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Dr Martens

14/03/2015

Doctor in the house (Dr Martens)

IT IS almost impossible to improve on perfection, I am a living example of that, not only did they break the mould, they knocked the whole factory down. But enough about my wonderful self, and more about this work of what must be seen as ‘The Icon’ of boots. Especially on these shores.   To what am I referring? Well, Dr Martens boots and footwear and somehow the unthinkable has happened, the British boot manufacturer that launched a thousands fashion styles and fights, has actually improved on the original air-cushioned... Read More

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Brutus x Dr Martens: Oh Yes They Did!

Brutus x Dr Martens Collab: Two of the most flat-out iconic labels of hard man fashion have joined forces in this g plaid button down shirt. Since the 1960’s both brands have enjoyed cult followings from a variety of image obsessed youth movements. This collaboration seemed like a natural progression, as our staple Trimfit shirts have been paired with their iconic boots throughout generations. Solidifying a true collab, Brutus calls up DM’ famous oxblood “cherry” uppers and yellow stitching for the colour way. Dr. Martens and fellow UK-brand Brutus have... Read More

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Doc Martens: Worn In Collection AW11

Doc Martens First things first, look out for the new Doc Martens. If you’ve ever tried to wear-in a pair then you’ll know that this is a very difficult indeed. So to remedy that, there’s a new Worn In collection launching in AW11 which means that the hard work has already been done for you.  Dr. Martens have just presented their SS12 men’s collection at the Bread & Butter fare in Berlin. It seems that Dr. Martens are planning on remaining hip for quite some time to come. In an... Read More

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Brand Focus : Dr Martens – Made in England

Dr Martens – Klaus Märtens was a doctor in the German army during World War II. While on leave in 1945, he injured his ankle while skiing in the Bavarian Alps. He found that his standard-issue army boots were too uncomfortable on his injured foot. While recuperating, he designed improvements to the boots, with soft leather and air-padded soles. When the war ended and some Germans looted valuables from their own cities, Märtens took leather from a cobbler’s shop. With that leather he made himself a pair of boots with... Read More