André Leon Talley Defends Uggs—and That Vogue Cover

It’s difficult to overstate the enthusiasm with which certain corners of fashion received André Leon Talley’s campaign for Ugg. “Everything is awful and nothing makes sense EXCEPT for André Leon Talley as the new face of UGG,” the writer Evan Ross Katz tweeted when the ads dropped. “We stan emphatically.” Not only do the images […]

Why are Uggs so expensive?

Uggs may have made a fashion splash in the 2000s but they’ve been around for much longer than that, particularly if you consider that the boot may have been invented by shepherds who kept themselves warm by tying sheepskin around their feet (via New Idea). By the 1900s, the makeshift sheepskin foot covers had been […]