The story of Ugg boots

Ugg boots is unisex footwear made of sheepskin. They originate from Australia and New Zealand, but no one knows when they appeared exactly.

The story of Ugg boots

Fleece of the sheepskin is on inside and sole is usually synthetic. Farmers originally wore ugg boots as well as country-men in Australia at the beginning of 20 century. Sheepskin footwear was used in polar region and in China. Cattle farmers, sheep-breeders, shearers and other workers usually wore ugg boots to work in cold climate conditions. This footwear was also used in skiing. Since the 1960s ugg boots have been worn by surfers and swimmers in order to keep their feet warm in the sea and on land. Cinemas in Sydney forbade wearing this sheepskin footwear and ripped jeans. So ugg boots became extremely cool, appealing and attractive to teenagers and they started wearing them in some kind of protest. That certainly pushed up sales and was profitable in general.

The story of Ugg boots

Thanks to fleece fiber the temperature of air inside approaches to body temperature. These ugg boots can be even worn without socks in cold weather.

The story of Ugg boots

Until the 1970s this footwear was generally manufactured only in Australia. About that time the trademark UGG was registered in the USA. In the 1980s sheepskin ugg boots became very popular and trendy in America. The footwear is still made of sheepskin and soles are made of rubber. The fleece of ugg boots takes up liquid and keeps your feet dry and warm. Moreover, feet are cool and they never sweat in this footwear. Surfers loved ugg boots as they keep warm even in cold winter see.

The story of Ugg boots

Nowadays the footwear is manufactured in different colors, including black, pink, blue, beige and fuchsia color. The footwear can be ankle or knee length. There is also totally synthetic ugg boots. They are regarded as fake, but the low price affects sales.
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