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

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    Fantastic combo. That cigar looks great.




    Boots to be coveted, my friend. Great shine.
     


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    Thanks!!
     


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    Regarding cedar shoe trees, I worry my large ones from Nordstrom are too big for my Aldens in 10d; they seem to fit pretty tight. Fearful I'd stretch the leather over time, I stopped by jos. A bank and bought a medium shoe trees. While they seem to be right in the length and don't put what I believe is too much pressure on the shoe, they don't fill out the width as much. Can anyone offer any guidance here?

    I'm thinking of buying a woodlore twin turbo. Should I go with the medium for a size 10d on a Barrie last?
     


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    If it helps, I use a medium split toe Alden tree for my 10.5D Barries.
     


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    I think that while Alden doesn't release new models they do release new variations. As an example look at the blue CXL that is now being used. Also, they have a pretty large amount of models to begin with: Longwings, shortwings, plain toe, split toe, cap toe, shoes, boots, Chukkas, etc. I cannot think of a particular style that they do not offer.
     
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    ^ I'd say one of the most wanted would be a double monk.
     


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    Yes. Both the natural and brown CXL models are excellent. Very useful now that boot season is coming to a close
     


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    I'd go large man, I use large in 10.5D and it seems too small, doesn't fill up vamp as well as I'd like
     


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    I am a 10d Barrie and I have multiple Nordstroms size Large and haven't had an issue with stretching. They are actually the exact same tree that Alden sent me when I recrafted a pair, sans the Alden logo of course.
     


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    Some new additions in the last week.
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    Decided to try something different with the saddles and wanted to get some leather chukkas to replace some boots I just do not wear.
     


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    Because like any product styles get old. LS has done some interesting make ups...I'm surprised Alden doesn't follow their lead
     


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    Alden takes the lead from their retailers. Plenty of new styles are available from them. Milkshake suede Indy boots, navy CXL, saddles, etc.
     


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    Where did you get those saddles? Certainly coveted by me!
     


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    looks like the ones that were on sale by unipair
     


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