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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. sazon

    sazon Senior member

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    That LS medallion toe boot looks odd to me without the perforated cap. With the cap, that would be a killer.
     


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    rydenfan Senior member

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    I really dig how these look and am considering a pair myself. How does the Van compare in sizing to say the Barrie? I could imagine going down a half size due to no laces but am wondering if that is the case? Also curious in regards to width.
     


  3. azima

    azima Well-Known Member

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    Not sure which you're referring to, but Alden SF by phone, and Leather Soul by e-mail/phone. Alden SF doesn't post exotic shell online
     


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    Gcbrown3 Well-Known Member

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    Alden Whiskey LWB CAN be ordered online.
     


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    azima Well-Known Member

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    oops, didn't see it on there before, nor the cigars they have in stock, so assumed they didn't post exotics online.
     


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    sevenfoldtieguy Senior member

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    I agree this boot should have all eyelets, but....

    1. No one will see the speedhooks with trouser leg down.
    2. You can convert the hooks post-sale to all eyelets.
     


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    sevenfoldtieguy Senior member

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    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]

    +1 on the shell Strands
     


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    nephew,
    looking good in your cigar, wear in good health
     


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    damn, your natty cxl gunboats are looking awesome! how are you caring for them? brushing and occasional reno?
     


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    dslonghorn4 Senior member

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    Thanks Alcibiades! My intent has been to select carefully for a focused collection.
     


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    dslonghorn4 Senior member

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    Thanks Repp! They're actually the walnut shell strands AE released a couple of years back.
     


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    BeSpiffington Senior member

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    I had the same sizing question about the LHS. None other than Uncle Mac himself posted that if I wore an 11D in my Barrie size I would be an 11D in the Van. Of course he was right.
     




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    Alcibiades Senior member

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    Guys with wider feet - have you tried EE widths in Barrie? Alden SF is listing a lot of inventory in those sizes for the whiskey longwings
     


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    I've got a few pairs in EE on the barrie, shame they don't have any longwings in #8.
     


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