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Visvim Shoes

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

  1. indesertum

    indesertum Senior member

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    Damn how times have changed. Visvim tripled quadrupled their prices in two years
     
  2. kiya

    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Quadrupled? That would be a 400% increase in price. In reality the same exact products have gone up about 25% over the past two years.
     
  3. indesertum

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    Your first post in this thread says all of Visvim shoes are 325 to 500. I recall folks on tbs going for a grand plus. I guess they used to be 500. Still double plus and not 25%
     
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    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    What i meant by "shoes" was sneakers and shoes.. boots are an entirely different story and have always cost more than $500. Also keep in mind that over the past two years (that original post was 3 years ago) Visvim has really stepped up the types of materials it's using with wild dyed fabrics and exotic leathers being used on almost every shoe over $400.
     
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    indesertum Senior member

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    I see. I can't even do math. 3 years is what I meant

    Didn't they used to be made in Japan tho? Or has it always been Korean? I've been fiending for a pair of folks for year and years but every year they become more and more unaffordable.
     
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    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    I don't believe they were ever made in Japan, i have pairs from 6 or 7 years ago which are made in Korea.
    Really nobody makes sneakers in Japan, 95% of Japanese brands which make sneakers make them in China or Korea. Flat Head is one of the only brands i can think of who's sneakers are 100% made in Japan.
     
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    Didn't realized they moved production to China. I guess I was actually wondering about the older serra models. I saw a pair of older visvim x fragment serras for sale and I'm not sure if I should make the dive, even tho they look heavy/clunky. They would be my first pair of visvims. hey kiya i know u have an eye for attention to detail, whats your take on serra quality and comfort?
     
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    Serras are chunky by design. They are comfortable. I use them for hiking :embar:
     
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    Best places to find Visvim boots at this point? Looking for any in black leather (not suede) since I'm not sure what exactly I'm looking for yet.
     
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    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    There aren't many choices. You have two main resources:
    1. http://store.unionlosangeles.com/collections/visvim
    2. http://visvim.tv (then get a proxy to buy them for you at a FIL store in Japan)
     
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