In this day and age where people will go long ways and suffer much discomfort just to be counted among the "trendy" and "fashionable", the Ugg Boot truly stands out as a Pillar against the storm. Originally worn by Australian sheepherders to keep their feet warm, these boots have since 2003, become quite popular in the United States. Such people as Pamela Anderson and Kate Hudson have been known to wear them to keep their feet warm.
Many people would regard these Boots as "unfashionable" or "uncool" because the boots look big and odd. Some have even called for a boycott on wearing these boots due to their distaste for its look. Despite all of this, the Ugg boots has been enormously successful and is probably here to stay.
Now, you might ask, "why?" or "how?" does a boot that defies all fashion logic stay popular? The answer lies in two simple reasons. First, some people want to stand out from the crowd and differ from the norm. The Ugg boots will definitely make you noticeable in a fashion-conscious crowd. Second, and more importantly, is the fact that these boots are indeed quite comfortable to wear. These boots have been popular with swimmers and surfers since the 1970s and are regularly worn by surfers in California. The design of the boot with its sheepskin results in considerable thermostatic benefits. The boot also boasts fleecy fibers in the interior to allow for air circulation during the summer so your feet to not get overheated. With this combination of warming and cooling, the Ugg boot is the perfect boot for all occasions. Add to this fact that the sheepskin material used to make this boot is generally more comfortable than the standard leather used to make the common boot, and you have a warm and comfortable boot for all seasons.
Despite the comfort reasons, many people will still not wear these boots because of their appearance. But Ugg boots now come in a variety of styles, sizes and colors and can generally be incorporated in any kind of apparel you on wearing. Typically since these boots are usually worn in the winter for thermal insulation, you can wear any kind of Ski wear or even long jeans. In fact any kind of long winter insulated pants will look quite normal and fit perfectly with a pair of matching-color Uggs. If you are still worried about what to wear with them, there are many places online such as the Yahoo Answers Forum which will help you pick out the right apparel to wear with your boots.
So with these fashion concerns answered, there is no reason why you should not join the rush and buy a pair of Ugg boots for this winter.