Q:

From what are UGGs made?

A:

Quick Answer

According to the Huffington Post, UGG boots are made from the wool of Merino sheep. UGG Australia states that its company only uses soft, twin-face sheepskin. When sourcing its trademark sheepskin, the company looks for uniformity and flawless, fine-grained textures; the wool must be evenly thick across the entire piece.

Know More
From what are UGGs made?
Credit: Rebecca Sapp / Contributor WireImage Getty Images

Full Answer

UGG maintains that it does not use sheepskin unless it is a byproduct of the meat industry. The activist group PETA argues that UGG boots are made from the sheepskin of abused Merino sheep. Additionally, the online magazine Buzzfeed states that fake UGG boots are made from the pelts of raccoon dogs.

Learn more about Shoes

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Where are Timberland boots made?

    A:

    All Timberland boots are made in one of the Timberland factories in either Tennessee in the United States, the Dominican Republic or China. Some pairs are labeled with the country they are manufactured in and others are simply labeled "imported."

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Who makes Bally shoes?

    A:

    Bally shoes are made by Bally Shoe Factories Ltd., and they are manufactured in Switzerland. The company has been in business since 1851 and was founded in Schonenwerd, Switzerland.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    In which country are Converse shoes made?

    A:

    Converse shoes are made at plants in Indonesia, China, Taiwan, India, Thailand, Pakistan, Vietnam and Malaysia, as of 2014. They were made in the United States until Converse declared bankruptcy in 2001. In 2003, Nike purchased the brand and now manufactures the shoes.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are DC shoes made of?

    A:

    DC Shoes are made of a variety of materials that vary depending on the style chosen. Some of the materials most commonly used in DC Shoes include textile, leather, rubber, plastic, synthetic fiber and EVA.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore