SOLE 2 SOLE Journal — Leather Care

Shoe Care: Cleaning the Suede

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Now that Fall is in season, suede is something you'd see in store! But people turn away from suede because it is known to be quite the high maintenance material, but when it comes to cleaning suede footwear, the old adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" definitely applies. Shoe Care: Treating your suede or nubuck shoes with a protective spray or finish will help to repel water and prevent stains. If that ship has already sailed, at least you'll know for future reference to protect before wearing. In the meantime, here are some Shoe Care...

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Shoe Care Made Simple | Shoe Care Tips by Sole 2 Sole

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There’s a real art to caring for your wardrobe. Each item has its own needs in terms of cleaning and storage, and keeping track of it all can get overwhelming. Luckily, caring for your SHOES is relatively simple. While there are plenty of involved, advanced, and potentially preservative techniques you can engage to help your gorgeous shoes last a lifetime, these are the very basics: Shoe Care Tip: Wipe them off if they get dirty Unless you live in a network of carpeted tunnels, your shoes will meet the Great Outdoors. And that means they WILL get dirty. Water, mud,...

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Shoe Care: Stinky Shoes No More

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Are you embarrassed to take out your shoes in public? Do you find yourself unable to wear your favorite pair of shoes, because of the foul smell it transmits? If the answer is yes, the good news is that you do not need to get embarrassed and discomfited anymore. Almost everyone faces the problem of foul-smelling, stinky shoes once or twice in a lifetime. You need to first understand that reason for the smell. Shoes are usually made from synthetic material and have rubber soles and plastic innersoles. These plastic innersoles are the main culprits behind awful foot odor, as...

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Leather Care: How to Care for Lambskin Leather

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Lambskin leather is soft and supple to the touch. It is also a challenge when it comes to caring for it. Lambskin can be found in smooth and shearling varieties. Shearling is similar to suede and the smooth is fine grained and resembles a more traditional leather. Smooth lambskin very popular due to its very soft and pliable texture. The challenge is that lambskin is not very durable which makes caring for it a challenge. It can easily tear, scuff or scratch. Things you'll need: * Leather waterproofer * Leather moisturizer * Leather conditioner * Cornmeal or ground-up blackboard chalk...

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