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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. Hill

    Hill Senior Member

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    Stopped by Leffot yesterday and was surprised at how great the greenwich tobacco chamois wingtip boot looked in person. Anyone own this and can post some pictures in the wild?
     


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    I wish there were more offerings on double waterlock/flex welt.
     


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    Looks interesting. Anyone know if this can safely be used on cordovan? It is described as safe for any type of leather. Wondering if anyone has tried it.
     


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    I bought this spray few days ago based on multiple reccomendations. Been told that I can safely apply it to any type of leather including shell. Paid around $20 for one bottle at my local shop.
     
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    Me too! My favorite sole from a comfort perspective
     


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    I wore my Indy boots last night and they didn't disappoint. While I didn't find them ideal as walking shoes, they did provide enough comfort for the few hours I had them on. I went down a half size from a 9D to a 8.5D and they fit perfectly. Overall I'm very impressed with the fit and quality of these boots.

    Quick question, should I apply some Saphir Reno to soften the leather or just break them in naturally over time without any conditioner?
     


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    Nice. I have the LWB shoe with Commando Sole version on order
     


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    I meant Saphir Renovateur not Renomat. I've also read that I should use a neutral polish so as not to stain the white stitching. What do you guys use?
     


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    Ravello Chukka & EP

    Have a great Sunday, gentlemen.
     


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    ravello is so beautiful. too bad aldens lasts are too clunky for my new sleek italian taste.
     


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    Thank you, sir.


    Highly recommend.
     


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    I was at the Alden Factory last week and I saw a big stack of either #4 or Ravello shells and they had a tag on the top which said Cap Toe Boot. I asked of they were going to be sold in the USA and where and they said, "yes" and "unfortunately we can't divulge that." Keep your eyes opn.
     


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    Saphir renomat is never needed for any shoe especially not for an Indy boot. Just wear them and let them break in
     


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    Gas station shot on the way to a casual spring wedding. These are developing some intense creases

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