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Butler Academy – Shoe Polishing

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If the shoes of Mr. King are not clean, Mr. King will not look well-dressed no matter how smart or expensive his clothes are!

 

Years ago, the look of a gentleman’s shoe indicated the proficiency of his butler. A butler judged another butler’s work by the look of his employer’s shoes or boots.

 

Always put shoe-trees in to shoes as soon as they are taken off, this is essential. Shoe-trees are available from good shoe shops and department stores. After shoes have taken the weight of a body all day, they will have stretched out of shape. By putting in shoe-trees, while the shoes are still warm from wearing, you can bring them back into shape.

 

STEP 1 – WIPE DOWN DUST AND DIRT – DAMP CLOTH

 

STEP 2 – RUB POLISH ONTO SHOES

 

STEP 3 – SPRAY YOUR SHOES WITH WATER (MINIMAL)

 

 

STEP4 – POLISH AGAIN WITH SHOE POLISH

 

STEP 5 – BUSS UP WITH STOCKINGS OR TOUCH CLOTH

 

At the Butler Academy we insist on “Perfection” all the time!

 


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