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Why didn't we think of this? Adidas making beer-proof shoes

| Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, 9:24 a.m.

Do you have a tendency to spill your beer as you get tipsy? Adidas has your back (actually, your foot).

Just in time for Oktoberfest, the shoe maker is coming out today with the limited-edition München shoes. What makes them special is the water-repellant (or some would say beer-proof) upper to protect your feet from all sorts of spills and rain showers.

The made-in-Germany shoes are inspired by traditional Bavarian lederhosen and have an embroidered back cap, leather lining and a gold Prost (German for “Cheers”) on the side, next to the three stripes. The rest of the shoe is made with a mix of leather, textile and synthetic materials. The inner lining resembles a checked tablecloth, to give you that Munich beer hall feel.

The shoes will set you back more than $200 and can be bought at adidas.co.uk or 43einhelb.com . Expect to pay some shipping, since they'll be coming from across the pond.

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