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You Will Need
- Sponges or clean cloths
- Mild soap
- Old newspaper
- Suede brush
- Spray-on weather protector
Wet the boot
Carefully wet the entire boot with a wet sponge or cloth. Do not immerse the boot in water.
Carefully scrub the boot with a mild detergent and a sponge or clean cloth.
Stuff with paper
Stuff the boot with old newspaper. This will help the boots maintain their shape.
Place in a closet
Place the boots in a closet until they're completely dry -- about 12 to 16 hours.
Brush the boot
Brush the boot with a suede brush to raise the nap and restore its original texture.
Protect the boot
Spray the boot with water-based weather protector to help keep it looking brand new.