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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. mcarthur

    mcarthur Senior member

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    Those are hot! Probably my grail Indy. . .if anyone wants to sell me a pair in 11D, I would be willing to pay handsomely! Been waiting for someone to make another Whiskey boot for months. . .those things are RARE.

    thank you
     
  2. edubs01

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    Just picked up a pair of Medallion Cap Toes in Color 8.

    Also put myself down for a preorder for Cigar Cap Toe boots with Commando soles.
     
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    Just picked up a pair of Medallion Cap Toes in Color 8. Also put myself down for a preorder for Cigar Cap Toe boots with Commando soles.
    who's doing the cigar captoe??
     
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    Just picked up a pair of Medallion Cap Toes in Color 8.

    Also put myself down for a preorder for Cigar Cap Toe boots with Commando soles.



    what last will they be on?
     
  7. MaxK

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    Is the Sherman Bros pre-order listed online, or is it call in?
     
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    edubs01 Senior member

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    Aberdeen last.
    If your interested I would call the Haverford store and ask for Ken
     
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    Aberdeen last.
    If your interested I would call the Haverford store and ask for Ken


    Lose. Someone needs to do cigar captoe boots on the Barrie, and with double leather (preferably waterlock) soles. Oh well.
     
  10. cfull

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    Just got these today on clearance at a local menswear place that carries Alden, snuff suede boot (guessing plaza last), looks to be almost the exact same as the leathersoul snuff suede safari. Nice score if I do say so myself!

    [​IMG]
     
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    How does the Plaza last fit as compared to the Aberdeen and Hampton lasts?
     
  12. cfull

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    How does the Plaza last fit as compared to the Aberdeen and Hampton lasts?

    Not really sure. My only other experience with Alden has been with the trubalance. The plaza at least seems to fit true to size; i wear a 10D in most everything and a 10D in these boots.
     
  13. Joenobody0

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    How does the Plaza last fit as compared to the Aberdeen and Hampton lasts?

    I find the Plaza last fits similarly to the Hampton up to the ball of the foot, but is more "snouty" with a longer toe. Also, it seems to fit more narrowly.

    I wear a 7.5C or B in the Hampton due to the shorter toe. Ideally I'd wear a 7C in the Hampton but the distance from the ball of my foot to the tip of my toe is too long. I have a pair of Plaza lasted shoes in a 7D. The overall length is identical to my 7.5C Hampton and the width is similar. The 7D Plaza has less length from the heel to the ball of the foot, and more from the ball to the tip of the toe.

    The Hampton and Plaza lasts are my favorite that Alden produces. The Aberdeen is my least favorite. It's far too narrow in the toe box making for a really uncomfortable shoe.
     
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    delivery from shit kicker ville [​IMG]
     
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    anyone know how to size on the copley lasts?
     
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    Fellow Alden enthusiasts,

    Do you know of any place that has or will be having whiskey wing tip boots? Thanks!
     
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    so the USPS tracking info says my shoes were delivered at 11:45am to my office, but no one's at the office today and building management said there were no deliveries. fun

    Give it a few days. It's odd, but I've found out that 'delivered' in USPS lingo means it has arrived at your local post office which then takes 2-3 days to reach it's final destination. I've had a few amazon prime orders that shipped with 2 day shipping via usps instead of ups and it took 4-5 days total for each of those orders. Hopefully this is the case with your shoes.
     
  18. jerrybrowne

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    delivery from the shoe mart

    [​IMG]


    Can't tell what color cordo these are due to the lighting. Are the whiskey?
     
  19. Man with Apple

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    Leffot posted their new suede lwb on the Barrie last with double leather water lock soles. Very nice looking shoe.
     
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    Give it a few days. It's odd, but I've found out that 'delivered' in USPS lingo means it has arrived at your local post office which then takes 2-3 days to reach it's final destination. I've had a few amazon prime orders that shipped with 2 day shipping via usps instead of ups and it took 4-5 days total for each of those orders. Hopefully this is the case with your shoes.


    \tDelivered, January 15, 2011, 11:45 am
    \tOut for Delivery, January 15, 2011, 9:17 am
    \tSorting Complete, January 15, 2011, 9:07 am
    \tArrival at Post Office, January 15, 2011, 7:40 am

    That certainly looks like delivered. strange
     
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