Treat Your Suedes Right! Follow These Tips
If you don’t have something suede, is your wardrobe even complete? It is one of the easiest ways to add an edge to any basic outfit. This high-end leather manufactured from the underside of an animal’s hide, has a silky, smooth surface that needs to be taken good care of.
As stylish as suede pieces are, they can be a little tricky to handle when it comes to care.So do it right if you want your stuff to last long and look good. We have the guidelines curated just for you, so go on and follow them.Basic Suede Care Tips
Image – Shutterstock- Say No to Rains: Avoid wearing suede when during the rainy weather. Even if it is not raining, you are likely to get water on you one way or the other.- Waterproofing: You can buy a suitable water repellent spray and use it on your suede for some preventive care. Make sure you test the spray out on a tiny area to see if it works well before going in with the entire piece. - Brush It Up: Gently brush the suede piece with a suitable brush to get rid of the dirt and light stains. Ensure that you are gentle with fabric and avoid rubbing in. You can use a natural bristle brush or a combination brush with brass and natural/synthetic bristles.
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Note: Try to brush your pieces after every wear to make them last longer.How To Get Rid Of Stains
Image – shutterstockDirt Stains: Gently rub a pencil eraser over the dirt mark in circular motions to get it off. If it is stubborn, you can pour white vinegar on a clean, dry cloth and pat on the stained area. Make sure you dampen and not soak the suede. Once the stain is removed, softly brush it with the suede-suitable brush.Liquid Stains: If you spill any liquid on your suede piece, immediately blot it using a soft cloth or a blotting paper to take away as much as you can. Follow it up with a suede brush or eraser to further remove the stain.Oil/Sweat Stains: Sprinkle baby powder or cornstarch over the stain and leave it overnight to allow the powder to soak it up. Follow by gently using the brush to get the powder off. Do not rub.Note: If nothing seems to work, avoid trying more methods and send your piece for a professional cleaning. Also Read: Revamp Your Wardrobe Essentials Into Runway-Inspired Pieces!