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***The official Alden thread *** Share enthusiasm, reviews, sizing, advice, and photos. - Page 7860post #117886 of 12241610/12/15 at 5:06amFolks, I have a case of dry and uneven shades of brwon shell (non Alden), what is a good conditioning cream to use on shell. I currently use Renovateur but it seems to be more of a cleaning cram rather than a conditioning one. Also has anyone used Renomat on shell is it safe?post #117887 of 12241610/12/15 at 5:21amQuote:Originally Posted by J One
Folks, I have a case of dry and uneven shades of brwon shell (non Alden), what is a good conditioning cream to use on shell. I currently use Renovateur but it seems to be more of a cleaning cram rather than a conditioning one. Also has anyone used Renomat on shell is it safe?
You likely have a case of a shoemaker using material from different shells.
Some folks are ok with the variations in the color.
If you want to condition only, and want to stick with Saphir, use:
If you want to even out the color, I would use the same in Dark Brown.
Renomat is a stripping agent, and should be used only when necessary to remove buildup of polishing materials and/or acrylic.
Your shoes will initially look horrible post Renomat. You will HAVE to use some crème or paste wax with color in to even out the tones afterwards.post #117888 of 12241610/12/15 at 5:34am
Please help my pair find a good home.
Too bad the last doesn't work too well for me.post #117889 of 12241610/12/15 at 5:50ampost #117890 of 12241610/12/15 at 5:52ampost #117891 of 12241610/12/15 at 6:50ampost #117892 of 12241610/12/15 at 7:03ampost #117893 of 12241610/12/15 at 7:12amQuote:
Looking good in your Barrie NST Bluchers. Dont see the Barrie version very often. Looking good!Quote:Originally Posted by adamf009
Alden x TSM
Cigar Indy, Trubalance, 360 reverse welt, all eyelets
Crazy different creasing between right and left.
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Adam, you are looking good my friend in your Indy boots. Cigar is a great color on that boot. Yeah, creasing is a funny thing.
-Mikepost #117894 of 12241610/12/15 at 7:43ampost #117895 of 12241610/12/15 at 9:22ampost #117896 of 12241610/12/15 at 9:38amQuote:
What the heck do you know about creasing????post #117897 of 12241610/12/15 at 10:26ampost #117898 of 12241610/12/15 at 10:34ampost #117899 of 12241610/12/15 at 10:50ampost #117900 of 12241610/12/15 at 10:54am
That is some dark Cigar, but still looks great! Looking forward to seeing how those look aged/worn in
Also makes me think a black shell wingtip boot with antique edging would look pretty nice too; has that ever been done before?
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