Should we clean white sneakers?

August 20, 2009 @ 18:23:33
I used to own an Onitsuka Mexico 66, but i never clean it and wore it everyday. It was super seasoned until it gave way and threw away.

Should we clean our white sneakers or leave it seasoned and battered?
I've done a search on 'clean sneakers', I realised that many here wish to wear clean sneakers.
Just wondering, is there any reason to keep our white sneakers clean?
August 20, 2009 @ 18:52:57
I allways keep my white sneakers as white as possible, hate it when my shoes got stains and other dirty stuff on em, makes em go grey
August 20, 2009 @ 18:56:33
Some all white shoes that are beat actually looks way nicer.
August 21, 2009 @ 00:47:04
i have some beater vans all white and i think they have some soul in them (went walking in the water at a beach and mud+water=ill dirt fadezzzzz)

i love u all

August 22, 2009 @ 06:03:14
Some all white shoes that are beat actually looks way nicer.


Agreed!
August 22, 2009 @ 13:42:47
it obviously depends on the shoe

some you gotta keep clean (adidas) others can be clean or beat (vans)
August 22, 2009 @ 19:59:23
it obviously depends on the shoe

some you gotta keep clean (adidas) others can be clean or beat (vans)


Wat aboout other brands? Say Nike? Clean or beat?
August 23, 2009 @ 01:18:37
it obviously depends on the shoe

some you gotta keep clean (adidas) others can be clean or beat (vans)


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August 23, 2009 @ 11:01:22
always keep em clean blushing
August 23, 2009 @ 12:25:12
has anyone tried the jason markk solution?
August 24, 2009 @ 00:51:33
i dont wear white sneakers because i hate having to clean them
August 24, 2009 @ 00:56:54
I wear all white canvas authentic vans. Theyre vans, they only look good when theyre fresh and clean.
August 24, 2009 @ 03:00:04
no, i think it is not need.
August 24, 2009 @ 10:40:34
I clean my white sneakers. and to the poster above, yeah I just bought the jason markk stuff a few days ago, works nice so far.
August 24, 2009 @ 12:39:36
only cheap vans and converse
August 24, 2009 @ 12:58:44
nike = clean
vans = beat
August 24, 2009 @ 16:10:50
Depends on the shoes, if it's an all white pair of AF1's leave em' and buy it a new pair. Now if it's some Lux' AF1's clean em' and rock them some more. blinkyeyes
August 24, 2009 @ 22:05:51
what do you guys use on suede?
August 24, 2009 @ 23:04:22
short answer...YES.
August 25, 2009 @ 04:54:33
Yeah I clean em', Foot Locker foaming shoe cleaner works great, just ran out.
what do you guys use on suede?

Suede cleaner, they sell it at Foot Locker and such. It doesn't work quite as well as leather cleaner but it'll do something for you, the suede loses some color though, my red suede Jordan 21's have lost some of their redness on paper towels when I clean em'.
August 25, 2009 @ 06:55:34
I wear all white canvas authentic vans. Theyre vans, they only look good when theyre fresh and clean.


hm...doesn't Vans looks better in seasoned state? IMO i categorize Vans and Converse to the same style, only different design. The more seasoned they are, the better looking. blushing
August 25, 2009 @ 20:22:05
nike = clean
vans = beat


jordans = dirty

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August 25, 2009 @ 21:43:57
yes clean your white shoes
August 27, 2009 @ 17:27:04
do whatever you think looks better, who cares what anyone else thinks. personally I like em as clean and shiny as possible, in general.
August 30, 2009 @ 17:12:13
ye why not
September 06, 2009 @ 01:37:09
Wat aboout other brands? Say Nike? Clean or beat?


nikes gotta be clean man
September 06, 2009 @ 22:22:46
depends on the shoe.. i think ones like vans n converse u can leave dirty but i hate seeing af1's dirty thats the worst.
September 08, 2009 @ 04:37:57
I really want to keep all of my sneakers fresh. White sneakers definitely need to stay clean.
September 08, 2009 @ 10:12:42
it depends on the price that was pair for it. 5$, trash them, who gives a fuck. $1000 white laldkfalkfjglk shoes you can't pronounce, fuck yeah you gonna keep them bitches clean.
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~Lefty
September 08, 2009 @ 11:34:37
Clean
Keep em as clean as possible, the traditional way though, soap, water, and a toothbrush. None of that crappy sneaker cleaner stuff.
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