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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. RogerP

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    I was thinking red, that's why I asked vass if they had something like that.

    But on second though, I don't want something bright red, and too chiseled. Reminds me of Kansas, Toto.
     
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    You had the power to go home all the time.
     
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    May be decent if antiqued to hell and back.
     
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    I say punched captoe balmoral boot, double sole. But each to his own!
     
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    Vass has an amazing operation, but what impressed me most was the service. It took a while to find a size and last that worked well for me. The SA was not only patient with me, but she even went back and forth to their sister store a few doors down to make sure I saw everything available in the types of shoes that interested me. The other SA in the store was just as helpful.

    They have a broad selection that's quite impressive. The only shoes that didn't appeal to me were the exotics (i.e., gators/crocs, ostrich, etc.). Of course they'll make whatever you like.

    I was looking in particular for a blucher in shell, and found exactly what I wanted: a punched cap toe in burgundy on the 3636 last with lasted shoe trees. I may go back before I leave, but if not, I know I'll be ordering more.

    Can't say enough how pleased I was with the shopping experience. The SA's, especially the one who assisted me most, provided exemplary service.
     
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    Thanks for the report and congrats on the new shoes!
     
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    Sounds like you had a wonderful time at their store!
    Happy to read that their SA at the shop are just as patient and helpful as Mr. Kuti is via email.
    Vass is a class act.
     
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    Yes, congratulations are definitely in order JayJay. That is a fantastic write up about your experience at Vass shoes. Pics please when you get an opportunity.
     
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    Does anyone know what options they have for edge dressing? I've only seen black, and natural (no dressing whatsoever). Does anyone know if they have a mid level//brown
     
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    Yes, they do. From their very own website:

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    I have seen others besides, less opaque than that.
     
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    Agree. Pictures please


     
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    I personally think the burnishing spot on. It's well balanced and proportional to the size of the shoes. I find the EG burnishing can be rushed at times.

    Did Vass do this themselves?


     
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    Some Vass boots taken from Ascot Facebook page[​IMG]
     
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    Nope. I did it myself. [​IMG]
    Unfortunately, Vass doesn't offer antiquing at all anymore.
     
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    ??? Did Vass ever offer antiquing?
     
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    According to Notch, yes. You could get it upon request apparently.
     

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