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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. barky

    barky Senior Member

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    Hi Roger, thanks. One more questions, how high is the Rain instep in comparison with the EG888? As high as the F to the Rain?
     


  2. RogerP

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    That one is a tough call. I think that in a standard width and an equivalent size Rain is slightly wider than 888 and thus a bit more accommodating over the instep. But the difference is small if it's there at all.
     


  3. DonRaphael

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    I'm on the fence ordering these Vass http://s1141.photobucket.com/user/kev7777/media/frenchoxford.jpg.html but I keep holding back because I'm not sure whether I can pull the calf/suede combination off, what clothes to combine it with and how it'd look in real life. Anyone having pictures of the shoe in action? I might find myself purchasing it but in dark brown without suede.
     


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    Notch Senior Member Affiliate Vendor

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    I have that pair at home, I'll take some pictures soon!
     


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    I tried on a pair of Gravati with it and its definitely unique. I think its best for a casual outfit. Cotton trousers/SC. Definitely would wear them with a pair of jeans, sweater and shirt.

    I am definitely intrigued by it
     


  6. DonRaphael

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    That would be great, thank you,

    Thank you for the reply. That's what I'd suspect. Unfortunately, suits and flannel trousers with shirts and ties are the only things I wear. Although, I think I'm interested in a pair in dark brown in museum calf.
     


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    I have a UK10/EUR 44 in C&J 348 last. Which size would you recommend me for a Vass shoe F last?
     


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    I own a pair of Grenson Stowe "wholecuts" in dark brown suede and calfskin, distributed much like the shoes in your link. I wear them for business casual with flannels and get compliments whenever I wear them. They're different from other shoes in a very subtle way and I really like that.

    The shoes you linked are SWEET!
     
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    Good news: My shoes and boots are done and shipped...

    Bad news: They were shipped to my old address in NYC and now I live in MI...

    Does anyone know which location Mr. Kuti works at? Is he in the Haris köz 2. or 6. shop? Thanks!
     


  10. Fred G. Unn

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    X-post from the NMWA thread - for my birthday yesterday my wife finally gave me the Vass she had hidden away from the NMWA sale in Oct. My first pair of Vass and I'm loving these!
    [​IMG]
     


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    Same happened to me before and he was able to redirect the parcel on it's way. Just tell him he has to.
     


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    Merry Birthday Fred, love da shooz!

    My U last black caps had their first outing yesterday. (To a funeral so no pics :(...)
    Very comfortable even though I think I probably need a 42 wide instead of the 42.5 regular I got: Tiny bit of pinky toe crimping and a little creasing into the cap area.
    Overall fantastic shooz and I can't wait for my next pair!
     


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    That's a beautiful bag, congratulations!
     


  15. Fred G. Unn

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    Thanks all!
     


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