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Suede shoes capable of being worn everyday?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by weatherguy, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. weatherguy

    weatherguy Member

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    I've been reading that suede shoes can handle thing better than your typical leather shoe.

    Is a pair of suede shoes capable of being worn everyday, or do you still have to let them rest at least 24 hours after a wearing?
     
  2. Bearin

    Bearin Member

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    You should at least let them rest that long for fear of becoming 'the guy that always wears the same pair of suede shoes every day'
     
  3. weatherguy

    weatherguy Member

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    What's wrong with wearing the same shoes everyday?
     
  4. Makoto Chan

    Makoto Chan Senior member

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    You'll break a suede shoe just as quickly as calf if you wear it every day. A nice thing about suede shoes is you don't have to polish them. Regular brushing takes a few seconds and keeps them looking great. But if you wear them every day, you'll tear them apart.
     
  5. gsugsu

    gsugsu Senior member

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    You need to let them dry. Your feet perspire and if you wear them everyday you will speed up the degradation of the leather/suede.
     
  6. Varmant

    Varmant Well-Known Member

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    This. ^
    If they have removeable inserts, remove them after a days wearing.
     
  7. RandyE

    RandyE Member

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    And be sure to use a good quality shoe tree for at least two hours after you take them off. This will help deal with the moisture, which will preserve the leather longer.

    - Randy
     

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