How To Take Care of Your Shoes (Because They Take Care of You!)

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The perfect pair of heels makes you look taller, leaner, and definitely more stylish, so how do you return the favor for your footwear?

1. AIR THEM OUT.If they're really soaked from rain, try using a UVC light-powered insert, like SteriShoe, to disinfect and ward off potential viruses.

2. KEEP IT CLEANLeather shoes need a sweeping from a soft cloth, while suede pairs benefit from a stiff brush.

3. FIGHT ODOR.Put cedar chip inserts inside closed-toe shoes to absorb odor-causing dampness. Try LA Closet Design, they have great ones.

For ingenious ways to organize your shoes and the rest of your closet, flip to page 349 of InStyle's March issue or download it on your tablet!

Plus, see fashion myths busted!

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