***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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    Its a (small) european pike on fly, well..an 8' streamer. You actually get quite a lot of them here (up to approx. 1 meter) in the Dutch city canals. The bigger ones usually reside in lager rivers and lakes. My fishing buddy and I just grab our bikes and cruise through the city fishing the promising spots like under bridges and near sluice gates so we don't really worry about 'fishing outfits'. 'Street fishing' is becoming quite popular.
     
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    All good, but thanks for the follow-up.
     
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    Can't blame him if he was out fishing : )
     
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    I just found out that I will be in Chicago for the upcoming weekend and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for Alden shopping? My wife and I have been there once or twice but we are far from experts. The last time I was there was years ago and I had net yet been afflicted with the 'Alden flu'. Surprisingly a google search returned mixed results.

    Any suggestions are certainly appreciated.
     
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    The color 8 NST boot on the plaza from JGilbert is one of the finest Alden makes, IMO.
     
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    +100

    I find non-iron dress shirts less breathable and less comfortable, and, for those of us with skin on the sensitive side, downright itchy.

    The only non-iron dress shirts that are even close to bearable, for me, are those in BB's luxury line (retail for 185 or so). I have between 55 and 65 fitted dress shirts from various makers. No more than 5 are of the non iron variety. I don't even consider them. Count me among the guilty.

    But apparently they have many fans as they seem to sell rather well. To each their own.
     
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    sorry to post more questions, but I'm looking at placing an order and I'd like to know:

    1. Is the Indy 405 the "original model" of the indy boot, and is there any difference from the 403 aside from the leathers used (ie, same fit and last)?
    2. Is there any reason why need supply wouldn't state "made in USA" on their product pages like they do for Wolverine? I'm pretty new to Alden, but I'm also quite positive that their products are ONLY made in the USA.

    Thank you in advance! Looking forward to picking up a pair.
     
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    If I wear a 9.5D on the Barrie last for Alden Indy boots, would I wear the exact same size for Alden shoes (also on the Barrie last)? Are there any other common shoe lasts worth comparing to the Barrie for sizing? I feel like I'm asking a stupid question, but I typically wear a 10D in other boots and a 10.5D for Allen Edmonds shoes, so I figured I'd ask.
     
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    sdolina, those NST's are beautiful, congrats and thanks for the pics! I have a similar pair on order but it's going to be a while for me.
     
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    I am in agreement with your sentiments
     
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    nephew,
    jimmy carter hands down as the worst and he is still getting his pension 33 years after he was retired
     
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    +1. I love this boot! Can't wait for the weather to turn to put it back in rotation … it's gonna be like 99° at work tomorrow :(
     
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