The Balenciaga x Crocs Collaboration Is... Surprising

Get ready for platform Crocs.

(Image credit: BALENCIAGA & CROCS)

Prepare for 2017's biggest fashion surprise: Balenciaga and Crocs have teamed up to create "Foam" shoes, a platform twist on the classic Crocs clogs. If this collaboration confuses you a little, you're definitely not alone:

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But the platform Crocs already have some fans, too:

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According to a press release, Michelle Poole from Crocs said:

It's undeniable that "Foams" are eye-catching. Unfortunately, fans of the striking new shoes will have to wait before they can buy a pair, as "Foams" will be available exclusively at Balenciaga worldwide and on the Balenciaga website from Spring 2018.

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Amy Mackelden is a freelance writer, editor, and disability activist. Her bylines include Harper's BAZAAR, Nicki Swift, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, ELLE, The Independent, Bustle, Healthline, and HelloGiggles. She co-edited The Emma Press Anthology of Illness, and previously spent all of her money on Kylie Cosmetics.