Size and fit

The UGG Cali Sneaker Low is found in men’s sizes. It has a leather upper that provides a sturdy feel, while its low collar allows unrestricted ankle movement. The lace-up front tightens or loosens the fit according to one’s comfort.   

UGG Cali Sneaker Low Style

With its classic appeal, the low-top UGG Cali Sneaker Low goes well with a variety of casual looks. Jeans, ankle pants, chinos, and shorts will match the shoe’s sophisticated flair. Complete the look with a shirt, t-shirt, or sweatshirt, and one would appear laidback yet stylish.

Because of its sports-inspired silhouette, this model would also pair well with athletic attire or athleisure wear. Jogging pants, tracksuits, and more will show off its edgy appearance. With its simple yet timeless appearance, this sneaker offers many styling options, ideal for everyday wear.

Notable Features

A full-grain leather upper lends a classic flair to the UGG Cali Sneaker Low. It also has a suede mudguard that adds another elegant touch, while at the same time making the shoe more durable. Flat cotton laces make up the shoe’s lace-up closure. It has a rounded toe design that coincides with the sneaker’s graceful approach.

This shoe is made with the brand’s characteristic California construction, with carefully stitched details and a barefoot-like feel. Perforated lamb leather makes up the sneaker’s lining, providing ventilation. The insole’s lining is also made up of leather. Completing the timeless appeal is the UGG label, which is found on the tongue.

UGG Cali Sneaker Low History

Australian surfer Brian Smith, along with Doug Jensen, founded UGG in 1978 in Southern California. Smith's Australian roots made him passionate about sheepskin, in particular, the cleats that are known as uggs in his native country. This type of footwear was popular among surfers and was used primarily for warmth. During the company's first season, it sold 28 pairs of the cleats.

International attention came in 1994 when the U.S. Olympic team wore the brand's cleats. A year later, Deckers Brands acquired the business and decided to expand it even more. Today, UGG operates as a division of Deckers. The parent company was also responsible for the emergence of UGG cleats as trendy footwear among well-known people. Deckers promoted UGG as a brand of high fashion, employing celebrities to endorse the shoes.

Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Kate Hudson, and many more were seen wearing the brand’s cleats. Ever since then, UGG has been at the forefront of the lifestyle footwear category, moving beyond the eponymous shoes to experiment with many different styles. Its first flagship store was opened in Soho, New York City, with many more shops all over the world. 

The brand is not just highly popular for its UGG cleats, either, as such shoes as the UGG Cali Sneaker Low signals the company’s fashion-forward aspirations. This model is a nod to the 1970s skate culture of California, featuring a premium leather upper with a classic skate shoe silhouette. The retro look is combined with innovative features, elevating the sneaker for today’s modern lifestyle.

Additional Info

  • The outsole is made with Treadlite by UGG technology, which makes it more durable and responsive.
  • Built-In arch support is provided by the shoe's insole, which has the enerG Comfort System. It also has an additional layer of open-cell PU foam, giving the sneaker breathable cushioning that is also moisture-wicking and anti-microbial.


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