Thank you Roger - I hope the 2 pairs of Vass are keeping you well...
Some double Monk #orn for all to share...
Yes DMs are Double Monks.
As to the breathability of Dainite soles: It's zero. Rubber is hermetic.
But that is not the point: I have several shoes with Dainite soles and I don't sweat more in them as apart from the sole they are built from leather and other breathable materials. I can't imagine there's much breathing going on through the sole, also if it's leather. Some others may chime with more technical knowledge
Hi. I am TTS US6D. so it is much smaller than yours. I got 38.5 F last now and It is still big. After exchanging Email with Mr. Kuti, I think my correct size is 38 E width.. (Their standard width is F. ) If you convert US 6 to EUR in Brannock device, it should be EUR 38-38.5.
US 9D is about 42.5 on the conversion chart, so I guess 42 or 42.5 in your case.
I am a TTS US9D....I would say my feet are not narrow like yours, but not overly wide either. I wear a 42 in Vass F Last (calf) and it fits me just perfect.