***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. ReedCA

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    I think he meant to say Hunt Club Clothiers in Downtown Cincinnati. They're the only Alden retailer I know of in Cincinnati.
     
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    Hangar Project also carries laces.
     
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    for me 8D in M58 last black calf, and 7.5D Barrie last in style 975 #8 shell fit about the same, if this helps
     
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    Just trying to provide some context.
     
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    I started buying coloured laces modestly with a humble purchase of two pair of Benjos laces at a specialty store here in MPLS. Benjos colours aren't super bright. Richly vibrant is how I would describe them. They have a narrower diameter, which I prefer, closer to your standard Alden laces. Thirty inch laces are expensive, $8-9 a pair, but good quality. Check out their website online. Their also available at Allen Edmonds stores and AE's website. The laces pictured are by "1901". Super bright, as in crazy, fun colours. Available at Nordstroms, online or in store, for about $20 a six pack. Their slightly thicker diameter makes these laces more noticeable, which is a good thing. Don't be afraid to mix it up. As Mac says, "they're shoes, not Rembrandt's". But, you can use colour, subtle or bold, to brighten your sartorial palette. For sure don't forget to get some Marcoliani socks. Their featured prominently in Uncle Mac's and many others posts. The merino wool and nylon blends are sweet. Their cashmere/silk/nylon socks are "OMG" unbelievably sumptuous and expensive. But hey, you just spent how many hundreds of dollars on shoes? People will definitely notice your attention to detail. Dressing up your Alden's with fun socks and laces is far cheaper than buying yet another grail/unicorn coloured shoe or boot.
     
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    Ben Silver in Charleston
    Grant captoe in #8, double leather sole, eyes/hooks
     
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    No need for me to be snarky.
     
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    Just got my #8 J Crew Cap Toes back from B Nelson to replace the double leather sole with Dainite soles. They did a great job! These will be my new rain shoes. Disappointed when I realized that I did not get shoe trees when I got home.
     
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    Can you post a few pics? I would love to see the work they did
     
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