We love the look of rugged, worn-in boots but wondered how we could get the same look and feel with one of our brand new shoes for fall. Our stylist Erin knew exactly what to do so she showed us how to break in a new pair of leather boots!
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What You’ll Need
Spray bottle filled with water
Gather your materials
Loosen the laces.
Step four: Mold, bend and scrunch shoes to add dimension and texture. Really beat them up.
Sand key areas that would get scuffs naturally like sides of heels, toe beds and sides of toes.
Sand laces to soften and rough up.
Make the boots look worn in. Use newspaper to add color and definition to the sides of heels, toe beds and sides of toes.
Bend and loosen and rough up a bit more. You can even step on and rub in sand or grass to achieve a true broken-in feel.