Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed (that’s four-to-five-star reviews and lots of ’em) products and single out the most convincing. While we’ve written about the best winter boots, plus the best cozy slippers for men and women, cozy fur-lined Uggs in particular remain a hyperpopular, if polarizing, footwear choice for winter.
Yes, a lot of people hate Uggs, but a lot of people love them, too, and with so many different kinds of Uggs to know about (and so many of them readily available on Amazon) we felt our duty to explore the subject. Here, the Uggs for men that have won over even the most reluctant shoppers, and others that have become a “buy in bulk” necessity.
The Best Traditional Ugg Boot
4.4 stars, 261 reviews
“I have a weird obsession with quality clothing. Red Wing Iron Rangers, Pendleton wool shirts … God, I sound like a prick. These are right up there with them. I wear them around the house mostly as slippers, lounging around, and for light activity. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but they are my favorite purchase I’ve made in a LONG time. Maybe it’s because I never knew I needed them, maybe it’s because they were such a surprise. I don’t know, but I’m glad I got drunk on bourbon and bought these.”
The Best Ugg Snow Boot
4.7 stars, 202 reviews
“These are the best boots I’ve ever had. We went to Canada for skiing and I used them through the day in snow and my feet were always warm and dry. They’re not cheap and I was hesitating on them, but now that I’ve experienced the quality I’m glad I bought them.”
The Best Ugg Chukka Boot
4.7 stars, 467 reviews
“These are amazing!! I used to never understand the obsession with Ugg boots, but after owning a pair, I completely understand. These are extremely comfortable and the softest things on Earth. They are so soft that I even wear them in my house, when I am not going anywhere. Just as something to keep my feet warm and comfortable.”
The Best Ugg Moccasins
4.3 stars, 477 reviews
“This is my fourth or fifth pair of these Olsens. I wear them all day everyday. Inside and out. Once you reach the state of wearing slippers all the time it is difficult to go back to anything else. The insole has come detached on an old pair, and they really only last me a year because I wear them pretty hard.”
The Best Ugg Loafer Slippers
4.4 stars, 1,946 reviews
“Very sturdy slipper made of supple leather. They perfectly support my arches and I love the rich color. Nice workmanship on the seams and obvious attention to detail. The thick plush fleece engulfs your feet and is so comfortable it is like getting a massage. Love the quality of these slippers. They are exactly what I did not know that I needed. First slippers in 20 years and by far the nicest slippers I have ever owned or wore. They’re versatile and I love that I can go to the garage, the yard, the store, or just the living room without fear of ruining them. The style is simple and elegant for a men’s slipper. I felt relief in both my feet and hips. I look forward to wearing them for a long time.”
The Best Ugg Slip-On Slippers
4.5 stars, 748 reviews
“I love these!!! My original purchase was a gift from Nordstrom and I literally wore through them so I purchased another pair and at the same time I purchased a pair for my friend for his birthday and now he literally wears them everywhere. Very comfortable and very good quality and nice enough to wear outside the house in some settings.”
The Best Thick-Sole Ugg Slippers
4.4 stars, 209 reviews
“I bought these slippers based on the high reviews that they were given on Amazon and other sites. These slippers did not disappoint. My feet are incredibly warm and snug. They do have a stiff sole, but that is exactly what I was looking for. Very comfortable overall. Just disappointed that they don’t work for the corporate office environment, otherwise these would never come off my feet.”
The Best Stretch-Fit Ugg Slippers
4.7 stars, 286 review
“Oh come on already!!! Just get them! I used to rock my regular Uggs around the house as ‘slippers’ but often overheated. These are the perfect solution! Comfy feet, but I don’t overheat! Some people say the bottoms wear out quickly … Probably because they are slippers … Yes the bottoms are thin and I could see them not last long if you wore them to class, or around town. Around the house/apartment these things are heaven for my feet. Even holding up for some quick outside adventures around my place.”
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