A Guide to Cleaning and Maintaining Your Suede Shoes

Suedes are prone to scratches, stains, and other damages that are hard to clean.

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1) Never directly wash the suedes with water directly. Try to keep a micro fibre cloth handy clean away dirt.2) Fill your shoes with crumpled magazine paper when you’re not wearing them to retain shape. Suedes do require some extra care so they look better on you.

Follow these tips to keep them looking new

1) Tip 1

Always keep your suedes dry. Brush away any dirt from the sole and body of the shoe with a shoe brush.

2) Tip 2

If there are any stains on the shoe, use an eraser to scrub the area till the stains start fading. Avoid using any kind of chemical stain remover.

3) Tip 3

3. Using a damp cloth and dab on the stains. Use a piece of dry cotton to blot away wet patches. A blow dryer machine can work wonders when it comes to drying the wet patches. Use a blow dryer carefully to evaporate the moisture. The best advice is to not focus on one section for more than a few seconds and keep the blow dryer moving to evenly dry the entire wet patch.

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