True Lil Wayne followers will know that the rapper has been carrying Uggs for years, properly earlier than their stylish resurgence. A Google deep dive confirms his ongoing penchant for the snuggly shearling-lined boots: he’s been noticed sitting courtside in pink and zebra-printed or white and shaggy Uggs. He even wore a neon inexperienced pair of Ugg-like moonboots in Drake’s 2011 music video for “The Motto.” However for his efficiency on the Little Caesars Area in Detroit, Michigan, final night time, Lil Wayne upped the ante on his comfortable Ugg obsession by carrying his most daring pair but.
For his set on the WJBL Massive Present, the rapper selected a layered Ugg boot by Y/Undertaking, the experimental Paris-based model that memorably reworked the traditional shearling footwear. One will finest keep in mind their current thigh-high Uggs, whereas some with dramatic slouching and humongous proportions have been worn by Rihanna and Estonian rapper Tommy Money. Lil Wayne’s model got here with three exaggerated folds, each lined with shearling. Lil Wayne didn’t cease there, although: he matched them with a shearling-lined hat, after which styled his equipment with a light-weight blue hoodie and zebra-printed denims.
Does this imply traditional Uggs are on the outs and the extra runway-ready kinds are coming in? Maybe so, however at over $1,000 a pop, you’d must have Lil Wayne–degree dedication to make the leap.