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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. joebarker

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    Hi guys, I'm really interested in picking up a pair of Alden Indy's. I have reviews, opinions, and seen many pictures of them, I must say, I really admire the quality of these boots.

    One problem I hope someone could help me out with is the sizing. I currently have Red Wing GT's in a size 8D, should I get the Alden Indy in the same size or should I size up or down half a size?

    Thanks.
     


  2. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Distinguished Member

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    One of the best pairs of boots on this thread, period. More Alden stockists should be doing boots on Plaza with leather sole.
     


  3. Hill

    Hill Senior Member

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    Great looking collection.

    I agree. Good looking pair, Mac.
     


  4. MrDV

    MrDV Distinguished Member

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    #4 and ravello boots are some of my favorites as well.
    My favorite pair (at the moment) is ravello ptb.
     


  5. Alcibiades

    Alcibiades Distinguished Member

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    Outstanding family pics, gents... Away from home so I may be late with mine

    As I stand in my snuff suede LHS, I am determined to make a cordovan version work... Cigar here I come
     
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  6. Alcibiades

    Alcibiades Distinguished Member

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    I sold a pair of ravello PTB very early in my Alden phase. One of my biggest regrets.
     


  7. sevenfoldtieguy

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    Nice collection.
     


  8. sevenfoldtieguy

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    Nice collection.
     


  9. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew,
    thank you
     


  10. ClambakeSkate

    ClambakeSkate Senior Member

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    Only own one pair of Alden at the moment, woe is me...

    However, thought I'd share my family photo of brothers from different mothers on this memorial day.

    The All-American Boot Collection:
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    Back Row: Danner Mountain Light II, Red Wing 8138, Red Wing Hawthorne Iron Ranger
    Front Row: Wolverine 1000 Mile Rust, Alden #8 Wingtip Boots, Allen Edmonds Fifth Street

    Please excuse the horrible carpeting, it's a rental and I have a dog with white fur...
     


  11. Bakes11771

    Bakes11771 Distinguished Member

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    Nice boot collection! And thanks for sharing.

    I have to say, I'm a little disappointed in the turnout so far...
     


  12. ReppTiePrepster

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    Updated family pic. (Not pictured here is a snuff LWB from J Crew on its way.)
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    Top Row: Black calf SWB, Black Pebble Grain LWB, Camel Suede PTB, J Crew Calf Brown LWB, J Crew Calf Tobacco LWB
    Middle Row: J Crew Color 8 Perf Cap Toe Boots, BB Color 8 Medallion Cap Toe Blucher, Black Shell LWB, Black Shell PTB, Cigar LWB, Ravello LWB
    Bottom Row: Color 8 Tassel moc, Color Short Wing Blucher, Color 8 LWB, Color 8 PTB, C&J-RL Brown Shell Marlows, Whiskey Short Wingtip Oxford

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    Comparison pic between calf and similar shell color.
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    Color 8 Club (It is in fact king)
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    My grails (pardon me for including my Marlows).
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    My imposters... These were my introduction to leather soled shoes; my gateway drug. Alden for J Crew came shortly afterward.
    Allen Edmonds Auburn and Florsheim Pebble grain LWBs.

    Happy Memorial Day my friends...
     
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  13. mdubs

    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    A slightly older photo. But here is my growing shoe collection. Started as solely Allen Edmonds and now Alden's have taken over. I just got a pair of Cigar Cap Toe Balmorals from TSM last week that are not pictured.

    Have a great day all!
     


  14. CTYGGG

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    Cigar, Ravello & Whiskey

    LHS:
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    Whiskey, #8 & Ravello

    Chukka:
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    Whiskey, Cigar, Ravello, AoC Brown Calf & Frans Boone Black Shell Six Eyelet

    Suede:
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    Winn Perry Little Tanks, LS Safari (Sold) & LS Snuff NST

    CXL:
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    Winn Perry Indy Shoe & LS CXL NST

    Shell Boots:
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    Blackbird Chemist Boot, Leffot Cigar Indy & #8 WT (Sold)

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    Whiskey Indy & #8 Indy

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    Leffot #8 NST & #8 WT (Sold)

    PTB:
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    LS #4 4x4 & Cigar

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    Whiskey & Unlined #8

    Calf:
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    Leffot Westsider & AoC Brown WT

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    LS #8 Saddle NST & LS #8 Ranger

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    Ravello Medallion Captoe & Whiskey LWB

    Think that covers everything, apologize for some pics that have been used before & for the two pair that I sold being included in the pics.

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    #8

    Ravello:
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  15. kwhitelaw

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    horrible iphone photos of my small collection. suede chukka is from AE, couldnt pass up for $99 as i rarely wear suede and couldnt justify alden cost.
    not pictured, as they havent arrived yet, as ravello LWB from jcrew. first pair got lost in shipping, have a smaller pair in the mail now, hoping they fit [​IMG]

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