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Obsessed with Alden

Thank you and Goodbye for now…

As you may have noticed my attention has not been on the blog for a while now. As fun as this has been, I need to say farewell for now to focus on my studies, my pregnant wife, and other … Continue reading

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The Jason Foote Snap-on German Felt Toe-shifter Cordovan Shoe Protector (Patent Pending).

I am excited to be sitting here writing a new post for The Agatine Eyelet. I just got through a very intense finals week at school and unfortunately the blog hasn’t gotten much of my attention. I’m in a fashion … Continue reading

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Alden Event this Friday at Unionmade

Calling all Bay Area Alden fans! Friday evening at Unionmade in San Francisco will be a special Alden event. Nate Humble from Alden will be in store to answer questions, help with sizing, and share stories, samples, and pictures with … Continue reading

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Welts, Part 2

Close Heel vs. All-Around welts A shoe may have a welt that wraps the entire way around the sole, or it can stop just before the heel when a cleaner look is desired. This is independent of the type of … Continue reading

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Norwegian Split Toe

Alden’s Norwegian Split Toe bluchers and boots are making a strong appearance this month, giving wingtips and Indy boots a run for their money. Context’s cordovan Tanker and Leather Soul’s forthcoming version in natural are just two examples of how … Continue reading

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Welts, Part 1

I started off this morning in bed foolishly thinking I was going to write a beautiful, comprehensive, and detailed account of every type of welt that Alden has to offer, supported by gorgeous and illustrative imagery showing perfect examples of … Continue reading

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