The last formal event I went to had a few kids there that loved to stand on your toes. One of the kids shoes left a deep gouge on the toe of my shoe. ...
This instructable will teach you how to get dress shoes to have a near mirror shine and what you will need to do so. It takes a little time and a little practice but will give you amazing looking dress shoes.
The last photo above shows the difference between a brush shine and a spit shine.
Step 1: What You Will Need
To do this job properly you will need:
-A boot brush - used for applying base coats of shoe polish Other wise known as a brush shine.
-Black shoe polish- as long as your shoes are black.
-A polishing cloth- this is for the spit shining part. I have only ever used Kiwi brand.
-A tooth brush- this is for blackening hard to reach spots.
All of these things are sold at Walmart.