Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Jul 24, 2009.
I knew someone would say that
This is the only reason I have not ordered a pair.
How would you guys say that Vass and AS Exclusive compare quality wise? I know there will be a bias since this is a Vass thread but I have a pair of Vass that I love but at the same time the AS Exclusive Moore looks very nice... I know the major difference is gemming vs hand welted,, how much of a difference is this really? I mean G&G are gemmed and they are considered some of the best RTW shoes out there... I have to say the AS finishing is a step up from Vass, any input is appreciated.
^^^ Which Vass pair do you own? I have no experience with AS, so can't offer comment, but I was wondering which shoes you are basing your impressions of the Vass lineup upon.
I do know that I have compared my Vass shoes to several Edward Green models (two retailers of the latter near my office) and styling preferences aside, I can find little reason to justify the significant premium for the EGs.
I didn't know that the MTO route allows altering of width.
What does the standard width in the F last correspond to on the US width scale? Width does not vary across models on the same last, right?
I have a pair of double monks in the U-last.
As for price difference they would be very close in price.
It's not even close, i've owned 2 pairs of AS Exclusive and sold them almost inmediately, I have C&J handgrades and also not close to Vass (but better than AS Exclusive). IMO to compare to Vass you have to go to a much higher price, over 1K like EG and GG etc.. (I've never seen in person AS handgrades but they look great in pictures). Right now I'm in love with G&G but will have to sell at least 3 pairs (due to personal rules) to get the Carlisle
Group shot porn.
Great shoes, and impressive photography too.
Hey fellow resident VASS experts, I need your help in determining my size...I have gone through almost all pages in the thread, however, I yet found one that is the same size as my small feet
I wear UK 6E in EG 202 last, US 6.5 B/D in Alden Hampton & Leydon lasts, US 6.5D in AE, UK 5.5-6E in C&J 325 last, US 6.5D in BB/C&J 240 last, US 7D in BB/C&J 317 last. My feet have relatively high arches.
What size should I get for VASS U, F, & P2 last?
Thanks very much.
Guys, what is the difference in fit between Peter and New Peter (P2)? New Peter is fantastic on me.
To give you idea of my size and what I wear and tried on in Vass shoes:
I have many EG 202 in size 10E = My Vass on U & F are 44 - I don't like the P2, but P2 on 43.5 fits me fine.
Some of your C&J last are the wide country style which I have never owned.
The Double Monks are awesome!
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