Crocs Are Going Goth With A New Barneys Collaboration


Is this my shoe of the summer?

I'm pretty sure the new Crocs wave just came over me and made me a stan again: The brand known for its rubber clogs has teamed up with Barneys for the most over-the-top, goth collaboration yet. Now, fashion gurus and sleazecore fans alike can find a pair of Crocs that suit their needs, with features like studs, leopard print, and more.

My goth phase will be coming back in full force with the three spiked versions of the traditional clog, each including spikes and chains of different sizes and placements. If you're not feeling ~edgy~, there are pink and white versions with cute rubber adornments, such as gems and lightning bolts, and a leopard print ankle strap. Styles range from $70 to $90.

If the spikey versions look familiar to you, that's probably because goth crocs were quite the internet trend just a month or so ago, after being seen on Rico Nasty during a performance. Two Etsy shops, CustomGoth and HeavyCreamStore, claimed, on their respective Instagram accounts, that Rico's shoes were their designs, though it's unclear which one is right. Both Etsy stores were founded in 2019, and have only been selling for a little over a month. Because their designs are so similar to the new Barney's collab, we have reached out to Crocs for a statement on its origin, but have yet to hear back.

Peep all the new shoes from the Barneys New York XO Crocs collection, below.

Barneys New York XO Crocs, Punk Studded Rubber Clogs, $90, available at Barneys.

Barneys New York XO Crocs, Embellished Rubber Clogs, $70, available at Barneys.

Barneys New York XO Crocs, Punk Studded Rubber Clogs in Denim, $90, available at Barneys.

Barneys New York XO Crocs, Embellished Rubber Clogs, $70, available at Barneys.

Barneys New York XO Crocs, Spiked-Toe Rubber Clogs, $90, available at Barneys.

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