Blog: Leonie BarrieAn Ugg-ly tale

Leonie Barrie | 18 February 2004

A battle is raging between a thriving Australian cottage industry and a giant US business over this year’s must-have fashion footwear. Caught in the middle are Uggs, the once dowdy sheepskin boots now worn by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Moss, the registered trademark for which belongs to Deckers Outdoor Corporation. And it is determined to protect its investment.

There's no business like shoe business


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