1. Styleforum Gives - Holiday Charity Auction 10: A full set of Aesop's Fables pocket squares from Vanda Fine Clothing

    We are very proud to present this year's edition of the Styleforum Holiday Charity Auctions, this year in support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Spokane (www.rmhcspokane.org). Each Auction lasts 24 hours. Please follow and bid on all the auctions.

    The 10th auction of the year is for a full set of Aesop's Fable's pocket squares from Vanda Fine Clothing. Please bid often and generously here

    Fok and the Styleforum Team.

    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice

STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. ReppTiePrepster

    ReppTiePrepster Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    4,196
    Likes Received:
    1,319
    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2012
    Location:
    USA
     


  2. rydenfan

    rydenfan Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    9,956
    Likes Received:
    3,359
    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2012
    I wish J Crew (or someone) would redo those saddle shoes with suede and #8. I would love a pair of those
     


  3. Michael Haines

    Michael Haines Senior Member

    Messages:
    762
    Likes Received:
    80
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2012
    Location:
    Lubbock
    

    Like the leffot one. Sorry if I got the wrong picture in mind
     


  4. ReppTiePrepster

    ReppTiePrepster Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    4,196
    Likes Received:
    1,319
    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2012
    Location:
    USA
    I agree with BeSpiff... you have the casual cigar in the LWB and Brixtons, and the more dressy medallion cap toe bal in Cigar. The atom would be very similar in use to the LWB which I think is a better shoe (but that's just me). The tremont last is sleeker, but not by much at all. It still has a fairly rounded toe. That coupled with the antique edge trim makes it much more of a casual shoe than not. Still, that cigar atom looks really cool. If you have the dinero to burn, go for it! [​IMG]
     


  5. ReppTiePrepster

    ReppTiePrepster Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    4,196
    Likes Received:
    1,319
    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2012
    Location:
    USA
     


  6. BootSpell

    BootSpell Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    2,532
    Likes Received:
    381
    Joined:
    May 9, 2012
    Location:
    El Paso
    I'm looking for suggestions that are definitely not SF-approved. I pretty much wear lace-up boots all the time and they are a real pain at the security check points when travelling. So....does anyone know of good quality (preferably Goodyear-welted but Blake-stitched would be okay) lace-up boots that are good-looking, of a casual style and that are comfortable and that have a side zip (Horror of horrors!). There you have it. And I'm not really interested in Chelsea boots. Thanks.
     


  7. ReppTiePrepster

    ReppTiePrepster Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    4,196
    Likes Received:
    1,319
    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2012
    Location:
    USA
     


  8. Broark

    Broark Senior Member

    Messages:
    295
    Likes Received:
    48
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2012
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    Quick question: where can I get some waxed laces for my Indy boots? I think they would look better than the regular laces.
     


  9. shaunw

    shaunw Senior Member

    Messages:
    455
    Likes Received:
    87
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2011
    Why not get some shoes for your travel days?
     


  10. El Argentino

    El Argentino Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    8,085
    Likes Received:
    1,791
    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2010
    Location:
    Where the Truckee waters flow
    

    Thanks -

    I've never used wax on my Indys. Just brushing. TBH, I don't buff a ton either.
     


  11. MoneyWellSpent

    MoneyWellSpent Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    2,502
    Likes Received:
    735
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2012
    That sounds like it's gonna be a tough search. The Frye Company www.thefryecompany.com has quite a few to pick from in various leathers and finishes. As for construction, they are totally model specific. They offer everything from Goodyear-welted to Blake Stitched to glue jobs. The frustrating part sometimes is figuring out which type of construction has been used. The pictures give some clue, but with the use of "fake" stitching in so many fashion first brands out there, it is not advisable to go strictly based on appearance. Most of Frye's offerings are sort of reminiscent of their western boot heritage, so they would be quite different than your AE's and Aldens. Then again, you are from El Paso, so a western boot may fit in quite well...
     


  12. 2doubleu

    2doubleu Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    89
    Likes Received:
    23
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2011
    Location:
    Toronto, ON
    

    Thanks, will give them a holler!
     


  13. zippyh

    zippyh Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    6,661
    Likes Received:
    3,657
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2007
    Location:
    Seattle-ish
    

    I got a pair of John Varvatos lace up/zip boots a while ago that are of decent quality.
    I wouldn't pay full price for them ($700) but they go on sale a lot.
     


  14. rydenfan

    rydenfan Distinguished Member

    Messages:
    9,956
    Likes Received:
    3,359
    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2012

    Yup, those are the exact ones I was talking about. I am not a big saddle shoe guy but I would LOVE a pair of these. I really wish someone would do these agin, I think they are killer looking.
     


  15. BIG WONG

    BIG WONG Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    68
    Likes Received:
    6
    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2011
    





    Thanks for being the voices of reason.
     


Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by