What's the difference between Koolaburra by UGG and UGG?

Asked By: Dessie Dacosta | Last Updated: 26th March, 2021
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The differences are a little harder to lay down. We'll start with the elephant in the room: All Koolaburra boots are made in Australia. UGG boots are made in New Zealand and China, depending on which style you're purchasing.

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Correspondingly, what is Koolaburra UGG?

Deckers Brands has added a new member to the family—the “free-spirited, little sister” to the Ugg brand, Koolaburra by Ugg. Touted as a more affordable and fashion forward option than Ugg, Koolaburra by Ugg is officially launching this September with ten styles after its purchase and remodeling by Deckers Brands.

Similarly, are Koolaburra UGGs fake? I ordered these and got nervous due to the other reviews saying they're fake.. well, they are not fake. They are made by UGG as a more affordable boot, so they're not going to be as high of quality.

Similarly, are Koolaburra as warm as UGGs?

Think of it as if mama and daddy UGG had a baby, Koolaburra by UGG would be it. Made of soft suede on the outside and sheepskin and faux fur in the inside, these babies are hands down some of the softest, warmest, most comfortable boots I've ever owned.

Do you wear socks with Koolaburra by Ugg?

This means not wearing socks with your genuine, Australian made UGGs. Now, it may have been your first thought to wear socks with your UGGs to protect them from the brunt of your inevitably unpleasant foot odour. However, UGG boots were originally designed to be worn without socks for this reason.

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What does Koolaburra by UGG mean?

Koolaburra is a privately held American importer of authentic sheepskin footwear founded in 1991. In 2005, they lost a lawsuit with Deckers Outdoor Corporation about the use of the term "ug" in reference to Australian sheepskin boots. In 2015, Deckers Brands acquired the Koolaburra brand and now owns it.

How can I clean my Uggs?

ugg cleaner & conditioner
  1. Gently brush surface to remove dirt.
  2. Moisten surface with clean, damp sponge.
  3. Stuff boots with paper towels to maintain shape.
  4. Let boots dry naturally for 24 hours in a cool, ventilated area.
  5. Once dry, use suede brush and brush in a single direction to restore original appearance.

Do Uggs use real sheep wool?

No. UGG® believes mulesing is cruel and inhumane. UGG® requires that our suppliers certify that the sheepskin comes from sheep have not been mulesed. Further, UGG® will only accept Merino wool from Australia from certified non-mulesed or ceased-mulesed wool sourcing.

Who owns the Ugg brand?

Deckers Outdoor Corporation

Where do Uggs ship from?


All UGG items are shipped directly to the consumer from our warehouse in California. If you receive a product that has been shipped directly from another country – China, Vietnam etc.

What are Uggs made of?

The boots are typically made of twin-faced sheepskin with fleece on the inside, a tanned outer surface and a synthetic sole. The term "ugg boots" originated in Australia, initially for utilitarian footwear worn for warmth, and which were often worn by surfers during the 1960s.

Do Koolaburra boots fit like Uggs?

They are very true to size as she is an 8.5 and I bought her the 8. They were a little snug at first but they fit like a dream now. Highly recommend saving yourself some money and buying these equally as awesome Ugg boots by Koolaburra.

Are Amazon Uggs fake?

Yes they are real. Only authorized UGG dealers are allowed by Amazon to sell their products on Amazon.

Are Uggs made in Vietnam real?

UGG footwear are made all over the world. They have factories in China, Vietnam, Thailand, El Salvador, and even in the USA. When we receive our shipments from UGG, we will notice that they are from mixed factories.

Are Uggs Australia real?


“Marketing the brand as 'Ugg Australia' gives the impression that the product is Australian-owned and made completely with Australian sheepskin, despite it actually being made in China,” she said.

How many sheep are killed to make a pair of Uggs?

They endure all that cruelty just for a pair of boots. It's also considered “normal” in the Australian wool industry for approximately 3 million young lambs to die every spring.

Should you wear socks to bed?

Wearing socks in bed is the safest way to keep your feet warm overnight. Other methods such as rice socks, a hot water bottle, or a heating blanket may cause you to overheat or get burned. Sleep isn't the only benefit to wearing socks at night.

What is twin faced sheepskin?

Twin-face sheepskin is used in many of our core products. A piece of twin-face sheepskin has been treated on both the fleece side, and the skin side, providing the soft comfort UGG is famous for. Grade-A sheepskin is extremely dense and soft, which provides a more comfortable and durable material.

How do you wash sheepskin slippers?

Wash the sheepskin using a gentle brush and a mild detergent without submerging in water. (Removable Sheepskin Insoles can be machine washed on gentle cycle or hand wash using cold water and a mild detergent.) Air dry only. Keep away from direct heat.