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

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

  1. KayJay85

    KayJay85 Senior member

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    Congrats on your shoosies NAMOR
    Mine should be in transit soon and I am crossing my fingers that they fit right!
     
  2. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    A work of art, Mr Namor, congratulations. Which last is that please? F?


     
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    NAMOR Senior member

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    MTO directly through Vass. Transacted with the manager, Mr. Kuti

    Specs that Vass changed:

    I requested light brown edge trim instead received dark brown, looks black
    I requested cognac shell instead received "whiskey"
    I requested double sole instead received HAF sole

    I think I prefer the screw ups over my specs. Couldn't be happier. It was such an odd process though since I didny realize I placed an order until after the shoes were made. It's typical for shoe companies to request 1/2 or even all of the MTO fee in the beginning but that wasn't the case. Didn't pay until 6 days ago.

    Shell MTO
    Metal Toe taps
    Lasted trees
    Shipping
    Wire transfer fee
    No duties :slayer:

    Total damage: $777
     
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  4. jerrybrowne

    jerrybrowne Senior member

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    Nice. They turned out well. Dark shade of Whiskey....
     
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    NAMOR Senior member

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    And this was after I had coffee
     
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    NAMOR Senior member

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    Thanks, they are more like Ravello (if comparing to Alden) than Whiskey so it can be misleading
     
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    NAMOR, those are stunning. No idea how the specs you requested would have turned out, but their "mistakes" look brilliant to me. $777 seems like an outstanding price.
     
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    NAMOR Senior member

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    I agree, they have a great eye. $777 is an outstanding price for MTO shell. All the Vass regulars have been preaching this for a while and now I believe. I believe
     
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    Thanks! Yes F last



    What did you order??
     
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    forex Senior member

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    NAMOR, good job on shoes. I think they would look better on 3636 last but that's just me. How come you weren't dinged by FedEx? What is the dealio?
     
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    Thanks Tom. Got word today from Vass telling me the same. Guess I'll go with the Topy over Vibram.
     
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    Thanks for the info and I'll keep that in mind for future orders.
     
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    gsugsu Senior member

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    Namor,

    Nice shoes, man. Like the colour and how the F last looks in that model.
     
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    NAMOR,
    I was expecting cognac to be a little darker, but your pictures look great. I am trying to choose between whiskey & cognac.
     
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    hehe, I agree, I prefer all 3 "changes". They are beautiful, cngrats.
     

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