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Suede jacket protection

btinl

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What is the best way to protect/care for a suede jacket? Are all spray-on suede protectors pretty much the same? Are these even necessary?
 

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My advice is not to spray anything on your suede jacket: the likelihood that you will achieve an even, complete application of "protectant" from an aerosol can is zero; the likelihood that your aerosol can will develop a clog in the spray nozzle and then, suddenly, kick out a glob of "protectant" that will stain your jacket is as close to certainty as you can get. Rather wait until such time as you need to have your suede jacket cleaned and ask your dry cleaner to apply a stain protectant. A specialized suede and leather cleaner will have the necessary equipment to a apply an even, complete application. For more information on cleaning suede and leather garments.... http://ravefabricare.com/true-qualit...-cleaners.aspx
 

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Originally Posted by stubloom
My advice is not to spray anything on your suede jacket: the likelihood that you will achieve an even, complete application of "protectant" from an aerosol can is zero; the likelihood that your aerosol can will develop a clog in the spray nozzle and then, suddenly, kick out a glob of "protectant" that will stain your jacket is as close to certainty as you can get.

Rather wait until such time as you need to have your suede jacket cleaned and ask your dry cleaner to apply a stain protectant. A specialized suede and leather cleaner will have the necessary equipment to a apply an even, complete application.

For more information on cleaning suede and leather garments....
http://ravefabricare.com/true-qualit...-cleaners.aspx


Thanks for the input!
 

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I have a brand new super soft suede jacket i'm about to start wearing and i'm wondering if I should use a spray-on protectant or not, too. The color is dark gray.

does the jacket have any kind of protection when you buy it? (its a marc jacob coat, if that matter)
Cause i'm really scared to wear in case it's going to rain outside lol

what should I do. I currently own a spray can of clear suede protectant but i dunno it's only for shoes or for all suedes.

thanks for help
 

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I use suede protector spray on my (snuff) suede jackets and never had a problem but what you choose to do is at your own discretion.
I would be interested to see what some of the heavyweights here recommend. :lurk:
 
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I have light brown suede over shirt. Its very soft and delicate to touch. I did spray on a small test spot and the colour went really dark (at least 3/ 4 shades darker). So I didn't bother spraying the whole shirt.
The spray that I used is Nine west branded. I use them on my shoes. The other drama is the strong smell. I won't be able to live with that smell on my shirt.
 

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I have light brown suede over shirt. Its very soft and delicate to touch. I did spray on a small test spot and the colour went really dark (at least 3/ 4 shades darker). So I didn't bother spraying the whole shirt.
The spray that I used is Nine west branded. I use them on my shoes. The other drama is the strong smell. I won't be able to live with that smell on my shirt.

Arrgh matey, there's nothin' like a Suede Protector high. ;) Seriously though, I wouldn't wear right after spraying. Let it dry out for a day after.
Are you certain that your suede overshirt is made of real suede? Check your label carefully. Some modern synthetics can fool most people.
 

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i think i'll go protection-less lol and wear it only when it's sunny outside :)

don't want to risk to have some little spots on it!
 

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Arrgh matey, there's nothin' like a Suede Protector high. ;) Seriously though, I wouldn't wear right after spraying. Let it dry out for a day after.
Are you certain that your suede overshirt is made of real suede? Check your label carefully. Some modern synthetics can fool most people.

Hi....yes its real suede. I have found the link on the net. My one is a lighter shade than this one. The label said 100% leather.
http://www.cult.co.uk/mens/shirts/details/28101/premium-hide-overshirt

Suede Protector high !! Too strong for me. I prefer green !!:slayer:
 
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