Tuesday, April 9, 2013

My Splurge: UGG® Australia Dakota Moccasins

Happy Tuesday!

I know I always complain about the weather, but this time it's actually connected to today's post, haha! ;)
On Monday, it was freezing... today it was just right... tomorrow it's gonna be hot -- sometimes I don't know which shoes to wear, do I go for boots or ballet flats or sandals? Frustrating, right?! Now, this is where my moccasins come in the picture...


If you've been reading my blog posts for a while now, you probably remember how much I love bargains... but a few months ago, I finally caved and spent $100 on these babies:


I was debating whether I should just spend my hundred bucks on clothes or on these shoes... and obviously, this choice won, haha! ;)


So beautiful! I'm in love! ;)

Color-saturated suedes with leather-lace detailing, the Dakota is moccasin-inspired style meets the iconic comfort of UGG® slippers. A soothing sheepskin lining lends breathable warmth without heat, while a molded-rubber outsole delivers whisperweight durability for indoor/outdoor, all-day wear.


These shoes are quite possibly the most luxurious ones I own -- it's so well-made, I was so impressed!

I got them in size 6 -- they were tight at first, but it expands to mold into the shape of your feet.
I was on the verge of exchanging them for a size 7 because they were tight, but I read that if you get it a size bigger, it's gonna end up too loose since it expands anyway -- thank goodness I read that review because otherwise I would now have loose moccasins, haha!
So yup, just wanted to share that little tidbit with you guys. :)


The inside is lined with genuine sheepskin -- so soft and so luxurious!

Their sheepskin sock liner is breathable and it naturally wicks away moisture, keeping feet dry.
I love how it keeps my feet warm, while still keeping it dry -- that's why it's the perfect pair of shoes for in between weather! :)


The stitching is really excellent, as you can see above.
They also feature a leather lace and bow detail.


The UGG® logo is embossed using lateral heat -- I love how it's subtly there.


It also has a molded gum rubber bottom... not exactly sure what that means (haha!), but I am amazed at this sole -- they never seem to get dirty! The toe area has some scuffs, but the sole is still clean! I don't know if it means there's not much dirt where I walk or if it's really meant to be like that, but I am just amazed, haha! ;)

Color: Chestnut

One last thing I love about these moccasins: they pretty much go with anything!
Above is a snap of me wearing them with black leggings. :)

At $100, it may be pricey, but they're UGG®s and they are so worth it!
I actually want to get another pair in black and maybe pewter -- there are 9 colors to choose from! ;)

What do you guys think? 
Do you own a pair of UGG® moccasins or boots?

I hope you are all having a lovely week!

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61 comments:

  1. I own an embarrassing amount of Uggs, and I love every pair. It is the one thing that makes me not hate cold weather so much. I think it was a great investment (plus, they are super cute).

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    1. yes, definitely a great investment! :D

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  2. Son preciosos y calentitos!!!
    Saludos
    http://judithbysucre.blogspot.com.es

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  3. Hi dear, how are you? These look so cozy and comfortable, I could live in a pair!

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    1. i am doing well, thanks for asking! :)

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  4. Thank you for visiting my blog, I love your mocasines are beautiful kisses

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    1. you're welcome! thanks for stopping by too! :)

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  5. They look absolutely adorable on you, Mimi! :)

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  6. Beautiful shoes!!!!
    Have a nice day, dear!!

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  7. Love these!! Uggs are so worth the money because they will last for so long!

    Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

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  8. wow!!!
    great shoes!!
    looking comfy!

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  9. They look very comfortable . :)

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  10. OMG!! mimi i've been looking at these! thanks for the great review now that you've reviewed them so highly i might just have to get them haha :p they look so cute on you!

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    1. you're welcome, lisa! and aww, thank you! :D

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  11. They'll be worth the money as I'm sure you'll get a lot of wear out of these shoes!

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  12. So Cute! I want a pair now LOL

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  13. Ooh those look really nice and comfy!

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  14. These are way better than the boots, they look comfy. XOXO

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    1. yeah, i like these way more than the boots. ;)

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  15. They look great and so soft. I bought a pair of UGG boots a few years ago and only wore them a couple times. I looked for them this past winter and I have no idea where I placed them at.

    Tracy

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    1. oh no! i hope you find them for next winter! :)

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  16. Comfy! I like these more than the regular boots xx

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  17. They are SO comfy, definitely worth the investment!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  18. LOVE these, i need those, look so comfy:) if you love fashion, healthy life-style, and inspirational photos
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    XO

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  19. Hi Lovely, thanks for your kind visit! Happy Friday!

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  20. nice shoes ;)


    great blog ! Would you like to follow each other ?

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  21. good slippers are priceless!

    Jessica
    http://www.jumpintopuddles.com

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  22. Hi! Those loafers look incredibly warm and super soft! I have a pair of ugg boots too and I can swear they are the most comfortable shoe ever ♥
    Have a nice weekend!

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  23. love these shoes!!!
    kisses

    http://lestyledelapetiteblonde.blogspot.com.es/

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  24. Those look sooooo comfy. I am jelly. Love them. :)

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  25. 1. is this wearable in harsh weather? (e.g. if the floor is gna be covered w/ a thin layer of ice, it's gna be quite slippery)
    2. do you wear this with/without socks?

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