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Shopping from Japan – Alden SMUs

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013 by Lesli Larson

Since Winn Perry closed, I’ve looked to Japan for the best examples of Alden SMUs.  What I love about the Alden market in Japan is that most of the shoes are sized down to fit women or gents with smaller feet.  Here are some recent offerings from The Lakota House.  Unlike some more aggressive custom Alden smus (Tanker boots and heavy treads), The Lakota House Aldens utilize subtle leather swaps and unique outsoles.
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Comments:

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  2. jake Morton on

    Trust the Japanese market to style these as a mini-collection. They must be about the best designs Alden are now making do you think?

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