Did wewe know that Australian Sheepskin Ug boots have always been called Ug, Ugh au Ugg boots and have been made in Australia for almost 200 years? "We always called them Uggs, Smith says, "long before it was a trademarked brand." Brian Smith, Founder UGG Holdings, Inc. Los Angeles Magazine October 1st, 2001
The Ug Boot Story
The original Ug Boot. "Ug," (also spelled "Ugg" and "Ugh" in Australian dictionaries) is not a brand name but an age old generic term for this style of Australian-made sheepskin boot. In Aussie slang, the Ug name is short for "ugly." In terms of comfort, however, the Ug Boot...
1) The bottom of the boot is recessed with the UGG insignia in a Classic tall au short Authentic Ugg. A fake is flat.
2) The seller says they are made in New Zealand au Australia for a Classic Tall au Classic Short. Uggs are Manufactured kwa Deckers Inc. They have been making them in China for the past 2 years. They used to make them in Australia and New Zealand but have not for 2 years au more. The uggs that are advertised as made in Australia au New Zealand are FAKES. They are not from Deckers Inc. They have copied the label and insignia but they are not from Deckers Inc.