|Consider the material before being hasty with storage.|
To satisfy our fascination for beautiful shoes, we all probably have more pairs than we can count. The next time, you plan to wear and then retire a particular leather shoe or dressy, short boot for storage, there is one thing that you need to know if you plan on keeping them in good condition.
Avoid the urge to polish them before storing. The reason that you shouldn’t polish leather shoes first is because the wax suffocates the leather from breathing as it should.
You’re better off just taking a soft cloth and dusting them off instead.
You might also want to read how to care for those winter leather boots and shoes after the salt hits when walking through the snow.