with the return of the Y2K style with a vengeance, the functional styles of the era have once again reinvented themselves as cool staples, including the beloved brand of rubber clogs Crocodile. An endless stream of entirely customizable styles and cool collaborations with celebrities like Justin Bieber and Post Malone keep us addicted to the adorable stupid shoesnot to mention how easy they are to use and clean.
But to up to $60 a pairit can be prohibitively expensive to buy them for the whole set family– especially if the children continue to grow with each season. Enter some pretty cool Crocs alternatives at more reasonable prices. Whether you’re looking for similar styles at more affordable prices or want rubber clogs closer to your personal taste, here are the 10 styles that offer a similar Crocs look and feel for less.
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10 ways to buy the look of Crocs for less
For a minimal option that won’t break the bank, opt for these $40 Skechers Taupe Foam Slides. A slip-on backless option with a silhouette similar to many beloved Crocs styles, it’s an effortless choice for commuting, running errands, cleaning and beyond. These perforated imitations give a subtle nod to the original classic. Hoof sliders, $24.99 to $40 at Skechers
Unless you hang out with plenty of Crocs enthusiasts, you’d be hard pressed to tell these versions from the real thing. Although the vent hole pattern is slightly different, they’re about as close to the authentic look as you’ll get for half the price. It has over 900 five-star reviews, although many happy buyers mention that it runs small, so trim it down to comfortably lose shape. Iprome Unisex Garden Clog Shoes, $16.99 to $24.54 at Amazon
If you’re just digging the look of big rubber clogs and don’t really care about the brand name, these cheap Amoji unisex clogs are a great option. Available in a wide variety of colors, these $21 clogs feature the same grippy sole, heel strap, and branded logo detailing as Crocs bestseller. Slip it on with a chic knit ensemble and a coat for a put-together racing look that looks like pajamas. Amoji Unisex Clog Gardening Shoes, $20.95 to $25.95 at Amazon
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Uber-minimalists are sure to be everywhere in these stylish $10 lookalike slides. This style echoes the shape of Crocs but streamlines its features into a smooth shape with no heel strap. Pair it with matching active sets for a clean, chic look pilates look, or slip it on with relaxed pants and a cropped tank top for those coveted off-duty model vibes. Partially Plant-Based Perforated Clogs, $6.97-$10 at Old Navy
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This pair of garden clogs was made for fans of the resurfacing metallic trend. The shimmering finish lends itself well to western, fairy heartand A2K the aesthetic you may have seen everywhere ICT Tac. Complete with a candy butterfly A detail that was also on trend this season, this generic slide style strikes the right balance between fashion and practicality. Sloggers Women’s Premium Garden Clog, $29.99 at Amazon
For millennials who lived through the birth of Crocs and the height of the platform flip-flop trend, you’ll be surprised to know that the updated version of these controversial favorites is so much more accessible. Made by another beloved comfort shoe company, these $39.95 Birkenstock flip flops are cheaper than either shoe brand’s classic style. The single-tone rubber material evokes key Crocs design features while the shape and details are a little more sleek and sporty. Honolulu Flip Flop, $39.95 at Birkenstock
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Although Crocs is known for its classic clogs, today it offers an impressive array of other styles. If you like the portability of Crocs but are looking for a less bulky shape, try these $42 slides from Spenco. Made from a pearlescent material that gives off a subtle shimmer and is designed with an ergonomic heel shape, this pair has the potential to look modern with the right style. Spenco Fusion 2 Pearl Slide, $42.63 to $44.99 at Zappos
A pair of Crocs sandals could set you back between $40 and $60, so this $45 pair from Cole Haan is a bargain considering all the thoughtful design. They feature a very similar shape to classic Crocs sandals, including a chunky sole and a double-strap look. The delicate floral pattern and criss-cross look of the straps give these dupes an extra quality that easily justifies the price. Cole Haan Findra Pool Slide, $38.88 to $45 at Zappos
Not too keen on an all-rubber shoe? This $49.99 walking sandal is a great alternative that still has that chunky aesthetic that’s so popular right now. Available in a variety of some of the most sought after colors of the year, they are the perfect athletic sandal. Subtle athletic details like the heel loop and Velcro nod to Crocs sensible versatility. Propet Travelactiv XC Walking Sandal, $49.99 at DSW
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Although a bit pricey, these versatile $78 ALDO Love Planet clogs deserve a place in your rubber sole repertoire. This style features a removable faux fur liner, it really is like getting two shoes for the price of one. ALDO Love Planet Inout Clogs with Removable Warm Liner, $78 at Asos