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    [Leather Shoes Issue] Flaky texture on toe cap

    An update: I have sanded down the toe cap, and it looked pretty good for a day. The exact same flaky like texture started to resurface. It is not something that can be peeled off or cleaned. It turned out that this is due to water droplets. But why does this only happen to the left pair? Water...
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    [Leather Shoes Issue] Flaky texture on toe cap

    Good to know the reason nonetheless. I have been tirelessly trying to get the shine to be even on both pairs, but in vain. At least now I cannot be fooled again! I have also worn the heck out of them, and they are pretty comfortable apart from the defect.
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    [Leather Shoes Issue] Flaky texture on toe cap

    I have previously also tried the blow drying method. Unfortunately nothing has changed at all when I attempted.
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    [Leather Shoes Issue] Flaky texture on toe cap

    Thanks a lot for offering help. Sorry if I didn't clarify. The left toe cap came flaky out of the box. That was a year ago. I didn't bother with it at the time. In the last few months I've attempted to strip it down twice, by rubbing alcohol for around half an hour. The flaky texture wasn't...
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    [Leather Shoes Issue] Flaky texture on toe cap

    Hello there, it's my first post here! I hope I'll be sticking around for a while! I have a pair of Oxford shoes that I wear daily. I have always noticed that the toe cap of the left pair has an uneven surface. I'm not good at polishing, but I can get a much better shine on my right pair than I...

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