I personally think the burnishing spot on. It's well balanced and proportional to the size of the shoes. I find the EG burnishing can be rushed at times.
Did Vass do this themselves?
Quote:Originally Posted by razl Hmmm, for me...
Agree. Pictures please
Quote:Originally Posted by BeSpiffington Yes, congratulations are definitely in order JayJay. That is a fantastic write up about your experience at Vass shoes. Pics please when you get an opportunity.
Very nice J Ingevaldsson, personally they look too big. ... put them on b/s and I make sure they go to a good home:-)
Quote:Originally Posted by j ingevaldsson
Thank you all! Yes, very pleased with these. Hope to get some wear...
€500 for semi bespoke using the same material that John Lobbs sources is a win win if you're a betting man.
Quote:Originally Posted by mimo I have to admit I'm one of them. Most of my shoes fit reasonably well, of course, but I...
Being a size US 14.5 your journey into Vass shoes will be fascinating. GOOD LUCK.
I know there's a surcharge on anything over size 47.
Your starting point probably a 48
Quote:Originally Posted by konda Need to get educated in...
The U last....or go down half a size...but you risk compromising on the length.
Quote:Originally Posted by velomane
And with all this being said, is there a Vass last that is better suited for those of us with low insteps?
I have seen people who can easily fit 2 thumbs behind their heels and adamant their shoes "fits" perfectly ;-)
Quote:Originally Posted by BeSpiffington
You should not be able to stick your finger easily in the shoes behind...