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

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

  1. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    your worries and rothschilds money...
     


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    yeah, i agree. i only have to unbuckle the top strap on my JLs and Carminas
     


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    What do you mean by two-color sole?
     


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    NAMOR Senior member

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    this is a great comparison, thanks for posting. Fritzl, would you say this is an accurate, albeit unperfect way to compare last shapes and sizes?
     


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    Arch support?!?

    What does that mean, does Vass do non flat insoles?
     


  7. sdolina

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    Yes they do.
    I have a flatfoot, not too much, but still uncomfortable. That's why I asked Vass to add the arch support, they agreed and I should say result is great!
     
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    perfect dub monks!
     


  9. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

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    hopefully not.
     


  10. sdolina

    sdolina Senior member

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    If anybody interested, I make a photo comparion of the Vass oxblood and AE burgundy cordovan
    Under the soft light they're looking close, but are quite different under flash
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  11. sdolina

    sdolina Senior member

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    Few more close-ups of the Vass, sorry of I'm boring

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    fritzl Senior member

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    most important picture...
     


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    Many thanks for sharing this (and all the pics). Can you say a bit more about the arch support; did you e.g. specify what type or thickness? I have no idea how these work but would be interested to learn more.
     


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    Also, you may want to consider having Vass doing a flush metal tap for you instead of adding it on afterwards.
     


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    Vass is reluctant to putting flushed metal toe taps on single leather soles, don't know exactly why, other makers do it.
     


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