LOVE them a lot. Reason for 3 stars is DO NOT get blood on whatever the black material is. We messaged BK to inquire if they recommended any way to get it out, with no response. The black material gets Unbelievably rigid to the point you can Not wear them without getting nasty hot sore spots. We tried soaking and washing with Multiple solvents, to no avail. But, we did break down and buy another pair, because they Are great otherwise. Just will plan more accordingly when I wear them.
Hi Sid, thank you for your comments. We didn't receive a request from you in our support email but we're happy to help address your concern. The black wedges in the fingers are leather. Use a toothbrush break up the dried blood. Soak a clean, cotton cloth with leather cleaner. Then, move the cloth in circular motions over the stain. Let the surface dry off for at least 5 minutes; then, dip another clean, cotton rag into a leather conditioner. Lightly massage the product onto the leather, and let it sit for 5 more minutes. Afterwards, wipe off any extra conditioner with a cotton cloth.
Solvent will be destructive to leather and dry it out, that is why you are getting a 'rigid' feel from them after soaking in solvents. Avoid solvents and use cold water or preferably leather conditioner.
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