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Don't all flame me, but are Ugg classic cardy boots a bit passe?

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moodlumthehoodlum Wed 03-Sep-08 16:55:53

Will I fall at the first hurdle of school gate style, if I get a pair in Oatmeal to see me through the next couple of terms?

Advice please before I shell out for something that I will be laughed at for.

I do really like them.

lizandlulu Wed 03-Sep-08 16:56:37

i really like them too, go on treat yourself.

Dozymare Wed 03-Sep-08 16:59:27

I thnk they are lovely......and shall be investing myself shortly grin

moodlumthehoodlum Wed 03-Sep-08 17:00:14

I think so. I'm not particularly thin, though, so I might look a bit chunky in them, but I think I'll see if I can find a pair on the interweb.

Thanks grin

SheikYerbouti Wed 03-Sep-08 17:02:04

Noooooooo

Don't do it!

moodlumthehoodlum Wed 03-Sep-08 17:03:06

why what terrible fashion faux pas will I be making grin

expatinscotland Wed 03-Sep-08 17:04:05

they are fugly

moodlumthehoodlum Wed 03-Sep-08 17:04:39

surely not?

Dozymare Wed 03-Sep-08 17:06:23

yes ugly, but oh so comfy.....who said "fashion" had to be pretty?!!!! grin

moodlumthehoodlum Wed 03-Sep-08 17:07:34

What are my options though for throw on style on cold mornings then, boot wise?

SheikYerbouti Wed 03-Sep-08 17:07:35

there are lots of other comfy shoes around

Uggs are yuksville, imho wink

hf128219 Wed 03-Sep-08 17:07:40

If you actually like them - get them!

woodenchair Wed 03-Sep-08 17:08:40

can you stretch to winter soles? they look much better imo and last for ages. I'm about to do the 3rd winter in mine

moodlumthehoodlum Wed 03-Sep-08 17:09:30

blush

what are winter soles?

Califrau Wed 03-Sep-08 17:12:53

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Dozymare Wed 03-Sep-08 17:13:07

yes, what are winter soles??!! I like the fact UGGS are not stiff leather boots with zips that dig onto your legs!

boogeek Thu 04-Sep-08 10:36:04

I am tempted too but a bit put off by the fact you only ever see them worn with skinny jeans. Am not a skinny jean person. Does anybody have any alternative suggestions?

Fimbo Thu 04-Sep-08 10:38:49

Primark have got rip offs - with a sturdy sole for £6. £4 for the ankle ones.

I personally don't like them and people always end up walking in on them

ladytophamhatt Thu 04-Sep-08 10:40:37

outdoor slippers.

CourtneyLush Thu 04-Sep-08 10:45:47

Uggs are horrible, why would you want to walk round looking like you've forgotten to put the other half of your chewbacca fancy dress outfit on!!

BloodySmartarseToTheRescue Thu 04-Sep-08 10:50:44

all you detractors, you have to put some ON and then youll know why people like em. they are a lush lazy sunday morning in bed with 99tog duvet and full english breakfast for feet. i shit you not, they are heaven to wear.
[orders a new pair as mine are 3 yrs old now and the sheepskin inners not as lush anymore]

BloodySmartarseToTheRescue Thu 04-Sep-08 10:52:21

ok, so my question is; does anyone know where the cheapest place to get real uggs is? fakes a false economy imo/e...

psychomum5 Thu 04-Sep-08 10:56:26

I used to hate uggs, and TBH, I still won;t buy them.

BUT

DD1 has the fake ones from primark, and she is my size shoe how. I tried them one morning rushing to the docs (and was being too lazy to find my boots). OMG were they comfy.

I see the attraction now.....altho I will still only steal borrow herswink

KezzaG Thu 04-Sep-08 11:00:25

What about a pair of snowjoggers, apparently they are the new UGGS. Quite fancy a pair myself but I dont know if I have the legs for them, I might have a bit of an Oompah Loompah about me if I wear them.

www.shudoo.co.uk/shop/snowjoggers/

Pinkjenny Thu 04-Sep-08 11:01:44

I love my Uggs, and will not be parted from them in the winter. But I am a Scouser, so don't listen to me. grin

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