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Crocs may be a Crocs may be a Either you love Crocs or you hate them. As folks who never enjoyed the gimmicky trend, we assumed the majority of people fell into the latter category. Yes, we know celebrities like chef Mario Batali swear by Crocs, and that they're great for gardening and comfy for kids. But in the fashion world, there's almost no bigger "fashion don't" than the brightly colored, perforated plastic footwear. (And that's not even including the ones covered in silly Jibbitz charms). But sometimes function comes before fashion. Clearly there are hoards of Crocs devotees because the Telegraph is reporting that the Colorado shoe company's yearly revenue has surpassed $1 billion for the first time ever in their 10 year history. According to Women's Wear Daily, investors "snapped-up" stock in the company yesterday when they heard this news, causing shares to rise 6.3 percent.

While we're quick to write off the bright plastic clogs, Crocs does have many other styles drawing in shoppers. We've rounded up some of the best and worst designs that may have contributed to their billion dollars in sales. Are you still wearing Crocs, or do you think they're hideous? Let us know in the comments.

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