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Visvim Shoes

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by WatchGuy, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. WatchGuy

    WatchGuy Senior member

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    Does anyone know what the deal is with Visvim shoes? I noticed these ones on Hypebeast that I really like but I could not find them for sale anywhere. From what I was able to find doing some searching they seem fairly hard to come by. Does anyone know if there is a place they can be ordered online? Or, are they only available in certain stores? Any rough estimates on a price point?

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. Mr. Pharmacist

    Mr. Pharmacist Senior member

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    Hard to find, expensive. Lurk sufu, and expect to pay about 300 used.
     
  3. constant struggle

    constant struggle Senior member

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    Proxy from japan is your best bet
    don't get the usa line - gline or whatever - it is weak

    union nyc and la carry some visvim

    buttery soft elk leather
     
  4. botfc

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    I think those will be an FIL (Visvim flagship stores - only in Asia) exclusive...not 100% sure though. Expect 60 000yens + 10-13% proxy fees to get your hands on them.
     
  5. kiya

    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    All of Visvim's shoes are between $325 to $500 in Japan.
    If you're buying from a website located in Asia or Europe plan to pay about $450 to $600..
    If you buy them from Union (LA or NY), plan to pay about $400 to $500, but Union only gets one of each size, and not even all sizes or models.
    Don't buy the G-Line, that's made for the US market, it's not the same materials or construction.

    I own 6 pairs of Visvim shoes and live by them. The comfort is on some New Balance walking shoe type level. I normally buy them when i go to Japan from the FIL store but have also bought from Cliff Edge, even though their prices are high it's free shipping and they get even the rarest of models that the stores in Japan don't get.
     
  6. milosz

    milosz Senior member

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    Does Visvim produce anything in the US 13-14 range?
     
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  8. Trendy Sing Sing

    Trendy Sing Sing Senior member

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  9. tetsuo

    tetsuo Well-Known Member

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    i could be wrong but i know some of the new Virgil boots are only released in certain FIL locations, or maybe it was just certain colors. anyway, i usually get my visvims via proxy service - they buy it at the FILstore for me and ship it to me for a service fee
     
  10. pokpok

    pokpok Senior member

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    hufsf.com carries visvim too.
     
  11. Becks23

    Becks23 Senior member

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    I think those particular Virgil FOLKS are exclusive to the new FIL Kyoto.
     
  12. efujobu

    efujobu Well-Known Member

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    a proxy is your best bet. The model boot is called "Virgil" Its exclusive to FIL and its expensive. about 56k yen.
     
  13. wttm

    wttm Senior member

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    Speaking of Vis, I have some Keifers Lo vintage and Judd Stingray if anyone is interested.
     
  14. pridecake

    pridecake Senior member

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    just copped a slightly used pair for 100, hope the quality is as great as people say.
     
  15. pseudonym

    pseudonym Senior member

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    I hear the quality is great, and the comfort is even better.


    I would love to have a pair of Visvims, but the price is ehhh.
     
  16. WatchGuy

    WatchGuy Senior member

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    Thanks for the input guys... I really like some of their designs. Hopefully I can find a pair to try on before spending that much.
     
  17. Django

    Django Senior member

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    I have a pair of Serras (Mountain Lite II repro) I got for 150 a few years ago. Best pair of boots I own. Ridiculously light weight and comfy.
     
  18. Transcendental

    Transcendental Senior member

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    I hear the quality is great, and the comfort is even better.


    I would love to have a pair of Visvims, but the price is ehhh.


    comfort = meh

    but the quality is great

    elk is teh besssssssss
     
  19. rmc

    rmc Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone tell me how the quality of Visvim Serras are, despite being made in Korea? Thanx
     
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  20. chanakit

    chanakit Well-Known Member

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    No today there are Chinese product.

    but the price is very high.
     

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