Ugg Boots in Australia

Ugg Boots in Australia

The term, ugg boots, originated from 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. Ugg boots are the quintessential accessory for all Australians in winter, but where did they come from? The history of Ugg boots is complicated and there are many stories surrounding their evolution. Artisanal sheepskin boots were worn in rural Australia during the 1920s and were reportedly worn by shearers as they found them resistant to the wool yolk, which would rot their ordinary boots. Even earlier were World War I pilots who were pictured wearing their fleece-lined “Fug Boots”. Lifelong surfer Shane Stedman believes he invented the Ugg Boot and surfers wore improvised sheepskin boots to keep their feet warm after catching a wave before they were commercially produced. What is ugg stand for? Well, it doesn’t mean “ugh,” the commonly used interjection of disgust or dislike that was first recorded in 1837. The word may have derived from fug boots that were worn by aviators in rural Australia during World War I. The term is believed to be a shortened version of “flying ugg boots.” here at Mewe we just love them and wherever the came from we just love selling the quality in the boots

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