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

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. pkiula

    pkiula Senior member

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    Among the wide options, I have to say Vass is probably the best I have seen so far. There's an older Ferragamo (branded Hugo Boss) in my closet that seems similar in back-shape but it's nowhere near as clean and sharp as the lines of a Vass. (Which is probably why I'm in this thread at all :))
     


  2. TheTukker

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    I am certainly no shoe expert and thought I agreed with the views you have expressed here on Vass from the wearer's vantage point, but from the shoes you have posted, Vass is certainly one of your better looking shoes, if not the best. Personal opinion of course, but hard to argue with, if you ask me. Do yourself a favor: keep the Vass, get rid of the others, and order more Vass.
     


  3. meister

    meister Senior member

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    I see you point as I would - as a US E (wide)/UKF width person - feel very chuffed to look down at that Vass shoe. However overall the below comment nails it:



    I would have to say the Magnanni is also a flattering last on your foot IMO.
     
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  4. Pliny

    Pliny Senior member

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    Vass specs- upper stitching is full of win :slayer:



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  5. pkiula

    pkiula Senior member

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    Looks lovely from the front, as usual :)

    What size are these? I think with the Vass cut, wide in the middle, it helps if the size if 44 and above as it gives the front part of the shoe more room to manage a flowing shape. That's just me.
     


  6. pkiula

    pkiula Senior member

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    Keep the Vass and lose the others? Not so fast :)

    If I were more impressionable I'd have likely done something like that. But it's good to have variety and the others look quite decent on my feet as well. The Ferragamo blucher for instance is very versatile.

    I might develop a taste for Vass K-last though, by the looks of it. My next formal black cap toe may well be a Vass.




    Thanks. That gets compliments, but naturally that's also because of that sideways thing happening on it, and the burnishing/antiquing at the tip.
     


  7. TheTukker

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    I don't like the shoe, but agree that it's a nice last for his foot.
     


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    Group foto, sort of.

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  9. Cal135

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    Black and Gognac
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  10. ThinkDerm

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  11. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    The magnanni IS the best shape out of those, the u is too triangular with the top cut off which all other angles do not depict. A shame really they can't develop a nice sleek last.
     


  12. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    K last?
     


  13. fritzl

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    don't think that's their goal. imo, the u-last is an experimental approach. the budapest last is by far their best selling product.

    fwiw, the i-gent hype is a negligible fraction?
     


  14. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    agreed, would like to see pics of k last in the wild
     


  15. Pliny

    Pliny Senior member

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    Budapest Oxford is good- how do u plan to wear the cognac?
     


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