makes me understand...now more than ever, what a freaking markup there is on these shoes.. How you cann all of a sudden sell $515.00 shoes for $195.00. So it cost maybe $75.00 to $100.00 to make the shoes. maybe $150.00 if cordovan.
     


  13. rydenfan

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    I own this exact boot and love it
     


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    BINGO
     


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    You want sticker shock, you should have seen my face when Anatomica quoted me a price for a Modified last make up in shell.


    I'm sure the dealer cost is higher than that, probably ~$250-$260
     


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