Are Bass Weejuns true to size?
They run very true to size. 2 found this review helpful. These shoes are great for work and comfortable to wear all day. Stick to your true size.
How long do bass Weejuns last?
Generally then, we think that the $110 price point is just about right for a modern pair of Weejuns. If cared for properly, they could certainly last you for a handful of years and could be resold by a skilled cobbler, assuming you have leather soled models.
Are Bass Weejuns narrow?
I usually wear a size 11.5 in most shoes, but the rule of thumb is to order a half size down, so I got an 11. This proved to be good advice: The shoes are relaxed, not narrow yet not too loose, so as to cradle the foot and prevent it from slipping out.
How do you break in weejuns?
Weejuns are notoriously tough to break in, even more so than the Gucci bit loafer. Some owners, on acquiring a pair, habitually pad around the house wearing them with thick socks—or treat the insides with Vaseline or even stick them under the mattress, as if they’re baseball gloves.
What is the difference between weejuns and penny loafers?
They are more water resistant and versatile than the classic penny loafer. The rubber sole also makes the Easy Weejun a good option for anybody buying on a budget. Though rubber soles cannot be resoled, these shoes still offer several years of wear.
What does weejun mean?
US /ˈwidʒənz/ low comfortable leather shoes without laces.
Will weejuns stretch?
Weejuns soles are leather, so they are slippery on ice. The leather will stretch a bit and relax after you wear them few times and they’ll be great friends for years to come.
How long do loafers take to break in?
The break-in time depends on your choice of style, sole, leather and personal preferences for how you like your shoes to feel, but it will typically be between 3 and 4 weeks.
How tight should loafers be?
They stretch a little, but become more comfortable. Too tight ain’t right! Depending on the lenght of the shoe and your preferred fit. If you want to wear it without socks in the summer and dont want them to release in the heel you should go for a tighter fit.
Why are they called Weejuns?
1936 Featuring a signature strip of leather stitched across the saddle of the shoe, these penny loafers harkened back to traditional shoes worn by Norwegian fishermen, hence the name “Weejuns.”
What are bass Weejuns really?
Their flagship product line, the Weejun, has been a staple of Prep and Ivy dress codes since its original introduction back in 1936. But before we zero in on Bass Weejuns, we’ll also brush up on what loafers really are. What Are Loafers, Really? Firstly, and perhaps most obviously, a loafer has no laces.
How much do bass Weejuns cost?
Both of these pairs retail on the Bass website for a price of $110. This is the standard price for most pairs of Weejuns although Bass does offer other styles for as little as $95 and as much as $195. Both of the styles we selected features smooth leather soles with rubber top lifts on the heels, as well as a handcrafted welt.
Why are Weejuns called Weejuns?
G.H. Bass was the first American manufacturer to construct leather loafers inspired by fashionable footwear popular in the social scene of Palm Beach. Featuring a signature strip of leather stitched across the saddle of the shoe, these penny loafers harkened back to traditional shoes worn by Norwegian fishermen, hence the name “Weejuns.”
Are Weejuns still entry level?
At $120 retail, Weejuns aren’t really entry level anymore if you consider that their quality has dropped to the same level as $40-50 loafers. I wish companies like GH Bass and LLBean didn’t fuck with their classics and cut corners.