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I'd be grateful for some advice on caring for the soles of my shoes. I brush dirt from them after wearing and allow them to dry when wet, but should I polish the soles of my shoes or apply any other kind of treatment?

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For my leather-soled shoes I clean them as you describe. Once every few months I'll apply some Lexol conditioner on the soles and then let the shoes dry on their sides.
 

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The Canadian Forces makes you blacken the soles of your boots with polish. But seeing as these are Vibram soles, I suspect it has little to do with practical care of shoes.

I like to occasionally use saddle soap on my leather soles.
 

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