***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. MrDV

    MrDV Senior member

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    Thanks, I'll have to get a pair of marcolianis. I have n really like my caramel rivets.
     


  2. speekez

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    Yeah, but they're amazing. Symmetry is overrated.
     


  3. El Argentino

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    In a thread full of OCD people stressing about dime-sized semi-discolorations, sir, I applaud you.:slayer:
     


  4. Factor Xll

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    Ordered the scotch grain indy from unionmade. Somehow owning 4 shoes in the same model feels wrong, but so right.
     


  5. Burton

    Burton Senior member

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    ^^I really want those scotch grain indy's. Very sweet.


    Totally agree with Speekez and El Argentino, people obsess way too much about small inconsistencies in color, etc. Other than black shell, I believe the color differences are marks of authenticity and character. People ding Alden for poor quality, which I whole heartedly agree with (and have witnessed first-hand) when it comes to loose stitching and other complaints, but the color differences are inherent in shell.
     
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    zippyh Senior member

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    Those look pretty nice but I think I'll resist.
    I've got Indys in brown cxl, snuff suede, blue suede, black shell, #8 shell, whiskey shell, cigar shell, and standard cow.
     


  7. FrankCowperwood

    FrankCowperwood Senior member

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    Was very much kidding asking about that, but as El Argentino points out it sounds like a perfectly reasonable question in this thread. The boots look great without any question.
     


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    I don't feel as bad now, I don't have anywhere near as many.

    I am afraid to get cordovan because I feel like they require more work to maintain. Maybe one day I will take the plunge.
     


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    You can do it.
    Give in to the dark side.
     


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    I am shocked at your Indy collection.
     


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    kwhitelaw Senior member

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    group photo?
     


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    Those really look great. And it gets easier:)

    Unionmade Halleck boots today:

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    The pants are bright, but not quite as bright as they look in the pic.
     


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    Did I mention I have long wings in
    whiskey
    #8
    cigar
    ravello on crepe
    black scotch grain BBBF
    black calf on flex
    brown calf
    snuff suede on flex
    snuff suede/cognac calf on flex
    cognac calf on flex
    natural cxl

    A pre cigar and blue suede group shot of the Indys.
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    As some of you may know through messages exchanged with me, my shoe size has recently increased dramatically, resulting in most of my shoes no longer fitting. I am trying to fill in a new rotation of shoes for work. If anyone is interested in selling a pair of shell cordovans (preferably boots, but also considering lace up shoes) in the barrie 9D or any other last 9.5D, please get in touch. I won't clutter up the thread any more than with this message, and I thank those of you who have come through for me with a sale here or there so far.

    thanks everyone. this is where community comes up big!
     


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