Alden of San Diego Blog

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Caring for Your Shell Cordovan

My shoe care regimen is heavily based upon the well practiced “Mac Method“, however, it has some minor twists and additional specificity. I will sometimes refer to it as the “Mike Method”. Before I...

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Alden Ravello Tanker Bluchers

The Tanker Boot is one of Alden’s classic models. It combines the beauty of Alden’s intricate hand-sewn Norwegian Split Toe pattern with the chunkier lasts that they offer, such as the Barrie, Trubalance, or...

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Alden Color #4 PT Boots

There are many truly legendary Alden makeups. But it is harder to think about something more epic than a perfectly designed Color #4 Plain Toe Boot. Well, here they are! For those who are...

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Alden Color #4 MCT Bluchers

There are many Alden shoe models that most would kill to have… and these are unquestionably easily on that list! Why so, well, simply put, it is the perfect shade of Shell Cordovan combined...

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Alden Ravello Medallion Cap Toe Boot

I have always had an affinity in what I have learned is called the Semi-Brogue pattern. My first exposure to this design was via the classic Allen Edmonds “Strand”. The Strand is the classic...

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Alden Brassvello NST Boot

I have long dreamed about a Brassvello Boot. A boot that combines Alden’s amazing and rich Ravello Shell Cordovan shade with the flash of Brass Hardware. Until late 2020, this remained nothing but a...

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Alden Ravello 2×2 CT Boot

There is a famous hamburger chain that is in the Southwest Corner of the United States, In-n-Out Burger. It started as a simple drive-thru in Los Angeles and has boomed to become a popular...

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Alden x B+M Color #4 Wingtip Boots

There are a few times in my life that I have been really without words. One of those times were when my good friend reached out to me and offered me these brand-new-in-box Color...

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Alden “Foxy” Cigar Tassel

Alden, the inventor of the modern tassel loafer, has always had a special version of their Tassel Loafer exclusive to Brooks Brothers. This special variant of the Tassel Loafer mirrored their classic Tassel, but...