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

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  1. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    F last, U last, I'm good either way.

    Let's talk leather people, any other suggestions besides medium brown suede?
     
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    Mink suede. More versatile IMO. But perhaps not enough panache for a casual chukka ?
     
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    I am trying to google the mink suede, and not having much luck. Any pics?
     
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    It is Carmina's default suede -- "ante marron."
    If you google image search you should also find some past B&S threads for EG mink suede shoes sold on this board.
     
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    Basically dark brown suede.
     
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    I could get behind dark brown...
     
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    I think of mink as having a more gray/matte cast, like a subdued chalky dark brown.





    Sorry, hairsplitting.
     
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    Does VASS carry mink suede?
     
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    No, they call theirs dark brown

    Medium brown is Vass's most attractive suede IMO. A perfect shade
     
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    Lots of great boots discussions but not much on shoes. Is there something that you'd like to see? Maybe an Adelaide or a simple elegant 2-eyelet derby? Or a norweger?
     
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    Yes
     
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    If we're talking about EG's mink suede, I would prefer Vass' medium brown, FWIW.
     
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    Almost anything, no? Chinos in khaki, navy, or dark green; flannel trousers in grey or a light enough fawn; calvary twills in tan; corduroys in a dark enough brown, etc. Seems like a really versatile color.


    Hm, I might have to bow out then. Looking at my 82 last EG Shannon, I think the shape isn't for me, at least for a chukka. I have a pair of Saint Crispin chukkas on their classic last. If that's like the P2, I'd be onboard. Otherwise, I think you're right that 202-style last might be too round for a plain toe chukka (though, I like my buckle boots).
     
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    I have a pair of St. Crispin's chukkas on the classic last. I don't have a P2 on hand for comparison, but I'm willing to bet the St. C. classic is a lot closer to Vass F and EG 82 than it is to Vass P2.
     
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