***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. alco

    alco Well-Known Member

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    For those who have a pair of Unlined Chukkas in the Leydon last, do you use a smaller sized shoe tree? When I try to put the same size shoe tree as the Chukka, I feel it getting stretched?
     
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    kwhitelaw Senior member

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    my office is unorthodox, in that I can just stay home for the most part if weather is bad. should I need to dredge out, I'll grab some indys
     
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    I wish -- my Leydons could use some stretching. But no, I use the same size shoe tree that I usually employ.
     
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    No, just talked to Kathy the other day. She said they had some ravello LWBs and chukkas. Alden SF got the PTBs and may still have a few...
     
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    ReppTiePrepster Senior member

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    Thank you my friend. I would recommend trying on several sizes if possible. They are difficult to size and you don't have much margin for error to avoid heel slippage.
     
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    budapest12 Senior member

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    I think I agree with you on that --- they are incredible. However, until I saw them, I was really set on the tankers. And I need to keep some powder dry right now. I will try to hold off for now.

    Appreciate all the input.
     
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    Thanks mate.



    Commando!


    This is sweet! Nice score!



    Looking superb! Congrats!


    Thank you Mr. DV!
     
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    Are there any examples of an Alden LWB on a single sole, either with a flat welt or split reverse? I found one, but I was wondering if there were any other versions......thanks!

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    Trying to decide on a suede tassel ,Pick one: Snuff or Mocha Brown both BB version?.

    Thanks,
     
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    Alcibiades Senior member

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    The Leffot black cordovan version has a flat welt. However I believe the sole is still double leather. Pre-orders sold out.
     
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    I haven't seen the snuff in person, but it just looks inappropriately orange for a Tassel Moc in the pic on their website.


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    But I think they are overpriced considering you can get Shell Tassels for $84 more, and I got my MKS Tassels from BB for $350.
     
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    aldenwear Senior member

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    Leffot's tan and snuff suede longwing bluchers are on single flex sole. There are pictures on that website.
     
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    I would go with snuff because it is more versatile - goes with jeans, chinos, and wools in charcoal, grey, tan, olive, some blues, etc. -- but it depends upon the intended use. The mocha brown looks great with charcoals and, of course, browns.
     
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    Checking out some steel fabrications on Whiskey Wednesday...
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