Friday 7 November 2014

Setia Property Launch

In October, Buffed was invited to help celebrate the launch of Setia's new residential apartment complex in Melbourne. Danny and Assefa provided a mobile shoe shine service for delighted Setia guests.

Friday 7 November 2014

T.M Lewin Store Launch, Brisbane

Big thanks to T.M Lewin for inviting us to help celebrate the launch of their gorgeous new store in Rowes Arcade, Brisbane. Guests enjoyed a state of the art shoe shine from Alan (pictured) If you were interested in including a unique element to your event. Contact us at

Friday 7 November 2014

Father's Day Retreat

This year we teamed up with Myer and Georgio Armani to offer guests a truly luxurious in-store experience. Customers were treated to shoe shines from Frank and Assefa whilst indulging in the range of Armani products on offer.

Thursday 9 October 2014

Tools of the trade

Our artisans only use premium products when buffing, maintaining and restoring leather, patent leather, suede and nubuk. Click here to view and purchase some of our favourites...

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Westfield Sydney 'Eat on Time' launch

Buffed spent a week shining and celebrating Westfield's new 'Eat on Time' app! Westfield Sydney shopper indulged in an old fashioned shoe shine whilst pre-ordering their lunch online.

Thursday 11 September 2014

Coles Roadshow Expo

On August 12, 2014 Danny and Assefa attended the Coles Roadshow event held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Thursday 11 September 2014

HR Summit Melbourne

On July 30 and 31, Buffed had the pleasure of participating in the HR Summit held at the Langham Hotel in Melbourne. Guests were treated to shoe shines provided by Assefa, who was dubbed 'Buff Man' by delighted attendees.

Tuesday 9 September 2014

Upcoming Events

Buffed has many events on the horizon, with some of our exciting ventures listed below. Keep checking in to find out more about our upcoming events.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Little Creatures Dining Hall

Buffed performed its first mobile shoe shine at Little Creatures Dining Hall at 222 Brunswick St, Fitzroy on August 31.The shoe shine artisans were well received by all the diners and will continue to offer the service on the last Saturday of every month, which is great news for Little Creatures customers as their mobile shoe shines will be complimentary.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

VISA Showcase

Buffed was invited by VISA (Visual Industries Suppliers Association), to their annual VISA Showcase at the Sydney Showgrounds on the 12th to the 14th of Septemeber. The event was a great success, with Buffed given the opportunity to show off how the frachise works and the quality of work that our shoe shine artisans deliver. Can't wait for the show next year!

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Buffed partners with The Body Shop to make dad's day

In the spirt of Father's Day, Buffed partnered with the Body Shop to provide free shoe shines and make-overs for the public. Buffed set up two shoe shining sites in the Queen Street Mall at the front of the Body Shop's Brisbane Arcde location. Along with the shoe shine artisans, experts from the Body Shop provided this amazing service for Father's Day. The event was a great success for both businesses, with the public response being postive and encouraging.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Wedding Collective Gala Showcase

Buffed attended the annual Wedding Collective Gala Showcase held at the Mirra Private Dinning and Events on the 21st of August. Buffed was invited along by Wil Valor, tailor, to show how important it was to have your shoes shining to go along with your suit for the big day. The Gala was a huge success for Buffed and allowed us to show the skill required to get that perfect shine. Buffed offers a mobile service to customer who wish to have a shoe shine artisan at their wedding or bridal party perperations.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Julius Marlow

In August, 2013 Buffed attended the launch of the new Julius Marlow store at Westfield Knox, Victoria. The event was a huge success that promoted both Buffed and Julius Marlow. Buffed is excited to continue the mutually beneficial partenership with Julius Marlow.

Tuesday 17 September 2013


On Septermber 5th we attended the 1940's themed Australian Market & Social Research Society (AMSRS) Gala dinner at the Sydney Hilton Ballroom. The Leopard Lounge provided an appropriate atomsphere for Buffed's shoe shine artisans to show off their talents and transport the guests back in time. In the 1940's shoe shining was very popular and helped pass the time while waiting for trains and coffee. Which Buffed can do for you today while you wait for your morning coffee or before you head to that important business meeting.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Sydney Event Showcase

The Sydney Event Showcase is Australia's premier exhibition for event idustry professionals and was held on August 14 and 15. The showcase brought together more than 220 industry suppliers and approximately 4500 event professionals. It was a golden opportunity for Buffed to shine in front of industry professionals and raise brand awareness. We can't wait to show how far we have come at next years Sydney Event Showcase!

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Next? The Future Of Business

On Thursday May 9, the University of Queensland's Business School ran 'Next? The Future of Business' a Q&A with Sir Richard Branson. The event was held to ask a panel of future thinkers a selection of questions regarding the future of business. This event was a great success with 1500 people attending and was one of the biggest business events of 2013. On the day Buffed set up a shoe shining site with a three man team displaying their skills to the future thinkers to showcase what Buffed is all about.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

APPEA Conference with URS

Buffed partnered with URS to attend the three day Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference from May 26 to 29. The conference at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre was a great success for Buffed and URS were ecstatic with the added customer service that Buffed offered their potential clients. Our shoe shine artisans went to work on the shoes worn by Petroleum and Mining Industry professionals, who were greatly appreciative and impressed with the service. Overall it was a great success for the Buffed team.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Great Gatsby Event

Buffed proudly attended the MS Foundations Great Gatsby Event on May 31 at the Zuri Bar and Dining, with half the money raised from the event going towards the organisation. The MS Foundation provides services for people who suffer from Multiple Sclerosis and helps them to achieve a self-sufficient lifestyle and raise awareness of the disease. Buffed was proud to be a part of this special event and provide high quality shines to the guests.

Monday 16 September 2013

Two New Locations Coming Soon

Soon, you can get a good Buff at 111 George St and the Rio Tinto building at 123 Albert St!

Friday 30 November 2012

Buffington Post November 2012: Manager's Note

During the month, we were extremely proud to have celebrated our very first birthday.  Our inaugural launch was on the 9th November 2011 and what an fantastic journey it has been!  In twelve months we have opened eight franchises with five now operating in Brisbane and three in Melbourne.  They say it is important to crawl before you walk and we certainly did that investing significant time, energy and effort developing something that has not been done in Australia before. Click to read more.