Although caring for these leathers requires some skill and specialized tools, effective products are available to maintain the beauty and softness of these sought-after materials and to offer suede protection from damp and dirty environments. Spray-on waterproofing
compounds can help suede and nubuck resist the damage that water or other liquids can cause, and also can protect from mud or soil. We carry several options that prepare your fine napped leathers well to resist moisture and dirt.
A professional fitter will know whether a particular shoe is just not appropriate and will either guide you to one that will fit better or will suggest a variety of post-factory accessories that can adapt the shoe to improve the fit. In cases where you just need a little more room, Valentino Garemi
may be able to assist with specialized products that actually help stretch leather
, often providing all the modification that is needed.
When you fell in love with your leather footwear, apparel or accessories, you did not purchase them for just a season -- you invested in quality you hoped to enjoy for years. When cared
for and stored properly, your fine leathers will be your faithful companions for many seasons, truly an affordable luxury.