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

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

  1. nickname199

    nickname199 Member

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    Are u guys sure there's nothing I can do to repair MY shoe? It's by far my favourite. Design as I like pointy shoes. Please help. ╯︿╰~>_<~thanks ^_^
     


  2. MoneyWellSpent

    MoneyWellSpent Senior member

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    From what I see in those pictures, they are beyond repair. Sorry man.
     


  3. nickname199

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    ok. how to cover up the peeled area then ? i sugest using maker . can it work??[​IMG]
     


  4. MoneyWellSpent

    MoneyWellSpent Senior member

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    I suppose you could do that.
     


  5. TheSizzle

    TheSizzle Senior member

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    Given that you paid approximately 25USD for them, I wouldn't expect too much. I don't mean any offense, but that price doesn't buy much quality or durability. They worked for you for that night, and a marker could make them appear black again, but I bet the same thing happens again.
     


  6. MoneyWellSpent

    MoneyWellSpent Senior member

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    Agree. They will likely just continue to deteriorate.
     


  7. mixProtocol

    mixProtocol Senior member

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    I'm honestly thinking this might be a troll. Those shoes are horrible. Please, don't try to repair them. Anything you do won't make them look good, but will make you look like the cheap asshole that wore beaten up, marker-covered, plastic duck-billed shoes (No offense). Don't be that guy.
     
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    niklasnordin Senior member

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    Its not Crat class, but hey..very little is :)

    I used PVC to cover the toe...looks good I think ;)

    [​IMG]
     


  9. OREO

    OREO Senior member

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    All shoe repair stores have a black spray that is normally used on ladies heels. But it can be used to cover up your pvc shoes, it's quite shiny too
     


  10. TheSizzle

    TheSizzle Senior member

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    Then again, if he just set them ablaze, as he should, they'd probably char to a nice black color...
     


  11. kentyman

    kentyman Senior member

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    And that's why they call him TheSizzle...
     


  12. Crat

    Crat Senior member

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    Looking good, Nordin.

    I read this in a cobbler's repair book some time ago.

    "God bless all shoes that never made it to repair and went straight to heaven"


    Doubt these would be let into heaven though : )
     
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  13. nickname199

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    I thinkbi might just buy leather shoes next time
     


  14. ErikW

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    I bought these Tricker's recently from The Shoe Healer and they came with a little discoloration on the sole. Any ideas IF that can be fixed? I'm assuming my cobbler would have to do it?

    [​IMG]
     
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    chogall Senior member

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    There's no need to worry. Color will even out with wear very soon.
     


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