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to make a very, very long story short, i need to dye some black uggs. they have awful faded spots that look like i spilled grey paint on them.

can you and how do you dye leather shoes black??? thanks in advance!
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I know my dad dyed leather blue when I was a kid because my brother (being silly) asked for blue moccasins for Christmas.... yeah, I'm seeing google results for dying suede...

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what about the black polish you can buy in shoe stores?

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I would try black shoe polish and maybe even a black sharpie marker first.
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thanks for the ideas!

i don't think the shoe polish would work because of the suede material. both boots have fading on about half of the material, so there would be a lot of sharpie coloring!

i think i might take them to a cobbler and see if they could dye them successfully. i'm not sure what else to do at this point!
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i think i might take them to a cobbler and see if they could dye them successfully. i'm not sure what else to do at this point!
I would just buy something advertised as suede dye and follow the directions. Just google it. It's out there.

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