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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. HRoi

    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    I never unbuckle any of my monks, single or double. Maybe I'm the one who's doing it wrong, but it's not uncomfortable to do (and definitely more convenient), and it doesn't seem to hurt or strain the shoe
     
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  2. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior Member

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    Quote:Not at all Fiddler, it's my personal preference not to buckle up (especially on the weekends)...and true what RogerP says about shoes with no laces are effectively - slip-ons....Then again, if you're a guy that never lace-up then all your shoes are slip-ons.... As a kid, all my footwear used to be slip-ons until my dad taught me how to tie my own laces :)
     


  3. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    My single monks have a hidden elastic strip so there's no need to undo the buckle, but my understanding is that Vass don't usually do that. I've not seen it on a double monk, but personally I'd prefer to have those elasticated too for quick and easy removal.
     


  4. TheTukker

    TheTukker Distinguished Member

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    Interesting; may give this a try after my recent strap breaking.
     


  5. Ascotshoes

    Ascotshoes Active Member

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    With permission from another US client maiden voyage into Vass shoes -
    Ordered 3 pairs in size 43.5 Eu

    1) Budapest Oxford Goyser Stitching - Tri-Cognac Combo - U Last
    2) Oxford Budapest Goyser Stitching - Oxblood & Cognac Calf - K Last
    3) Old English II - Red Cognac Calf & Bordeaux ScotGrain - K Last


    Thank you
    Sammy
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  6. RogerP

    RogerP Distinguished Member

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    Wow, that's quite a start. The tri-cognac really appeal (no surprise) as does the "Boardwalk Empire" pair.
     


  7. dddrees

    dddrees Distinguished Member

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    Yeah Wow, what a start, nice choices!!![​IMG]
     


  8. dddrees

    dddrees Distinguished Member

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    Thank you sir.[​IMG]
     


  9. rikod

    rikod Distinguished Member

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    Thank you all for the comments, boots are brown calf on the New Peter Last (P2)

    sstomcat, thank you as always, the fit is perfect, simple as that, I liked the black pair so much I wanted to have a brown pair too.
     


  10. Junior

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    Quote: Vass is shitty, you wouldn't like it. Go to UK to visit Vass shop and see for yourself

    Vass has a shop in the UK?
     
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  11. Fiddler

    Fiddler Senior Member

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    I just can't slip my foot into a Dmonk without undoing a buckle. Unlike loafers which have a lowish vamp to permit a foot to enter, Dmonks don't....and that is the problem for me. Interesting to see that some can do it.
     


  12. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    Must have weird feet, or big shoes! :)
     


  13. SuitedDx

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    Let me know how the fitting work for you.
     


  14. dddrees

    dddrees Distinguished Member

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    Will do.

    Remind me again when I post my PICs, in case I forget.

    I hope to have them Monday.
     


  15. fllick

    fllick Senior Member

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    I remember this being mentioned before but couldn't find the post so I'll just ask. Pardon me.
    Can anyone tell me how much it would cost for vass to topy a pair of shoes? Thanks!
     


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