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