This guy I know, Jonathan, left his Crocs on the back porch of his Phoenix, Arizona home on Tuesday, July 3rd, and on Wednesday evening, July 4th, he went to put them on and claims "they were so tight, I felt like my feet were bound".
Everyone knows Crocs are supposed to fit loose and Jon’s did, on Tuesday morning but Wednesday brought degrees of 116 Fahrenheit to Phoenix and now his specialty Crocs, the podiatry comfort shoe, are two sizes too small.
Evidently, the Crocs website does note, on the customer service page, that they should not be left out in the sun or warping could occur. Warping? What about shrinking? It says nothing of shrinking or how much heat is too much. This is what it says……
"Heat: do not expose your crocs to extreme heat or
intense sunlight for an extended period of time. Due to the unique
nature of the croslite material, high temperatures can cause them to
So….I don’t think this is much of a warning and I bet if my friend, Jon, were to call and tell customer service what happened they would claim this warning and do nothing about his incredibly shrinking shoes but at least we do know that they can shrink in temperatures of 116 degrees and with Summer in full swing, it might be a good idea to take your Crocs in during the day.