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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. Shouldaville

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    Some thirty minutes ago one modest courier brought a parcel from Hungary. Little did he know it contained some serious pornographic content, best suited for hardcore shoe nerds (HSN) only. Weather permitting, I should have a photo session tomorrow -- with close-ups to boot.
     
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    Just wanted to share a few photos I took recently of my latest pair of Vass shoes - finally 'blue loafers' has arrived. Courier damaged the box a little unfortunately [​IMG]
    Should publish a blog post over the weekend or Monday.
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    Photos taken during different light conditions, hence the white balance is a bit off on some of the pics, sorry
     
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    Very interesting indeed! Never seen this model before from Vass? How's the suede quality? Last time I made one the nap was quite rough...this one looks kinda soft though... In any case, great makeup and great color! Have been seeing a lot of blue makeups lately...
     
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    Hi @agedashidofu . I am not sure this model is available as a standard RTW, I just wrote to Rezso and let him know what would I like and if they are able to do that. So it was an MTO order.
    I have seen suede from Vass which was rather rough and also fluffy, a bit too much for my liking. I asked for a soft suede and what I got is very nice. It is soft and quite smooth. If you zoom in the 2nd picture though you will see a mark on left shoe (outer side) so it is not flawless. In general I am very happy although for people with thinner and lighter feet I would recommend going 0.5 size down compared to U last, this is on F - better suited for a loafer in my opinion.
    Close-up of the suede:
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    I don't hate tassels but I agree this is really nice.
     
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    I do not like Elvis and hate this song :p thanks for the link anyway ;)
     
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    Vass v cap oxford in Shell Cordovan
    Magic touch by Dandy Shoe Care (Alexander Nurulaeff)

    This particular shell had blemishes and irregularities which I wasn't particularly fond of - so I decided to give Dandy Shoe Care a try and what came out afterwards was magic! Extremely pleased with the outcome...

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    Dude has mad skills and those shoes are freaking awesome.

    I have another pair of EG I want to send his way.
     
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    gorgeous work. remarkable for shell cordovan. what was the issue to begin with?
     
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    Thanks guys...

    @NAMOR: The shell had too many variation in color and quite a few blemish. I wouldn't normally mind but it was just to a point where it was not pleasing aesthetically.

    @Roger: It was your first EG pair that gave me the inspiration to try him out and yes he has mad skills indeed!
     
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    NICE!!!!!!


    I don't don't know what they looked like before you had them done, but they look magnificent now.
     
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    also, ulast looks great in that size. would you mind sharing size and width? i could only wish it looked good like that in 45.5 f
     
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    Three weeks to go until I fly to Budapest to pick up my order...
     
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