Before we discuss the advantages of having your own paint protected shoes, let's look at some of the disadvantages and do we really need all these? Firstly, leather is a natural product so does need the correct conditions for its durability and beauty. Leather should not be exposed to elements as light, heat, chemicals or any other form of attack which can weaken it and make it fade faster than it is naturally good at. It is also a material that can be damaged by solvents and some forms of acid. If you are in the market for the best leather shoes then it pays to do your research as there are plenty of factors you should take into account before hand such as the type of paint you need, the condition it will need and what surface it will be placed on.