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What do I use to re-color my black leather coat?

I have a black, lambskin leather coat from Wilson Leather. The coat has faded along the seams and down the front. When I look down at my coat (while wearing) I can see a white fading like an oxidized paint job on a car. The rep at Wilson Leather told me to use a conditioner to treat the leather and use black shoe polish, sparingly, to touch up the faded spots. I am very hesitant to use the shoe polish. Any suggestions?

Asked By: Anickname1 - 10/11/2008
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You will need to determine the type of leather coating that has been applied to your coat in the first place... More
Answered By: annieR - 10/12/2008
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Just buy a new jacket or try the shoe polish if you are really concerned with the way it looks.
Answered By: MJ202 - 10/11/2008
 
Shoe polish is your best bet it's for leather shoes, and its supposed to add color back in
Answered By: crazygirl here!....its gt!! - 10/11/2008
 
Depending on the age of the jacket, you would probably want to bring it to a GOOD leather shop and see if they can match it with a dye that will look more natural and not too much of one color or another... More
Answered By: Kylie.P - 10/11/2008
 
YOU CAN FIND OUT A GOOD LEATHER SHOP WHO SELL THE POLISH FOR THE LEATHER COATS..
Answered By: suchitra a - 10/11/2008
 
why is it discolored in the first place
Answered By: teenybopper2000 - 10/11/2008
 
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