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Shoe Care Guide
Saphir Shoe Polish Overview
Saphir Shoe Polish is widely considered by shoe aficionados to be the best shoe polish in the world. Orient yourself to their complete collection of shoe care products with this overview.
Overview of Different Leathers and Their Care
The first step to determining how best to take care of your favorite pair of shoes is to determine the type of leather. Different leathers require different care. This Leather Type Overview will help you identify the type of material your shoes are made from and provide an overview of the best products for basic care.
Getting Started With Saphir
Not sure where to start? This shoe care guide provides an overview the best shoecare products for basic, intermediate, and advanced shoecare.
Basic Shoe Care Guide
Just want to take care of your shoes? This not so basic Basic Shoe Care Guide provides an overview of shoe care fundamentals for those that just want a quick, basic shoeshine.
How to Shine a New Pair of Shoes
Few things are more gratifying for a shoe fanatic than pulling a new pair of shoes out of their box for the first time. Fresh from the factory, the finish is perfect – BUT not quite ready for their first trip outside. This shoeshine tutorial walks you through a simple shoeshine to prepare your shoes for their first wear.
Presidential Shoe Shine Guide
Our most advanced shoe care guide for smooth calfskin, our Presidential Shoe Shine Guide pulls out all the stops to utilize the full glory of Saphir Medaille d’Or to provide a totally rejuvenating shoeshine.
How to Clean Suede Shoes
With proper care, suede shoes can outlast calfskin. This guide walks you through the different steps to totally revitalize and protect your favorite pair of suede shoes.
Daily Shoe Care For Calfskin
A little bit of daily attention to your calfskin shoes can go a long way and is essential to their longevity. This simple guide provides an overview of the three things you should do every time you wear your shoes.
Daily Shoe Care for Suede
Suede shoes are incredibly low-maintenance. However, a few simple steps each time you wear them can keep them looking their best.
Saphir Renovateur Medaille d’Or
Saphir’s most popular product and what our customers like to call “liquid gold,” Saphir Renovateur is an essential all-purpose shoecare item. Learn more about Saphir Renovatuer and how to use it in this guide.
How to Clean Patent Leather
You probably do not wear patent leather often, but when you do you want it looking it’s best. Learn how to use Saphir Patent Leather Cleaner to clean your patent leather shoes.
Polishing Shell Cordovan
Shell Cordovan requires different care than calfskin. Learn about the unique characteristic of Shell Cordovan and how to use saphir shoe polish to take care of it in this essential shoe care guide.
When to Replace Soles
Expensive shoes can last decades – but their soles can’t. Learn about why, when, and how to have your soles and heels replaced on your favorite shoes.
Shoe Antiquing: The New Old
Give an old pair of shoes a new look with some basic shoe antiquing. This guide teaches you how to use Saphir shoe polish to add some antiquing to your shoes.
High Gloss vs. Matte Patina
Learn about the differences between a high-gloss and matte patina and how to produce each.
How to Repair Scratched Shoes
It’s every shoe lovers worst nightmare – a deep scuff to his favorite pair of shoes. Learn how to use Saphir Renovating Repair Cream to repair and conceal even the deepest scuff to your favorite shoes.