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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. WSJ1

    WSJ1 Senior Member

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    Any recommendations for which shoe polish to use on red cognac?
     


  2. RogerP

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    I use a neautral wax, and touch up with a light coat of Saphir Mahogany.
     


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    Thank you :)
     


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    Just wanted to share some of my friends polishing work on a pair of Vass Im selling from my stock

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    RogerP Distinguished Member

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    That's an impressive transformation.
     


  7. Cleav

    Cleav Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Damn, that is on hell of a polish.
     


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    NAMOR Stylish Dinosaur

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    who makes the wingtips in the second pic? :slayer:
     
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    Are you referring to the picture i posted?if yes, its Vass :)
     


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    Yes, it's true.
     
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    I admire the effort although it's too Italian-inspired for my conservative taste. :) Besides, I don't think that would handle the MI snowfall well right now.

    Hope all is well in your neck of the woods G, I hear it's record setting there.
     


  13. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Stylish Dinosaur

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    Terror, do you use dye for it, or just cream (meaning permanent or temporary)
     


  14. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    Looks like a Septieme Largeur-style "patina" using dye painted directly onto the stripped down shoe. I like the colour, and the polish job is impressive, but I can't say I love the streaks in the dye this method makes. I suppose it's quirky and interesting, and some of these patina artists do some really fun stuff. But on a shoe this traditional, and in this colour, I can't help but think that a more traditional burnish with polish would have suited better.

    Still, they're not my shoes so who cares what I think? :)
     


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    Whiskey Norweger

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