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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. joiji

    joiji Distinguished Member

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  2. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior Member

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    4 sizes too big - how can that possibly happen at Vass?
     


  3. nickrut

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    What size are they? PM me I'll take em off your hands if they are somehow my size. :p


    We can discuss price.
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2013


  4. Hampton

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    My same thought? I don't understand.

    How are the sizes at vass the same as C&J?
     


  5. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior Member

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    For all my Crocketts I am a 9.5E - so I go up half a size on my Vass to a Eu 44.

    I know some guys can stay on a Eu 43.5 - but my width & in-step slightly above
    average, so there real pain wearing a size 43.5.
    I have one pair in a Oxford close lace budapest in U last size EU 43.5 -
    I can do maximum 5 hours wear before the in-step gets sore and the ball
    gets red due to the friction.

    But I can't believe you or Vass went off by 4 full size....Did you tell them your Crockett
    or other Enlgish sizes to assist with measurements?

    If it was Vass at fault they should have offered an exchange
     


  6. Louis XIV

    Louis XIV Distinguished Member

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    ^^ given both C&J and Vass use regular size conversion, 44 is your correct size.
    [​IMG]
     


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    Its a little weird....I wear 9US, 8.5UK and EU42...pretty consistently. I can understand a variance of .5 in sizes but 4 sizes is...wow!
     


  8. Hampton

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    I'm a 7F in C&J. 7.5UK in G&G

    What would my size be in vass? 41EU=
     


  9. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior Member

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    Presuming Hampton an average size UK 9 - and Vass sent him a size UK 13.

    That's excessive - did Vass charge you for the excess leather?
    I understand their standard sizes are 6 to 12, anything over is
    subject to 30-40% sur-charge for extra leather and labour for last
    being tweaked
     


  10. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior Member

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    This depends on what C&J & G&G last you have?
     


  11. Louis XIV

    Louis XIV Distinguished Member

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    ^^ and what Vass last you are interested in.
     


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    A miss by 4 sizes can only be explained by a complete communication fail on one side or the other.
     


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    I have both pairs that you have.You will be a 41 on the F-last and 41.5 in the U-last
     


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    Really? Ihave F and U-last shoes in the same size and both fit fine.
     


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