***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. jvc44

    jvc44 Senior member

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    Bespoke,anything over 50 free shipping
     


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    I've had good luck with my Allen Edmonds brush, and they have free shipping. I think you can also get it through Amazon using Amazon prime.
     


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    Thanks for the kind words gentlemen. ElDave, i feel the same way about shell saddle combos.
     


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    [​IMG] There's something special about the color/shine on those. Nice job.
     


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    I really like those, no two pairs of ravello lwbs is exactly the same.
     


  7. MrDV

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    Alden SF Cigar LWBs for this pre-Blizzard Thursday here in NYC. Some interesting colors starting to come out now in these. I've also included a pic from my first wearing of these for comparison.
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    I really like those, no two pair of cigar lwbs is exactly the same. :)
     


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    Sorry if this is a dumb question... I notice light and dark colored horse hair brushes. Does the color of the bristles matter? i.e. am I supposed to be using the light brush on certain colors and the dark on certain colors? Or does it not matter?
     


  9. Burton

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    +1 on the AE Brushes. This may be a bit overkill, but I like to have two brushes for each color shell. I like to have one that is stiffer for removal of dust and dirt, and then one brush that is softer for polishing before using my cloth. I have also found the AE polishing cloths work well for the final part of the method.
     
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  10. Burton

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    No. That is just different color horse hair.
     


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    +1 on the AE brushes
     


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    I scored bigtime today at our local Alden store in Dusseldorf, Germany.

    A nice pair of Indy Boots, marked down at 399,- Euro. That'll be about 540,- USD, not extraordinary for you living in the states, but in Germany... WOW!!

    Had to size down one full size, same as RW GTs. They were very comfy right off the box, unlike GTs. I hope they last on me as long as my trusty GTs...

    I plan on not stressing these too much, keep them broken in nicely, but do not abuse them. For example, I might not want to wear these at rock festivals ;-)

    Next question: care products for these boots?

    My regular care routine would be to give them an initial boot oil treatment and after that (tomorrow, when the oil is soaked in completely) some leather protection like obenauf.

    Is this a good thing to do with these boots?

    I'm really happy now...
     
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    Epaulet Brixton Natty CXL's for this pending Blizzard day in New England

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    You might also consider the Alden polishing cloths, which are much larger than the AE ones.
     


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    Yes. I am sure they would work as well. :nodding:
     


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