- Try walking around in your new leather sandals for a few minutes and have the feel of your new shoes for fitting and comfort.
- Depending on the form of your foot, the new leather sandals may feel tight, stiff or a little undersized when you first wear them.
- Don't worry; when you wear these new leather sandals for the first time, the leather upper and strap surfaces that come in contact with your skin have yet to expand, soften and mould precisely according to the shape of your feet.
- After walking in them for a few days, the leather will stretch and soften enough to fit you properly and with enhanced comfort.
- Sometimes, the initial stiffness of these new leather shoes may cause pressure and friction at some contact points when you walk around and may cause discomfort or blistering. To avoid that, consider wearing these sandals with socks on, as much as possible, for two or three days.
- It will allow the leather to expand and soften quickly and help the sandals mould according to the form of your foot without causing any discomfort.
- Eventually, the leather upper will soften and take shape. Soon, you will wear your beloved sandals in style and comfort everywhere you go.
- Avoid Water Exposure: These leather sandals are not water resistant or waterproof. Avoid wearing them in heavy rain, puddles, or wet conditions to prevent damage to the leather. If they get wet, gently pat them dry with a soft cloth and allow them to air dry naturally at room temperature.
- Use a Leather Protectant: Apply a leather protectant spray designed explicitly for footwear to create a protective barrier against moisture, stains, and dirt. Be sure to choose a product suitable for leather and follow the instructions on the label for application and reapplication.
- Keep Away from Moisture: Store your leather sandals in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and moisture. Avoid storing them in a damp or humid environment, as it can promote mould and mildew growth, damaging the leather.
- Clean Spills Immediately: If your leather sandals come into contact with any liquids, such as water, juice, or soda, clean the spills immediately with a soft cloth or towel to prevent staining or discolouration.
- Cleaning: Clean your leather sandals regularly with a soft brush or a damp cloth to remove dirt, dust, and debris. Avoid using excessive water, and be sure to dry them thoroughly after cleaning.