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Kiwi cracked my PS shoes

SpallaCamiccia

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It never happened to me before, I bought this horrible kiwi polishin can and used for the first time on my new PS shoes, came ruined, cracked.
Should I repolish them with my usual cream?



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SpallaCamiccia

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Originally Posted by gladhands
Did it crack the rubber soles too?


Originally Posted by edmorel
keep the kiwi, get rid of the shoes.

Nope , I use rubber shoes to walk on rainy days and to drive my manual clutch sportive cars without ruining my Santonis and Canalis
 

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Originally Posted by SpallaCamiccia




Nope , I use rubber shoes to walk on rainy days and to drive my manual clutch sportive cars without ruining my Santonis and Canalis


LULZa,best troll on SF. Gotta love this guy.
 

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What does POS shoes stand for?
 

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Originally Posted by forex
LULZa,best troll on SF. Gotta love this guy.

Wanna see pictures of those either or will be troll both ways?

Originally Posted by gdl203
What does POS shoes stand for?

Paul Smith PS not POS.
 

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Originally Posted by SpallaCamiccia
Nope , I use rubber shoes to walk on rainy days

So you're absolutely certain it's the Kiwi that did the damage?
 

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By those terrible pictures it looks like deep creasing on cracks. They look more pronounced because you used neutral polish, which makes creases turn whitish. Condition them, brush them, use brown polish, brush again.
 

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We should all thank kiwi. The polish made it even more apparent how shitty the leather really is. Good leather won't crease like that. My loakes have a few, so
 

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I've had this before with using neutral polish on bad quality leather so I'd agree with what's already been said. On a side note - steer well clear of the PS line of Paul Smith in the future. The Paul Smith mainline shoes actually aren't too bad (like the Starr).
 

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You sure those PS shoes aren't purposely aged?
 

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^Good point, I might say that's more likely.
 

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I have Starr's that are Blake Rapid construction that I quite like. I got them retrofitted with Dianites and I wear them in the rain, (like today). They are pretty indestructable and coincidentally my cheapest pair of shoes.
 

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