Crimes of eBay Fashion: Cheap gold “Ugg” boots

Golduggboots

There’s no easy way to say this, so I’m just going to come right out with it: I actually own a pair of Ugg boots. I wear them for walking the dog in the winter, because even I have to admit that there are times when warmth and comfort have to take precedence over fashion, and tramping around in freezing temperatures when there’s no one else around to see me anyway is one of those times. I do not, however, wear my Uggs in "public", because the fact is, as much as I love them, I know in my heart that they make me look like Bigfoot, and, well, that’s never a good look on anyone, is it?

These cheap gold Ugg-alikes from eBay, though, I wouldn’t even wear to walk the dog in. There’s just no need for this kind of thing, is there? The shape, like all Uggs, says "purely functional", but that brassy gold colour says "wear me on the dancefloor, baby". The furry trim at the top, meanwhile, seems to be saying "Santa Claus". Talk about mixed messages!

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  • November 16, 2008

    cheche

    finally someone/somewhere that actually has fashion sense i go 2 a school where alll they where is uugs and they think its cute its like when uugs came out every1s fashion sense flew out the window..and the geniuses are even wearing uggs with shorts and tank tops does that make any sense?!?!?!?!??!?!?!? answer: NOOOOPE!

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  • January 2, 2009

    nick

    warm boots

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  • January 27, 2010

    Amanda aka Mandy

    Ugg boots are ugly! These boots are so tacky!

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