Two pairs of these currently live at my house. Neither of them are mine. I just can't see myself wearing them anywhere in public. They seem sweaty and hot, then stinky. Besides being rather UGLY. Mrs. ThatOneGuy tried to buy me a pair around father's day, but I was having none of it.
Time to call in the foot experts and expose the things for the frauds they are. Except -- surprise -- that turns out to be more difficult than you might imagine.
It seems these ugly things are the darlings of the podiatric world as well, with doctors actually stocking them in their own offices for sale.
Harold Glickman, chief of podiatric surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital, praises Crocs for their ample toe room, deep and supportive heel cup and secure rear strap. Their loose fit, he said, means no pressure points or rubbing spots, and their nonporous material gives them antibacterial properties that makes them "a huge asset to those susceptible to infection -- those with diabetic ulcerations, wounds or poor circulation."
read the article here.
The fact remains that they is SOME KIND OF UGLY!!!