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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. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

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    +1. I've got them in black. They're ridiculously comfortable.
     
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    Looking good hiding those eggs in your cordovan indy's. I did the same today but had to go with a pair of vans for my egg hiding adventure. I was at the beach though which is where i have to draw the line for wearing aldens......:nodding:
     
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    I saw those in Leffot last week and had to try really hard not to buy them impulsively. Awesome shoes in real life. Nice score.
     
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    Some Sunday patina. Got gallons of reno, bit it's not touching these for a while!

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    My 986 on Easter Sunday
     
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    ThArtOfWardrobe Senior member

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    These look amazing. And love the laces.
     
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    Unedited. For RepTie, cause I do like the idea.

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    Heads up on LWB new for sale. Please see my sig for link to marketplace.
     
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    I had the opposite experience. Mine were delayed once (by a week) and then shipped later than the delayed date (by another week). I guess that even J. Crew doesn't have the magical ability to get Alden to deliver on time.
     
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    The term "Gunboats" is not unique to Alden and LWBs all have the same basic characteristics - the picture makes sense in that context. If you use your imagination and look at your the shoes top down, they will have the appearance of gunboats. In size, character, shape and weight. Big, heavy, distinctive brogues. Hence the term "Gunboats".
     
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    The beauty of Ravello PTB today. A few things to note:

    1. These shoes got some water spots over a year ago that still will not come out ! Stubborn. You can see them in the pic.
    2. The mismatch in the shell shades is quite evident in this light.
    3. My ankles aren't as big as this picture makes them look!


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    Do you guys think $585 plus shipping is a bit steep for a CXL perforated cap toe in brown CXL with modified last from Moulded Shoe?
     
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    It is expensive. There's a premium for the modified last from Moulded and it is a small shop, so must feel they can't afford free shipping. To can certainly find a CXL boot for less, I'd think.
     
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    Banana Republic to start carrying the 990 & 975 thus creating a shortage even with #8!











    Only on this thread can we communicate using numbers.
     
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    I called after a few months of getting my Natty ones to see if they had the black left in my size...nope.

    Easter, Talk about patina, how bout on some suede. Will be keeping these Modified last beauties.
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