Necessity is the mother of invention. In 1978, Australian surfer Brian Smith needed something to keep his feet warm between surfing the waves. He discovered that sheepskin naturally kept his feet cool, dry and warm at the same time. The UGG Australia Classic boot was born. UGG Australia may have started out as a surfer's solution, but the brand phenomenon now outfits men, women and children with distinct style perfect for casual days or the runway. Shop Dillards.com for the essential men's or women's UGG Australia Classic Short, the cozy men's UGG Australia Ascot slipper and the versatile women's or girl's UGG Australia Classic Tall or Bailey Button styles. Beyond their iconic lines, UGG Australia delivers city ready sneakers, sandals, clogs and loafers.