1. And... we're back. You'll notice that all of your images are back as well, as are our beloved emoticons, including the infamous :foo: We have also worked with our server folks and developers to fix the issues that were slowing down the site.

    There is still work to be done - the images in existing sigs are not yet linked, for example, and we are working on a way to get the images to load faster - which will improve the performance of the site, especially on the pages with a ton of images, and we will continue to work diligently on that and keep you updated.

    Cheers,

    Fok on behalf of the entire Styleforum team
    Dismiss Notice

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

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

  1. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

    Messages:
    36,649
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2005
    Location:
    New York
    Here are my new Vass; they just arrived today. We were in Budapest in September and I got my feet measured at that time.

    Alt Wien MTM on the New Peter last, in burgundy:

    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]


    These look really great
     
  2. Bull

    Bull Senior member

    Messages:
    1,291
    Joined:
    May 12, 2010
    Location:
    Chicago.
  3. Son Of Saphir

    Son Of Saphir Senior member

    Messages:
    1,029
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Let get back to vass.
    Very very good jdeluge
     
  4. geoffmartin17

    geoffmartin17 Senior member

    Messages:
    1,630
    Joined:
    May 16, 2009
    Location:
    vancouver/seattle
  5. Kai

    Kai Senior member

    Messages:
    3,189
    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2003
    Vass bespoke

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  6. gdl203

    gdl203 Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

    Messages:
    36,649
    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2005
    Location:
    New York
    The black oxford wingtip is [​IMG]
    The black (cordo?) blucher is [​IMG]
    The brown gunboat would have looked fantastic in scotch grain
     
  7. ajv

    ajv Senior member

    Messages:
    728
    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Location:
    Geneva
    Kai,

    when did Vass start some real bespoke ? I thought they were only doing MTO ?

    Anyway, nice shoes..................wear them in good health....

    Adrian
     
  8. Kai

    Kai Senior member

    Messages:
    3,189
    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2003
    Kai,

    when did Vass start some real bespoke ? I thought they were only doing MTO ?

    Anyway, nice shoes..................wear them in good health....

    Adrian


    These shoes were all purchased over a decade ago, when Vass was doing real bespoke.

    I visited his shop in Budapest.
     
  9. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

    Messages:
    3,166
    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2004
    After applying some Saphir dark brown shell cream, the left shoe looks like new. Shell, shell, shell [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  10. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

    Messages:
    12,299
    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2006
    Location:
    Gmunden, Salzkammergut, Austria
    Asquith sans heel seam, hand-welted, uppers cut from some hard-to-find shells to be precise [​IMG]

    who cares, if it is a copy. you should already know that i like to kid...

    omfg, it was made in jest... [​IMG]

    Who cares about heel counters.

    here's your answer. imo, it adds to the character and it belongs to our tradition of shomaking...

    After applying some Saphir dark brown shell cream, the left shoe looks like new. Shell, shell, shell [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  11. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

    Messages:
    12,299
    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2006
    Location:
    Gmunden, Salzkammergut, Austria
    [​IMG]
    fantastic
     
  12. fritzl

    fritzl Senior member

    Messages:
    12,299
    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2006
    Location:
    Gmunden, Salzkammergut, Austria
    Vass bespoke

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    the simplicity of the black blucher is amazing. just stunning...
     
  13. MMorley

    MMorley Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    66
    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2010
    These Vass are absolutely amazing. Could someone please PM me with a means to get them in Europe? (Benelux). Flying to Hungary isn't really an option.
     
  14. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    4,534
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2006
    Location:
    Was Sinndom, Now is Rolexdom
    Vass F Last Melton in cigar shell cordovan from Horween, sans HC and seem

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  15. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

    Messages:
    3,166
    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2004
    who cares, if it is a copy. you should already know that i like to kid... omfg, it was made in jest... [​IMG] here's your answer. imo, it adds to the character and it belongs to our tradition of shomaking...
    I can accept many different approaches to design, heel counter or not. Each has its place IMO.
     
  16. Slewfoot

    Slewfoot Senior member

    Messages:
    4,503
    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2008
    Location:
    New York
    luk-cha - Awesome new pair! You'll have to give us a shot in a more natural light to really see the color. Wear them well!
     
  17. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Messages:
    4,534
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2006
    Location:
    Was Sinndom, Now is Rolexdom
    luk-cha - Awesome new pair! You'll have to give us a shot in a more natural light to really see the color. Wear them well!

    it is pretty ture to life, it is like a rich chocolate hue with a olive tinge to it at certian angles, it is a lot darker than both a DB and cigar i have had from Vass before, i am guessing it is batching issues that you get with shell, but i am sure it will lighten up with time and wear

    watch this space as they say [​IMG]
     
  18. Slickman

    Slickman Senior member

    Messages:
    1,190
    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2009
    Italian Oxford Wingtip Black Boxcalf [​IMG]
     
  19. Tobacco Man

    Tobacco Man Senior member

    Messages:
    150
    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2010
    Location:
    Manhattan
    Vass F Last Melton in cigar shell cordovan from Horween, sans HC and seem

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]


    Great pair of shoes! [​IMG]
     
  20. geoffmartin17

    geoffmartin17 Senior member

    Messages:
    1,630
    Joined:
    May 16, 2009
    Location:
    vancouver/seattle
    All these cordovan shoes are making me lustfull....must....get....cordovan....on....next...order....
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by