How To Clean Vessi Shoes – 5 Easy Steps

Are your vessi shoes turning messy or dirty? Well! It is common that shoes can get dirty after exposure to mud, dust, dirt and grime. It does not mean leaving the shoes in such condition and wearing them the next day without cleaning them. Doing so can only affect the shoe’s integrity and unfortunately, their lifespan decreases. 

So cleaning of vessi shoes is much crucial but how to clean these shoes is the main concern. For such, we have designed this article to let you know the steps of the cleaning process. 

Let’s start with.

Supplies needed

  • Warm water
  • Gentle detergent
  • Soft bristle brush
  • Soft cloth
  • Microfiber cloth

5 steps to clean Vessi shoes

Following these given below cleaning steps, you can get an idea of how to clean your vessis:

Step 1: Removal of insoles and Laces

Start the process by removing the insoles and laces of the shoes and remove the loose dirt and dust from all soles using the soft bristle brush. Ensure to wash laces and insoles in separate clean water and baking soda to remove bad odor. 

Step 2: Preparation of the solution:

Take a bowl and fill it with lukewarm water then add a small amount of mild soap into it. Mix it well to make a smooth solution. 

Step 3: Spot Treat

For spot treatment, apply baking soda on the stained parts and spray white vinegar. Also, you have to dip the brush in the detergent solution and clean the upper and interior of the shoes. Then use a microfiber cloth and wipe from the upper sole to the outsole. 

Step 4: Rinse and Repeat

After treatment, rinse the affected part and repeat this process until cleaning. Ensure to follow cautions to avoid excessive rubbing. 

 Step 5: Air Dry

Ensure to air dry your shoes at room temperature or in a well-ventilated place away from the sunlight and other heat sources. 

Things to look for when cleaning Vessi’s shoes

Now we will go through the tips that you have to follow while cleaning the Vessi shoes:

Inspect shoe materials

Before cleaning your vessis, check the material as these are made of different materials. So knowing the right type of shoe material can help you decide whether you need to scrub it vigorously or gently. 

Check the severity of the dirt

If the vessi shoes are highly mudded and soiled, you need to clean them more rather than shoes that are lightly soiled. 

Watch for color transfer

Color transfer is common while cleaning vessi shoes so be careful to avoid color bleeding onto the towels. 

Air dry fully

To completely dry the shoes, keep them in the air and well-ventilated place but avoid drying in the sunlight. 

What not to do when cleaning Vessi shoes

Ensure to avoid the following things when cleaning your vessi shoes:

Machine washing

Never go for machine washing of your vessi shoes as this makes the shoes more prone to structural and integrity damage. 

Bleach or harsh chemicals

Never wash your shoes with chemical full detergents and bleach as it may fade the shoe color. 

Direct sunlight

Drying or keeping the shoes in the direct sunlight can make them more prone to damage and decrease their lifespan. 


Always use the soft brush and dip it in the solution to clean the shoe interior and surface while never rely on soaking because it may cause water entry into the shoes and change their shape. 


Vessi shoes are more prone to staining and dirt and may give you a tough time during the cleaning process. As there are some shoes that may be washed in the washing machine but remember these may harm the integrity and strength of the shoes. 

So always prefer traditional cleaning methods for washing your vessi shoes and let them dry in a ventilated place. 

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