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

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  1. 89826

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    I am making a move into mocha kid suede. Alden hq says it really does come from goats. I think it looks sharper than the regular stuff. Do have some C&J and EG calf suede.

    Big for me, since I have about 30 pairs of shells. But I bought some tassel moccasins at Brooks and am hooked. NST's from NRO (fingers crossed) are coming. Would like some UPL's, PTB's, chukkas, and other models. Any suggestions for suppliers?
     
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    I thought the Mocha Kid Tassels were one of the only, if not only, Kid Suede models Alden makes. The rest is some other suede variety. No?
     


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    Looking great. I wore the same today. And with the Nano spray from Leffot, I wasn't the least bit worried when the rain stared to come down today in Gotham city.
     


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    NRO shows a plaza-lasted loafer in addition to NST's. It's a dynamite leather; I'm hoping there's more.
     
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    Excellent advice indeed. Much appreciated. Thanks.
     


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    First time posting in the wild shots, no idea if this works... Choco suede chukkas, braving the slight mist of NYC this evening. Cab shot
     


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    :rotflmao:
     


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    Haha, good guess but it's actually from Fight Club. I just substituted the word dildo with dick.
     


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    This page has various models in dark brown suede, but as far as I can tell only the aberdeen tassel and plaza loafer are designated as mocha kid suede. Kid suede comes from a goat, typically a young goat.

    http://aldenshop.com/Store/DrawCategories.aspx?CategoryID=3&PageID=20
     


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    This is what I thought of at first too, but I knew it wasn't the right reference. Still hilarious:

    "I don't own A gun, let alone many guns that would necessitate an entire rack."
     


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    Hm, you just made a sale. Looked at the Vimeo at Leffot and finally was convinced of a suitable protector.
     
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    He's correct about the Plaza Slip-on. It is designated Mocha Kid in the link that you provided.
     


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    Wore my color 8 Indys to lunch today:



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    Thoughts on the double cuff? These are new Flat Iron jeans and I can't decide if I should have them hemmed all the way or just shorted so that I could single cuff them instead of the double cuff as seen in the pic.
     
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    I have exactly this same boot that has exactly the same tongue shift in only one boot. I am looking forward to seeing any suggestions. I realized the problem when my leg was getting rubbed raw because of the tongue shift.

     


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    NRO has kid nst's.
     
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