De-ick those fabulous vintage shoes

Don't limit yourself! Here's a tip to de-ick those fabulous vintage shoes...

Credit: Lisa Nakamura Nguyen

“I draw the line at secondhand shoes…”


That’s what I used to say, until I realized that it’s really easy to clean vintage/secondhand shoes!


How to clean secondhand shoes


Simply spray some rubbing alcohol on the insides and wipe with a clean cloth; then lay them out to dry in the sun, or just air dry (no, I haven’t forgotten that we live in Vancouver!). Insert your own insoles and you’re good to go!


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