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

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

  1. nmprisons

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    Thanks everyone! They are phenomenal. The only issue is that they feel maybe a tiny bit roomy when buckled to the second-tightest hole. When buckled to the tightest hole, they are fine. I am wearing very thin socks today, however. We will see how they wear in, I may decide to order 42.5 on the next order.

    I had the same issue but a tongue pad took care of the wiggle room. Buckling the shoes to the first hole distorts the leather. I would not recommend that solution.
     


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    I had the same issue but a tongue pad took care of the wiggle room. Buckling the shoes to the first hole distorts the leather. I would not recommend that solution.

    Great to hear that worked for you! Trying a tongue pad and/or thin insole on the double monks in my sales thread in my signature. Hopefully that works! I found the buckles very difficult to unfasten and just ended up sliding them on with my shoe horn which worked well enough.
     


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    I had the same issue but a tongue pad took care of the wiggle room. Buckling the shoes to the first hole distorts the leather. I would not recommend that solution.
    Thanks for the tip. Interestingly, Vass shipped the shoes buckled to the first hole. Peculiar that they would present them that way if they were not meant to be worn that way.
     


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    These are absolutely wonderful. Great choice of medallion as well.
     


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    Bastard. Those are amazing. Well done. Now you wont look so sad in your pictures? [​IMG]
     


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    Bastard. Those are amazing. Well done. Now you wont look so sad in your pictures? [​IMG]

    I need another two pair. Then I'll crack a halfsmile. Care to donate [​IMG] ?
     


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    Aren't they forming creases which are too white?
     


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    Shiny!

    Is that dark brown Italian polish and which model is that?

    Since you're in Canada like I am I have to ask, what did you get hit with in regards to duties/customs? And did you order directly from Vass or our resident styleforum Vass intermediary?
     


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    Any of my large-footed brethren posting pics of their Vass? Trying to gauge the ski factor of the U vs F.
     


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    Any of my large-footed brethren posting pics of their Vass? Trying to gauge the ski factor of the U vs F.

    I wear a 41.5 on the U last, and sometimes I worry that look clown-ish. I can't even imagine a 46.
     


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    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    I don't see an issue with it. [​IMG]
     


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    I see these sorts of comments about larger size shoes all the time. But they've never really made sense to me. On a larger size, the entire shoe is scaled up, not just the toe. The shoe's proportions and appearnace shouldn't change. That's assuming your foot size is in proportion to your height. If you're 5'7" with a size 12 shoe, that's probably another matter.
     


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