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On Monday afternoon at London Fashion Week, Scottish designer Christopher Kane sent his models down the runway wearing Crocs. Yes, Crocs. Yes, really.
As you might expect, these weren't the average version of the famous foam footwear. Kane's spring/summer 2017 Crocs have been given a sparkly new upgrade. Blue, tan and black styles were adorned with several colourful crystals that were secured in the trademark holes at the front of the shoe.
The designer's collaboration with the brand got some serious side-eye from the front row and fashion folks have been sharing their feelings on social media.
While some critics suggested we "buckle-up for this new trend," others, including ELLE UK editor Lorraine Candy, said not even Kane, a favored designer at London Fashion Week, could make Crocs cool.
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A rare few do have faith in Kane's shoe choice, though. "If Christopher Kane can make Crocs cool then his powers are surely unlimited―and I think he might just do it, too," fashion journalist Luke Leitch said on Instagram.
Well, there's at least one person who'll be happy if fancy Crocs become the next Thing…
This story was first published on ELLE.com.
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