They're definitely not quite as red as they seem in Mike's photos...until you step into the sun. I put on my pair a few days ago and thought, "Hey, these aren't bright at all!" Then I went outside and thought, "Oh yeah baby, now that's what I'm talking about." Seriously, they're like a small signal beacon that you can wear on your feet. I love it.
Wow, they really weren't kidding when they said that the late batch turned out to be proper Cognac; those are absolutely gorgeous. How long did shipping take? Mine were sent out on Monday, and I'm itching to get them (although I literally just unwrapped my Ruby bal boots from Epaulet...).
I got a bit excited after my first delivery of Saphir wax, and realized that I applied it too quickly/frequently to one pair of my boots. There's slight cracking of the wax on the heel counter and the toe. Would Saphir Reno be able to "reset" this and allow me to start over with my application of the wax?
Also, to avoid this in the future, how long should I spend polishing each coat of wax, and how long should I wait for each coat to dry? I'm certain that those...