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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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    Thank you sir, thank you. When is your r last coming in?
     
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    those are incredibly beautiful and extremely well executed. the R last is vawsh equivalent of the 82 last
     
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    Shouldaville Well-Known Member

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    Those look even better on your feet NAMOR. The instep seemed pretty steep in the shop photo. Still a good fit in your usual size?
     
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    really nice...now cuff those trousers and sell me those boots!

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  5. NAMOR

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    82 last you think?? Perhaps like a stubby 82 last. The lack of creasing is outstanding. For a single piece of shell very minimal creasing on the vamp. Toe box has a low profile, less than f last even
     
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    Fit is great. I take 45 in P2 F, 45.5 in U, and 44.5 in R last (all shell)

    Instep is generous as is ankle opening. Plenty of wiggle room but not loose. The vamp and toe box is relatively short so I can see how it makes the instep look steep
     
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    Thank you as always my friend
     
  8. ThinkDerm

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    the boots are likely slightly big for a 44.5 with vass's lasting of shell. the lack of excess space over vamp will keep these looking amazing for a long time :slayer:
     
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    Those Valways rock! [​IMG]
     
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    Waah, this boot blows me away, those colours,the make-up, this boot is just perfect. They go well with a sober pant like yours.
     
  11. FrankCowperwood

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    Budapest last burgundy shell and scotch grain

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    Well, that certainly nails its colors to the mast.
     
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    I'd like to say that they are more subtle IRL, but, well, they aren't. :)
     
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    ^ those look sweet Frank!! Not often you see mixed media with shell
     
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    Actually fit might be 1/4 small. It's a short last I need to wear thin socks with this one


    Thanks roger!!


    Thanks Diego. Yeah the makeup exceeded my expectations. I was expecting a darker make up (shell, suede) but this was also nice. I'm debating whether I should waterproof the suede. That reminds me I need to waterproof suede Galway
     
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    Thanks. Meant to thumb your Valway post, but it's way back there in the thread now with all the conversation. :)

    It's a beauty makeup. Glad to hear your foray into the R last is a positive one so far. I think it's a really nice shape from Vass.
     
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    Quote:True. I have a pair of funky Carmina boots in cognac shell and pebble grain. Nice change of pace from the usual.
     
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    i know exactly which ones youre talking about; sinclair wingtip from Epaulet? Those are bangin nice id love to see a recent fit pic of how they are holding up. i was tempted by them myself but my size sold out sale time
     
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    smashing success!!!! thanks for all the help with sizing questions and advice; it was spot on! Now i really dont know if i want another P2 last or F... kind want their baby - R

    regarding suede, someone earlier in the thread asked about what I thought of it. the grain on my pair is definitely not as fine as my Carmina or EG suede. its a little courser and the nap resembles something you'd see from EG after about a dozen wears or so and a brush. but its soft and im really enjoying the color ("brown red". pretty unique from other suedes ive seen
     
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    I can't believe you single handedly shut down their cordovan MTO orders. I was in the middle of placing my order when Kuti said "No más!"

    SF should just crowd fund its own tannery!
     

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