The Shoe Care Guide

Lacoste Shoe Care Guide

Follow our shoe care guide to preserve the quality and appearance of your Lacoste shoes.

Suede Shoe Guide

Lacoste Suede Shoe Care

What is Suede?

Suede is a type of fuzzy leather with a napped finish. Suede is made from the underside of the animal skin, which is softer and more pliable than, though not as durable as, the outer skin layer.

How to take care of suede shoes?

1st step

Use a suede brush or block to remove the dirt or stains on your shoes.

2nd step

Moisturize the suede so that the colour and lustre is restored.

3rd step

When the suede is dry again, spray an even layer of impermeable / waterproof spray on the shoes.


If the stains persist, you can use a selection of suede detergent to wash them away.

Textile Shoe Guide

Lacoste Textile Shoe Care

What is Textile?

It is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread). Yarn is produced by spinning raw fibres of wool, flax, cotton, hemp, or other materials to produce long strands. Textiles are formed by weaving, knitting, crocheting, knotting or tatting, felting, or braiding.

How to take care of your textile shoe?

1st step

Brush your shoes gently using a shoe brush or tooth brush.

2nd step

Use, if needed, a shampoo designed for textile for a more in-depth cleanse.

3rd step

Spray a thin layer with impermeable spray, and let dry.


Avoid running textile shoes in the washing machine, to optimize their longevity.

Leather Shoe Care

Lacoste Leather Shoe Care

What is leather?

Leather is a natural durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhides and skins. The most common raw material is cattle hide.

How to Care for Leather Shoes?

1st step

Make sure that your shoes are dry before you remove dust or dirt with a shoe brush.!

2nd step

If the dirt persists, clean the leather by wiping it with a cloth dipped in soap and water.!

3rd step

Apply leather cream to restore the beautiful and original appearance: shiny look and soft feel!

4th step

Spray a thin layer with waterproof spray. Dry. Repeat.


If the outer surface of your footwear gets wet, we recommend that you air dry your leather shoes in a cool, dry environment and away from direct heat. Make sure you do not spray the beaded or metallic leather area, to maintain its shine.

Canvas Shoe Care

Lacoste Canvas Shoe Care

What is Canvas?

It is an extremely durable plain-woven fabric usually made of cotton or linen, along with polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

How to clean canvas shoes?

1st step

Make sure the shoes are dry, and shake off as much excess dust and dirt as you can.

Remove the laces and wash them separately.

2nd step

Fill a bucket with warm water, and add about 15-30ml of mild laundry detergent.

3rd step

Hold each shoe above the bucket and scrub the outside, including the soles, with a brush or a sponge.

Gently dip the shoes in the water to wash off the dirt and continue scrubbing. Avoid submerging the shoes entirely.

4th step

Rinse your shoes with warm, clean water.

5th step

Use a cloth or a towel to squeeze any excess water from the shoes.

6th step

Stuff your shoes with paper or similar to preserve their shape.

7th step

Leave the shoes to dry in the sun –if possible, or in warm, dry place indoors, away from any direct heat source.