***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos.

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  1. themache

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    Anybody own or handles these suede bucks?
    Maybe even better pics?
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    I picked up a pair in snuff suede from Alden NYC in late January and love them. Several compliments the few times I've worn them so far. Incredibly comfortable, and like someone else said, just like the unlined chukka but PTB style. Oiled leather sole, too. Highly recommended.
     


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    I picked up a pair in snuff suede from Alden NYC in late January and love them. Several compliments the few times I've worn them so far. Incredibly comfortable, and like someone else said, just like the unlined chukka but PTB style. Oiled leather sole, too. Highly recommended.
    is this on the Leydon last? I really like the sleek silhouette
     


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    is this on the Leydon last? I really like the sleek silhouette

    Barrie.
    Tom had some blue ones last year.

    Suede is a pretty resilient material. There's an interesting (for shoe nerds) video on the leffot blog of him washing som unlined chukkas.
     


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    So is the Grant tts or 1/2 size down? ... It's on the line.

    I had to size down. It's roomy, IMO.
     


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    is this on the Leydon last? I really like the sleek silhouette
    Yeah, Barrie last. When i was at Alden NYC in January they had navy, snuff, tan and dark brown (chocolate?) versions of this shoe. Maybe give them a call if you can't stop by the store? I haven't really seen these anywhere else.
     


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    What do people think of these?
     


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    ^These crazy saddle color combos always speak to me, but then my better judgement tells me I just can't pull them off.
     


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    Barrie.
    Tom had some blue ones last year.

    Suede is a pretty resilient material. There's an interesting (for shoe nerds) video on the leffot blog of him washing som unlined chukkas.


    Just picked up a pair of the blue unlined from the Alden Shop in DC - on the Barrie. Sweet.
     


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    Was at Brooks brothers today and the salesman told me the current 25% off corporate card sale applied to all shell alden. So they are about $450 + tax
     


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    Definitely? The photos look much more brown than the 975 to me.

    Yeah, I'm going to stay with definitely, for three reasons. If it was brown, they would not call it burgundy. Second, if you look at the other shoes they are offering, every one is a standard stock Alden model. Third, $610.00 is the exact new msrp of the 975.
     


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    Another shot of the snuff that I had posted earlier in the week. They look great in person, imho.
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    Barrie. Tom had some blue ones last year. Suede is a pretty resilient material. There's an interesting (for shoe nerds) video on the leffot blog of him washing som unlined chukkas.
    I first saw that video a year ago and was amazed with how great the chukkas turned out.
    I had to size down. It's roomy, IMO.
    Yeah, I sized down 1/2 size too. Same as with the Trubalance and Barrie
     


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    Another shot of the snuff that I had posted earlier in the week. They look great in person, imho.
    mmmm, love the heel... what have you worn these with?
     


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    mmmm, love the heel... what have you worn these with?

    Khakis and lighter colored jeans
     


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