In fashion, they say everything comes back around eventually. And to that I say…even I sometimes get it wrong. Yes, in late 2019 I practically begged you all to put down the UGG boots and consider any other shoe style. But the year is now 2021 and I’m writing this to you on a Tuesday afternoon, dressed in sweats with cropped UGGs on my feet. See, circumstances change—and naturally, opinions have to change, too.
While I hardly have to outline the reasons why the world has collectively embraced cozy, fuzz-lined boots, I do think we’ve all finally come to understand the UGG for what it is. The UGG is not, as we thought in the early aughts, a statement-making shoe meant to be worn with mini skirts. Nor is it the all-weather footwear that should be worn through an arctic tundra. Instead, the UGG makes for the perfect shoe to wear around the house and in the walkable vicinity of your home.
So, without further ado, here are five UGGs we currently love, with some tips on how to wear them in 2021.