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  1. whoisthis

    Cordovan polish shining fail

    For the first time i tried using saphir mirror gloss. It is not working out. ive used other brand wax before. It works fine and easy. For some reason this saphir mirror gloss isnt working out even after watching videos. The coats dont seem to layer. what i did is, i would get some water on the...
  2. whoisthis

    Wet shining Shell Cordovan allen edmond

    I've been watching how Japanese wet shine their Shell Cordovan Alden pairs. How do they manage to wet shine vamp area without showing polish cracks? Just use shoe cordovan shoe cream, brush and repeat? maybe add water to cream?
  3. Digital Native

    Spit Shine

    Hi all, I am no stranger to the spit shine, but there is one problem that I’ve never been able to figure out how to overcome. I can create a high-gloss shine using many small layers of polish, but I always have a problem with scuffs. If I shine over top scuffs, I end up with very shiny scuffed...
  4. A

    discoloration on leather shoe

    Bought these Cole Haans from a goodwill. Took them home, cleaned with warm water and dish soap, conditioned with Saphir Renovateur, polished with cream polish. Once they were all cleaned up, I noticed the toe has some lighter shade discoloring. You can see it on left side of the shoe's toe in...
  5. A

    Dry leather shoes

    Hello everyone! It's my first time here and after reading through some posts I'm pretty sure you'll be able to help me. I had never been interested in shoes until very recently (about a month or so). I had no idea about how to care for shoes either. Anyway, a couple months back I got a pair of...
  6. shekkery

    Shoe Shining a Cognac Shoe? Not sure where to begin ...

    I recently bought this shoe -- http://www.buy.com/prod/stacy-adams-men-s-bedford/246036877.html and I realized I don't know how to get shoe shine for it? Should I use a neutral color or tan? I've been looking up Cognac Shoe Shine -- but I haven't found anything specific that would help me out...
  7. Mr. Moo

    **The Official Shoe Care Thread: Tutorials, Photos, etc.**

    In this thread we talk about shoe care, post our favorite products, before and after photos of our shoes, etc. There seem to be a few opinions on whether to use wax, paste, polish, cream? On what kinds of shoes? How often? Which products? What to avoid? Etc. Perhaps we can all contribute words...
  8. ASH007

    How to strip and repolish shoes

    I have a pair of Edward Green shoes in which the polish is peeling and flaking. I was wondering if I should strip and repolish or any ideas on how to get a top shine without doing so. Thanks in advance.
  9. Henry Boogers

    Removing Shiny Topcoat on Shoes / Keith Highlander Pictorial

    Okay, so I received my very expensive Keith Highlander shoes from Ebay for a whopping price of $35 + shipping last night and decided to 'Doc Holliday' them up a bit. Thanks to the Doc for his previous explanation and pictures of his work which gave be the confidence to give this a whirl. By the...

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