Always remove the shoe laces from the sports shoes
before giving it a hand wash.
Often use leather moisturizers on the upper of the
shoes to keep the leather soft and supple
Buffing the leather shoe properly after applying a
polish on it gives it a fresh look
Use a soft bristles tooth brush to clean a sports shoe
Keeping the Leather shoe in a closet without any
ventilation would cause fungal attack quickly, rather
keep it in an airy area.
Always insert shoe trees in the shoe while not using
it as that helps in retaining the shape on the shoe
Wooden shoe trees are more beneficial that the plastic
ones as they help in retaining the shape of the shoas
well as absorb the moisture and sweat from the shoe.
Try to keep the suede & nubuck shoes in a shoe jacket
as much as possible
Get your suede and nubuck articles waterproofed the moment you buy them as it will help in protecting them from staining.
Use shoe horns as much as possible at the time of
wearing the shoes as it will help in retaining the shape of the shoe.