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

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

  1. benhour

    benhour Senior member

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    thanks for the nice words Patrick and crat
    hahaha always you get what you deserve when you do things the opposite way [​IMG]
     
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    Should you use shoe trees in suede shoes?
     
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  4. Munky

    Munky Senior member

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    Thanks, Patrick.
     
  5. Munky

    Munky Senior member

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    I have just ordered 'Handmade Shoes for Men' by Laslo Vass and Magda Monar for £9 on Amazon. It looks good, if a bit of the sort of thing that some people would put on a coffee table.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I own it. Amazing book. I got it from Greg (No Man Walks Alone).
     
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    is there anywhere to buy saphir products besides the hanger project? $15 ground shipping for 3 jars of reno/cream/wax seems excessive...or i'm cheap.
     
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    Kent Wang carries it. Shipping was $10 when I bought it.
     
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    Yes, but with suede loafers you don't want the trees to fit too snug. To prevent stretching my suede loafers, the trees are at least 1/2 size smaller than the shoes.
     
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    kwhitelaw Senior member

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    I've ordered from maxtonmen before. cant recall if they do any free shipping deals though
     
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    You're not cheap, it's hard to buy product that costs about $20 each and then pay $15 for shipping. I bought my Reno and other Saphir products from Wingtip. They have free shipping for orders over $50.
     
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    Just another comment, though. After reading about GlenKaren shoe care products, I decided to give them a try. I haven't actually used them yet but going by all the comments, I'll probably only use the Reno on my less favorite boots now.
     
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    Terrific book. I've read it cover-to-cover more than once. Lots of eye candy. too.
     
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    never went to maxtonmen before...thank you for the tip - this site is awesome.
     
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    Epaulet carries Saphir and has free shipping on US orders over $50
     

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