The Worst Things to Do to Your Shoes, According to a Cobbler

If you haven’t already noticed, here at Who What Wear, we are shoe obsessed not only when it comes to shopping and buying but also when it comes to everything else shoe related. From bizarre shoe facts to hacks for making them more comfortable to how to break in or stretch them at home, there’s so much we’ve learned already and even more to be learned! With that in mind, we recently reached out to Smbat “Sam” Bedrossian, owner of Fast & Best Shoe Repair here in L.A., and posed a simple question about what not to do to your shoes.

Scroll through for his top five no-nos—we think some might surprise you!