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Vass Antiquing

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by sestyle, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. sestyle

    sestyle Well-Known Member

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    I know Vass makes a wonderful shoe. They might be one of the best values for an MTO shoe, but sometimes I wonder if they'll ever push forward with their finishes... Which brings me to my question:

    Has anyone got some examples of Vass shoes that have been specially finished to have an 'antiqued' look? My example would be an EG Inverness. Can you imagine a cordovan f-last budapest with that antiquing? I saw this after digging a fair bit:


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    I'm not sure if the chukka came this way. And, I know you can encourage color changes on your own, but I still am curious if anyone has figured out how to get vass to provide subtle antiquing in an MTO shoe... Any examples?
     
  2. add911_11

    add911_11 Senior member

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    Just wear it yourself, best patina comes with time and patient.
     
  3. sestyle

    sestyle Well-Known Member

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    Yes, patina comes with age. And the patina that accompanies a highly finished shoe will be different than the uniform color shoe.

    But not the question... Anyone have examples of uniquely finished or 'antiqued' Vass shoes?
     

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