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

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

  1. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    Wouldn't touch anything navy; its a #menswear fad like those camouflage fabric blogger short blazers back in '08. The only acceptable navy shoes are navy suede drivers.

    OE2 is great, oxblood and black both works well. I would skip the Italian Oxford since the adelaide pattern by Vass is already goofy. Not sure how French oxford would look since there's no toe pattern weighing down on the balmoral line; and being a new pattern, how it will look stretched to a wide/G or double wide/F fitting.

    Black will always look good with mid to dark colored suits in shades of gray and navy.
     


  2. clee1982

    clee1982 Senior member

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    OE2 on oxblood would be my choice as well, or dark cognac, how dark/light grey is your suit?
     


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    I'm still in the process of getting the right suit, as I've bought two that I just did not end up liking and took them back. it will definitely not be considered light. I am thinking something similar to this from suit supply:
    http://us.suitsupply.com/suits/suit...460I,en_US,pd.html?start=48&cgid=Suits&pmin=1
     


  4. chogall

    chogall Senior member

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    black would be the best choice. than any shade of brown thats almost black.

    my $0.02
     
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  5. clee1982

    clee1982 Senior member

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    Dark brown, dark burgundy would be my choice if you really don't want black
     


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    clee1982 Senior member

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    I have more burgundy than dark brown, I think it's more versatile, but most might not quite agree
     


  7. rc121

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    I did see an OE II in black and it still looked good, I just know that I wouldn't wear them as often as say oxblood, cognac or a dark brown. Without seeing the oxblood in person, I assume it appears darker inside and more reddish when outside? Would you recommend staying with the normal brogueing or get the plain version?
     


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    as do I, especially in oxblood. Just wasn't sure if it was worth it to go plain to make it a little more formal
     


  10. obama

    obama Well-Known Member

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    Bourdeux is another nice color to consider. More interesting color than brown and less agreasive then burgundy.
     


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    Swede66 Senior member

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    Vass oxblood is dark enough to pass as an evening shoe, yet with color enough to be more interesting than black for daytime wear.
    Below Vass oxblood wholecut on U last, G width.
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  12. obama

    obama Well-Known Member

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    Very very nice

     


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    well, oxblood works well with dark grey suit/navy suit, but not so sure about light grey suit
     


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    Very nice looking shoes sir.
     


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    Well, for a light grey suit I'd probably prefer a mid brown/chestnut shoe. Not for a wedding though.
     


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