Cheers for that, i really appreciate the help though i'm a little unsure about the Japanese ventile as it has the following instructions on the label, and also feels quite different to the Ventile Converse sneakers:
"Care Instructions : Water Repellent Finish
This Product has a water repellent finish
Please be noted it will lose this affect gradually with age and that the effect will not last forever
Please gently wipe up water with a dry towel without...