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It’s hard to deny Crocs are everywhere these days. A longtime staple of healthcare professionals and now hugely popular among Gen Z and millennials, the brand’s supportive rubber clogs have found a place in a diverse range of wardrobes as of late. If you love the comfort, function and look of those classics or are curious to try out a similar aesthetic, consider investing in a pair of the brand’s cozy sandals this summer.
Like its clogs, the brand’s sandal silhouettes are made with signature Croslite foam, which is super lightweight, shock-absorbing and water-friendly. Meaning, these shoes not only offer extra breathing room for toes but won’t get ruined during wet days spent at the pool or beach. In addition to trendy, chunky slides, the label also carries some more minimal styles like thin-strapped buckled pairs, simple flip-flops and even cute slingback wedges for those who prefer a more straightforward look.
But choosing the right pair for you is only half the battle — knowing what to wear with it is also key to ensuring you conquer the warm weather season in style. Ahead, we rounded up five chic ways to wear your Crocs sandals, inspired by looks from top influencers and fashionable Instagrammers. From sleek understated to daring ‘fits, there’s a look here to suit your aesthetic and any upcoming occasion.
Sport an Elegant One-Piece and Breezy Separates
Complete with a subtle wedge heel and elegant two-strap design, Crocs’ Brooklyn silhouette is one the brand’s more elevated sandal styles that works for everything from weekend brunch to afternoons spent by the resort pool. Nail “Emily in Paris” vibes by pairing yours with a sophisticated one-piece swimsuit, airy chiffon skirt and quintessential white button-down to help block out the sun’s harsh rays. Throw on an oversized sunhat and your favorite designer bag for that extra je ne sais quoi.
Throw on a Colorful, Coordinating Jumpsuit
Bright monochrome outfits fall right in line with dopamine dressing trends and will continue to be a huge theme for fall as well. Lean into the aesthetic by opting for Crocs’ Classic Sandals in a cheery lime green hue and coordinating jumpsuit. What’s more, these sandals come in a handful of other vibrant colors like bright orange and cobalt blue in case green isn’t your thing and feature perforations on the upper so you can customize them with Jibbitz charms to your liking.
Stick to the Basics With a White Tank and Jeans
When styling a patterned sandal like Crocs’ tropical-printed slides, you can never go wrong with classic, neutral pairings like a white tank and jeans. (FYI, the timeless white tank top is also having a resurgence this season, making this look especially on-point). Try distressed denim and add on some dainty chains to create extra visual interest.
Go Casual-Chic With Fitted Denim and an Oversized Blazer
For a truly polished ‘fit, balance out the sporty vibes of Crocs’ Classic Sandals with some structured bootcut jeans and an oversized blazer. (The oversized coat will also create a nice contrast with the more fitted bottoms.) We recommend choosing the white or black version of the sandal and matching your top to your blazer a la Rel Beauty founder Arielle Vandenberg to keep the streamlined effect going.
Tap Into Technicolor Layers and Bold Accessories for a Fun Retro ‘Fit
While there are simple ways to style Crocs, the brand’s shoes and sandals have often been favored by those willing to push the sartorial envelope. If you fall into this latter camp, let your creativity soar with a bold layered look featuring all colors of the rainbow. Crocs ambassador Remi Wolf shows us how it’s done, wearing a multicolor tie-dye tee over a blue tie-dye long sleeve top and off-white, wide-leg trousers. She also sports the brand’s new plush Cozzzy Sandals (perfect for days you want a little extra warmth) with a multitude of other fun accessories, including a trendy bandana and shield shades, swirly Crocs socks and mesh fingerless gloves. Oh, and let’s not forget to mention the fun gemstone and animal-inspired Jibbitz charms on her slides that add even more attention-grabbing detail to the ensemble.