Wave of the magic Wanda turns ugly shoe into a dream

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Wave of the magic Wanda turns ugly shoe into a dream

Fashion designer Wanda Lephoto has teamed up with Crocs to create a funkily functional capsule collection

Zola Zingithwa

Fashion designer Wanda Lephoto and shoe brand Crocs have collaborated on a capsule collection called CrocsXWANDA and you can now get your hands on it.

Although you might know them as the ugly shoe, Lephoto saw more than punctured foam clogs in the brand, of which he is a fan. He initiated contact with the company on Instagram direct messaging, when he wanted to use the infamous shoes during his SA Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2019 runway show.

“I remember messaging them just asking for a pair of shoes for fashion week and they were like, ‘we just appreciate you using them, we wouldn’t think you would be keen’,” Lephoto explains about how the collaboration between the two brands started. “It started through Instagram DMs with me asking for a pair of shoes ... the conversation changed and evolved from there.”..

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