Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Feb 28, 2011.
The power of Saphir is not to be underestimated!
Day after New Years:
Oh yes, much better.
You Sir have an iron balls to made St.Crispin's looks like on the first pic!
you can actually see the balls in the background of the first photo
So, it would seem that sole edge restoration isn't as simple as first appears. I did say that I'm a complete novice in this area. Have taken on board the fact that sanding the edges might cause the leather to become more absorbent. I'll wait and see. Luckily, I tried this out on an expendable pair. I'd still like to give the tube of thicker Saphir stuff a try. It isn't on the 'A Fine Pair of Shoes' website yet.
Off-topic: I found this link from AAAC. Between 1 - 10, how weirdly obsessive would owning one of these make you? I could always hide it in the top cupboard, along with the shoe buffing nylons/stockings.
10 and I want one!!!
Quote: I'll go with an 11 - Very OCD.
I LIKE IT!!
I'd still rather have a real butler to hold my shoes down while I polish them
While you polish them? That's just weird!!
Would make for in interesting sartorial image i'm sure
There is something happening between picture 3 and 4....
..and I forgot to say (cause I was in shock)
I can dig it!
And then, as if by magic, the mirror appeared. Nice museum effect btw!
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