Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Jul 24, 2009.
Anyone have a picture of the "berkeley" oxford on the P2 last? I'm trying to gauge which vass last (F or P2) is closer to this:
Funny you should ask as I love that pair of Manton's as well. I was considering the same thing, but at the end of the day Oxfords are tough on my left foot's higher instep. I went with the pair below and they are on the F last and work very well. Unless the P2 fits you better, I'd aim for the F as it's a bit more classic like these. I also went with a single sole which worked very well as opposed to my go-to double tapering to single.
Both F and P2 fit great, I also found these, although they are clearly more F than P2:
3 eyelet blucher on last similar to F.
Now that's a man with taste.
Any online sellers? (not ascot!!). Based in UK.
None that I know of. You could try calling Vass direct.
Styleforum member "Kolecho" is a very good seller. Does a few orders a year if you wanted to place one with him. He's very helpful.
There's also member "Trombone":
I've purchased shoes from him before (not via this forum) and he's very reasonable. I believe he can get hold of other models / sizes. Drop him a message.
Hope that helps.
fwiw, going direct one can benefit from the low HUF.
For sure. Going direct is the way to go if possible. I've not tried for a year or so. Was quite difficult when I tried.
Also Budapest is a great city. Perfect for a weekend break - a great excuse to order a couple of pairs.
Bring back the Schilling too!! Everything is weak versus Dollars these days (except Swiss) - You are seriously right about the HUF man... It can make a real impact on your purchases in Budapest
I'm so envious of you europeans
men. weekend break @ budapest. u r making me jealous lol.
for how long?
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