How Can I Clean My Stan Smith Leather Sneakers?

You can’t argue with the new trends these days, especially when it comes to sneakers. They come on various colors, forms, and materials and only the brave ones will wear a pair of pink sneakers. However, since white is the fresh alternative to black, most people has a pair of white sneakers in their wardrobe, including me.

Personal experience proves that white style will get dirty no matter how careful you are, but before throwing them out, you may want to continue reading this article, because it may save you time and money.

You need:

  • Dish soap
  • A bowl
  • Wash cloth
  • Water
  • Towel
  • Soft toothbrush
  • How to clean white Stan Smith sneakers?

    Pour dish soap into the bowl of water. Then, take off your shoelaces so you can cover all areas of the shoes with more flexibility. Dip a wash cloth into the soap and water and scrub your heart out, thoroughly covering every part of the shoe. Make sure the wash cloth has plenty of soap, but not too much water. If you would rather use a toothbrush, follow the same procedure and scrub all the tiny nooks and crannies. When you’re done, pat the shoes dry with a towel and let them air out for a few hours.

    Cleaning the laces will also help restore your shoes. You can stick your shoelaces in the washer, more precisely you can pt them in a mesh laundry bag and let the washing machine do its job.

    You can clean the sneakers sole with toothpaste. The rubber sole will turn yellowish at some point, but toothpaste will help you clean it. Rub thoroughly the rubber sole with a toothbrush and remove the excess with a damp cloth. Repeat the process if necessary.

    Remove bad odors

    Get rid of bad odors that Stan Smith sneakers might have picked up from your feet. Stick a dryer sheet or baby powder inside your Stans overnight. The next morning they will smell fresh like you’ve never stepped your foot in them.