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Taking Care of Leather Gloves

Working Stiff

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I just bought a pair of very soft (by my standards) brown leather gloves. It says on the label that I should bring them to a leather cleaning specialist before getting them dirty. I'm wondering what this leather clearner would do, and whether I could simply do it myself? I don't want to lose the softness of the leather, but I would like to make the gloves slightly stronger and stain resistant. Would Lexol accomplish this?
 

Cary Grant

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Not sure I'd use Lexol as even they say it is not for use on "glove soft" leather. Ball players rub copious amounts in their gloves but of course that's a very different leather.

Personally- I'd just wear them- but it can't hurt to take them to a cobbler and ask...
 

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