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

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

  1. starro

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    @benf:

    The solvent in conditioners is no where strong enough to desolve the dye. Saphir Renovateur has I believe mink oil, which is known to darken leather.
     
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    Hey all. I read through these threads from time to time, but now that it's almost 1000 pages, sorry if this has been asked before...

    (1) For shoe edges -- edge dressing or wax of the appropriate color?
    (2) Thoughts on getting a toe tap affixed to a pair of shoes after it has already been worn as part of a rotation for a year or two? Or should I just wait, at this point, until they're so worn out that I need to get them resoled, and get toe taps on then? The soles are nowhere near that worn, but the toe area is getting some pretty heavy damage for some reason. Ah well.
    (3) I've searched this site forever and found a couple of older threads, but anyone able to recommend a good cobbler around the Orange County area? Or even LA??
     

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