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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. gettoasty

    gettoasty Well-Known Member

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    I really like this. May I ask whether this a MTO or stock model? Where did you pick it up and how much? TIA
     
  2. Swede66

    Swede66 Well-Known Member

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    Thanx!
    It's what Vass call semi-bespoke, so a standard last modified to your feet measurements. Had Rezsö to measure my feet at the Shoegazing Super Trunk we arranged in Stockholm last September.
     
  3. NAMOR

    NAMOR Well-Known Member

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    nice! and have you tried if they fit? im considering making another visit to budapest this spring/summer for this very reason..
     
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  4. hazwanazani

    hazwanazani Well-Known Member

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    Thanks!

    It's a MTO model. I wanted a classic shoe but with an addition design that's subtle. From the front it looks like any other cap-toe but I love the detailing at the side. I had visited Budapest to try on the last before making the order. I emailed Rezső from Vass with the details and size, and here are the shoes, about 2 months later. Price is 550 Euros +30 Euros shipping to the UK.

    -Haz
     
  5. gettoasty

    gettoasty Well-Known Member

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    Took a second look and noticed the side profile, nice. I am still trying to dial in my size for Vass, appreciate the info.
     
  6. striker

    striker Well-Known Member

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    Haven't been keeping myself up to date with Vass for a while. Have they started accepting payments via paypal or credit card?

    Also, just wondering if anyone has any success modifying a last to fit a lower instep as part of MTO.
     
  7. OzzyJones

    OzzyJones Well-Known Member

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    I believe they now accept card payment but not PayPal
     
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  8. Frank the sheep

    Frank the sheep Well-Known Member

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    They do accept CC, I payed with that in early december.
     
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  9. Trompe le Monde

    Trompe le Monde Well-Known Member

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    stock model for that is only with single sole, on which they also advise against the toe-tap

    has to be mto
     
  10. Zapasman

    Zapasman Well-Known Member

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    Originally Posted by hazwanazani [​IMG]

    My very first pair from Vass!

    Great shoes those Vass Oxfords. How do you find the fit?
     
  11. Coxsackie

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    Gentlemen - what's the best way to start a conversation with Vass re ordering? Any particular email address I should use? I sent one last night to info@vass-cipo.hu - is there a better one?

    Boring request for sizing advice. I'm 9.5E in C&J 348 (Exmoor) last, 9.5 in Carmina Rain/Oscar/Simpson, 10E in G&G MH71. Would I be 43.5 in the Vass U last? My toes are not widely spaced or splayed.

    Thanks in advance for your help.
     
  12. mimo

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    That's the right address, they'll get back to you eventually, and I'd say you're OK on the size there if you're narrow across the forefoot. The instep is quite generous, but my duck feet struggle in the toebox.
     
  13. OzzyJones

    OzzyJones Well-Known Member

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    Concur on the sizing.
    Rezso can take a couple of days to get back to you.
    Coxy, Ascot shoes has some really good deals atm
     
  14. techaview

    techaview Well-Known Member

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    Remember to take vass default width into consideration which is F width. G&G default is E width. I can take MH71 and TH73 E width at 8uk and my U last is 42....
     
  15. member2000r

    member2000r Well-Known Member

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    yes, my 43 = 9e
     
  16. Shouldaville

    Shouldaville Well-Known Member

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    Probably a 44 U.
     
  17. hazwanazani

    hazwanazani Well-Known Member

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    Fit is good. Tight in the heel and enough space for the toes to just wiggle. I think it would fit better if you have a flatter arc. Mine's quite high.


     
  18. Coxsackie

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    Well, Mr Rezsö got back to me - pretty fast, huh - and is recommending 44 in the U and K lasts.

    Now I just have to choose between these two beauties:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    My head says no. 1, but my heart is pleading for no. 2. I do need another black shoe for work and I had already decided it would be an Adelaide. But damn, that chocolatey brown leather is seductive.
     
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  19. mimo

    mimo Well-Known Member

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    Both. Duh. 43.5 will definitely do for F.
     
  20. cbfn

    cbfn Well-Known Member

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    ¿Por qué no los dos?
     

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