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Church's. Darkening tan.

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These shoes were on special for an absolute steal in a sale. Couldn't help myself. Church's 128AUD.
As you can see though, they are a slightly different colour.
So my question is what is the best way to organise a colour match to get them close.
My initial idea is coconut oil to start with and then Dubbin.
I know the gentlemen of this forum are very well versed in a shoe care regime and would welcome some feedback.
 

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To me any color difference for that pair of shoes is not noticeable. Oil is not recommended for fine leather footwear. I you want to do something apply tan colored shoe cream.
 

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What about Dubbin?

To me any color difference for that pair of shoes is not noticeable. Oil is not recommended for fine leather footwear. I you want to do something apply tan colored shoe cream.
To me any color difference for that pair of shoes is not noticeable. Oil is not recommended for fine leather footwear. I you want to do something apply tan colored shoe cream.
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I might try a shoe cream that's a match for the slightly darker shoe, I suspect that would result in both shoes looking the same.
 

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I might try a shoe cream that's a match for the slightly darker shoe, I suspect that would result in both shoes looking the same.
Would a shoe cream applied to the dark one make it darker still rather than lighter?
 

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It it's a color match I wouldn't think so
I think I see what you are saying, get a colour that matches the dark shoe' and apply it to the lighter shoe? That could well work because then it will not darken the darker one.
 

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I think I see what you are saying, get a colour that matches the dark shoe' and apply it to the lighter shoe? That could well work because then it will not darken the darker one.
Yes, exactly
 

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It it's a color match I wouldn't think so
I beg to differ. I believe it will result in an uneven finish with the darker shoe still being darker than the lighter one. I hope OP chimes in with his results. I’m curious to find out how they turned out.
 

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I beg to differ. I believe it will result in an uneven finish with the darker shoe still being darker than the lighter one. I hope OP chimes in with his results. I’m curious to find out how they turned out.
I still have not done anything with them as I am gathering opinions and information. I figure when I do something I only get one shot at it.
My feeling right now is a light coat of Dubbin on the lighter one... Then an even coat of the same tan polish on both
 

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