I Used to Be Anti-Uggs, But These Fashion People Are Making Them Look Chic

If the mere mention of Ugg boots conjures images of early-aughts style—velour tracksuits, miniskirts, layered polo shirts, etc.—then you're not alone. But those memories of the iconic shearling boots are due for an update, as fashion people around the world are styling the undeniably cozy footwear in decidedly chic ways. 

During a recent trip down the Instagram rabbit hole, we were intrigued by how Uggs were being worn with modern wardrobe basics, giving otherwise ordinary outfits an element of nostalgia and a high dose of comfortable chic. Whether you choose to pair classic Ugg boots with jeans and an overcoat or embrace the brand's platform slippers with wide-leg pants and a knit top, it's clear there's a shearling style that will suit almost any outfit. 

Keep scrolling for some Instagram-worthy outfit inspiration, plus an array of Ugg boots that are ideal to wear this winter and beyond. We're even warming up to a few of the brand's newer designs too.

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1. Neutral Vibes
(Image credit: @juliamateian)

Pair brown suede Uggs with similar neutral tones for an endlessly wearable outfit. 


2. Oversize Staples
(Image credit: @lucywilliams02)


3. Y2K for Today
(Image credit: @nnennaechem)


4. Back to Basics
(Image credit: @peonylim)


5. Layered Up
(Image credit: @sofiamcoelho)

Uggs aren't just a fair-weather friend. They're comfortable in rainy conditions. Just remember to waterproof them first! 


6. Casual and Cozy
(Image credit: @smythsisters)

This look is road trip ready.

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Drew Elovitz
Director of Content Strategy

Drew Elovitz is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has spent the last decade living and working in New York City. She earned a master's degree in media and popular culture from New York University, then began her career on the internet as the Twitter voice of Barbie. She worked previously at Who What Wear as the director of content strategy and also spent several years leading the social media teams at Teen Vogue and Entertainment Weekly. You'll find her byline on the site around topics such as celebrity fashion, must-have basics, beauty favorites (particularly nail polish), and wellness tips and tricks. Her personal style tends to favor the classics: She loves crisp white button-downs, sneakers, and skinny jeans—and no look is complete without a great pair of oversize sunglasses and a trusty leather jacket. After she finishes reading the entire internet every day, she can be found dining out at her favorite restaurants, trying new beauty treatments, or indulging her historical-fiction habit.