“We’re not really here for anything in particular, we’re just here to look for the sales and enjoy the time together,” said one woman. “It’s just the atmosphere, the fact you actually get to be with people and experience it all together.”
Standing in a line outside the Ugg store, a father, mother and grade school-aged daughter waited their turn to go inside and buy the furry, clunky, popular boots.
Why not buy them online?
“I wanted to come out,” said the girl.” They’re comfy to me.”
Her mother echoed the sentiment: “It comes once a year, and we love to have a little different experience in shopping.”
The father was asked if he was aware of the “Up to 40 percent off” sign in the window.
“It doesn’t really matter,” he smiled. “Daddy’s gonna get stuck with the bill, no matter what.”
Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others.