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Shoe Materials/wab

wab

Vegetable-tanned, washed buffalo leather with a distinctive grain pattern. Marks and spots on the leather surface are characteristic of the material. The leather is very thin but nonetheless sturdy. As with all vegetable-tanned leathers, the colours will get darker with wear and exposure to sunlight.

 

Colours for wab

  • black

  • espresso

  • khaki

  • forest

  • cuoio

  • olive

Care Instruction wab

Vegetable-tanned leathers are extremely sensitive to humidity. Therefore, wipe dirt off gently using a soft cloth. Moisture - both from inside or outside - can leave marks and result in colour changes. Liquids like oil and even dirt can also leave irreversible stains on the leather.

Do not overdo the use of shoe care products, as this can block the leather pores and result in colour changes. For the occasional care of all plain leathers we recommend, for example, "Collonil Waterstop Colours". Small scratches can be treated with matching shoe polish.

If you notice a thin white layer on the leather, this is no cause for concern. It is only surplus wax that can be easily removed. This process is even easier if you heat up the shoes carefully for a moment using a hair dryer.