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

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

  1. velomane

    velomane Senior member

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    Hi all,

    Looking for some direction. I'm trying to decide on my first pair of Vass shoes. I'm stuck between the double monk and the norweger, probably in cordovan leather. Any reason I should choose one over the other?
     
  2. stmaier

    stmaier Senior member

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    both are fine choices. you may want to go with the double monk if you want cordovan. Mr. Vass prefers to use calf for the Norweger. He felt the seams were a bit too thick using cordovan. I know they have done Norweger's in cordovan in the past but that was the response I got when I inquired about a Norweger boot in cordovan.
     
  3. Bonggoy

    Bonggoy Senior member

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    Base on your style, your work, your wardrobe and the shape of your foot, I say Norwerger in saddle shell, P2 last.

    Double monks will work as well.


    :)
     
  4. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

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    Very different shoes - none better than the other, just different. Pick the one that would be the best fit for your existing shoe wardrobe.
     
  5. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

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    In related Vass news, but at the pre-porn stage, my Old English II Ilcea Museum Calf arrived today. These are almost too beautiful to wear. Pics to come.
     
  6. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    What colors of museum calf do they have? I've seen the normal brown, but there is also a reddish one I've sometimes seen referred to as gold? Are there others?
     
  7. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

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    I've only seen seen the dark brown and the reddish gold (mine).
     
  8. FrankCowperwood

    FrankCowperwood Senior member

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    Remind those of us too lazy to look back through the thread what you are getting!


    Lucky you to get a some of the last museum calf. Anticipating the photos.
     
  9. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    They are:

    Antique cognac, Budapest-oxford, F-last
    Cognac, alt wien, F-last
     
  10. dddrees

    dddrees Senior member

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    Pics, pics, we want pics!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  11. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

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    I snapped a few as I got home - the early evening light wasn't the best, but I think these shoes look good in any light sufficient to actually see them - will resize, upload and post first thing tomorrow.
     
  12. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

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    Okay, fresh coffee brewed, pics of these F-last beauties now:

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  13. wurger

    wurger Senior member

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    lovely, roger, very unique vamp design and the shine is amazing.
     
  14. dddrees

    dddrees Senior member

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    Very nice Roger, you were right that color looks fabulous.

    Congrats!!


    Great looking pictures by the way.
     
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  15. mimo

    mimo Senior member

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    WOOF! Nice work, Roger, they were a beautiful choice.
     
  16. Louis XIV

    Louis XIV Senior member

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    Wow Roger, lovely pair!

    I wonder, when does Vass execute the lacing area with an additional piece of leather and when with a tack?
     
  17. SHS

    SHS Senior member

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    Beautiful shoes Roger. Do you have a picture of them from the back?
     
  18. niklasnordin

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    " " (thats me being speechless) absolutely wonderful
     
  19. j ingevaldsson

    j ingevaldsson Senior member

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    Absolutely amazing shoes, congrats! Waiting for a pair of U-last austerity brogues in the gold museum myself. Wanted the dark brown from the beginning, but they didn't have that left, so went with new gold instead. Now I'm actually glad of that, will be sweet.
     
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  20. OzzyJones

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    Those shoes make me sad cos they make every pair I own look like shit :(
     
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