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Austro-Hungarian school of shoemaking

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by fritzl, Feb 26, 2008.

  1. fritzl

    fritzl Well-Known Member

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    so are they pig suede or not[​IMG]

    i don't know and they are gone [​IMG]
     
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    i don't know and they are gone [​IMG]

    useless![​IMG]
     
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    walneal Well-Known Member

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    Are pig suede any good??
     
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    useless![​IMG]

    ???
     
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    luk-cha Well-Known Member

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    Are pig suede any good??

    dunno but it looks nice wo!

    ???

    well i was hoping you would tell me it was or not - but all i got was ????????, so useless!:p
     
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    Come on someone must have an answer to this... do I have to say please? [​IMG]

    Vass is not bespoke. It's made to measure as they use existing lasts and they do not make a modified footbed. There are also limited styles/leathers/soles which one can choose.

    Vass does not travel.

    Prices are around 110,000 forint IIRC.

    Contact Eva Vass, Lazlo's daughter. You can PM me for her email.
     
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    well i was hoping you would tell me it was or not - but all i got was ????????, so useless!:p

    you seem to be bored [​IMG]

    this was a single piece and all i can hope is, the new owner can appreciate what he'll get soon.

    ps: certainly, i can ask mr. kiss and find out. additionally, i can have a look, if he has another hide.
     
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    Those are wonderful shoes, and all handmade! Its amazing how craftsmen exist out there, making beautiful shoes like this, but charging less than the designer pieces of shit that are spewed out of factories on assembly lines..

    well said gnatty!
     
  10. fritzl

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    the "old" story: smorgasbrod [​IMG] on their way to scandinavia [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I got my shoes last week but unforunatley there was a missunderstanding with the sizing. Fritzl has been very acomodating however and I have sent them back and he will find a new pair for me during his next trip. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: now there's a happy end and florida is calling: fritzl, Thank you for letting me join the club ... I consider it a honor to own a pair of shoes that were lovingly and painstakingly hand-made by Mr. Kiss. You have a big heart, and I greatly admire your project to help. Not only am I happy about getting a truly handmade product, but I am extremely happy that the money I spend would go towards helping this great shoemaker in hard times. Way better overpaying for mass made shoes and making rich companies richer. I am proud to be part of the cause.
     
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    I will. I'm in the desert for a bit, and the shoes are not great with shorts, but the next time I wear them, I will definitely take a pic. You really cannot go wrong with them, and the pictures are very good representations of the last shape.

    Matt, can you post some photos please? [​IMG]
     
  12. gnatty8

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    Matt, can you post some photos please? [​IMG]

    + 1, I want to see those bad boys..
     
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    you seem to be bored [​IMG]

    this was a single piece and all i can hope is, the new owner can appreciate what he'll get soon.

    ps: certainly, i can ask mr. kiss and find out. additionally, i can have a look, if he has another hide.


    yes ask him as if you have them in a 41 the i might take then.

    the reason why i asked is it is the first time i have seen a grain like that on calf suede
     
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    + 1, I want to see those bad boys..
    yep, would be nice...
    Is there any news on that front? schedule
    it looks alike, it'll be a three day trip. I want to visit Marcell at Koronya, pay a visit to VASS, meet mr. feher and jenö kovacs. at the moment, we are talking about the last week of june. i'll let you know asap. [​IMG]
     
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    yes ask him as if you have them in a 41 the i might take then.

    certainly, i have a look.
     
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    yep, would be nice...
    I wore them to Suppenkuche, as you asked, but no foot pics. I'll take some next time I wear them.
     
  17. fritzl

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    I wore them to Suppenkuche, as you asked, but no foot pics. I'll take some next time I wear them.

    great, thanks

    btw, did you get comments on them? [​IMG]
     
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    What odd looking boots! [​IMG]
     
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    Frtizl or anyone else,

    is there a specific shoe style called a wiener like there is a budapester? I have looked in mr Vass book and he seems to point to a particular style that is semi-brouge with a banana shaped last and a lower toe cap than the budapester. Also with metal taps on the heels. He doesn't really call it a wiener or anything like that but says that it is popular in Vienna.
     
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    I wore them to Suppenkuche, as you asked, but no foot pics. I'll take some next time I wear them.

    WTF is Suppenkuche?
     

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