For no particular good reason, I tend to only wear my black shoes during the colder months.

Alden - Black Shoes
Alden chukkas and bluchers on the Plaza last.

Conveniently, Blackbird has just posted some new black Alden boots on their site a few minutes ago, which are a better made version of the plain #306 stock model. It’s too bad they did not order any in my size. ;_;

Alden Blackbird Tugger Boots

Update: Two more styles are now available as well.

Alden Blackbird Milkman Boots
Alden Blackbird Department Store Boot