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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. RogerP

    RogerP Well-Known Member

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    I don't think you'll ever get a consensus on that as it relates to Vass or any other brand. These are different materials with different properties. Some prefer one to the other and some like both. Choice is good. Why do we need consensus?
     
  2. NAMOR

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    There are plenty of opinions, differences, and pros/cons of each leather however they are not unique to Vass. Generally, calf is better suited to "dressier" shoes while shell really shines with more casual offerings. The rest is up to regional personal preference, weather conditions, budget
     
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    I understand the difference between consensus and opinion. Excuse me please for I was not consice in my query. I believe I was looking for an opinion based upon personal experience.
     
  4. sstomcat

    sstomcat Well-Known Member

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    I have both and wear both based on how it goes with what I'm wearing, I care less whether it is calf or cordovan. Few things that I feel gets more precedence is the last of the shoes aka budapester, 3636, nst etc vs old english, oxford etc.
     
  5. andreasky

    andreasky Well-Known Member

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    Thanks.
     
  6. RogerP

    RogerP Well-Known Member

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    All of my Vass shoes are calfskin. I have shell by Carmina and AE. I'd love to add Vass shell to the mix one day. As you have probably gathered, I like both.
     
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    Mr. Moo Well-Known Member

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    Finally cleaned and renod the vassshhhh
     
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  9. RogerP

    RogerP Well-Known Member

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    ^^^ Lookin' good.
     
  10. blehbleh

    blehbleh New Member

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    Anyone owns a size 42 f lasted shoe, what US size are you? Having second thoughts on my order, might be too big. Vass causing me a bit of sleepless nights since I did the transfer.
     
  11. mcarthur

    mcarthur Well-Known Member

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    nephew,
    good job, enjoy wearing
     
  12. Fiddler

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    I do. And I am a TTS US9. The fit (at least on the 2eyelet derby) is flawless.
     
  13. ThinkDerm

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    agreed. they really need to size up
     
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    A pair of MTO for a client. Enjoy.

    Ascot Shoes.
     
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  15. --Jonas--

    --Jonas-- Well-Known Member

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    I have these in size 44, and while I like them a lot, they are just a tad too big for me. If anybody has the problem of having received a pair in 43.5 that are too small, I would love to trade!
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  16. striker

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    Jonas, what are your shoes sizes for other brands?
     
  17. andreasky

    andreasky Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful shoes. How old are they?
     
  18. andreasky

    andreasky Well-Known Member

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    How much is a pair of shoes in shell cordovan?
     
  19. Gauss17

    Gauss17 Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone here translate a 10.5EEE (I measure around an 11E brannock) in the AE 5 last to the corresponding size in the Vass 3636 last? I just received my shoes from Vass in a size 45 and I feel like are a bit big.
     
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