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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. Slewfoot

    Slewfoot Distinguished Member

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    more like joys of RTW and old wooden lasts[​IMG]

    Pretty much!
     


  2. Jimmy Chu

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    Someone using my pictures on this forum???

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  3. Jimmy Chu

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    Some more Vass for the Vass-natics pn here...
     


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    OK, I have some questions.


    1. In this picture, the black shoe (closest to the viewer) has a gorgeous shape. Is this just because of camera angle, or is the "head" a little longer? It has a sinewy elegance to it.

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    2. In this picture, what's the model -- is it Old London in brown with some burnishing? Love the detail!

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    Thanks!
     


  5. Michael Ay329

    Michael Ay329 Distinguished Member

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    Pkuila: Answer to question 1...all 3 pictured shoes are on the U last. The shoe's angle is what makes it look different...that is all Answer to question 2. Its the Vass Old English 2. I see no burnishing on this leather I own a variation of of the Old English 2 and feel it is Vass' most distinct design. http://www.styleforum.net/showpost.p...2&postcount=32
     


  6. aportnoy

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    A few of mine that I was able to find with a quick search...

    (Left to Right)

    Italian Oxford (Sans Medallion), U Last, 6125 Cognac, Single Leather Sole
    Wholecut, U Last, Cognac, Single Leather Sole w/ Natural Edge Dressing
    Theresianer high boot w/ Medallion, Cognac Scotch Grain, F Last, Double Leather Sole
    U Cap, U Last, 6125 Cognac, Single Leather Sole
    Budapester, burgundy, F Last, Double Leather Sole

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    Vass Wholecut, Bordeaux Boxcalf, U Last

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    Vass Old English Semi Brogue Cap Toe F Last Dark Brown Suede
    Vass 3 eyelet London Derby U Last Dark Brown Shell Cordovan

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    Vass U Last Budapest Oxford in Medium Brown Suede
    Vass U Last Monk Starp with Medalion in Dark Brown Boxcalf
    Vass U Last Old English II in Oxblood Boxcalf
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    Vass U last old English dark brown suede
    Vass U last London Derby burgundy boxcalf
    Vass U last chukka boot brown shell cordovan
    Vass U last Oxford Medallion antic cognac
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  7. Yika

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    ^^ nice collection.
     


  8. meister

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    OK, I have some questions.


    1. In this picture, the black shoe (closest to the viewer) has a gorgeous shape. Is this just because of camera angle, or is the "head" a little longer? It has a sinewy elegance to it.

    [​IMG]


    2. In this picture, what's the model -- is it Old London in brown with some burnishing? Love the detail!

    [​IMG]

    Thanks!




    When you look at these they just kill all the UK shoes with the poncy fiddlebacks etc...
     


  9. TC (Houston)

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    Vass U Last Monk Starp with Medalion in Dark Brown Boxcalf

    These are incredible. I may have to get these in the next order. Thanks for posting, your collection is what dreams are made of.
     


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    ^^ nice collection.

    +1
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  11. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I always ask you to post pics of your collection, then when a glimpse is revealed, I cant handle it. Amazing.
     


  12. Slewfoot

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    I always ask you to post pics of your collection, then when a glimpse is revealed, I cant handle it. Amazing.

    Spoo - do you have any Vass yet? If not you need to do yourself a favor and grab some. Exciting shoes to say the least.
     


  13. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Spoo - do you have any Vass yet? If not you need to do yourself a favor and grab some. Exciting shoes to say the least.

    No... not yet - The ones here are usually not my size or I have been too late, or the ones on eBay are too boring or too much. Im anxiously waiting for my size to hit the sweet spot.
     


  14. geoffmartin17

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    Can't wait for my double monks and my suede austerity brogue to get here!
     


  15. Slewfoot

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    No... not yet - The ones here are usually not my size or I have been too late, or the ones on eBay are too boring or too much. Im anxiously waiting for my size to hit the sweet spot.

    Why not just contact kolecho and get on his list to do a possible order next time he puts one together? That way you can be assured you get what the design, color and last you want. Plus he's a pleasure to deal with. Vass rules.
     


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