MEN’S FASHION & STYLE GUIDE
The Eight Golden Rules of Shoe Care by Salvatore Ferragamo
Rule No 2: “Never wear the same pair of shoes two days in a row.”
Salvatore Ferragamo, the renowned Italian label, whose origins date back to 1927, first became known for its innovative footwear designs—the cork wedge heel, the “invisible sandal”—and evolved into a luxury goods empire with locations worldwide.
Ferragamo is so passionate about their quality made shoes that they have provided the shoe lovers of the world a list to go by for shoe care! Take a look…
You should also read this: The Gentleman’s Guide to Shoes and Shoe Care
THE EIGHT GOLDEN RULES FOR SHOE CARE
A NEW PAIR OF SHOES SHOULD NEVER BE WORN FOR MANY CONSECUTIVE HOURS. ONCE YOUR FEET ARE COMPLETELY ACCUSTOMED TO THE SHOES, YOU CAN BEGIN TO WEAR THEM ALL DAY.
NEVER WEAR THE SAME PAIR OF SHOES TWO DAYS IN A ROW. LET THEM REST FOR AT LEAST A DAY BEFORE WEARING THEM AGAIN.
ALWAYS USE A SHOEHORN WHEN PUTTING ON YOUR SHOES.
BEFORE REMOVING A LACE-UP SHOE, LOOSEN THE LACES COMPLETELY SO THE SHOE SLIPS OFF MORE EASILY.
ONCE SHOES ARE TAKEN OFF, INSERT THE MADE-TO-MEASURE SHOE TREES.
SHOE TREES SHOULD ALSO BE USED WHEN SHOES ARE WET FROM RAIN OR SNOW: LEFT TO DRY FOR AN ENTIRE DAY.
EACH TIME YOU WEAR A PAIR OF SHOES THEY SHOULD BE CLEANED AND POLISHED.
WHEN YOU DON’T WEAR YOUR SHOES, WAX AND PUT THEM IN A DRAWSTRING, AND KEEP DOWN IN A BOX.
Also Read: How To Keep Your White Sneakers Clean
There you have it! Now you can feel more confident about caring for your shoes to make them last longer and stay as fresh and good looking as the day you first tried them on.
If you enjoyed reading this, then you should check out this also: 3 SHOES YOU NEED TO STOP BUYING AND 3 SHOES EVERY GENTLEMAN SHOULD OWN
Until next time, Continue to Do Well. Live Well and Dress Really Well. Be Stylish.
Yours in Style,
Kobi O. Mbagwu [Mr. Kobi]
Founder & Editor-In-Chief, MrKoachman.com
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