Cleaning Espadrille Shoes

I have a used pair of little girl's Gymboree espadrilles. They have a pretty floral (cotton?) print bow over the top of the foot area that has quite a bit of dirt on it, as does the heel of the shoe. These shoes match a beautiful swiss dot sundress, so I really want to clean them. I know I could make them sparkle if I could soak them, but I'm afraid to do that. I realize they are scary looking, but I know they can be improved. Any ideas on how best to bring them back to life safely? Thanks very much!

By Lisa from AL



August 15, 20090 found this helpful

Try a Mr Clean eraser, or if that doesn't work a laundry stain remover and scrub with an old toothbrush. Don't soak the shoe-it will probaly fall apart if you do.

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