[Visvim] - 2009 Discussion Thread

October 27, 2009 @ 22:34:11 PM
Post: 1865
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Brooklyn Muthafucka
Anyone got the retail prices for the veggie bags?

> > BALLISTIC LUMBAR 8L VEGGIE BLACK/BLACK,SAND/DK BROWN,
> > RED/LT BROWN,OLIVE/OLIVE,28350- 10A
> >
> > BALLISTIC 20L VEGGIE BLACK/BLACK,SAND/DK BROWN,
> > RED/LT BROWN,OLIVE/OLIVE,34650- 10A
> >
> > BALLISTIC 22L VEGGIE BLACK/BLACK,SAND/DK BROWN,
> > RED/LT BROWN,OLIVE/OLIVE,35700- 10A
> >
> > BALLISTIC E-CAT 18L VEGGIE BLACK/BLACK,SAND/DK BROWN,
> > RED/LT BROWN,OLIVE/OLIVE,30450- 10B
above is retail msrp. above is price in yen. so $309.07, $377.75, $389.20, $331.97. so apply your local tax rate if you plan to purchase at a visvim wholesaler, aka bodega and such.....

so a 5% sales tax on japanese items from what i googled.
$324.52(8L), $396.64(20L), $408.66(22L), $348.57(18L)

These are prices minus shipping, and this is assuming the person getting them is doing it for free out of kindness of their heart. If the person getting item for you is trustworthy, gift option to avoid paypal fee as well.

where would I be able to cop fbt's from?

???
or ancestors

Good source at the moment is head-porter.org, they seem to have the best prices and pretty good selections, but sell out VERY FAST as they are "cheap". i say best prices because this is in relation to their bags prices against others around the web for brand new merchandise.

can some one help me with sizing issues, i have a pair of cowans size 12 , and my true size is a 13 , and i really wanna get a pair of fbt's but ive seen they run pretty big so i was wondering i can fit. i wear size 12-13, and the cowans feel a lil lose fiting but would i wear like a 10-11 in the fbt's.

please some one let me know thanks all smokeyface


cop size 12, from what ive heard and seen, 13 in visvim is all but impossible. and the 12 run big like people said, or worst case, insole out or you must resell. or barefoot without sock.

~Lefty
October 27, 2009 @ 23:07:58 PM
Post: 24
Join Date: May 2009
^Thanks for the details. Much appreciated.
October 28, 2009 @ 10:38:15 AM
Post: 1866
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: 516-NY
yeah visvim doesnt make size 13, but if you are a natural 13 you will be fine with 12's and can even take out the top insole for addition room (this is what i do and it works perfectly)
October 29, 2009 @ 23:47:56 PM
Post: 499
Join Date: Mar 2006
Good source at the moment is head-porter.org, they seem to have the best prices and pretty good selections, but sell out VERY FAST as they are "cheap". i say best prices because this is in relation to their bags prices against others around the web for brand new merchandise.

yeah head-porter.org has the most reasonable reseller price in HK (compared to other HK resell shops that get their product from Japan), never bought from them online, just use their site as a reference...
November 05, 2009 @ 22:28:56 PM
Post: 3099
Join Date: Feb 2009
http://hypebeast.com/2009/02/visvim-gabo-elk-penobscot/

does anyone know what sizing is like on these?
November 05, 2009 @ 22:34:03 PM
Post: 74
Join Date: Jan 2008
yeah head-porter.org has the most reasonable reseller price in HK (compared to other HK resell shops that get their product from Japan), never bought from them online, just use their site as a reference...

Cool, thanks for the link, i'll stop by this shop in Causeway Bay the next time I go to Hong Kong.
November 06, 2009 @ 06:41:48 AM
Post: 1866
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: 516-NY
http://hypebeast.com/2009/02/visvim-gabo-elk-penobscot/

does anyone know what sizing is like on these?


fit about a half size bigger or so...the leather on them is also better quality than almost any other shoe ive ever owned....sooooffft n buttery doggy
November 06, 2009 @ 12:50:21 PM
Post: 663
Join Date: Oct 2008
visvims normally one half sz to full sz big

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November 06, 2009 @ 12:58:34 PM
Post: 187
Join Date: Oct 2009
visvims normally one half sz to full sz big


true,

FBT Classics = 1/2 size bigger

FBT Folk series = 1/2 size smaller (note: buy your true to size, even tho they will feel VERY snug the whole purpose of that sizing is so that the leather will naturally stretch to your true feet size with wear and fit accordingly)

Keifers = 1 size bigger

Gabo = 1 size bigger (same sole construction as Keifers)

umm what else is there to mention...?
November 07, 2009 @ 14:19:19 PM
Post: 1866
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: 516-NY
hockneys, virgil boots, serras, mowats etc
November 07, 2009 @ 21:13:51 PM
Post: 3099
Join Date: Feb 2009
dang, yeah i was hoping they fit dif. then most kiefers, becasue i normally wear 10, 10.5 and i got some 10's and they felt lik eclown shoes.

but yeah track there fucking amazing i need some.

anyone with a 9.5 in any color, prefer black, lmk
November 08, 2009 @ 08:29:59 AM
November 09, 2009 @ 03:17:34 AM
Post: 14
Join Date: Sep 2009
can confirm. kiefers fit at least 1/2 size bigger.
I wear FBTs in my real size, as I wear them with socks and they fit nice.

hope this helps
November 11, 2009 @ 13:24:26 PM
Post: 2343
Join Date: Sep 2006
if anyone has the scoop on sz 11-12 black Hockney Folks from ss08 or 09 (suede, not leather), holler at me. In dire need of them.
November 18, 2009 @ 18:07:09 PM
Post: 3099
Join Date: Feb 2009
looking for teh same thing as carl but in 10 or 11.

http://cgi.ebay.com/VISVIM-09SS-CANOE-MOC-FOLK-US11-29cm_W0QQitemZ200406492174QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUS_Men_s_Shoes?hash=item2ea928640e#ht_500wt_1082

are these legit?]
anyone?

also what is sizeing like on hockneys?
November 19, 2009 @ 16:36:12 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2006
It's karl, bitch.
November 20, 2009 @ 00:12:47 AM
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Join Date: Nov 2006
anyone every try on the duck boots? how do they fit? big or no?
November 21, 2009 @ 23:09:37 PM
Post: 3099
Join Date: Feb 2009
looking for teh same thing as carl but in 10 or 11.

http://cgi.ebay.com/VISVIM-09SS-CANOE-MOC-FOLK-US11-29cm_W0QQitemZ200406492174QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUS_Men_s_Shoes?hash=item2ea928640e#ht_500wt_1082

are these legit?]
anyone?

also what is sizeing like on hockneys?


need to know soon
November 21, 2009 @ 23:19:46 PM
Post: 1476
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Melbourne.
Pics ain't too good but they look legit.
November 21, 2009 @ 23:28:01 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Pics ain't too good but they look legit.


so safe to buy or no?
November 22, 2009 @ 03:40:38 AM
Post: 1476
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Melbourne.
Yeah i'd say so, stitching looks fine where as fakes look terrible which makes the leather looks fucked - these are just a little beat but a good clean should make them all good.
November 22, 2009 @ 19:51:17 PM
November 22, 2009 @ 20:26:17 PM
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Join Date: Dec 2008


Never seen em before.

Question: Anyone ever ordered visvim from ransom shop? Stocked good stuff wondering if anyones ever dealt with them?
November 22, 2009 @ 21:22:43 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2009
November 22, 2009 @ 21:54:54 PM
Post: 1476
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Melbourne.
^^^ have to agree, seem to be legit but they're fucking ugly. There's a store here that's had the NBHD version sitting here for more than a year.

Oh and fuck Ransom shop, their prices are ridiculous.
November 23, 2009 @ 06:28:16 AM
Post: 187
Join Date: Apr 2009
whats the cheapest proxy service for yahoo jp?
November 23, 2009 @ 08:23:03 AM
Post: 783
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Hong Kong
You can actually order from the English-side of Rakuten and don't need to worry about proxies. Decent selection of Vis.

http://search.borderless.rakuten.com/borderless/search.action?l=en&pf=&pt=&f=1&vm=2&sm=0&sp.st=&tl=0&k=visvim
November 26, 2009 @ 00:25:31 AM
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Join Date: Feb 2009
nice find Eugene..
November 26, 2009 @ 12:40:34 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Originally posted by Inactive User
You can actually order from the English-side of Rakuten and don't need to worry about proxies. Decent selection of Vis.

http://search.borderless.rakuten.com/borderless/search.action?l=en&pf=&pt=&f=1&vm=2&sm=0&sp.st=&tl=0&k=visvim


is that site legit?? anyone used them before??
November 26, 2009 @ 12:42:14 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2009
^ did u really just ask about a site that someone who works for hypebeast posted? HAHAHA SMH yes its legit! Just ordered some kiefers and a wallet..
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