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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. pikachoo

    pikachoo Senior member

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    yep, they said 4 weeks for production, which is pretty quick if you ask me! I had it made up in the p2 last and was contemplating between a bal and blucher, but ended up with the latter as I should get more wears with it. Super excited and will post pics once they arrive!
     
  2. NAMOR

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    i want your boot! ask your contact if he can make me one too! :D

    picachoo boot! :slayer:
     
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  3. Pliny

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    G, when u said Vass was moving to Goodyear it was like somebody took a dump on a fairy, but then Slew saves the day with the word from the horse's mouth.

    Just doesn't make sense that Vass would go gemming when as someone else said, their brand reputation in i-gent land and all over is founded on


    [​IMG] and 'my love and reverence for the shoemaker's craft'. Sure, maybe they'll do both, but way to diminish the brand's cache. Whatever, I'm appreciating those little bumps on the insole more.
     
  4. chogall

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    Assuming 250 working days per year and Vass only uses that shoe tree provider, then it translates to 10 pair of hand welting per day...

    Seems reasonable if they only have one hand welting guy... But do they have only one?
     
  5. Gdot

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    GREAT BOOK!

    Really informative.
     
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    +1. Curious as to how many of us here own the book. :)
     
  7. NAMOR

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    ive thought of buying it on more than one occasion..
     
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  8. TheTukker

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    Anyone who owns a pair should get a copy.
     
  9. Pliny

    Pliny Senior member

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    yeah a good read what with the pics and all
    goes thru the whole hand making process.
     
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    NAMOR Senior member

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    beautiful pics. kop anything?
     
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  12. kev777

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    Ive got it very good book !
     
  13. JensenH

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    Unfortunately they didn't have what I wanted in stock.:mad:

    I am still debating whether to special order or not.
     
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    which pair? the wingtip you posted is incredible. its no surprise its a window display model. wow!
     
  15. SuitedDx

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    Those boots with be electrifying! They must be made on whiskey shell? :D
     
  16. pikachoo

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    I asked for saddle shell, which is similar to whiskey - a bit less yellow and more orange. Cant wait!
     
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    How many have a book with an autograph of the author?:nodding::foo::embar:/Bi-WInniNg, tiger-blood.
     
  18. Xenon

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    Actually anyone who loves shoes should get it. A nice easy read..

    That book combined with MarcelHun (sp?) youtube videos are perfect primers for seeding the desire to own hand welted shoes.
     
  19. Verniza

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    Sounds very dangerous for the wallet.
     
  20. gyasih

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    At least you received a response
     

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