***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. DCRoyal

    DCRoyal Active Member

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    No problem. Did you get the double waterlock version? I assumed that is what they all are, but thinking about it I didnt ask.
     


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    nephew,
    very well stated
     


  3. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    only if necessary. the ultimate goal is never to wax
     


  4. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    [​IMG]
    black wt
    argyles otc
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    I love how the olive hue of cigar comes through in these photos.
    Thanks, Uncle.
     


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    Yes they have the double waterlock. The cost also had the new Alden price increase so I wasn't to happy about that
     


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    So is the sole on the Alden shell cordovan shoes.... well cordovan? Seems I've seen them stamped that way on the soles. If so, are the calf shoes soled with calf? Odd question I know but these Alden soles are harder than say C & J. Why?...
     


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    So now I am thinking the water lock soles are softer in nature. I thought I read this somewhere and it has my interest piqued.
     


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    On this front: Alden DC should have a 9.5D in the black shell captoe boot on the Grant, commando sole. This particular boot, in cigar and black, gets some mention on here so I thought I'd mention it.
     


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    Mac: I am not one to pair black shoes with trousers that are any variation of brown. Having said that, you have manged to pull it off here just fine. Well done.
     


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    Well ive fallen for the shortwing as my first love in an Alden. Can anyone offer some direction in getting a pair of shortwings in #8? LeatherSole is doing another run sometime in 2014. I cannot have an unrequited love for that long. Any advice for hookijg a pair in 2013 would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    http://www.alden-of-carmel.com/Shoes-Shell_Cordovan_Wing_Tip_215.htm
     


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    I would appreciate some opinions. Norwegian front #8 or Brixton#8 from epaulet ?
     


  14. sevenfoldtieguy

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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Alden-SHELL...1051059?pt=US_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item3a7df106b3
     


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    What are your primary uses?

    casual, dress, both, dress trousers, denim??
     


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