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Super Bowl Edition   We're taking today off, in honor of our great American past time — eating, drinking and watching commercials on television.  We'll see you all next weekend for the start of something fun!    
Nice!You can use wax on she'll, but generally only on she'll from certain makers, e.g., Alden.Well, you're in the right place...
Q&A Edition   For today's Shoe Shine Sunday I'm hanging around and taking all shoe shine questions! Join me by posting any shoe shine questions here, as well as before and after photos here of your own polish job today!  Also, stay tuned for exciting news in the next couple of weeks!   Remember to also cross-post to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr (using the hashtag #shoeshinesunday)!   Without further ado, let's get to it...  
Hey all - Shoe Shine Sunday is taking a day off here, due to a super fun illness. We'll be back next Sunday!
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 Many Alden fans use only a minute amount of wax every so often to finish polishing their Alden shell cordovan. The use of wax on Alden cordovan is often attributed to the unique finishing that Alden applies to its cordovan (as well as to Alden's own directions).  On other cordovan, e.g., Carmina, cordovan-specific cream is generally fine and you could use a bit of wax every so often.  Regardless, less is always more when it comes to cordovan care.
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Winter Suede Edition These suede brogues have seen a lot of wear this past week in New York given their Dainite sole, so today's Shoe Shine Sunday is a refresh for a solid pair of Carminas from The Armoury. Join me by posting before and after photos here of your own polish job today! Remember to also cross-post to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr (using the hashtag #shoeshinesunday)! Without further ado, let's get to it...  [[SPOILER]]  This pair is generally a bit...
Not with a mirror finish, though.
   Neutral wax will remove some color/finish when applied directly, so a colored wax would be best to form a base upon which to then apply the neutral wax (thereby avoiding any of the color/finish removal of the neutral wax).  Colored wax, particularly when applied in very thin coats, won't cause much (if any) color change until many, many coats are applied.  Ah - you can either spot correct (apply wax only to the affected areas until the area is filled in) or you can...
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