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Uggs - wear with socks or not?

(16 Posts)
Earlybird Sun 18-Sep-11 14:20:44

DD insists they are meant to be worn without socks. I think they'd quickly get unbearably smelly.

What's the norm? And if sockless is the answer, how do you deal with the 'stink' factor? grin

EldonAve Sun 18-Sep-11 14:22:43

no socks
not had any stink issues myself

Bangtastic Sun 18-Sep-11 14:28:54

Socks. Hate the feeling of fluff between my toes!

Wilts Sun 18-Sep-11 14:32:24

I wear mine with socks as well. They just don't feel right without them.

nancerama Sun 18-Sep-11 14:37:24

Without. Like slipping your toes into a basket of warm kittens.

warthog Sun 18-Sep-11 14:40:48

no no no socks!

baabaapinksheep Sun 18-Sep-11 14:55:38

As long as they are real sheepskin then no socks, and they won't smell because it is a natural fibre.

FreeButtonBee Sun 18-Sep-11 15:03:18

I've just succumbed to a pair of kiwi sheepskin ones and second the no socks/basket of warm kittens approach. Awesome.

brighthair Sun 18-Sep-11 15:31:17

No socks grin

GraduallyGoingInsane Sun 18-Sep-11 17:48:15

Socks.

I had a terrible experience once. A friend of mine came over for coffee. She had Uggs and jeans on. I had Uggs and jeans on. I took off my Uggs, she cries out 'Oh! You wear socks! You shouldn't...it's natural fibres.' She then proceeds to take off her Uggs, no socks. I am not kidding, I almost DIED from the stench.

You may not smell it yourself ladies, but unless my friend has some kind of exceptionally smelly feet, no socks do make them smell.

ladyasriel Sun 18-Sep-11 18:01:49

not meant to be work with socks. however it is a pain if you wear them to somebody's house and (as I usually do) forget to take a pair to put on in their house!
mine have never smelt - I don't suffer particularly from this anyway even in summer but I do wash my boots regularly.

Earlybird Sun 18-Sep-11 19:03:52

ladyasriel - how do you wash your uggs? Simply put them in the machine and airdry?

Earlybird Thu 22-Sep-11 12:35:12

So - all of you non-sock ugg-wearers......do you wash your uggs, and if so, how?

whoneedssleepanyway Thu 22-Sep-11 12:41:17

No socks...one pair of mine started to wiff a bit after three years but not had any problems before that!!

PlumSykes Thu 22-Sep-11 12:42:17

I wear mine without. My feet smell like flowers.

However, my first Uggs were black, and the colour POURED out of the fleece, giving me grey corpse feet.

steamedtreaclesponge Thu 22-Sep-11 15:56:35

Definitely socks - oddly, I find my feet get too hot if I go without.

Plus the smelling thing.

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