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Dr Marten Boots

Dr Marten's were the favoured boots of the Skinhead and Bootboy movements. Dr Martens now come in many styles but the best, in my opinion, were 'cherry red' eight or ten hole. Airwair (that is eight or ten eyelets each side of the boot) occasionally could be found in eleven holes if you were lucky. The early versions were tan, but rub a tin of polish in and they soon changed to that favoured oxblood/cherry red) Dr Marten boots were best worn with coloured laces. Most popular was red or yellow, but other colours were also worn. Hawkins Astronauts were also very smart in a deep oxblood colour.


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Dr Marten Boots Last post by culnara
22 December 2016

Do You Remember Dr Marten Boots?

Do You Remember Dr Marten Boots?

  • Anonymous user
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    I never really liked Dr Martens Boots...too clunky for my taste. I thought their sandals that were popular a few years ago were hideous. But some of these colorful ones I like. They fall into the clothes as fun category.
  • Anonymous user
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    Doctor martens made that shoe specially for self use due to an injury in war but now a days its become popular in the fashion world. Dr Martens Boots
  • Anonymous user
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    In the early seventies my mum took us to get new shoes for school and my 2 older brothers got Doc Martens. I wanted the same but they didn't come in my size so I got a pair of Major Domos instead. They were known somewhat disparagingly as "Mothercare Martens" I loved them though. They were ox blood red and we used to spend ages polishing them.
  • Anonymous user
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    I had black Dr Marten shoes for school in year 5 when they were at the hight of their popularity.
  • AnythingButOrdinary7
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    When I was little I had a pair of Sr Marten's that were black with flowers on, looking back, Dr Maren's are horrible!