***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. mdubs

    mdubs The Mayor of Aldensville

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    Steve,

    If you want them, just get your name on lists... Just requires some patience, thats all. I am on the list at TSM for Ravello LHSes...

    -Mike
     
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    calidist Senior member

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    Thank you Uncle. Have a wonderful weekend.
     
  3. blue collar

    blue collar Senior member

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    #8 LHS
    As much as I hate to say it, this shoe has become my #1 pair of shell....:paranoia: :hide:

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    Now I just need a tan :embar:
     
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    BeSpiffington Senior member

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    FrCpw, it's time to get up and start buffing. :) Just messing with ya. I like those screaming argyles. Have a great weekend my friend.
     
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    totalair1 Senior member

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    I wish it was that simple...TSM I was told is not taking anymore lists, pre-orders, or pre-pays according to the winery Ed. He told me he has too many pre-pays already and changed his policy on taking pre-orders due to the backlogs that are out of control at Alden and his personal trip to Horween where he confirmed they have no shell. If anyone has advice on a dealer that I can get my name on a list for Cigar, Whiskey, or Ravello LHS please let me know. Alden DC is not getting any size 13 Ravello LWB this fall, and size 12.5 is already sold. I am supposed to get a pair of Ravello PTB this fall but outside of that nothing else. I have not found any places like Leather Soul, Epalet that order size 13. I'm open to any tips on places where I could be on pre-orders for MTO.

    See Ya,
    Steve
     
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    phototristan Senior member

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    Couple of vids I found recently.

    These look like CXL PTBs on flex welt:





    Who the heck does this with shell?
     
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    crosswound Senior member

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    What is going on in that last video. Also need details on the pants
     
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    Numbernine Senior member

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    I think it's intended to dispel the idea that shell is a delicate pain in the ass to maintain . Most of us here know better but it is a common misconception . Considering the present supply/demand ratio though it does seem a bit unnecessary
     
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    blue collar Senior member

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    Vid #1: Dude lacing the ptb NEEDS to cut those nails :fu: Vid#2: Is very odd, I think it's the same guy who was rubbing is PTBs and his johnson whilst sitting cross legged on the floor :nodding: ps back to Vid#1: LMAO and the care the guy takes to lace the damn shoe and then continues to JAM is foot in with no shoe horn :slayer:
     
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    shaunw Senior member

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    Both of those videos are pretty creepy imo. The first makes me think of buffalo bill from silence of the lambs.

    The second one did make me laugh a little, but again creepy as hell.
     
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    Michigan Planner Senior member

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    I have a pair of alpine grain longwings and suede indy boots on the red brick sole and have to say that they are the most comfortable soles on any shoes that I have. I do agree that they are not for everybody and definitely ruin any pretense of formality for the shoes. I really like the look of the navy lwb but am not sure how I feel about the red sole this time around. I'm tempted to buy a pair and immediately switch the soles out.
     
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    bespoken pa Senior member

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    It is the shoe as a whole. I saw a suede indy with redbrick sole at madison that I am considering buying. I am not opposed to the red brick entirely.
     
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    bespoken pa Senior member

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    Why are you selling the indys wow just noticed that great boot.
     
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    Great weekend look blue. Way to embrace the lhs.
     
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    :cheers: thanks Dv!
     
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