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I think leetpuma is on point. A strong leather cleaner (Reno'Mat or otherwise) will strip all of the accumulated wax polish off of the shoe. Think of it as "spring cleaning." This is good to do every so often, and something that we recommend at least once or twice a year in our Presidential Shoeshine Guide.Depending on the quality of the polish, especially ones that just accumulate on top of the leather or polishes that contain petroleum-based solvents, you can in fact...
Not sure. I'll see what I can find out.
I'd go with the Large 19.0" Hanger. The 17" might be a little narrow for you.
Negative on HY.
Who's HY?
Side note, just purchased 42 new Talarico umbrellas that should be up on the site by Feb 1 or soon thereafter.I'm sure Kent's umbrellas a great, and I have no doubt that they are Made in Italy. They're just not made by Maglia or Talarico. (P.S. Kent's a good friend - so in now way am I disparaging his products).Picture I found while touring the company that makes all of the solid-stick canes in Italy:In a better day...Some Talarico poly/cotton umbrellas that are on their...
I can confirm with 100% confidence (directly from Maglia themselves) that they are NOT Maglia.
You guys notice that you can now leave comments and post pictures to our Shoe Care Guides? Take a look at theses and let me know if you have any suggestions - either modifications or new guides altogether. I am going to work on updating all of our guides beginning February 1.
Daniel - the 10% promotional code is really meant more for the items that do not qualify for free shipping, like hangers. With the Saphir stuff, it's really either-or. And there is no way for us to allow users to choose between the two.
Daily use of a Suede Cleaning Brush is essential for the proper maintenance of suede shoes. This post here talks about some techniques for the daily care of suede.
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