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Please help me with shoe care and fixing my shoes!

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jb1987, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. jb1987

    jb1987 Active Member

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    Hey Guys!

    I am sure there are many threads on this subject however I wanted to make a new one so it was tailored to my needs. I am a finance student and have a few pairs of "ok" shoes to the standards of this forum haha. Obviously I do not have a lot to spend on shoes at the moment. I am also starting a paid internship this summer so I would like to fix up what I do own. Just today I actually purchased a pair of Paul Evans Martin wholecut in marrone.
    The shoes I have are black johnston murphy wing tips, black johnston murphy melton cap toe which I actually purchased on Ebay for about $60. A brown pair of Aldos and the grey/blueish pair are Steve madden.

    I want to know what a quality brush/shoe kit would be that is not too expensive as well as polish and other shoe care items I can get that you guys recommend. I know Saphir is popular but not sure on the best place to purchase or colors to get (besides black).
    From the pictures the problems I have are the Melton cap toes have some scuffs I would like to get out if possible and hopefully prevent in the future. It upsets me that they scuff so easily.
    The brown aldos I actually used to wear a lot when I went out and spilled certain beverages on them and now they are stained. If there is a way to fix these up please let me know. The top part is suede.
    For the grey shoes I think they are some sort of denim material and suede.


    Thanks for any help!

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    Last edited: Apr 14, 2016
  2. WhereNext

    WhereNext Well-Known Member

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    You're obviously free to start your own thread, but many of your questions HAVE already been asked and answered (1209 pages worth) on the **The Official Shoe Care Thread: Tutorials, Photos, etc.**. I would suggest posting there or, perhaps even better, simply reading through the pages of already provided information.
     

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