Textile binding made from 100% recycled polyester fibers. All my UGG are 100% AUTHENTIC, BRAND NEW AND NEVER BEEN WORN. This does not effect the look in anyway. Some of my boots are brand new right out of the box, overstock, previous seasons, closeouts or pre-production models. My items are 100% Authentic hand picked by myself at the UGG parent company (Deckers Outdoor Corporation) and Ugg store.Please do ask questions if you are not sure before purchasing the items. Please note that my products are authentic from UGG distributor.