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Pulls/Snags on suede shoes

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Hi All, I have a pair of Quoddy Tukabuks in toast suede. Over time I've noticed some of the suede strands look to be snagged or pulled. In the below pics, you'll see this on the side of the shoes and by the quarters (not so bad on top).

Is this normal wear and tear for a decent quality suede? Is the only way to address these by burning them off with a lighter or is there some deeper issue I should be worrying about?

Thank you,

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Those are roughout not fine suede. I'm not sure it will work but you might try one of those gizmos that are for removing pilling from wool sweaters, works pretty much like an electric razor.

I have roughout boots and that doesn't bother me.
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