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Is it possible to care for the bottom of one's shoes?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jmatt, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. jmatt

    jmatt Senior member

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    I know, I know. It sounds silly, but the EG's look as sharp on the bottom as they do on the tops. I work in a carpeted office, and can limit my wear of the EG's to the office only. How do they make them look like this, and how can I preserve that? Does anyone do this, or do I just give up the finish?
     
  2. maxnharry

    maxnharry Senior member

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    The soles will bear the brunt of your usage, but you can use a neutral polish on the uncolored portion of them and black polish on the colored area. No matter what you do, the soles will suffer and will need to be replaced sometime.
     
  3. Teacher

    Teacher Senior member

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    Sorry, you just can't preserve that look. Once in a while, though, I apply neutral cream to my soles. This helps to spiff them up and might also provide a tiny bit of nourishment (if it doesn't, so what?). Mind you, this is NEUTRAL: any colored creams will rub off on carpets.
     
  4. kitonbrioni

    kitonbrioni Senior member

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    Wow, aren't sole for walking on. Isn't that the point of shoes to have them reflect one's character and show a nonchalant view toward one's outfits that are mere afterthoughts after all.
     
  5. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    I polish the soles.
     
  6. drake

    drake Senior member

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