On Saturday, I became the owner of a fake pair of hot pink Crocs.
However, gardening season is coming up, and I’m sick of getting mud all over my beloved Birkenstocks every time I water the plants. I thought I’d at least check the Crocs out a little more closely since I can hose ’em down after I muddy ’em up and not worry about them going gross and stinky as wet shoes tend to do. The $35 price tag still deterred me, but once I saw the fakes sprouting in all the discount stores (kinda like flowers in springtime), I figured what the heck? The fact that they come in lots of colours also helped. I’m a sucker for anything goofy in bright colours – I’m kinda like a cartoon that way.
Sean has already informed me that he will not be seen with me if I wear these in public. He also says that when I wear my Birkenstocks with socks (the more colourful, the better), and he only walks a few steps in front of me when that happens, so I’m not too worried about it. Here’s hoping these silly pink shoes are a good spring/summer shoe, with or without the socks.