**The Official Shoe Care Thread: Tutorials, Photos, etc.**

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Munky

    Munky Senior member

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    We had our summer today, here in Wales, so I ventured outside with my Boot Black cream. It goes on very evenly and smoothly. It is not as pigmented as Saphir cream. I was very impressed by the deep, lustrous finish.

    Summer is over now. If I could use a turpentine based cream, on a regular basis, I think that this is the one I would choose. Meanwhile, back to the non-turpentine, Woly cream, which doesn't compare well with the Boot Black, although it is OK.
     
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    Did you buy from Afpos Munky? What colour did you pick up?
     
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    Hello Ozzy. Yes, I bought from A Fine Pair of Shoes. The colour is Dark Brown. Looking at the cream, it does look a very dark brown. However, it doesn't come out as so dark when its applied to shoes.
     
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    Might pick some up while its on sale.
    Cheers Munky!
     
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    8 Year old Barker Blacks. The only survivors of Saphir and beat to hell...

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    I think those are the stubbiest cap toes I've ever seen!
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Somebody always says that every time I post them.
     
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    Eeenteresting. I have a pair of 20 odd year old Chelsea boots that rolled like that instead of creasing. Was starting to wonder if they were shell. (Never wear them and stuck away in a cupboard)
    I guess I'm still a total naif!
     
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    Sorry to be repetitive then. I just immediately thought of the way people bash AE Park Avenues for their short caps (which don't bother me at all).
     
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    Hi

    I've searched this thread but haven't had any luck finding an answer, so I'll just post:

    What do y'all recommend for a new pair of shoes? Calfskin double monks...
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You seriously haven't found the answer to this question?
     
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    In before David Copland shitstorms the thread again with a bunch of link baits or cross posts
     

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