To celebrate the launch of their limited-edition Brixton Boot by Alden, Core77 friends Epaulet visited the Alden Shoe Company in Middleborough, Massachusetts, and shot a 12 minute video documenting the entire shoe crafting process. Founded in 1884, Alden is considered by many to be the best shoe manufacture in the US--and to this day--you can still send your shoes back to the factory for resoling.
One of their loyal customers includes Indiana Jones who wears Alden 405's, more commonly known as the "the Indy Boot." When Harrison Ford landed the role, he refused to wear anything else and wore his own personal pair of 405's from when he was a carpenter.
Click through for photos from the factory visit.
All Photos: Michael Kuhle
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