Let me take you back in time for a moment: Fourteen-year-old me stands in the bleachers at a high school football game on a fall night wearing black leggings, a big sweatshirt, and UGGs, aka the universal teen girl uniform of the time.
Needless to say, I’ve always been a big fan of UGG boots. Even when people called them unstylish, I would secretly wear my old, beat-up slippers or boots in the comfort of my home and when running quick errands—they’re just so darn snuggly.
So when UGG minis made their recent comeback, I was thrilled for both nostalgia and comfort reasons—that is, until I was reminded of the price tag. As much as I loved how adorable and stylish they looked on everyone on TikTok, I wasn’t willing to drop $150 on a pair of boots I’d mostly wear on my 10-minute morning walk to yoga.
But, I still wanted to get in on the look, which led me to Beach by Matisse Breckenridge Platform Ankle Boot, aka the perfect UGG minis dupe f