It wasn’t long ago that UGG’s handbags were mostly candy-colored, fuzzy shearling puffballs, but just like the company’s boots, its bags have undergone quite the sophisticated makeover in the past year. These are not your daughter’s UGGs.
You can now get UGG boots that are just as attractive as their price tags would indicate, and the handbags aren’t half bad themselves. The UGG Australian Metropolitan Convertible Hobo is a great example of the image rehabilitation the brand has undertaken since its shearling boots gained their initial popularity, and UGG clearly wants to appeal to a wider audience than just late-rising college girls.
If your fall wardrobe tends to drift toward browns and greys instead of black, then this bag is a perfect alternative to your average brown leather hobo. The burgundy undertones give the design a richness that it might not have otherwise, and it’s just red enough to spice up an outfit if your personal style tends to be conservative or neutral. Plus, for a large leather bag, the price can hardly be beat. Buy through Bloomingdale’s for $298.