Considering how much money people drop on sneakers, it’s vital to keep them looking good for as long as possible. You want to get your money’s worth.
Knowing how to clean your sneakers helps them last longer and keeps them looking good for years. It’s different for every sneaker because each is made of different materials.
Jason Markk, one of the most recognizable names in sneakers, is known for his line of premium sneaker cleaning supplies. On a recent trip to Hong Kong, the crew from Hypebeast visited Markk to learn how to clean different pairs of shoes and the techniques that you should use to achieve good-as-new shine. The tip include which products to use, how to apply, and how to clean a variety of materials.
Here’s a quick rundown of the things you’ll need to clean your sneakers correctly.
A good brush
Rags and towels (but you can find them around the house.)
The most important things to remember when cleaning sneakers is to only apply slight pressure and to take your damn time.