The transformation (Image: @abbyj420/@.emia/TikTok)
Lockdown makes individuals do the strangest issues.
The newest development on TikTok proves this.
Folks on the platform are chopping up their outdated Ugg boots – which retail for round £160 – and turning them into slippers.
Maybe the weirdest a part of it’s that Ugg boots are generally worn as slippers anyway… so we don’t totally perceive the purpose of hacking into the dear shoe.
What’s extra, if individuals don’t just like the excessive boot design, Ugg presents a slipper type as effectively.
Tutorials present customers tips on how to do it (Image: @abbyj420/TikTok)
Folks say they’re upcycling their boots (Image: @carley.crosby/TikTok)
Nonetheless, some individuals say they’re upcycling their boots, relatively than throwing them away.
The development seems to have began again in October 2020, when people began sharing tutorials on tips on how to snip the seams on Uggs to take away the surplus cloth and to show the lined winter sneakers into slippers.
A person on the platform referred to as @abbyj420 defined in a tutorial that she determined to upcycle her 7-year-old Ugg boots as a result of they had been ‘every kind of jacked up,’ and she or he didn’t need to throw them away.
New slippers (Image: @.emia/TikTok)
With most of us staying at residence greater than ever earlier than, slippers are more likely to be the footwear we’re sporting probably the most in the meanwhile.
However TikTokkers aren’t stopping there. They’ve additionally been chopping the winter boots into shorter ones that resemble the superstar favorite – the Ugg Traditional Extremely Mini type, which the model introduced out in August 2020 for £125.
Metro.co.uk have reached out to Ugg to touch upon the development and are awaiting a response, though we anticipate they’ll say one thing alongside the traces of: ‘please cease chopping up our boots’.
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