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Groom wedding shoes can match brides shoes colors

May 28, 2015 1:00 pmViews: 329

And you thought it was all about the Bride. The groom wedding shoes can match his theme color or her shoes!

Groom wedding shoes can match brides shoes colors.

French Patina artisan Emmanuel Farre has tips for the groom wedding shoes.

How do you like the idea of your groom wedding shoes color to match your bride’s shoes? You can now have a one-of-a-kind shoe in one of the wedding them colors.

French Patina artisan Emmanuel Farre can transform any brown or tan colored genuine leather good into a customized piece of art.

For the first time, Loding, the Parisian menswear boutique, has its exclusive patina artisan in North America. Farre recently moved to Toronto from Toulouse, France. His workshop is located at the Toronto Yorkville storefront.

Good ideas for the groom wedding shoes and your groomsmen when you are all walking down the aisle.

The exclusive patina process includes six steps.
1.    Cleaning the shoes.
2.    Stripping the dye.
3.    Hand painting details.
4.    Applying shoe cream for pigmentation and nourishing the leather.
5.    Leaving the shoes out to dry naturally.
6.    Completing the look with high-gloss polish.

“It is an honour to be Loding’s first patina artist in North America,” says Emmanuel Farre. “I believe that shoes complete every outfit. And I love to add a touch to any individual’s wardrobe.”

Emmanuel is able to patina a variety of genuine leather goods. The items range from shoes and belts to handbags and gloves. And as long as they are a tan or light color base.  You can spruce up your old leather favourites into something new as well. Prices are quoted upon consultation.

Groom wedding shoes can match brides shoes colors.
Groom wedding shoes idea. Purple patina by artisan Emmanuel Farre.

Shoe Care Tips for the Groom wedding shoes.

Shoe trees. Allow your recently worn shoes to contract and dry out to their ideal shape. The best kind of shoe trees are the cedar models with a split toe and a fully shaped heel. These ensure the closest possible fit. The vital time for using the tree is the hour or two after you have removed the shoes from your feet.
Suede. Suede shoes are in a category of their own. You cannot polish away any scuff marks. Use a suede eraser, basically a brick of crumbly rubber, to rub away small blemishes. Then use a suede brush to restore the nap, or fuzz, of the leather.

The Groom wedding shoes can match the bride’s shoes theme color as well.

Wet shoes. Stuff soaking-wet shoes with newspaper and dry them away from direct heat. Direct heat can dry the leather too fast. This causes it to crack, and once that happens, nothing can save your shoes.
Salt stainsThe traditional remedy for road-salt stains is a little vinegar and water.
Shoe odor. Wash your feet more often and your socks even more often. Do not wear the same pair of shoes every day. Ideally, have three interchangeable pairs of dress shoes. Try inserting unvarnished cedar shoe trees into just-removed shoes. They will  absorb perspiration, deodorize the shoes, and straighten them out after daily wear.

Tips for How to Polish a Shoe & Your Groom wedding shoes.

1. Wipe your shoes down with a damp cloth to remove superficial dirt.
2. Wet the welt brush and scrub out the entire welt strip.
3. If the shoes need it, apply sole-edge dressing — carefully. If you get it on the uppers, it will stain them permanently. Let edge dressing dry before going any further.
4. Apply polish, using a circular rubbing motion. You don’t need to slather it on. You don’t need to be gentle. And the more you rub, the better. Let the polish dry. It should take about five minutes.
5. Buff the entire shoe with a polishing brush. For extra gleam, hold the shoe between your knees and buff the toe vigorously with a lint-free cloth.

Tools Needed to Polish Your Groom Wedding Shoes Correctly.

Shoe polish. Kiwi wax-base polish is as good a brand as any other. Cream polishes that you apply with a brush may be easier to use, but they will not give you the same shine. You do not need every color under the sun. Black, a chestnut or darker brown, and something middling or neutral for light-colored shoes.
Welt brush. Looks like a toothbrush (and you can use one in its place). Its design is to get the grit out of the welt. And the seam where the shoe’s upper joins the sole. Amazing how much dirt gets in there.
Polishing cloth. In lint-free cotton or linen. Use the same one for putting on the polish that you use for buffing, regardless of the color you are using. And hang on to it. The longer you use the same cloth, the more it becomes suffused with rich oils and dyes.
Polishing brush. A horsehair brush is recommended once you have the wax into the leather.
Sole dressing. The edge of the sole takes a scuffing from doorjambs and sidewalks. Restore the pristine look of your shoes with an edge dressing. Applied with a small craft brush or a cotton swab.

The Groom Wedding Shoes.

LODING is a boutique based out of Paris, France, founded in 1998. For the first time the company is expanding to North America. Its concept is based on quality and highly competitive pricing, distributing quality hand-made shoes and a range of accessories for gentlemen.

More Groom articles you may like to read.
• Groom Tuxedo Styles.
• Groom Choosing Best Man.

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