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The Ultimate Vass (Footwear) Thread (Pictures, reviews, sizing, etc...)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. NAMOR

    NAMOR Well-Known Member

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    these are awesome, guys. Love both make-ups.
     
  2. rikod

    rikod Well-Known Member

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    I posted these a few weeks ago when new, wanted to post again after a few wears at the office, bars and restaurants, and walking in the rain. I love them so much that I want to wear them everyday. The tones of the saddle shell are unreal IRL. Hope you enjoy the pics.

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  3. fritzl

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    dang no. he doesn't answer the phone. this is mind boggling sometimes. actually, i hope he is well after this big loss, when his mother died. will update asap. sorry for the delay.
     
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  4. fritzl

    fritzl Well-Known Member

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    rule of thumb, especially with oxfords: don't tie them too tight in the breaking in period. adjust the laces during the day.
    normally this should help. good luck and let us know. ty.
     
  5. rikod

    rikod Well-Known Member

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  6. meister

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    The lack of an achilles stitch makes them so much nicer.
     
  7. rikod

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    Thanks for pointing that out, I haven't noticed or thought about it. I posted the ass shot for the color. I think this is a Kolecho thing. Thank you Kolecho for your help choosing and ordering these for me.
     
  8. sstomcat

    sstomcat Well-Known Member

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    Vass cordos come like this..
     
  9. rikod

    rikod Well-Known Member

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    Oh, I see, thanks, but I was checking and I have a few calf just like this too.
     
  10. kolecho

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    I have a similar pair. Can't say enough about saddle shell. It is my favorite light-mid tone shell colour. Budapest Oxford is probably the best style Vass makes IMHO. All this, plus a great (F) last and hand made shoe. Enuff!!!! :slayer::slayer:

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    And here is my second favorite design:

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  11. sstomcat

    sstomcat Well-Known Member

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    Thats true, however I have not seen any shell with the stitch, and I may be wrong!
     
  12. rikod

    rikod Well-Known Member

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    I was out a couple of weeks, these are gorgeous!, congrats
     
  13. sstomcat

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    Thank you, how long back did you get those in saddle? Vass does not have this skin it seems.
     
  14. sstomcat

    sstomcat Well-Known Member

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    Question for the audience - Why would you choose a metal toe cap over rubber? Has it got to do with Longevity, aesthetics or simple preference?
     
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  15. jerrybrowne

    jerrybrowne Well-Known Member

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    Can you get flush rubber toe caps?
     
  16. Slickman

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    The metal taps last much longer, but you don't need them unless you really wear out the toe a lot
     
  17. sstomcat

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    Yes
     
  18. rikod

    rikod Well-Known Member

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    I think I ordered back in November and received them in Feb. I could be off by a month or so.
     
  19. jerrybrowne

    jerrybrowne Well-Known Member

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    Good to know! I hate the clickety-clack of the metal flush mount toe caps.
     
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  20. ltontheqt

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    What last is this? I am trying to get familiar with their shoes.
     

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