Our Guide to Taking Care of your Shoes19. 03. 2020
There’s nothing more irritating than scuffing a new pair of shoes on your first trip out in them. During the wetter months, shoes and boots are more prone to water damage, dirt marks and salt stains. We’ve rounded up a few tips to help you to keep them in good condition and get the most out of the time and money you invested in choosing them:
1. Use a protective waterproofing spray:
Getting caught out in the rain will damage your footwear’s material - even more so for suede. Apply some spray to protect them before you step outside.
2. Soak up moisture with a shoe tree:
Using a shoe tree when you get home is simple, yet effective for soaking up moisture when you’ve been walking in the rain. It also helps with keeping your shoes in shape. Shop our Romain Shoe Tree here.
3. Apply a conditioning treatment weekly:
Treating your leather shoes or boots to a conditioning treatment once a week will help prevent cracks and maintain their polished glow.
4. Wipe salt stains away with a vinegar solution:
If walking through the snow has left your shoes with salt stains, dilute some white vinegar with water and dab it onto stains with a damp cloth. Test this on a small area first to make sure it has the desired effect.
5. Brush suede shoes with a horsehair brush:
Lastly, brushing your suedes with a horsehair brush will help remove blemishes and keep them looking new for longer.
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