***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos.

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  1. mtc2000

    mtc2000 Senior member

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    Yes.

    Similarly, the Wolverine 721 feel quite a bit lighter than most Alden boots I have. I think that's mostly due to the half-lined construction and the single soles.

    The lining, or the lack of it certainly contributes a bit. But I think the major difference in weight came from the various types of soles. I have a pair of Alden x Leffot Navy Suede Indy boots with the so-called micro soles. Those are really featherweight. At the other end of the spectrum are the crepe soles.
     
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    A fine shoe indeed, Bakes! Lookin good in your summer cocktail attire my friend. Thanks for posting another fine pic, one which we all appreciate! [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks for posting your data BootSpell... I must be exaggerating what my old ailing legs must be feeling. [​IMG]
     
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    ReppTiePrepster Senior member

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    Deliveries from earlier this week... (a great week, by the way)
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    Alden LHS color 8 and AE Dalton Walnut Shell Cordovan
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    I had a very difficult time sizing the LHS. I think my foot is one that needs a medium width with a narrow heel. B/D had a slight heel slip but A/C was too narrow. Went with the B/D and a small tongue pad... fits perfectly now.

    I was tempted by a burnished tan LHS. The B/D sizing fit perfectly for it. Are shell cordovan LHS slightly roomier than its calf counterparts?
     
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    RTP, your a man of many talents and a surprising variety of interests. I will check out the Jams World website. I just hope your not adding fuel to yet another one of my billfold draining pursuits. Thanks!
     
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    nephew, i like your shirts, thanks for posting
     
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    nephew, wear in good health shell cordovan does stretch very little whereas calf stretchs much more
     
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    nephew,
    wear in good health
    shell cordovan does stretch very little whereas calf stretchs much more
    Thank you for your kind words Uncle!
     
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    [​IMG]Thank you my friend. They're fairly addictive but not nearly to the extent of shell cordovan.
     
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    Love the captoes. They look really good.
     
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    ^^^ Great penny loafers my friend. ^^^
     
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    uncle, great gunboats. love the #8 + blues.
    great summer look be.
    great look bakes. nice hermes.
    great week indeed rtp. I like your latest acquisitions. congrats.
     
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    thanks for taking the time and sharing your findings. its funny, I also find my ae much lighter than my aldens. I conducted my own independent study. (ocd as well)
    alden shell lwb: 1lb 10.4oz
    ae shell lwb: 1lb. 6.6oz
    not a big difference irl, but the ae do feel much lighter on.
     
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