Heidi Klum proves Crocs are now, apparently, fashionable

The ugly shoe trend is officially model-approved

Heidi Klum is seen on March 31, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Heidi Klum has officially given Crocs her stamp of approval. Stepping out in a neon green jumpsuit, rather than accessorizing her high-fashion outfit with a pair of white trainers, the model chose bright yellow Crocs instead.

In a surprising twist, more celebrities have been sporting the ugly shoe trend this season. These foamy shoes were once deemed unfashionable but now seem to be a must-have closet staple, according to stars like Klum, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, rapper Nicki Minaj, and more.

Heidi Klum is seen on August 10, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

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Made for comfort rather than style, Klum is redefining how you wear the shoes in her most recent outing. It was hard to miss the model as she was spotted on August 10, in Los Angeles wearing an all neon outfit. Sporting a bright green off-the-shoulder jumpsuit, she casually carried a butterfly tote bag, and yellow Crocs. To further accessorize the look, she added Croc’s signature Jibbitz—the small charms you can put onto your Crocs.

When you think of wearing Crocs, the last thing you’d probably imagine styling them with is a chic outfit. The foamy shoes are typically worn running errands or lounging around the house, but recently celebrities have been making a case for the shoes. 

Back in May, rapper Nicki Minaj was seen sporting a pair of neon pink Crocs to help promote her music at the time. What made headlines though was the diamond encrusted Chanel-inspired embellishments she chose to decorate the shoes with.

The post caused such a frenzy that the Crocs website reportedly crashed after fans flocked to the retailer to get their own pairs. 

The brand also partnered with actress and model Priyanka Chopra Jonas who can be seen wearing a more elevated version of the shoes.

The shoes even made an appearance on the red carpet during the Oscars back in April, marking the first time a celebrity sported the brand at an award ceremony. The singer, Questlove, made his red carpet walk in a classic black suit and shiny gold Crocs. 

In this handout photo provided by A.M.P.A.S., Questlove attends the 93rd Annual Academy Awards at Union Station on April 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

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The shoe retailer was once labeled by Time magazine as one of the 50 worst inventions, but that opinion has since changed. Back in April, Crocs even reported a 64% rise in its first-quarter sales for 2021. Comfortable clothing has truly taken the lead in determining fashion trends of the late. As athleisure becomes our new go-to, celebrities are even reimagining how we style everything from sweatshorts to now Crocs.

Rylee Johnston
Rylee Johnston

Rylee is a U.S. news writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life who primarily covers lifestyle, celebrity, and fashion news. At times, she also reports on beauty, royals, entertainment, health, and travel. The latest fashion and beauty trends, along with any quirky travel destinations are her favorite topics to write about. 


Before coming to woman&home and My Imperfect Life, Rylee originally studied journalism at Hofstra University where she explored her interests in world politics and magazine writing. From there, she dabbled in freelance writing covering fashion and beauty e-commerce for outlets such as the TODAY show, American Spa Magazine, First for Women, and Woman’s World.


When she’s not writing articles, you can find her testing out one of the many restaurants New York City has to offer and planning her next travel destination. Her other hobbies also include hiking, ballet, yoga, and reading practically any book TikTok recommends.