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An Assault on the Senses

July 8, 2009

You may have noticed something in some recent pictures that bothered you. You’re right: Crocs (and their knock-offs) are disgusting. They are beyond unattractive. Stinky summer feet + plastic is not a nice combination. The very IDEA of walking around in plastic shoes hurts. I remember wearing plastic shoes

and it was not nice.

But the beauty of Crocs (and the knock-offs) is this: two-year-olds can put them on all by themselves.

That is priceless.

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. Amy permalink
    July 8, 2009 5:20 pm

    Hey, they don’t stink! And we are on our third summer for some pairs in our house, they can take a lot of abuse and are easy to wash. They are by far my kids’ favorite shoes. I am not, however, a fan of the little buttons you can stick into the holes, those are tacky, and I am not a fan of adults in Crocs. But I think they are adorable on children.

  2. Hannah permalink
    July 10, 2009 11:05 am

    Ahhhh . . . jelly shoes. I can remember begging for a pair. We thought they’d be nice for playing in the creek but it ends up that a thin layer of plastic with a million holes in it is not much protection from rocks, sticks, and squishy weeds.

  3. esodhiambo permalink*
    July 10, 2009 10:11 pm

    I just remember them being terribly uncomfortable!

  4. Erin permalink
    July 16, 2009 4:21 pm

    The Washington Post has an article about Crocs today. Apparently the company is not doing well.

  5. esodhiambo permalink*
    July 16, 2009 6:38 pm

    Kind of a boom. I would expect another boom in about 20 years.

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