Shoes are one of the most essential luxuries that every human being must have. Many people buy shoes according to its fashions and keeps shoes as a hobby. It is important to choose the right pair that fits and look pretty on ones feet. It is an art to choose a good quality pair of shoes and maintaining it. Here are some points you can learn to buy and to keep them in tip top condition.
When to Buy Shoes
When shopping for shoes, we want to have more than fashion in mind – we also want to consider the comfortably and keeping the feet in good shape. A lot of time we buy shoes in a haste, but in the end we can’t or don’t wear them at all. You can have at least two pairs of shoes that suit for each occasion. When you shop around for the shoes always consider the time of the day. Your foot naturally expands during the day so the best time to shop for shoes is in the afternoon.
How to choose the right size
The height and design of the shoes also play a big part. Pay attention to width as well as length. Try on the size and walk around to make sure that you feel good in them. Trust your own comfort level rather than shoe’s size or description. Although the shoe’s size may be the same, but it varies between different manufacturers. If you have to wear socks with the shoes, make sure to wear the same type of socks to the store that you intend to wear with the shoes. Leather shoes tend to expand when it is seasoned, so buy the size that is slightly tight but fit comfortably. If one foot is larger than the other, buy a size that fits the larger foot.
Caring for your shoes
To maintain the sole of the shoes, it is important to be aware of our posture and gait. The proper posture will make our body lighter on the feet when we walk so it will not put pressure on the bottom moreover you will look elegant when you walk. Do not drag or shuffle your feet it may cause your shoes to wear and tear faster.
After each wear, clean the outer part of the shoes with soft damp cloth with a mild soap to remove any dirt and allow them to dry at room temperature before keeping them on the shoe rack. To maintain leather shoes, use a patent leather cleaner that contains silicone which will return the high gloss. Experts suggested using a rubber eraser to remove dirt and smudges, followed by brushing off the residues with a soft brush specifically for suede and nubuck products. Keep the silicon gel intact the shoe or use charcoal sachet to keep it dry and absorb odors. For each type of shoes whether it is leather or PVC they need the same proper care and maintenance.
Hopefully the above tips will help you choose the right pair of shoes and guide you in keeping your shoes clean and looking their best, so you can enjoy them for many years.