“Ugg” boots made of genuine sheepskin are an Australian icon. The following text is from Wikipedia; “Ugg boots are a unisex style of sheepskin boot originating in Australia. The boots are typically made of twin-faced sheepskin with fleece on the inside, a tanned outer surface and a synthetic sole. The term "ugg boots" originated in Australia, initially for utilitarian footwear worn for warmth, and which were often worn by surfers during the 1960s. In the 1970s, the boots were introduced to the surf culture of the United Kingdom and the United States”. So, with so many "knock offs", made all over the world, how can you be sure you are purchasing genuine Australian Made “ugg” boots? First, we need to dispel the misconception that...
Grazing animals, like sheep, may be part of the solution to global warming, their products such as wool and leather are much better for the environment than synthetic fibres derived from oil, such as nylon, polyester, acrylic or polyurethane, which are used widely in the fashion industry today. The products of grazing animals are sustainable and generally eco-friendly. The products of fossil fuels are not.
It’s that time of the year when you’re packing for a skiing holiday in the snow. Do I pack my warm, comfy, ugg boots?
Nothing beats uggs for comfort and warmth, especially in chilly winter evenings in the mountains, so the temptation is always there to take them, but sometimes the results can disappoint.
The suede outer of ugg boots is not waterproof, however, if you do wear them in the snow here are some care tips to help protect your ugg boots and maintain their longevity.