***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. Shawnc

    Shawnc Senior member

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    Another question for the community. As more and more sellers are moving Alden's on ebay, I'm finding more who don't have even the most basic understanding of the shoe. And I say this with full knowledge of how little I know when compared to most in this community. But the last two pair I have inquired about the seller had no knowledge of what a last is. Not what last their shoes were made on, but no knowledge of what a last is.

    So what I do is get the numbers from the inside of the shoe and email Alden. My question to the community is whether there is a reference bank or website where I can load this information and find out for myself. I thought that I read that AE had this material available and I was wondering if Alden had similar information available.

    As always, thanks in advance for any help.
     


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    epc2 Senior member

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    A question for Unlined shell PTB owners , how do they feel compared to your other Barrie shoes, snugger, looser?.

    Thanks,
     


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    CEE88 Senior member

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    Shawnc - great question. I look forward to reading the responses.

    In lieu of having specifics like the last etc, I always request the internal and external measurements of the shoe - and compare it against the length of my foot and internal length of a good-fitting (similar style) shoe.
     


  4. El Argentino

    El Argentino Senior member

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    FWIW, in questionable Ebay situations, I'll always examine the photos for the shoe number printed inside. Then, assuming it's a stock makeup, I take the number and type "Alden #XXXX" into the search bar on Shoemart. It will bring up anything they stock in that number and it's a nice quick reference to see what something may be.
     


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    bespoken pa Senior member

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    on pre preordered hasnt been confirmed
     


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    bespoken pa Senior member

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    Just reviewed what I wrote pre preordered is that what it has come to?
     


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    PorterInjax Senior member

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    Haven't been visiting this thread like I did a year or so ago. Back then I was in bad shape....24 pair of Alden shell and four more on order. Now down to a reasonable dozen or so and these remain my favorite.
     


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    Dugan Well-Known Member

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    Here they are! Ordered some of the wax paste to throw on before I wear them out.

    I'm gonna order my next pair shortly. :)
     


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    Dugan Well-Known Member

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    I salute your commitment to excellence, sir. You are an inspiration.
     


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    kwhitelaw Senior member

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    couple new offerings at unionmade

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  11. rydenfan

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    I dig those loden calf PTB's
     


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    The natty CXL on the waterlock is nice as well but I dont dig the darker welt on it
     


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    #8-alpine grain saddles

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    nephew,
    good looking combo
     


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    looking good in your black medallion cap toe
     


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    nephew,
    wear in good health
     


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