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Miss Australia To Wear High Heel Uggs to Compete in Miss Universe

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Check out the national costume that Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell is due to wear at the Miss Universe pageant next month in Las Vegas—yes those are high-heeled Ugg boots.

The look is comprised of a one-piece swimsuit painted in an aboriginal pattern, a lambswool shrug, and a gigantic floor-length rainbow skirt. Campbell loves it, she says. She (rightly) calls it "incredible."

The Australian media, however, has widely panned the look, calling it a "national joke" and a "travesty."

"She's bang on trend with the shrug and boots. Shearling is very hot right now, but the skirt looks like it was made for a flamenco dancer from discount fabric bin scraps," said Clare Maclean, the fashion features editor of Australian Grazia.

What do you think of Miss Australia's competition outfit? Let's put it to a vote, shall we? And don't forget about the high-heel Uggs.

Poll results

· Miss Australia's national costume is a travesty [Telegraph]
· Other stuff to vote on [Racked]