Whether you spend a lot on your shoes, or don't have much to spend, taking care of your leather shoes makes sense.
In the case of designer, or more expensive shoes, look at it as though you're protecting your investment, or what could be a future collectible.
And if you don't have a lot to spend on shoes, keeping the ones you have in great shape will remove the need to buy new shoes for every occasion.
Why Caring For Leather Shoes is ImportantWithout proper conditioning and care, leather can dry out until it eventually cracks and falls apart, and you'll no longer want to wear them out of the house - even if they did cost a small fortune
While some people are content to throw on a coat of shoe polish when their shoes start to look shabby, to really protect your leather shoes and keep them looking their best, there are four steps to follow.
- Preserve or Weatherproof
In the next section, we'll address products for smooth leather shoe care, and how to prepare for a shoe cleaning session.