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***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. budapest12

    budapest12 Well-Known Member

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    Agree but… $575… Ouch.
     
  2. seasquirrel

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    B. Nelson is great (although like was mentioned, the commando is not as low-profile). Another option is getting the OEM Alden commando sole from Moulded Shoe. It's not cheap ($240) but it's the real deal, if that's what you want. I decided to give it a try on a pair of suede cap toes, and Moulded did a fantastic job.
     
  3. mdubs

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    I had a pair of Gianni's, but sold them because I never wore them. Beautiful boot, I just prefer the more rugged design of the Indy boot.

    Here are a few pics and a few comparisons against the Alden Plaza "Indy" Boot.

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    sacafotos Well-Known Member

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    Thanks @mdubs. I think Plaza lasted Indy is the dress boot for me. Just wish there were more makeups in Ravello and whiskey.

    Someone mentioned that TSM did a cigar NST on Barrie a few years back. That's practically my grail.

    Also have Ravello WT boot on Barrie/commando coming and hoping I can find the Ravello day trippers.
     
  5. MrDV

    MrDV Well-Known Member

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    Thank you rtp. I'm tempted by the snuff as well. The suede feels a bit lighter than the shells.

    Thank you bakes. Copley for unionmade.

    Thank you sir.

    Thanks uncle Mac.
     
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    Quote:S2 - any chance you can post a picture? I'm curious as to whether they simply stitch the commando to the bottom of the sole or do they integrate the front part into the sole (hard to explain but easy to see, especially on antique edging). Thanks.
     
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    King 4060 this morning in the sun.
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  8. sevenfoldtieguy

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    Yes. Leffot's Cooney boot in snuff suede is the model I have.
     
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    Do these shots capture it? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  10. budapest12

    budapest12 Well-Known Member

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    ^ Not integrated but look every bit as good to
    me.
     
  11. Papa Doble

    Papa Doble Well-Known Member

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    The Leffot snuff suede Cooney (perf cap toe) boot and #8 and ravello (I believe you wore these earlier this week) NST boot from TSM are on the Aberdeen.
     
  12. Don L

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    Jcrew Suede Shortwings

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    nice :nodding:
     
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    Agreed. And really, I wouldn't say actual Alden commando sole itself is "integrated" into the outsole -- the thin commando sole is the same as the one used by Moulded here, Alden just uses a crepe or some other rubber insert at the toe above the commando sole.
     
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    Cigar LWB.
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    Inside.
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    Details on laces?

    Also, it seems like we all wear J Crew socks here. Those are one of my favorite pairs.
     
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    Man, LS really seems to be getting out of the Alden business. I have nothing against their new stuff, I own 5 pairs of New Balance myself (not from LS), but they used to have so many beautiful Alden makeups
     
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    These are the laces that came with my Natt. CXL LWB. , they're waxed tan laces, yes I love Jcrew socks.
     
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    Alright that's it, you've convinced me. I am ordering these pants today. Love the combo.
     
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