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The Ultimate Vass (Footwear) Thread (Pictures, reviews, sizing, etc...)

ajd578

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I wouldn't daresay it's the main reason, but one of the causes is because that front part of the heel is off the ground.

I have been saying this for ages. When stepping on the shoe, the heel is forced to lie flat, pushing the quarters up. Resulting in the bowing you see around the ankle, which is just above the heel.
Not only that, the *ball* is off the ground, which I think would create the same issue. I've noticed in a lot of their product photos that the shoes seem to rest somewhere between the ball and the toe.
 

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I paid last night and I got a confirmation of shipping this morning. Shoes to arrive Monday.
Damn must be VIP! Or Got connections! 😜 First time customer with no connections patiently awaits here. 😢
 

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Thank you for the photos, my feet are similarly flat curious to see how they will fit in mine. The shoes I ordered are on the P2 last and not sure if that makes a difference.
Hopefully you’ll have better luck than me. I may try their custom program next by providing them with measurements.
 

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I am downsizing/ Marie Kondo-ing my wardrobe, so I'll be selling a few pairs of Vass. I think they're all 43.5 and one 43. They've only been worn a handful of times, and I thought I'd give you guys some advanced notice. Pictures, etc, to follow later today. Hopefully a good home can be found for them.
@CrashBurner and I may be fighting over those 43, make sure you put them up here when it's night time in Australia 😂😂😂
 

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the heel does look a bit short, here is the heel on another pair of black calf old-english oxfords. single leather sole
Not sure! I just ordered them off the website directly in May 2019.
 

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I watched many of your videos and you seem to not lose a chance to praise Vass. From my experience, these are indeed some of the greatest shoes out there that at these current prices make Lobb/EG/GG look like a huge waste of money. What surprises me though is looking at the pics above and I cannot see how you can still praise a brand that fits as horribly as these shoes do. I would not be able to do that. Somehow part of me would think that it's not just my feet but there must be something wrong with the shoes too. And who knows, there might be.
 
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I watched many of your videos and you seem to not lose a chance to praise Vass. From my experience, these are indeed some of the greatest shoes out there that at these current prices make Lobb/EG/GG look like a huge waste of money. What surprises me though is looking at the pics above and I cannot see how you can still praise a brand that fits as horribly as these shoes do. I would not be able to do that. Somehow part of me would think that it's not just my feet but there must be something wrong with the shoes too. And who knows, there might be.
I know what you mean. But if you watch my Vass videos, they’re more of an unboxing than a review. So in most cases, I’m more talking about the shoes aesthetics, construction, etc than I am about fit. When I first tried on the shoes, they fit, it wasn’t until I wore them out to a wedding that I realized that something was amiss as they felt uncomfortable but not in a tight or loose way.

Also Vass is a brand that many enthusiasts have been singing their praises on here way before I ever had my first pair of quality shoes, so I’m sure that’s it’s warranted although in my case, the fit didn’t work.

Fitting is very subjective though, so I would never put a brand down if their shoes don’t fit me. I just chalk it up to their last isn’t a good match for my feet and I move on. I hope that clears things up for you.
 

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Were they my size, we’d have a conversation my friend
Haha thanks. Double monks are still my favorite dress shoe pattern and Vass one of my favorite shoemakers, but somehow I don't like how Vass double monks fit on me unfortunately. Otherwise I would not let such a stunning pair go.
 

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