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Leather Type Overview photo shoes left to right: Diemme Deerskin suede sneaker, viberg boondocker boot, allen edmonds wooster brown loafer, Crockett & Jones Islay boot in dark brown grain calf, Alden 975 long wing shell cordovan blucher

Leather Care Overview

Cordovan is unique in that it has incredibly tight grains and pores. It is so dense that it doesn’t crease like normal smooth leather; instead it develops its characteristic “rolls.”

Leather Care Overview

Cordovan is unique in that it has incredibly tight grains and pores. It is so dense that it doesn’t crease like normal smooth leather; instead it develops its characteristic “rolls.”

How to Use Saphir Medaille d'or Renovateur blog post photo depicting three jars of Saphir Renovateur side by side and one Saphir Medaille d'or large spatula brush in natural horse hair

How To Use Saphir Renovateur (And When Not To)

Renovateur is different because it does everything. It is the only product that will clean, hydrate, and shine all in one. Saphir Pomamdier, along with most of cream polishes, don’t...

How To Use Saphir Renovateur (And When Not To)

Renovateur is different because it does everything. It is the only product that will clean, hydrate, and shine all in one. Saphir Pomamdier, along with most of cream polishes, don’t...

Brillare Shoe Care - Saphir Wax polish stack displayed ith Saphir Cream polish stack

Wax vs Cream Shoe Polish

A good shoe care routine likely has both of these wonderful products in it. That said, they have different uses and this article will help you understand when to use...

Wax vs Cream Shoe Polish

A good shoe care routine likely has both of these wonderful products in it. That said, they have different uses and this article will help you understand when to use...

Conditioning leather shoes blog photo with a Saphir Medaille d'or Leather lotion bottle displayed next to a Saphir Beauté du cuir horse hair shine brush and a brown leather loafer. | Brillare Shoe Care - Official Saphir Reseller

Conditioning Leather Shoes

Now when it comes to shoe maintenance, Cracked leather is a major concern. This happens largely due to dry leather. As you wear your shoes, a battle is being fought...

Conditioning Leather Shoes

Now when it comes to shoe maintenance, Cracked leather is a major concern. This happens largely due to dry leather. As you wear your shoes, a battle is being fought...

Everything you need to know about Shoe Trees blog photo. A close up of a pair of Saphir Beaute du cuir cedar wood shoe trees on plain background | Brillare Shoe Care - Official Saphir Reseller

Everything you need to know about Shoe Trees

All real leather shoes will crease (except for Shell Cordovan, which we’ll touch on elsewhere). It is a by-product of use and a way of life, regardless of how much...

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Everything you need to know about Shoe Trees

All real leather shoes will crease (except for Shell Cordovan, which we’ll touch on elsewhere). It is a by-product of use and a way of life, regardless of how much...

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Brillare's Beginner Shoe Care Guide blog post. A pair of Alden 975 shell cordovan longwing bluchers being brushed by a Saphir medaille d'or horse hair brush and a jar of saphir renovateur displayed in a minimalist set up

Brillare's Beginner Shoe Care Guide

  "We want to give an overview from start to finish so you know exactly what you’ll need, when you’ll need it, and how to use it. We have worked...

Brillare's Beginner Shoe Care Guide

  "We want to give an overview from start to finish so you know exactly what you’ll need, when you’ll need it, and how to use it. We have worked...