Those of us here at TalkShoes know just how hard it can be to resist a pair of UGG Classic Shorts on a cold, dreary winter day when you don’t even really want to get dressed. We rarely manage to resist them ourselves, despite the fact that we spend our days writing about stylish shoes and bags. If you’ve ever found yourself in a similar conundrum, take heart – all is not lost.
Unbeknownst to many who avoid the brand because of its association with furry footwear, UGG actually makes a full line of casual leather boots (with cozy shearling footbeds, of course) that aren’t at all like the UGGs everyone knows and loves (or hates). We’ve found four options that might suit your everyday winter wardrobe with all the comfort of an UGG but none of the telltale exterior signs. These designs might not be lighting the fashion world on fire, but they’re all attractive, functional and under $300.
UGG Australia Annabelle Riding Boot, $275 via Nordstrom.
UGG Australia Broome II Boot, $220 via Nordstrom.
UGG Australia Amberlee Riding Boots, $275 via Nordstrom.
UGG Australia Belcloud Duck Boot, $225 via Nordstrom.