Menswear: The Visvim Thread. Everything Visvim In Here!

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3 posts since 18/7/14

18 Jul 2014 19:30
Hey do you guys know if this is normal?

I just got a pair of plain toes off eBay. They eyelets seem to be rusting…

The shoes came with tags and a box. Anything I can look for to check if these are legit?
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3 posts since 18/7/14

19 Jul 2014 02:04

Here's an album of pics actually. Any help is appreciated!
Asianguy16 avatar

14 posts since 23/3/13

19 Jul 2014 17:40
Quick sizing question: How do Virgils fit (looking to pick up a used KNGR pair) in comparison to other brands? ie. Converse, New Balance.

Looking to get a size 8, but if they run big it doesn't seem like lesser sizes come up often.

sydneyking avatar

5227 posts since 26/9/09

posted 19 Jul 2014 18:03, edited 19 Jul 2014 18:03
Those plain toes look legit to me, virgils fit tts
burny avatar

6157 posts since 25/5/06

posted 19 Jul 2014 18:04, edited 19 Jul 2014 18:04

Buy your normal size, but at push and pain you'll get away with one smaller.

Don't tear the sole out as advised here a few pages back.
Asianguy16 avatar

14 posts since 23/3/13

19 Jul 2014 18:23
Awesome, thanks guys.
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3 posts since 18/7/14

19 Jul 2014 19:10
Thanks guys. Really appreciate it! Any recommendations on how I can clean up the suede/eyelets?

And what do you guys usually look out for when trying to avoid fakes?
pherkan avatar

1685 posts since 3/5/11

20 Jul 2014 01:05
There are some really good fakes knocking around. Best thing to do is to ask detailed pictures of the shoe/materials. Fakes usually have crap leather and the stitching is a bit off. As example for FBTs, fakes usually have very cheap (thin) laces/tassles.
baddie avatar

2140 posts since 21/7/09

posted 20 Jul 2014 11:08, edited 20 Jul 2014 11:08
anyone interested in a brand new visvim jakob shirt size 1? nice blue chambray. looking for what i paid 230gbp shipped or near offer

same as the one rirawin is wearing
Trent avatar

2045 posts since 18/1/09

20 Jul 2014 14:40
I wish people would start buying 3s so normal people can wear Vis when it's up in the classifieds.
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1655 posts since 26/2/10

21 Jul 2014 09:19

SusPet avatar

278 posts since 18/11/12

posted 22 Jul 2014 12:29, edited 22 Jul 2014 12:29
anyone got a spare hanger lying around?

and has anyone ordered from the online store recently? whats the deal with customs fees as i remember someone saying they received a package from them and they had marked the value lower.
Alfie1 avatar

305 posts since 29/5/13

25 Jul 2014 19:04
Anyone selling a 20L Ballistic backpack please pm me
gbh-h avatar

1522 posts since 4/4/13

25 Jul 2014 19:07
For the sake of a 10% proxy fee it really isn't worth the risk suspet
Dee avatar

12200 posts since 22/11/07

25 Jul 2014 19:18
8% if you use jake
soulfixion avatar

698 posts since 9/6/11

31 Jul 2014 13:06
@Alfie1, i have brandnew burgundy one. Bag and Tags incl
gbh-h avatar

1522 posts since 4/4/13

5 Aug 2014 06:00
Did anyone order anything from the first drop? I went for another indigo tunic Oops
pops avatar

4325 posts since 2/9/09

5 Aug 2014 07:04
Going to order a yellow LS border crew. Waiting for the black denim to drop too
supmah avatar

368 posts since 13/6/12

5 Aug 2014 07:05
Is the drop only online or in store as well? or is the in store drop aug 9?
emixam avatar

570 posts since 8/2/12

posted 5 Aug 2014 07:11, edited 5 Aug 2014 07:11
in FIL stores on Aug 9 as well