ugg boots shops Uggs blend fashion and function
Who says sensible shoes can t be chic? After seasons of teetering atop their Manolos, the style mavens are stepping out in Uggs, the shapeless sheepskin clodhoppers.
First popular in LA in the early 1980s with the surf set, in the past few months Uggs have migrated to the streets. Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston, and Reese Witherspoon are wearing them to keep warm on cold soundstages, and stylists are tucking jeans into them or pairing them with miniskirts for a kind of rugged, anti fashion statement.
live in mine. They re like wearing a pair of socks, said Jessica Paster, a wardrobe stylist whose clients Minnie Driver, Jewel, and LeAnn Rimes are also Ugg aficionados. bless the girls who can run around in high heels, but they are all going to have varicose veins by the time they re 35, said Ms. Paster, who has pairs in black, sand, and blue.
Regular people are padding around in them, too.
don t think they are the cutest shoes in the world, said Marissa Liu, 15, a student at Santa Monica (Calif.) High School who has worn Uggs for three years. they are incredibly comfortable and warm and fun. to be worn without socks, the most popular styles are Ugg Australia s classic tall and classic short boots, especially those in the new, hotter than hot blush pink and powder blue shades.
s a bad year to be a sheep, said Dave Hollander, president and co owner of a retailer. In the 20 years since he began carrying Uggs in his five Southern California stores, he s never seen anything like the current fuzzy footwear frenzy. got our shipment in August and it was gone in a matter of days. Dec. 6. Styles from several area stores will be shown.