Cedar Shoe Trees
The care of our artisanal shoes is a must not only while we are wearing them, but also during the time our shoes are resting in our wardrobe. In order to avoid that the shoes get deformed and to prevent from bad smells, there is nothing better than using real cedar wood trees of the best quality.
Having a good time in our wardrobe is one of the most effective ways to keep our dress shoes always ready and perfectly preserved. Beyond the cleaning, waterproofing or polishing of footwear, care must be taken to combat the deterioration caused by prolonged use, a fundamental part in its maintenance is linked to the time between laying and other.
Keeping the shape of the shoe for as long as possible is one of the main concerns of any passionate artisan shoes of the highest quality. Keeping the folds of the leather smooth not only prevents the most unsightly wrinkles, but also any task related to cleaning and care is easier and more effective.
Inserting shoes into your shoes every time you store them will not only ensure you maintain the smoothness and elasticity of the leather, but also absorb the moisture that sweat or rain could have left inside. This is of vital importance as it is one of the main causes of hardening and deterioration of even the best skins, in addition to generating bad odors.
Traditionally the best forms are made of wood, the most used being beech and cedar. They are very light, deodorize with a fresh natural smell and are carved with great precision to reproduce the shape of the foot, stretching the shoes as if they were wearing shoes.
The beech lashes, which are the most common, resort to a system that has a central spring that fits the heel of any of the models in the collection, whether men's Derby shoes or comfortable Penny loafers.
The cedar lashes are extensible, so they are introduced and removed from the shoe with extreme ease. They are a classic in the best shoe stores in the world, because they promote a total adjustment guaranteeing that the footwear does not deform in the slightest and maintains its attractive original line.
Both types of lasts are manufactured with the best materials and respond to a meticulous design. They do not require an excessive maintenance beyond wetting them from time to time, although it is advisable to give them a pass with sandpaper once a year to restore their aromatic properties.