NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unveiling for the holiday season and following the UGG® brand's ninth consecutive appearance on Oprah's Favorite Things, UGG® (a division of Deckers Brands NYSE: DECK) launches the next generation of its Classic Boot – the Classic Slim™ Collection. With a slimmer, sleeker silhouette thanks to a 10mm Twinface shaft that still delivers the same legendary warmth and comfort consumers know and love; the collection is available in two heel height choices – a flat and a wedge – giving customers endless styling options and more occasions to wear with her everyday fashion.
Following the successful Italian-made Classic Luxe™ Collection that launched in August, the Classic Slim™ Collection's Kristin style will be available starting today on www.uggaustralia.com in celebration of Oprah's Favorite Things. Continue reading
"We're honored to celebrate the launch of our new UGG Slim Classic Collection with the news Oprah has made the Kristin boot one of her favorite things for 2015," said UGG® Global Marketing Director Nicks Ericsson. "Being a part of Oprah's list is a testament to the quality, craftsmanship and premium materials that make wearing UGG such a uniquely satisfying experience for our consumers."
From a picnic in the park, a weekend away or a night on the town, these boots are destined to be the go-to boot of everyone's fall wardrobe.
"Driven by insights we've uncovered from our customers, I can confidently say that our new Classic Slim Collection is the next evolution of the UGG Classic our customers have been waiting for," says Vice President and Creative Director Leah Larson. "We know our customers will always have a special place for their original Classic Boots but are ready for something fresh that can transition into more everyday wear. Our new Classic Slim delivers the same superior comfort and warmth of the original Classic boot, but with a sleeker silhouette to create this beautiful mash-up of UGG trusted DNA and modern style. I can't wait to finally see the boots on feet this holiday."
First introduced in 1978 to warm the feet of surfers after coming out of the water, the UGG® Classic boot has been a staple of people's wardrobe for almost 40 years for its unparalleled comfortable, relaxed fit and luxurious warmth as a result of using the world's finest selection of Twinface sheepskin. The latest iteration of the original Classic, Classic Slim™ offers the same legendary warmth and comfort of the original Classic but with added arch support featuring UGGpure™ that naturally wicks away moisture and helps promote comfort and stability for all day wear. The boot to wear for all occasions, Classic Slim™ remains flexible while also delivering increased traction and support thanks to the inclusion of Treadlite by UGG™, the brand's proprietary outsole compound.
The Classic Slim™ collection is available in two heel heights and four shaft heights including: the 12.5-inch tall Kara, the 9-inch short Amie, the 9-inch short Michelle, the 5.5-inch mini Kristin, the 5.5-inch mini Cory, and the 3.75-inch lace-up Bethany. Each new style is constructed with luxurious suede and Twinface sheepskin that have been pre-treated to provide protection and water repellency.
Supporting the launch of the new Classic Slim™, the brand has updated their home page to offer consumers up to the minute styling tips and looks for the season.
The Classic Slim™ Collection, including the Kristin, can be purchased on uggaustralia.com, in UGG® concept stores worldwide and at select retailers starting November 11th. To find an UGG® location near you, please visit http://www.uggaustralia.com/storelocator.
About The UGG® Brand
Founded in 1978 in California, the UGG® brand has built a reputation on luxury and comfort by using only the finest materials in the world, employing the highest standards of craftsmanship, and delivering new and innovative styles. The UGG® brand is recognized as a premium lifestyle brand with more than $1 billion in annual sales, offering men's, women's and kid's footwear as well as loungewear, outerwear, home products, cold weather accessories and handbags. The brand's concept and outlet stores offer the ultimate brand experience with 137 locations worldwide, including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. For more information, visit our website, www.uggaustralia.com. @UGGAustralia #ThisIsUGG
About Deckers Brands
Deckers Brands is a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories developed for both everyday casual lifestyle use and high performance activities. The company's portfolio of brands includes the UGG® brand, Teva®, Sanuk®, Ahnu®, and HOKA ONE ONE®. Deckers Brands products are sold in more than 50 countries and territories through select department and specialty stores, 142 company-owned and operated retail stores, and select online stores, including company-owned websites. Deckers Brands has a 40-year history of building niche footwear brands into lifestyle market leaders attracting millions of loyal consumers globally. For more information, please visit www.deckers.com
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