How to Make Shoes for Men Last Longer

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When one talks about shoes, the picture of a woman and shoes is the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are men in this world, who are equally, if not more, fascinated by shoes as women. These men put in a lot of hard work to preserve the shoes that they love and adore. If you are one such man, who loves his shoes to his core, then the following steps are important for you to take into account.

  1. The first step towards making your shoes last longer is to ensure that you buy shoes that are made of good quality material such as suede or leather. Shoes made of natural materials are known to last longer than footwear made of man-made materials.

How to maintain

  1. When you buy shoes that comes with leather soles, the first thing you should do is to visit a shoe repair shop and have the shoe repair expert place a rubber sole on top of the leather sole to keep it from wearing off. You can replace the rubber sole as often as required.

  2. You should try to protect your shoes from water damage by using a waterproof spray or even saddle soap. It is important that you spray the waterproof spray before wearing your new shoe for the first time.

  3. Whenever you take off your shoes, make sure to remove every dirt and debris from the surface before storing or wearing them out again. Always untie your shoes laces, if your shoes have laces, before you take your shoes off. This ensures that your shoes retain their original shape. Always try to polish your shoes for men before wearing them out. Polishing doesn’t just make your shoes shine but it also conditions it and keeps it protected from harsh elements.


  1. Every time your shoe get wet, use newspaper to soak all the wetness from your shoes and allow them to dry properly before storing them or wearing them out again. Do not try to dry your shoes under a direct heat source instead, get small pieces of newspapers and stuff them up. This will help draw out. Doing so might damage your shoes.

  2. It is a good idea to change your footwear everyday to avoid wear and tear to your shoes. Moreover, wearing the same pair of shoes every day can result in smelly shoes. Pour baking powder in your shoes overnight in order to prevent bad smell and remove moisture from the insides.

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