Get Your Hands Dirty

Welcome to the Home of Master Alistair LeatherHiraeth, International Mr Bootblack 2022 (IMBB30), European Bootblack 2020, and a family dominant and bootblack of The UK KRueL Leather Family. Alistair and his team have created this website as a resource tool to help promote bootblacking in the UK and across Europe and to provide tips and tricks on how to achieve the perfect care for your leathers and boots.

Alistair has also created the Dirty Hands range of great soaps and conditioners to help care for your leathers. Find Al’s products in the store!

Read more about Alistair and his journey with bootblacking here

Follow Alistair on facebook, or get involved in supporting the UK Bootblack title, now in it’s first year! Do you want to compete in Autumn 2024 to be the 2nd title holder? Let me know…

Boots by Post

A postal bootblacking service within the UK by Alistair, Bootblack Europe 2020 and International Mr Bootblack 2022, and Jak, Bootblack Europe 2022. Send us your boots and if you wish, you can watch on zoom as we work on them. European and International service by negotiation… find out more here or follow on facebook