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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. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    +1 i hope you got it with a goyswer welt too - if not tell him too order it with!![​IMG]

    Just added the G welt. Let's hope you're right! :^)

    I am going to raise Slewy with some patinated saddle shell number. This pair came straight after some creaming and brushing.

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    Yummy! Did you use a dark brown shell cream on these as the creases appear darker than the saddle right after brushing? If not I'm guessing the creases just lightened up a bunch over time and darkened even with chestnut color cream.
     
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    Just added the G welt. Let's hope you're right! :^)

    yea i should be! otherwise i would have kepted zipped![​IMG]
     
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    yea i should be! otherwise i would have kepted zipped![​IMG]

    If there are two guys out there I fully trust with Vass stylings, it's you and Kolecho!
     
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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If there are two guys out there I fully trust with Vass stylings, it's you and Kolecho!

    :) thanks for the compliments

    but make sure you ask for the full 360 degree goyser welt!

    otherwise ou'll get the half one
     
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    Just added the G welt. Let's hope you're right! :^)



    Yummy! Did you use a dark brown shell cream on these as the creases appear darker than the saddle right after brushing? If not I'm guessing the creases just lightened up a bunch over time and darkened even with chestnut color cream.



    I wore these for a good year or so without any maintenance on them. The crease areas lightened as expected, but when I used Saphir shell cream (clear) on them, the creases darkened a tad. I quite like the outcome. There are also other darker spots around the vamp that is visible on close inspection. That's what I call shell patina!
     
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    I am going to raise Slewy with some patinated saddle shell number. This pair came straight after some creaming and brushing.

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    lt the best.
    Could be me favourite Vass on modern last. [​IMG]
    Me think about that alot of late.

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    lt different but [​IMG]

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    Handmade heel,
    it thing of beauty.
    Love it very much.

    Brown shell derby very very good to.
    All Vass very very good.
     
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    :) thanks for the compliments

    but make sure you ask for the full 360 degree goyser welt!

    otherwise ou'll get the half one


    360 degree for sure.

    I wore these for a good year or so without any maintenance on them. The crease areas lightened as expected, but when I used Saphir shell cream (clear) on them, the creases darkened a tad. I quite like the outcome. There are also other darker spots around the vamp that is visible on close inspection. That's what I call shell patina!

    Which is something I'm greatly looking forward to!
     
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    360 degree for sure.

    good job young man!
     
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    The cordovans are great David!

    Just got these from Kolecho last week on the P2 last.


    Thanks tchoy! I actually just ordered the same model except in dark brown suede on the F last with a close cut welt. Hopefully they come out as nice as yours! As we can see, Vass rules.
     
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    Thanks tchoy! I actually just ordered the same model except in dark brown suede on the F last with a close cut welt. Hopefully they come out as nice as yours! As we can see, Vass rules.

    They should come out very nice. I much prefer the F last, its more elegant but I have wide feet I wish Vass would make the F last in a wider fitting.
     
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    Oh, Green Tea!
    Who did the job? You did it by yourself?[​IMG]
     
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    They should come out very nice. I much prefer the F last, its more elegant but I have wide feet I wish Vass would make the F last in a wider fitting.

    Wait - the F-last doesn't work for wide feet? I thought that was just the U-last?
     
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    Oh, Green Tea!
    Who did the job? You did it by yourself?[​IMG]


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    Wait - the F-last doesn't work for wide feet? I thought that was just the U-last?

    It's still too tight for me, I had to stretched the last pair to fit. I was thinking of going up half size on the F last but have concerns it's going to e too long.
     
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    It's still too tight for me, I had to stretched the last pair to fit. I was thinking of going up half size on the F last but have concerns it's going to e too long.

    Thanks for the info. What width sizing are you normally?
     
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    Thanks for the info. What width sizing are you normally?

    My best fitting shoes at the moment are Edward Green UK 10.5 F width. The problem with my feet are the fore-feet is wide with skinny ankles. I am a great candidate for bespoke shoes. Just order a pair of San Crispins MTO shoes which they will modified a existing last to fit your feet.
     
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    The problem with my feet are the fore-feet is wide with skinny ankles

    Same - the "Asian" foot.
     
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    i'd try the three piece trees for your next order...
     

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