- May 15, 2006
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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.
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.