Tag Archives: Alden

New Indy Boot Models

Alden is adding a few new versions of their Indy boots to their regular stock catalog this winter and Leffot was able to get a few samples ahead of time: http://blog.leffot.com/2009/09/29/three-little-indy-ans/ Longtime Alden fans will probably see the similarities between the new models and existing custom models made for Leather Soul and Alden of Carmel. [...]

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Alden Navy Suede Bluchers

I have decent sized list of custom shoes that I’d like Alden to make for me, should I ever get the opportunity.  Three in my list would include: navy suede chukka boots, navy suede wingtips, and navy suede bluchers, all on the Plaza last with flex welts.  The Japanese store Silver & Gold ordered up [...]

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Alden Work Boots for Context

Context is now selling a special version of Alden’s #309 work boot which they’re calling the “Roy Boot“.  These look great, but I only wish these were on the Trubalance last instead of the Barrie.

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Beams Japan’s Alden Factory Visit

While on mention of Horween leathers, what do I spy in this image? Many and many pairs of shoes in cigar and whiskey shell cordovan sitting in Alden’s factory. It’s part of a scan of a special edition magazine called “All About USA” put out between Popeye (a Japanese clothing magazine) and Beams (a Japanese [...]

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Alden Tanker Boots for Context

Context is now carrying custom tanker boots from Alden.  What makes these different from other versions is the pull tab on each, and that these are made from a special oiled calfskin instead of shell cordovan.  It’s too bad for me that these were made on the Barrie last (which does not fit me well).  [...]

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Alden Shoes for Summer – the wingtip bluchers

Alden wingtip bluchers on the Plaza last. These are built with Alden’s Flex Welt where the soles were soaked in special oils to make them more sturdy and comfortable.

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Alden Shoes for Spring – the Chukka Boots

Alden chukka boots in brown calfskin on the plaza last with a reverse storm welt and commando soles. These have a few seasons into them already.

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Leather Soul is Coming to California!

I just saw this bit of news over on Leather Soul’s website: Dear Friends of Leather Soul, I am extremely pleased to announce that I will be opening a Leather Soul store in Beverly Hills, California! When I opened my first store back in 2004, I would have never imagined that I would be opening [...]

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Alden Shoes for Spring – the Tan Blucher

Alden bluchers on the Plaza last – good for anything from chinos to denim.  These are a stock model (#2816) so most Alden dealers should be able to get them for you.

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