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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. NAMOR

    NAMOR Well-Known Member

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    and how did you get cigar?!? thats a beautiful shade. ill probably have to wait until september until they get more colors in
     
  2. thecentennial

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    Hah, I was lucky, man - they probably found a piece laying about on the workshop floor or something. It's not a color they frequently use.

    The taps were EURO35 IIRC.

    The natural edge soles look fantastic.

    Will the colour on these get lighter or darker with age?
     
  3. NAMOR

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    they will get lighter, especially in the vamp. that color is immaculate. how is the fit?
     
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    and your trees have black globes instead of natural. why?
     
  5. thecentennial

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    No idea re the "globes" - didn't ask for them specifically.

    The colour is growing on me, wasn't too sure at first glance - probably because it wasn't exactly what I was excpecting. It's almost like a deep whiskey (as opposed to a light cigar).

    I'll report on the fit tonight when I get them home. Go on, put an order in..
     
  6. NAMOR

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    i would love to but only black and #8 available til September. hfdawihfsiasfujdhjs
     
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  8. rikod

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    Shoes are excellent but there's no way that is cigar. I like whiskey or saddle (thats what it looks like) for that shoe more than cigar btw
     
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    Yes, I agree re the colour being a whiskey variant. In fact, coincidently, there was a folded up note in the shoe, looks like a handwritten requirements definition for my shoes, it actually says "whiskey" on it....:embar:

    I feel a little upset, considering I requested cigar, was told I would be getting cigar (albeit "light" cigar..), and they end up whiskey, with the original make up instructions to match!

    Not sure if I should be pissed, or just glad that I like the shoes. The fit is great, btw, but I do feel like I had the wool pulled over my eyes a little.
     
  10. fritzl

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    how does cigar look like then?
     
  11. Slewfoot

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    They look really, really nice. If in fact they are Whiskey (which they do look like) I would call this a happy accident. I actually think Whiskey shell is better for the Norweger style of shoe than Cigar shell. The main reason being the creasing. These will likely crease a good amount and the creasing always turns lighter. With the Cigar shell the contrast with the creases is greater, but with Whiskey they will blend in more neatly. I also like the way Whiskey shell contrasts against the darker shade of the stitching around the shoe. A perfect year round color that is very versatile. If I didn't already have a pair of NST boots in very similar Chromexcel color I'd be looking to get these!
     
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  12. Mr. Pink

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    Looks like Antique Cognac, but it's beautiful. I think it's much nicer than Cigar.
     
  13. rikod

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    this is cigar, variations could be a little lighter with a greenish tone but not light as centennial shoes. Pardon Kolecho for using your pic.
     
  14. rikod

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    And I agree with you. Of course I understand that he wanted cigar and he is dissapointed, but sometimes these opinions help a bit :) put on some blue chinos or nice jeans and rock them, pretty things they are.
     
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    ah, testa di moro, i see.
     
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    Here are the Norwegers in Whiskey shell and the Cigar shell. I stand by my logic that the Whiskey gets the edge. It is both more casual and more dramatic - a combination that is difficult to pull off.

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  17. NAMOR

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    ^ Whiskey FTW!
     
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    I need someone to buy my wiskeys, every time i walk into my closet and see them, unworn, it just gets to me
     
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  20. rikod

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    ok, excuse to post mine, i like it lighter

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