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

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  1. ReppTiePrepster

    ReppTiePrepster Distinguished Member

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    Thanks for the chukka suggestions Alcibiades. The cigar and ravello versions certainly look great.
     


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    picked up a pair of cordovan ptb from BB with 30% off....nice......would be better if tax and shipping didn't add back in $50 but still a good price imo.
     


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    For all the chukka haters I decided to go with some Ravello today

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    All the talk yesterday on the Cigar PTBs made me reach for mine this morning.

    Have a productive day gentlemen.

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    Very nice, I still didn't have a chance to start Mac method on my new Cigar Atoms.
     
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    Thank you Steel.

    That reminds me, I need to get Mac-ing tonight to get a scratch out of these.
     


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    Cigar day for me too. No plain toe though.

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    Do your cigars have an olive under tone? Looking at these, it seems there's some dark green spots going on.
     


  9. sazon

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    Joshua: Yes, I have noticed an olive undertone on these PTBs as well as my LWBs. My cigar Indys and my cigar WT boots don't seem to have it.
     


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    If you have the option, go cigar. :nodding:
     


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    Enough Ravello and Cigar talk
    Whiskey is today's choice

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    I think I have a new favorite - unlined PTBs from Alden DC

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    They are comfortable right out of the box and look so sleek - here is how they look next to a double leather soled LWB:
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    Dr D, those look sleek!

    I'm not familiar with the benefits of the unlined PTBs. Can someone explain please? Thanks.
     


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    Question for all you Alden Genii: I'm a 13D in the AE MacNeil (welted 7-97 Last). It seems the only Cordovan Alden LWB I can find (that isn't Color 8) is a Whiskey in 12E. Is there any chance this might work for me and my clownish feet?
     


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    Much softer, more comfortable and will give some pretty cool creases.
     


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