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The Differences between Suede and Nubuck Leather

The Differences between Suede and Nubuck Leather

April 16, 2018

Suede is a special type of leather, created when a full hide is split and the interior fibers are exposed. Because suede is not full-grain, it is thinner and more fragile than other leathers. It also has a unique texture, not smooth but napped, and is very soft and supple. The nap can range from a tightly packed, velvety feel, with short, plush fibers, to a rougher more casual look, with longer fibers. Another variety of suede is produced by abrading smooth leather until the characteristic nap results. This manufactured napped leather is known as nubuck, and is typically more durable than the split-hide as it is thicker, but it is usually more expensive.

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Shoe & Boots Stretch Solution - Benefits for all tight Leather Footwear

Shoe & Boots Stretch Solution - Benefits for all tight Leather Footwear

March 26, 2018

How many pairs of shoes and boots have you bought because they looked fabulous in the store only, to wear them the next day for a few hours and your feet are in so much pain you take them off, put them in the closet and try to forget they exist. These are a spray or simple pulverize that you can use to soften the leather on your shoes and boots to help them stretch only in the spots that you need them too. This product is really an invaluable product to have in your shoe care kit and you can easily find it at Valentino Garemi's online store.

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