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

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

  1. MisterFu

    MisterFu Senior member

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    I asked because I can absolutely see that situation happening to me (followed by a frantic attempt to fix it). If you ever do find out what it was (perhaps the next time you talk to your cobbler) PM me as I'd like to know what to do should I create the same problem for myself.

    As for your wife, that is pretty much how it works: diamonds versus sapphires is a life or death decision, but your jacket catching fire is barely noticeable (yes that really happened to me - burned a hole in my dinner jacket at a party that, according to my wife, "nobody can even see").
     
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    Sorry, I made an error here.
     
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    Excuse me. Just to try to pin things down a bit. Would I be right in thinking that we should generally cut back on the Reno and cream polishes, use wax polish in small doses and use the brush more often than the products?

    Or...should we cut out the cream polish and just use an occasional dab of wax? And use the brush a lot?

    From my own experience, the brush - on its own - produces better finishes than do various products.

    I remain, your faithful servant, Munky.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I think I might start walking everywhere barefoot.
     
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    So what would you put on your feet, Patrick, to ensure a good finish? [​IMG]
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Wanna find out? ;)
     
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    I heard that it was to boost Patrick's dwindling asset but that may be wrong... [​IMG]
     
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    There's not much these to begin with so I gotta protect what I got!
     
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    My late step-dad's vintage Florsheim shell cordovan shoes. They date to the late 60's. They were well taken care of, but haven't seen much use in the last few years. When he passed, I snagged them to sell on Ebay (they're not my size, or I'd keep them). In preparation for that, I decided to clean them up. Here's the before and after.

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    After

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