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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. medtech_expat

    medtech_expat Well-Known Member

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    Holy hot hell! [​IMG]

    Thanks, gents. This is my first pair of shells, am looking forward to venturing out in the wild later this week.
     
  2. Bull

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    Vass FTW - these are gorgeous buys.
     
  3. ThinkDerm

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    Thanks, gents. This is my first pair of shells, am looking forward to venturing out in the wild later this week.

    do poast photogs after you've actually worn them![​IMG]
     
  4. srivats

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    These are very nice.
     
  5. luk-cha

    luk-cha Well-Known Member

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    do poast photogs after you've actually worn them![​IMG]

    you mean people wear there new shoes??[​IMG]
     
  6. Michael Ay329

    Michael Ay329 Well-Known Member

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    Quite a long wait, but worth it!

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    Without a doubt, the nicest modern shoe that Vass makes
     
  7. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Well-Known Member

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    you mean people wear there new shoes??[​IMG]

    i know, right!
     
  8. Omega Man

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    The dark brown suede on the F last is nicely done. Don't think it will work as well in the U last.
     
  9. Pezzaturra

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    The dark brown suede on the F last is nicely done. Don't think it will work as well in the U last.

    I think it works like a dream on U-last with Goyser stitching. F-last is nice but it looks much slicker in leather, suede makes it look more bulbous than it is..
     
  10. Slewfoot

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    Funny how this thread gets so active after the Kolecho shipments! I received my 3 pairs yesterday. One of them fits great. The other two are a bit off right now, but will hopefully work with a bit of re-jiggering (insoles, tongue pads, etc.). Fingers crossed! No photos yet, but I grabbed the following:

    - U last Chukka in medium brown suede, double leather sole tapering to a single
    - F last u-cap in Bordeaux shell cordovan, double leather sole tapering to a single
    - New Peter last Norweger in antique cognac, double leather sole in tan with natural stitching
     
  11. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Well-Known Member

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  12. TRINI

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    Funny how this thread gets so active after the Kolecho shipments! I received my 3 pairs yesterday. One of them fits great. The other two are a bit off right now, but will hopefully work with a bit of re-jiggering (insoles, tongue pads, etc.). Fingers crossed! No photos yet, but I grabbed the following:

    - U last Chukka in medium brown suede, double leather sole tapering to a single
    - F last u-cap in Bordeaux shell cordovan, double leather sole tapering to a single
    - New Peter last Norweger in antique cognac, double leather sole in tan with natural stitching


    PICS.
     
  13. upnorth

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    David, which was the one of the 3 that fit best out of the box? The F last?
     
  14. Bull

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    Can someone please please please for the benefit of Vass virgins (no homo) like me, explain how to order these beauties. Thanks.
     
  15. Philip1978

    Philip1978 Well-Known Member

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    Can someone please please please for the benefit of Vass virgins (no homo) like me, explain how to order these beauties. Thanks.

    http://www.vass-cipo.hu/Eng/Kapcsolat.html
     
  16. gdl203

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    Can someone please please please for the benefit of Vass virgins (no homo) like me, explain how to order these beauties. Thanks.

    You can email/call the store. Or you can pay someone else to do it for you.
     
  17. Bull

    Bull Well-Known Member

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    Ahhhhhhhh awesome. One more dumb question: how do you know exactly what your size will be?
     
  18. rebel222

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    Ahhhhhhhh awesome. One more dumb question: how do you know exactly what your size will be?
    What answer could there possibly be besides try them on? You can get advice from them on approximate, but how can anyone tell you exactly what size to order?
     
  19. Slewfoot

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    TRINI - will try to get pics soon, but not sure when.

    upnorth - the U last fits me the best, but I already knew it would as I have a 44 U austerity brogue. The tips of my big toes rub a touch against the front of the shoes so I took a gamble and ordered a 44 in F and NP as I didn't think I wanted any less length, but they are definitely roomy all around. A 43.5 probably would be better, but we'll see. Heading back to the office now to wear them around again for a few minutes on the carpet.
     
  20. Wes Bourne

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    The other two are a bit off right now, but will hopefully work with a bit of re-jiggering (insoles, tongue pads, etc.).

    I hate having to re-jigger shoes for fit.

    TRINI - will try to get pics soon, but not sure when.

    upnorth - the U last fits me the best, but I already knew it would as I have a 44 U austerity brogue. The tips of my big toes rub a touch against the front of the shoes so I took a gamble and ordered a 44 in F and NP as I didn't think I wanted any less length, but they are definitely roomy all around. A 43.5 probably would be better, but we'll see. Heading back to the office now to wear them around again for a few minutes on the carpet.


    Iirc, most recommend a .5 difference between U and F sizes, i.e. US9 = 42 in the F and 42.5 in the U, with the U being better for those with a more pronounced/higher instep.
     

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