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Save your feet in the rain with these portable, lightweight shoe covers

By Connie Sceaphierde, grape Japan

Armouring oneself up with a poncho and a convenience store-bought umbrella won’t quite save you when it comes down to the wrath of a Japanese typhoon, for when you realize your feet are starting to look like you waded across the Edogawa river just to get to your office, it’ll be too late.

Let's be honest here, you can put on a brave face and turn a cold-shoulder to the weather as much as you want, but nobody likes the feeling of wet feet sloshing around inside of a drowned work boot.

So what exactly can we do to beat the downpour when getting from door-to-door is an absolute must. What you need is a savior, and nothing plays the hero better than these waterproof shoe covers from FROGU.


In the rain, it’s almost impossible to avoid getting your shoes, socks and trousers soaked. No matter whether you’re dressed for the office, the gym, or even for the outdoors nothing seems to be strong enough to keep that rain water out. That’s where the waterproof shoe covers from FROGU come in handy.

Whether you're commuting to work or school on a rainy day, out on a bicycle ride or simply walking to the local store, these lightweight foldable shoe covers are just what you need in autumn.

Completely portable, the shoe covers can quickly and easily be pulled out and put into action, covering your shoes so you don’t have to worry about getting your feet drenched.


Of course, you could always opt for a pair of rain boots, but they are heavy and take up a lot of room, whereas the FROGU shoe covers can be folded compactly and kept wherever you need them. This makes them especially useful when the skies suddenly open up and you find yourself under attack from a freak rainstorm.




The shoe covers come with a water sealed zipper which reaches down to the ankles, making them easy to slip on and off when you need them in a pinch.

To get the most waterproof fit, pull the cover up your leg and secure it with the snap fastener. A similar band reaches around your instep, and when secured with its own snap fastener ensures the shoe cover follows the shape of whatever shoe you are wearing.


What good is a shoe cover in the rain if you suddenly lose your grip? That’s why FROGU waterproof shoe covers come with an embossed sole that prevents slipping.



The shoe covers are easy to carry; with the ability to be folded down to the shape of the sole and weighing less than 400g, they’re great for packing in your bag as you never know when you might need them.

FROGU shoe covers are available in two sizes, and can be purchased through the CB Japan Amazon store.

FROGU Shoe Cover Long

M Size: Fits shoes up to size 27cm (weight: 315g)

L Size: Fits shoes up to 30cm (weight: 350g)

Price: 1,980 yen (tax included)

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I buy this from AliExpress 2 year ago for 300 enn. Many Japanese company just order from China with Japanese label.

many Japanese have no experience of buying from foreign country or foreign website. Many Japanese think something better with Japanese name and Japanese label. It is same thing

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How about galoshes?

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More plastic.

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How about galoshes?

Yes, they'll fit galoshes, but maybe buy one to two sizes larger.

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Carrier bags only cost a few yen if anything.....just saying.....

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Carrier bags only cost a few yen if anything.....just saying.....

Yep. Carrier bag, pork chop, elastic band. Sorted.

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They look nice. I always squeeze a pair of waterproof overshoes into my suitcase when travelling. They take up less space than a pair of boots and are useful for any rural trips, or if it is snowing. I use 'Feetz pocket wellies'.

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