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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. OzzyJones

    OzzyJones Well-Known Member

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    Cheers!

    Nope, cognac calf on 3636
     
  2. CrimsonWave

    CrimsonWave Well-Known Member

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    All four pictures in my previous post are of the same pair of shoes, which are in plum museum calf.
     
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  3. TtownMD

    TtownMD Well-Known Member

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    Got yea they are lovely enjoy them in good health :D
     
  4. peppercorn78

    peppercorn78 Well-Known Member

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    How would yall describe the differences between lasts U, K, and S? Trying to decide on a last for my next project between a chisel toe (one of the above), or a round tie (F or R)
     
  5. chogall

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    S is the best
    U is the next
    C is still in the works
    K is too sharp
     
  6. peppercorn78

    peppercorn78 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, but I was hoping for a little more description about, say, instead and toe boxes and arches, etc

    :)

    Edit: I see what you did there.

    Perhaps I'll just stick with lasts:

    F
    U
    Peter

    ;)
     
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  7. RogerP

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    Quote:I have no experience with S. As I am given to understand that it is less accomodating in the instep area than the others, I shall avoid it like the plague. As for the differences between U and K - first of all, U is a classic chiseled last - K is technically not chiseled at all, it is merely narrow. And the fit in the toe box is the primary difference between the two, with K being more confining. Definitely NOT the choice for those with chubby, widely-splayed toes. I have a wide-ish forefoot (and high instep) and wear K last comfortably throughout the working day. The lack of wiggle-room, however, makes it a poor choice to wear through the evening at an after-work event. Besides the toe box, K is ever so slighty more roomy in the instep than U. I have way more U in my rotation than K, but the latter rank among my absolute favorite pairs. It really makes a sleek and dramatic statement, IMO. Examples below. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] F is a great choice for a classic, but more understated shoe.
     
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  8. TtownMD

    TtownMD Well-Known Member

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    Omg my first, shell cordoven shoes came in all I got to,say is WOW
     
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  9. TtownMD

    TtownMD Well-Known Member

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    As soon as I get breather from my work I will post definitely know how you feel in those DM RogerP
     
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  10. TtownMD

    TtownMD Well-Known Member

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    Vass Double Monk Shell Love them :slayer:
     
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  11. andrel42

    andrel42 Well-Known Member

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    Stunning ! Well done !!!
     
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  12. TtownMD

    TtownMD Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Sir
     
  13. ThunderMarch

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    Really nice!
    Are these made in the K last?
     
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  14. TtownMD

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    Yes Sir K last it is :D
     
  15. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Roger. I have F, P2, and U lasted shoes, but based on this I think I can safely eliminate K from my options.
     
  16. TtownMD

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    Got this bad boy also today. Happy Shell Whiskey Friday to you Gents :slayer:
     
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  17. TtownMD

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    Time to start breaking this bad boy in :D
     
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  18. bdavro23

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    Size?
     
  19. Nik Telford

    Nik Telford Well-Known Member

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    Are you wearing shorts?
     
  20. TtownMD

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    These are 43 aka 9 bud K last shell cordoven :)
     

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