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Health warning over 'Ugg-style' boots


During the winter months, for many the solution to keeping their feet warm has been to slip into a pair of Ugg boots - as worn by countless celebrities.

But now leading podiatrists and chiropodists are warning that imitation, Ugg-style boots could be bad for your feet.

UGG Australia says its boots are "made with the finest materials and designed with the utmost care and attention to detail" including "structured heel counters" for "substantial support". The company is urging people to beware of copies.

Foot specialist, Emma Supple and the Sun newspaper's Associate Fashion Editor, Toni Jones discuss whether women are putting fashion and warmth ahead of foot health.


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