Why Is The Whole World Suddenly So Obsessed With Mini Ugg Boots?

TikTok is full of them and even Cher is wearing them. What's going on?

Emily Ratajkowski wearing Mini Ugg Boots

by Natalie Hammond |

First it was Crocs, then clogs, now everyone is obsessed with a new, old shoe: Uggs. But not just any Uggs. According to, well, the entire internet, the only way forward is the brand's mini boots, the kind that are sliced just above the ankle, and they've found a firm footing in the wardrobes of Gen Z.

Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls, Emily Ratajkowski, Irina Shayk, Kaia Gerber, all own a pair (or several) of the Classic Ultra Mini Boots, and tend to wear them with off-duty outfits like fleeces, leggings and tennis socks on the juice run every morning. But don't think for a second that this is a trend limited to teenagers and twenty-somethings.

Kendall Jenner wearing Uggs
Kendall Jenner ©Getty

Ugg's latest ambassador is Cher - and what pair of boots is she wearing in the promotional material? The Classic Mini II Boots. That's right - if we could turn back time, we would have bought a much shorter pair instead of the almost knee-length styles that were popular in the early Noughties.

Although TikTok, naturally, has a solution. When @emkeen3 was gifted a longer pair of boots for Christmas, she did the sensible thing, slicing them off at the ankle to make an instant pair of minis (she rather cleverly unpicked the ribbon at the top and reattached it once she was done for a surprisingly neat finish).

If, however, DIY isn't your strong suit, several pairs of minis are in the sale now. On your marks...

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SHOP: The Best Mini Ugg Boots

Classic Ultra Mini Boot, WAS £125 NOW £110.99
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Classic Ultra Mini Logo Boot, WAS £125 NOW £111.99
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Classic Ultra Mini Boot, £125
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Classic Ultra Mini Leather Boot, £135
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Essential Mini II Boot, WAS £145 NOW £103.99
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Classic Mini II Boot, £145
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Classic Mini II Boot, WAS £145 NOW £129.99
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Classic Mini II Boot, £145
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