Pair of shoes in row against wall. Photo: Leonard Mc Lane (Getty).
If you’re a sneakerhead like me, then you know keeping your shoes clean is at the top of the list of important things, like brushing your teeth, paying bills and breathing oxygen. If you’re not taking care of your footwear with attention on par with neurosurgeons, you’re not a true sneakerhead and you should give your Jordans away immediately.
But the process of keeping your sole clean (see what I did there?) can be a long and arduous one. I’ve literally spent hours using various methods to clean my shoes, and people think I’m crazy, but I just don’t care because my Nike Air More Uptempos are the cleanest on the block. I’m not going to lie, though — shit gets tiring, especially with when you have white sneakers that seem to get dirty just by stepping outside.
The folks at Daily Mail have learned of this struggle and, luckily for us, have the solution.
Shoe-Cleaning Hacks That Will Give Joy To Sneakerheads
I’ve used everything from store-bought foam to Windex when cleaning my sneakers. The rundown below is not only effective, but I highly recommend it as someone who has spent all of his adult life collecting and cleaning shoes.