QUALITY LEATHER CARE

A proper shine is a key component of dress shoe conservation. Carefully maintaining quality leather footwear helps retain a new appearance as well as extend lifespan. Watch the Magnanni shoe care video, then follow our numbered guide. Choose an open location and get your materials together.

YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS:

Four Magnanni shoe laces lined up together.

STEP 1: LACES

Cover the shining area with clean fabric or paper to maintain a neat environment. Remove your laces from the shoes to prevent getting polish on them.

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Light tan pair of poplar Magnanni shoe trees set at slight angle.

STEP 2: SHOE TREE

Insert your Magnanni shoe tree in order to stretch the leather, creating a smooth, even work surface. Examine the shoes for grime and deposits.

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Large and small Magnanni horsehair brushes with black beech wood handles and brownish-tan bristles.

STEP 3: HORSE HAIR BRUSH

Use the large horsehair brush to loosen and dust away any dirt, and the smaller horsehair brush to reach and clean the finer detail areas of the shoe.

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Plastic bottle of Magnanni leather cleaner with black screw top and label.

STEP 4: LEATHER CLEANER

Add a dab of Magnanni leather cleaner to your cloth. Apply evenly to the entire shoe surface to prepare the leather pores for shoe cream.

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Glass jar of Magnanni shoe cream with black label and lid.

STEP 5: SHOE CREAM

Using a fresh cloth, apply shoe cream evenly to the surface. Gently rub the cream into the leather using circular motions.

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Large and small Magnanni pig hair brushes with black beech wood handles and ebony bristles.

STEP 6: PIG HAIR BRUSH

Use the pig hair brush to create friction and work the pigment deeply into the leather pores. Use the smaller pig hair brush for harder to reach areas around the sole.

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Black metal tin of Magnanni shoe polish with gold-rimmed lid.

STEP 7: SHOE POLISH

Apply shoe polish to seal in the cream. Use the soft bristle horsehair brush to create friction and blend the polish into the shoe to protect the finish and restore the shine.

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Magnanni leather polishing glove.

STEP 8: POLISHING GLOVE

Use the corduroy and chamois leather polishing glove and buff the shoe in a circular motion until the desired gloss is achieved.

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Cream colored Magnanni cotton cloth.

STEP 9: COTTON CLOTH

Wetting slightly with water, use your cotton cloth to uniformly smooth the polish and equalize the shine covering the shoe surface.

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Magnanni provides a variety of shoe care accessories to keep your footwear in top condition. Every product is individually curated and tested to provide the highest quality maintenance and finishing capabilities for each shoe in your personal collection.

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