Founded in Massachusetts by Charles H. Alden in 1884, the Alden Shoe Company is now in its fourth generation and is the oldest original shoemaker in New England. These handsome boots were handcrafted in premium European suede and feature all of Alden's hallmark details, including their famed Goodyear welt, full leather lining and tempered steel shank. A pair that should have a place in every guy's permanent rotation—they're the kind of shoes you'll stand behind (and in) for a lifetime. (To be sure you do, you can always send them back to Alden for resoling.) Because these shoes are handmade, your size may be on back order. We recommend putting yourself on the waiting list (trust us, it's worth the wait).