Investing in quality leather footwear is essential to creating a sophisticated wardrobe. However, the longevity of those pairs depends on how well you take care of them. A shoe shine kit allows you to remove dirt, marks and scuffs to keep them in tip top shape and looking like new. When shopping for a solid kit, look for options that include sturdy horsehair brushes for removing tough grime without damaging the leather. It’s also ideal if the set comes with different colored polishes to suit various pairs in your closet. Considering all this, we rounded up some of the best shoe shine kits we found. They even come with handy extras like shoe horns and shoelaces. Shop them all ahead.
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1. Maximilian Deluxe Leather Shoe Care Kit
This set includes a horsehair brushes, two shoe polish applicator brushes, a black-colored and transparent polish, a buffing cloth and shoehorn.
Pros: It’s fairly compact, making it easy keep at your desk in the office.
Cons: Brushes are small.
2. Kiwi Select Shoe Care Valet Kit
This 10-piece set includes black and brown polishes, two buffing cloths, two application sponges, two horsehair brushes and a shoehorn.
Pros: It comes in a wooden box with a built-in pedal for easy application on your own pairs or those of customers.
Cons: Box is small.
3. OrthoStep Leather Shoe Care Kit
It includes black and brown cream polishes, two brushes, a polish cloth and even black and brown shoelaces in case yours start to look worn out.
Pros: It comes in a clear zippered pouch that can easily fit in your bag or suitcase.
Cons: There’s no buffing brush.