***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. BootSpell

    BootSpell Senior member

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    "king" cap toe...love it.

    I continue to be amazed how you get that shine on your shoes/boots with no wax/polish, uncle. You must have Popeye arms!
     


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    BootSpell Senior member

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    I don't like to spend a lot of money on belts as I dress pretty casually so my belts are usually covered by my shirt. But I wanted a belt to match my #8 footwear so I got the AE merlot Manistee belt. I'm happy with how it matches up and with the quality so far.
     


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    ^ And it's on sale now at Nordstrom's.

    Edit: Sorry, looks like the merlot is the only color that's not on sale.
     
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    thanks everyone for the belt suggestions. looks like Brooks Brothers has a nice belt that should work.... Btw, I do own and LOVE a Rancourt CXL belt (in black), but it definitely seems more casual then other dress belts I have owned in the past.

    Btw, BB doesn't have specific sizing descriptions. Does anyone know off-hand if I should order the next size up over my dress pant size? i.e. Order a 34" belt for a 32" pant size? I am assuming so.... but just thought I would check...
     
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    +1 on the $3 heel protectors. In my experience they save your shoes from significant wear, but then again I walk a lot.
     


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    It's actually Equus' burgundy but it's not a traditional burgundy with a lot of red. As you mentioned, it's closer to dark brown with a subtle burgundy tone and it is close enough for me.

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    Shown with a variety of shoes that I wear it with.
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    AE Tresana in cabernet brown
    Alden color 8 shell
    AE burgundy shell
    Alden cigar shell

    Equus is a joy to work with and I couldn't recommend their products enough. I now have three Equus belts.
     
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    Don L Senior member

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    Black Calf NST
    Marcoliani Argyle OTC
    EP Navy Duck Walt

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    Do you know what model number that is? I'd be done to start and MTO group Sazon you make three?
     
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    patrick_b, I strongly approve of the colours your showing today. Thanks for reminding me how much improvement I need in the shine department.
     


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    Great looking combo Don L.
     


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    Outstanding
     


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    Milkshake suede Indys.

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    Random question, anyone here have Alden's #8, #4 and AE's burgundy shell, just want to see a picture together to see how they look next to each other (i.e. how red or not red each is).
     


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    An Alden Long Wing Blucher, in the color Whiskey.

    Not the King of colors, but perhaps a Prince?
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    "All hail the King". Great looking boots Uncle. Simply awesome!
     


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