How to Waterproof Shoes & Heels

Some of the most beloved footwear favorites, such as white tennis shoes, nude suede pumps, brown oxfords or black leather ankle boots could benefit from waterproofing.

That’s because many of these high rotation shoes – unless specifically pre-treated – don’t fare well in water. Some shoe materials, can’t even handle the occasional raindrop – suede shoes, anyone?

Thankfully, there are options available to waterproof shoes, or at least offer some water resistance, even if your footwear wasn’t manufactured that way.

Not only is breaking in shoes a great way to get them to mold to your feet, but it will stretch them out to prep for waterproofing.

Break in Your Shoes


Leather oil is practical and easy to use. With a rag or shoe cloth, spread leather oil or conditioner onto the external material of the shoes, coating it well.

Use Leather Oil And Conditioner


DIY hacks or sprays not for you? Or just not bothered to learn how to waterproof shoes or boots? I hear ya! If so, Waterproof shoe covers might be the answer.

Use Waterproof Shoe Covers


So if you’re reading this story about how to waterproof shoes and are not comfortable with any of the DIY options listed, it’s time to purchase waterproof shoes!

Buy Waterproof Shoes


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