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***No Man Walks Alone x Vass MTO Thread***

Discussion in 'Preorders, Group Made-to-order, trunk shows, and o' started by stevent, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. n-domino

    n-domino Senior member

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    Here is an example of F-last chukkas in medium brown suede. They are fantastic.

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  2. sprout2

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    Yes, a difference of kind rather than degree. You are a true grammarian. There are definitely more chiseled lasts than U out there and, as you rightly point out, the F last is not chiseled at all, so "too" chiseled in relation to F last is apples to oranges. Still, I think you'll find that "too chiseled" is vernacular for "I don't like chiseled lasts."
     
  3. Mr. Six

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    1. U-cap oxford in golden museum calf (single leather sole or HAF, black edge trim). F or U last. U-cap sample:

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    2. OE II boot with mixed leathers.

    So, I was looking at these beautiful shoes.

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    And I thought about the OE II and mixed leather boots and wondered if Vass makes an OE II boot. Oh yes they do.

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    Ideas for leathers mixes:


    • Oxblood upper and black scotchgrain shaft.
    • Antic cognac upper and brown scotchgrain shaft.

    I'm interested in other ideas of mixes.

    F last? HAF soles? Maybe Dainite? Black edge trim.
     
  4. europrep

    europrep Senior member

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    I would be interested in these two versions:

    1. Gold museum, austerity, U last
    2. I would be interested in the boot if it was geared a bit more for winter wear....for example...grain upper,suede shaft, dainite sole.


    Edit: I would be most interested in the boot.
     
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  5. asaa1000

    asaa1000 Senior member

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    Winter boot sounds fantastic! What price point are we looking at?
     
  6. ThinkDerm

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    Would love a Vass Hatchgrain galosh. Possible?
     
  7. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Senior member

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    ^ Cool idea! Reszo told me a few months ago that they don't have hatchgrain, so the MTO would have to involve them sourcing it. Other makers don't seem to have a problem getting it, but I assume it's not a leather that they're used to working with.
     
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  8. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Actually it's been a PITA for AS to source it. You can probably guess the tannery yourself if I say that the deliveries are unpredictable and often delayed...
     
  9. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    horween?
     
  10. rc121

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    might be interested in this if it were the 3 eyelet
     
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  11. rc121

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    I love the hatchgrain look but not sure I'd want to be the guinea pig for Vass' first try using it nor would I want to wait around for them to source it
     
  12. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    I can go for a chukka MTO too, provided I can order in a wide size. I might be in the minority, but I like both the examples I have seen in both U and F last...
     
  13. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Alright some ideas emerging from the thread so far - let me know which you'd get behind...

    1. F-last chukka boot in medium brown suede
    2. F-last 3-eyelet derby in medium brown suede or antique cognac scotchgrain
    3. F- or U-last austerity brogue boot (burgundy or black calf?)
    4. F-last Old English II in burgundy or oxblood calf
    5. P2-last Osloer boot in antique cognac calf

    ?
     
  14. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    Pricing questions:

    How much would a single MTO price through NMWA be?

    How much would GMTO price be, and is it possible to order a wide size if I take part in the GMTO?
     
  15. Nullson

    Nullson Well-Known Member

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    +1 I am very interested in knowing the GMTO price from NMWA.
     
  16. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    GMTO would be same price as RTW on our site - obviously price of boots would be a bit higher. Let's determine the styles and details and we can price them out !

    Single-pair MTO carries a small surcharge and varies based on potential added options - that's best discussed via email given all variables
     
  17. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    Fair enough, but is there a "same width" stipulation?

    My models of interest are the following:

    London Chukka, F or U last, dark brown leather or dark brown suede.
    Double monk, F or U last, oxblood or Boudreaux leather
    Double monk extra model, U last, navy leather.
     
  18. sprout2

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    What kind of sole was being discussed for the chukka?
     
  19. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I don't think so - I think we can split the order between different widths. I can double check.
     
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