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Shell cordovan + rain = ???

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. Colr

    Colr Active Member

    Nov 23, 2014
    London, UK
    Saphir do a Cordovan creme as well in a number of colours.
  2. Nick V.

    Nick V. Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Nov 12, 2007

    It comes in 4 colors.
    Black, Neutral, Cordovan, Dark Brown.
    I tried to convince them to make it Ravello and Whiskey as well. Not yet though.....
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  3. RogerP

    RogerP Senior member

    Nov 1, 2012
    Oakville, Ontario, CANADA
    FWIW, I have had those dreaded waxy spots appear on more than one occasion afternoon wearing shell in the rain - and I'm not talking about a driving downpour - I'm talking light rain or even drizzle.

    Removing them is a PITA. Lots of time, lots of elbow grease, lots of brushing and buffing. Something I do NOT have to deal with for my calfskin shoes. Wiping the shoes off when I get in does not solve the problem. The spots have already formed by them.

    I love shell. Love the way it looks. Love the way it rolls. Love the shine it takes. Love its comparative rarity. But if the forecast calls for something other than sunny skies, I reach for calf or suede.

    Oh, and Saphir Cordovan Cream works a treat. I hope Nick cam convince them to add whiskey to their offerings.
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2014
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