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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. dddrees

    dddrees Senior member

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    Drat, and here I thought I might be able to trade you this one.



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    What a disappointment. [​IMG]
     
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  2. tmw

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    lovely red Sub! cheers
     


  3. dddrees

    dddrees Senior member

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    Thank you sir, and good luck with your hunt.

    The 5512 with pointed crown guards is definitely a great watch for sure.
     


  4. Papa Doble

    Papa Doble Senior member

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    How would you guys fill in the below?

    #8: NST Tanker Boot
    Cigar: ???
    Ravello: Cap Toe Day Tripper Boot
    Whiskey: LHS

    I'm interested in answers that are not PTB, chukka, or LWB.
     
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  5. BeSpiffington

    BeSpiffington Senior member

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    Cigar LHS
     


  6. ReppTiePrepster

    ReppTiePrepster Senior member

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    With whiskey LHS already in that rotation/collection, I'm thinking Cigar medallion cap toe blucher or maybe wingtip boot.
     


  7. violethour1951

    violethour1951 Senior member

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    Cigar Indy:
     


  8. ReppTiePrepster

    ReppTiePrepster Senior member

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    I saw some love for shell strands a few pages back. Which would you prefer... Burgundy shell strands or Alden for BB medallion cap toe blucher in color 8? I know one is a balmoral and the other a blucher, but indulge me; I'm curious... [​IMG]
     


  9. MrDV

    MrDV Senior member

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    I was going to recommend grant last cigar indy. These look perfect.
     


  10. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    nephew,
    1-wt
    2-nst
    3-tassel
     


  11. MrDV

    MrDV Senior member

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    I have the brown shell strands. I sold my alden medallion cap toes when the aes arrived. The shell on the Aldens is superior, but the strands look better.
     


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    nephew,
    consider #8 cap toe
     


  13. sevenfoldtieguy

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    Both would be nice, but neither is currently offered. Alden's factory medallion captoe blucher in color 8 - the 2145 - is one of Alden's best looking dress shoes IMO.
     


  14. stevent

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    If I had all lwb or wt boot I'd be pretty happy. Moving away from Aldens now though so maybe not too practical


    They do preorders for sure. And when I have, delivery times have actually been earlier than expected and you get surprised by a package at your door


    Wingtip boot? or Alden DC captoe?
     


  15. tomee

    tomee Senior member

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    love the 403 Indy. wish i could afford it.

    could you guys give me some advice... If im a 7H in RM williams craftsman (8US) and a EE width what size in the 403 would i be?
    i read that you size down .5 but im not sure on the width

    and where the best place to buy online that can ship to Australia
     
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