Fall Shoe Tips for Better Shoes this Fall and Winter



Here is our guide on how to take care of your shoes this fall and winter without any hassle.


WATER PROOFING


If we look at your shoe collection for the fall weather, it is very likely that we are going to find leather shoes or cognac boots. The best tip to take care of your leather shoes is to make them waterproof before you step outside wearing them. The first step to do this is to wipe off any dust or dirt from your choice. After that, spray them with leather protectant spray which is going to make them all set for the months coming up ahead. This will not only make them waterproof but will also add a lot of shine to them and wipe off any dust if present as well.

You can also do a spot test to see if the leather protectant is working appropriately or not. Just in case if you do not see any color fading off, then you can go ahead and spray the entire shoe.

Leather boots or formal shoes, in general, come into our minds when we think of shoes that absolutely require some waterproofing. Street style bloggers have proved that leather shoes are not just for the office or formal wear, but they can be used for new styles. You can do the same for your sneakers as well. Just spray them with the same protection spray and watch magic taking place.


DIY CLEANING


Leather Shoes: Use a dry cloth to wipe off any dirt. Then use a damp cloth to clean the shoes. You can also use a sponge if you prefer. For further details, you can follow our care guide for every cleaning method associated with leather shoes.


Sneakers: The best way to clean stains off your sneakers is to scrub them with an old toothbrush using a solution of warm water mixed with dishwashing soap. You can also soak in warm water mixed with soap. Then you can hang the laces to dry. This is the perfect method to make your sneakers as good as new.


Rain Boots: Your rainboots can start to wear out when autumn comes around. They do seem easy to clean, but it is not that easy. First, you need to take care of them all the time if you want them to last long. Secondly, when it comes to cleaning them all you need to do is wipe them with a clean cloth which is dipped into lukewarm soap water. This not only protects the material but also gives it a brand-new look. Then you can use a brush to clean the soles.


STORAGE


Even if we do not have separate closets for our shoes, we must ensure that we store them in a proper place. The best place to keep your shoes in a dry, cool place. Shoes must be kept away from sunlight as sunlight can damage the color and the fabric.


SHOE TREES ARE A GREAT IDEA FOR SHOE PRESERVATION TOO!


You should keep your most precious and delicate shoes in a box that is lined with acid-free tissues. This not only keeps the delicate material secured but also keeps the shoes clean. However, you must avoid keeping them in plastic bags as they dry out the leather.


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