How to Shine Your Shoes the Right Way

Take shoe care into your own hands (literally) with this step-by-step guide to refreshing your footwear.

Released on 11/16/2015

Transcript

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How To Do It Better
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with GQ.
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How to Shine Your Shoes, the Right Way.
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(people applauding)
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One, grab your supplies.
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You'll need a damp washcloth, some shoe polish,
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black for black shoes, brown for brown,
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liquid polish for the sole and heel
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and lately we've been feeling the applicator-sponge
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that comes with polish loaded in it.
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Two, wipe your shoes down with the cloth.
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We want to clean them good before you polish.
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Three, (humming)
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then grab the sponge
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and give your shoes a brisk 30-second scrub all over,
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laces included. (bell dinging)
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Four, dab some liquid polish
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onto the soles and heels. (sponge scraping)
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And that's it, you're done.
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No mouthy kids and newsboy caps
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were harmed in the making of this video.