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

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

  1. Medwed

    Medwed Senior member

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    How did you get your size narrowed down? The quality is always there it is the sizing that "changes with the seasons".
     


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    What can you customize? There's a pair on the U last on their site that I like, but I think the U last will be too narrow for my wider, flatter feet and the F last would probably work better. I'd also like to change the leather. Can you do both of those, or just change the leather?
     


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    You can choose any style on any last in the leather that you want
     


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    Does anyone know if there is a shop in Berlin (or Germany) that carries Vass shoes? It seems Truschinsky used to have them, but not anymore.
     


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    ^ why dont you visit Hungary? Id be there tomorrow if I was in Denmark
     


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    ^ +1.

    Budapest is an amazing city.
     


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    http://www.budapester-schuhe.de/ Has a showroom in Augsburg.
     


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    I've been searching but haven't hit yet.

    Any pics of an F-last Suede Norweger?
     


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    whats a norweger?
     


  10. MalfordOfLondon

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    Thanks. I thought the term norweger was used interchangeably and was used to describe a heavier, dress shoe
     


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    ^ take a train. I wish I am that close. I am trying to coordinate a trip from US to go to the shop.
     


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    I am going to Berlin in december, so I just wanted to check my options. I have thought about going to Budapest though, perhaps another time. :)


    Thanks. It's a bit of a long way from Berlin, so I probably won't make it though. :(
     
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    Question: does anyone know how much Vass's other products go for? They make a really sweet briefcase...I want one.
     


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    Any more info on exactly what constitutes a "norweger", or its history? For example, Alden does a "Norwegian Split Toe" (NST). Would this still be considered a "norweger"?

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    Found this translation of a German wiki page, but that was all I came across.

    http://wikipedia.qwika.com/de2en/Norweger-Schuh

    I think the Vass Norweger is one of the most stunning shoes I've ever come across. Sure would like a pair. But, for now, will have to live with just knowing a little more about its history......
     
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