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Once considered a fashion don’t, Crocs have made their way to the likes of Fashion Week and runway shows. High-end designers such as Christopher Kane and Balenciaga have incorporated the shoe into ready-to-wear collections, and there’s been a significant resurgence since COVID-19 lockdowns. Though they’re a little controversial, people are gravitating toward Crocs for comfort and functionality, and even style.
The now-iconic shoe has made its way into the wardrobes of some of today’s biggest celebrities — Pharrell, Nicki Minaj, and Ariana Grande included. Most notably, musician Questlove made the Crocs red-carpet worthy, opting for a gold pair with a black suit at the 2021 Academy Awards. Meanwhile, “I Hate U” singer SZA has collaborated with the brand, proudly expressing her excitement on Instagram.
If you’ve been itching to try the trend but you’re still a little hesitant, it’s time to try your hand at styling the original boating shoe. We’ve come across unique and refreshing ways people are wearing their Crocs. Whether you want to style a pair with a tie-dye workout set or test-drive them with a chic gingham nap dress, there are plenty of fun, new ways to wear your Crocs.
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— Additional reporting by Naomi Parris