Thursday 9 October 2014

Tools of the trade

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Thursday 3 May 2012

Shoe Guru #5: how to prepare your boots for winter

Winter is coming... which means boot season! Good boots are an investment and protecting that investment will ensure they’ll last longer. Shoe Guru thinks one should always be prepared regardless of season. Follow my tips on how to prepare your boots for winter and you too can be as happy as this gentleman.


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Friday 30 March 2012

The Shoe Guru #4: Not in those shoes!

Gentlemen! Ever been knocked back from a club because of your shoes?

Invest in a pair of shoes that can make the transition from casual to slightly dressy, think shoes you could wear out to a pub but which leaves the option open to hit up a bar or club later… leave the runners for the gym.

Wednesday 7 March 2012

Friday 2 March 2012

Shoe Guru #3: How to get rid of the stink (Smelly shoes & feet)

Picture this scenario: You get home after a long day, kick off your shiny Buffed shoes and…. Ah! What is that smell??

Smelly cheese, sour milk, stench of death, stinky foot syndrome – smelly feet happens to the best of us. So what causes stinky feet?

Wednesday 15 February 2012

Shoe Guru #2: Caring for other leather

Shoe Guru received an email from a Buffington Post subscriber who says: "I really liked last month's feature on leather shoe care but what about leather chairs? I love my leather furniture but it's looking very dull and faded. Why is this happening?" - Leather furniture lover

Excellent question, my fellow leather enthusiast! Click to read Shoe Guru's Top Tips on caring for the other leather in your life.

Monday 9 January 2012

Shoe Guru #1: Top 10 Tips on shoe care

If your leather shoes get wet, do you air dry them or use heat (near a fire or heater)?

Answer: Always air dry and never use direct heat - it will cook the leather and destroy your shoes.

Click to read more about The Shoe Guru's Top 10 Tips on shoe care to help you extend the life of your treasured soles.