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

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

  1. NAMOR

    NAMOR Senior member

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    Slick, what was the deal with your pair? And why haven't they sold? :laugh:
     


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    They're a half size too big for me, and I want to bang my head against the wall whenever I see them sitting in my closet :brick:
     


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    NAMOR Senior member

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    So you sized down 1/2 sizes in F from U? When you needed to size down an entire size?
     


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    Slewfoot Senior member

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    I'd say US 11.5 then Vass 44.5 on the F last.

    If US 12 then Vass 45 on the F last.
     
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    Namor FWIW I have been speaking with a proxy who recommended 45 in F for me and I wear UK 11
    I have not yet placed the order to I hope it works out
     


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    like these- Can anyone tell me about them?
     


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    Vass London
     


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    Thanks guys. I really appreciate it. Assure you this advice will be put to good use!
     


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    My left foot is a US 12D and 45.5 in F last fit me perfectly. Unfortunately, my right foot is closer to an E and the F last just proved too tight, so just sold mine.
     


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    ^ that's a bummer. My situations reversed: wide left foot.

    Does Vass charge a premium for their Italian lasts?
     


  12. Mr. Pink

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    I ordered through Kolecho and there was no upcharge. I've never gone to Vass directly.
     


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    Anyone from the US, who ordered from Vass directly, receive customs or other fees upon delivery?
     


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    Yes. The fees totaled ~$200 for a pair of shoes that cost $$800. Was not happy with that one. The second and third pair did not incur a fee though.
     


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    Yes, but apparently Vass will ship now with a lower declared value as "sample shoes", still don't know how that one will work out. Let's not forget my insane fedex bill, these couriers are a racket, highly organized crime, nothing more.
     


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