Product to keep white shoes clean

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  1. vincent

    vincent Senior member

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    Hey,

    What a product do you suggest to keep white sneakers clean and maintain the bright white?

    Thanks
     


  2. hi-val

    hi-val Senior member

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    If they're canvas, then the combination of bleach + washing machine is unbeatable.
     


  3. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    I used to repaint my Stan Smiths with that white nurse shoe paint from Kiwi, but it has a matte finish so it wouldn't work on the normal finish leather of most non-sport sneakers. No idea on those ones.
     


  4. TransparentCranium

    TransparentCranium Senior member

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    mr clean magic eraser works. scrubbing plus + acetone works too.
     


  5. Bradford

    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    The White Touch Up Paint from Shoe M-G-K works really well on sneakers.

    http://shoemgk.com/index.htm

    Also, the cleaner/conditioner product is great for all types of leather shoes, from casual to formal.
     


  6. pkjay

    pkjay Active Member

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    I've had pretty good success with jason markk shoe cleaner. It's a bit pricey though
     


  7. vincent

    vincent Senior member

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    Thanks a lot guys....

    Yea I bought stan smith slim adidas sneakers and I am looking to keep them looking white, which isn t easy when living in NYC
     


  8. MonkeyFresh

    MonkeyFresh Senior member

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    I've had pretty good success with jason markk shoe cleaner. It's a bit pricey though

    second on the jason markks, its amazing i swear by this stuff
    i have about 30+ pairs of sneakers, this stuff has never failed me yet
    if ur gonna use it on suede tho, buy the soft bristle brush, it works like a charm [​IMG]
    but with smooth leather the regular bristle will do
    also the magic eraser is nice, but be careful it is strong enough to remove the paint from the leather so dont rub too much or too hard
    same with acetone, it will eat the finish and paint, dont use very often only on really bad stains (it works fairly well on indigo stains too but like i said be careful)
     


  9. braidkid

    braidkid Senior member

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    white sneaks shouldn't be clean.
     


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    erdawe Senior member

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    I think the 'fresher' image of clean white sneaks have thier place with certain outfits over a grungy worn-in pair.
     


  11. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I throw my canvas, nylon or leather sneakers in the wash in cold water and air dry them. I sometimes add a little bleach. They look great!
     


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    anonymouz Senior member

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    Go get the waterproof sneaker protector from footlocker (or footaction, finishline, etc) and spray your shoes before you wear them (including the soles). Then whenever it gets dirty, use mr. clean's magic eraser.
     


  13. Mrs. Savage

    Mrs. Savage Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    I've had pretty good success with jason markk shoe cleaner. It's a bit pricey though

    +1
    The Jason Mark premium show cleaner works amazingly!
     


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