Dismiss Notice

STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

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

    Messages:
    135
    Likes Received:
    56
    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2009
    

    I asked for saddle shell, which is similar to whiskey - a bit less yellow and more orange. Cant wait!
     


  2. Medwed

    Medwed Senior member

    Messages:
    3,655
    Likes Received:
    857
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2011
    Location:
    Boston->NYC->Helsinki->St.-Petersburg->Budapest->A
    
    How many have a book with an autograph of the author?:nodding::foo::embar:/Bi-WInniNg, tiger-blood.
     


  3. Xenon

    Xenon Senior member

    Messages:
    602
    Likes Received:
    30
    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2010
    

    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.
     


  4. Verniza

    Verniza Senior member

    Messages:
    294
    Likes Received:
    20
    Joined:
    May 30, 2011
    

    Sounds very dangerous for the wallet.
     


  5. gyasih

    gyasih Senior member

    Messages:
    5,475
    Likes Received:
    853
    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    

    At least you received a response
     


  6. Gdot

    Gdot Senior member

    Messages:
    5,248
    Likes Received:
    275
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2011
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
    

    Indeed - but Vass shoes are not more expensive than many shoes of lesser construction quality.

    I'll admit to being fascinated with minutia. I find myself picking this book up over and over again. I especially appreciate how thoroughly it covers all aspects of the process from leather production/tanning to finishing.

    About the only thing not covered is what to feed the cows.
     


  7. SuitedDx

    SuitedDx Senior member

    Messages:
    4,734
    Likes Received:
    860
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2010
    Location:
    The Forum
    

    Or horses
     


  8. JensenH

    JensenH Senior member

    Messages:
    821
    Likes Received:
    64
    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2009
    Location:
    Between Berserkeley and Freaksco
    

    As I already have several pairs of gator/croc shoes (not Vass) I wanted the wingtip in burgundy shell or calf. But they had very few burgundy shoes in stock.



    Perhaps my experience is atypical, but prior to my trip, I emailed them and received prompt and friendly response.
     


  9. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

    Messages:
    3,195
    Likes Received:
    277
    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2004
    Trying a new lens and learning, I've posted these many times before, one of my favorites, pardon the indulgence
    [​IMG]/quote]
    Classic Vass F last design IMHO.
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2012


  10. Slickman

    Slickman Senior member

    Messages:
    1,190
    Likes Received:
    89
    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2009
    ^ those are beautiful, even better in oxblood
     


  11. rikod

    rikod Senior member

    Messages:
    1,218
    Likes Received:
    187
    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2010
    



    Thank you, antique cognac is my favorite Vass color, I do own a pair of F derbies in oxblood and also like the color

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     


  12. MeowMeow

    MeowMeow Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    57
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2008
    That is not a style-forum approved shoe
     


  13. MeowMeow

    MeowMeow Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    57
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2008
    Fritzl help me out here, but I think the general though is that all Vass shoes should have double sole, goyser stiching preferably in the off-yellow coloring. Also F U K lasts are not allowed on this site
     


  14. mymil

    mymil Senior member

    Messages:
    1,039
    Likes Received:
    125
    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2011
    Location:
    Morgantown, WV
    [​IMG] What is happening?
     


  15. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

    Messages:
    12,299
    Likes Received:
    201
    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2006
    Location:
    Gmunden, Salzkammergut
    

    that's life...
     


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by