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Can you remove an obvious crease in leather shoes?

Tez Mulan

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Hi I have a pair of Grensons and they're fairly new,, i.e less than 3 months but I only wear them every couple of weeks for a few days. Left one has developed a dent/crease which runs right across width of the shoe., it disappears when I put shoe trees on, and sure enough when I then wear them the dent re-appears.

Anyone know of a way of getting rid of this effect?
 

stickonatree

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solution: don't wear your shoes.

but seriously, this is normal. get used to it.
 

Tez Mulan

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prob is it looks too obvious, like I bent the shoe the wrong way on purpose


LOL
 

Metlin

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Originally Posted by Tez Mulan
prob is it looks too obvious, like I bent the shoe the wrong way on purpose LOL
It's fine. It's called character. Just tell people that you roundhouse kicked this guy Manouche with your shoes on. It will earn you mad respect. And a lot of gratitude.
 

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Te- and the reason it's just the left is that it is not fitting that foot as well as the other. I have the same issue with some of my right shoes.
 

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1. Insert shoe trees. Leave them in for the entire process.
2. Saturate the vamps with a solvent called liquid stretch. It can be found in any shoe repair shop.
3. Go over the wet area using a blow dryer. Use the hottest setting. Continue until the shoes are completely dry.
4. Let stand until they are room temperature.
5. Polish with cream polish.

This doesn't always work. Most of the time, it does. Most importantly, it will not do any harm so it's worth a try. We use a special heating iron made for such purposes (instead of a blow dryer). It's very effective.
 

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