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The UGG Alix is a women’s exclusive silhouette that has sizes ranging from 5 to 12. Some reviewers found the length somewhat smaller compared to other UGGs so going up a half size might do the trick. There is no problem with width as the fit is easily adjustable due to the three Velcro straps that run across the sneaker.
Men who think the design is fabulous and want to give it a go should go up by two full sizes. (Normally, this should be a size and a half, but since the shoe reportedly runs small, two sizes up might be best).
Sunny weather or no, the UGG Alix hook-and-loop sneaker will help you put your best foot forward. The shoe has a versatile look that can be dressed up or down. Pair the black colorway with a slouchy top in a metallic colorway (the metallic hue will elevate your style from casual to a more formal look) and dress pants for a first date. Top off with a tote and you’re ready to go.
You can match the white Alix sneaker with a Merino sweater in blue, blue jeans, and a tweed bomber jacket. Don’t forget your sunglasses.
Aside from the shoe’s obvious good looks and premium full-grain leather fabric, the UGG Alix is also one impressive footwear when it comes to comfort. The shoe contains a memory footbed cushioned with PORON and EVA. These mold to the feet for all-day comfort and shock absorbency.
UGG is an American company founded in California in 1978 by Doug Jensen and Brian Smith. The company is particularly known for its signature sheepskin cleats. From their “Classic” style cleats, the brand has expanded to include other types of footwear along with clothing, accessories, and home products.
In the first season since the company’s founding, UGG only sold 28 pairs of cleats. However, sales steadily grew, especially after the 1994 Winter Olympics when the US team wore their cleats to the competition. In the mid-2000s, the company opened their first international store, and it has been success after success ever since. The brand’s appearance on one Oprah Winfrey’s show (where Oprah bought 350 pairs for her audience and staff) also helped boost sales and bring awareness about UGG’s casual shoes.
From humble beginnings, UGG is now one of the most sought-after footwear in popular culture with celebrities and fashion figures seen marketing and wearing the brand. And it’s no wonder, if the UGG Alix, a sneaker for women, is anything to go by. The 90s-inspired silhouette features exceptional attention to detail and flawless craftsmanship. The hook-and-loops give off a youthful look that is elegant at the same time.
- The UGG Alix features a leather lining, butt-seam and sidewall detailing, and a molded rubber outsole.