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Dr. Martens is the stuff of legends. It all began near Munich, Germany in 1945 when Dr. Klaus Maertens injured his foot in a skiing accident in the Bavarian Alps. To make walking easier during the healing process, he designed a shoe with an air-cushioned sole. Using old rubber tires, he constructed soles that had air trapped within closed compartments. He showed his prototype to his engineer/inventor friend, Dr. Herbert Funck, and together they decided to develop and produce the shoes. Not only did the shoe solve the doctor's immediate problem, but it also started to sell well in Germany. By 1959 the two decided that they needed a company to produce and distribute the shoes, then called Dr. Maertens, in other parts of the world. At first, many manufacturers rejected the concept of an air cushioned sole as a short-lived gimmick. However, the R. Griggs Group, located in the village of Wollaston in England, decided to go along with the idea by creating the first work boot with the revolutionary sole. On the first of April 1960, the first cherry red eight-eyelet work boot was produced and named 1460. To sell the brand name better in England, the name was anglicized to Dr. Martens. The range was branded AirWair and the rest is history.
Dr. Martens offers their signature contrast stitched, air-cushioned boot.
Fabulous shoes. I love them so much! They fit perfectly and did not hurt at all while working in the.Published 8 days ago by Rosemary Martin
really wanted these boots but after 2 different sizes i just gave up. They just didn't fit well. Went into local store and found a different Doc Marten style that fit better.Published 12 days ago by carrie
Docs always stretch out a little bit so I always get a half size smaller. When I first got these they gave me very painful blisters. Read morePublished 14 days ago by cheri
Love the shoes. Been pondering the purchase for less than a month and am happy I got them. I disagree that they will look great with everything, but they are amazing and will go... Read morePublished 23 days ago by BB
These are my first pair of Dr Martens...and they won't be my last. First of all, the color is gorgeous! Read morePublished 26 days ago by J. VanderPas