Prior to Christmas I promised myself that I would blog about all the gifts and presents I received. But I guess that would now be next to impossible because thankfully I was able to receive quite a ton of it. Writing each and every item I received would be too much for a task. For sure readers would get bored to dullness.
But last Christmas – receiving presents from a simple picture frame to lavish high tech gadget – there is one item I can’t resist writing about. It’s about the Japanese Shower Room Boots.
My nephew Den Den gave it to me after noticing that I have been so insanely fascinated by these boots. The first time I saw these type of footwear was during the first night of my family’s stay in a hotel at Osaka, Japan last year. I was so transfixed because we don’t have those in the Philippines.
The first pair I saw (inside the hotel shower room) was plain white in color. I thought it was some sort of a plastic arinola (piss potty). But when I figured it out, I tried it on, laughed out loud and pondered if I can kick-off a fashion trend in Manila.
I think the purpose of these boots aside from keeping yourself from slipping on the floor tiles while doing your shower is to prevent the soles of your feet from touching the frigidly cold stone tiles of the shower room (especially during winter).
Though it will be silly to wear those here in Manila, these slippers will be an awesome keepsake on how I turned bonkers when I first encountered it. Until this plastic shower shoes becomes a fashion craze, it will for now be kept inside my treasure chest.
For the meantime, my feet will have to settle on the comfort of my indoor slippers which by the way is also Japanese branded.
Sana ma-uso! LOL