Originally Posted by Black Cherry
About two years on the nose, I think? I pretty much wore them constantly, and worked as a janitor for most of that time, so they're pretty beat-up. To echo GS' polishing tips, I'd do them weekly, and switch between colors (usually whatever I had at the time), so they've had coats of black, brown and cordovan.
Here's a pair of oxbloods that are more than 20 years old. All they've ever seen is Kiwi...