How shoes trees are essential to proper shoe care.
You have decided to invest in buying quality dress shoes, so the question is raised.
How do I best take care of my shoes so that I get the most out of them and keep them looking good?
Well there are a few essentials to proper shoe care, but in this style tag we will focus on one: Shoe Trees.
1) What is a shoe tree?
A shoe tree is a device approximately the shape of a foot that is placed inside a shoe to preserve its shape, stop it from developing creases and cracking, and absorb moisture from the lining of the shoes.
2) Shoe Trees Maintain Your Shoe Size And Shape
The most important reason to use shoe trees is that they will help maintain the natural shape and size of your shoe. Shoe trees can prevent your shoes from developing creases, or at least slow down the process.
Extra tip: If shoes are not worn for long periods of time, they actually shrink. Using shoetrees will help stop that shrinkage.
3) Shoe Trees Prevent Moisture Buildup
When we have our shoes on, our feet perspire. That moisture accumulates in the lining of our shoes, which not only makes them uncomfortable, it slowly, over time destroys your shoes. Wooden shoe trees helps to absorb that moisture.
4) Shoe Trees help With Odor
Wooden Shoe trees absorb the Oder that comes from our feet from daily activity.
Extra Tip: At 141 we recommend to always go with wooden shoe trees, instead of plastic shoe trees. Plastic shoe trees do not absorb odor or moisture.
So we have highlighted What a shoe tree is and the benefits of purchasing a pair of shoes trees for each pair of dress shoes that you have. So you can see why it is important to have a Tree in your shoes!