Crocs: Why they’re back in the news (and where to buy them)

Posted: 22 April 2022 1:00 pm
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Crocs are coming back in a big way, so find out why and where to buy them.

I'm sure you've been sleeping soundly, under the impression that the fashion trend of Crocs has been left well and truly in the past. I'm sorry to burst that bubble, but Crocs have returned, thanks to one of the Internet's favourite pastimes: optical illusions.

Why are Crocs back in the news?

A video created by New York University professors Paschal Wallisch and Michael Karlovich in 2021 has recently resurfaced on social media, showing an optical illusion involving a person wearing a pair of Crocs and socks. Users have been left befuddled and disturbed in equal measure, both by the illusion and the horrific fashion sense.

The video begins by showing viewers 2 images of someone wearing a white pair of socks and different pairs of Crocs. After showing an image of a seemingly green pair of socks and Crocs, the video asks viewers to guess which colour Crocs they just saw. Naturally, most viewers guess green, and are shocked to discover they're incorrect.

The video explains that the seemingly green socks were in fact white, and the Crocs pink, but were simply placed under green lighting. The only way to correctly identify the socks as pink is to subconciously infer that the socks are the same white colour shown earlier in the video and therefore realise the entire image is under green lighting. This unconscious recognition makes the Crocs appear their natural shade, but is only made by a small number of people.

Check the video out for yourself:

Best Croc deals

If for some reason this trend has ignited a love of Crocs in you, here are some of the best vendors to buy Crocs online in Australia.

Up to 60% off at MyDeal
Up to 60% off at MyDeal

Get an extra 10% off orders over $29 with the code 99PW6.



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Up to 48% off at Catch
Up to 48% off at Catch

Catch is running a major deal on Crocs, with huge savings available on several designs.



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Up to 30% off at ASOS
Up to 30% off at ASOS

Grab a deal on Crocs of all kinds on ASOS, if you're so inclined.



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25% off at David Jones
25% off at David Jones

Save a bundle on these unique items thanks to David Jones.



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Spend $50, save 20% at THE ICONIC
Spend $50, save 20% at THE ICONIC

THE ICONIC is home to a whole host of Croc styles, including classic, solarised and tie-dye.



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