When I first met my boyfriend he was wearing pristine white Adidas sneakers. I punched him in the shoulder and said, “Hey, what’s up with your shoes?” He asked me what I meant. “I’ve never seen shoes that clean,” I said. “I don’t trust people with shoes that clean.” He pointed at a tiny smear… More »
Think Gen-Xers and nostalgic hipsters are the only ones wearing Dr. Martens these days? Apparently, they’re the uniform—quite literally—of a certain group of U.K. professionals. The cult-classic company has just started making shoes for the country’s post men (or post women; post people). The navy lace-ups come with a nifty “Royal Mail” imprinted on the… More »
Doc Martens are the ultimate iconic grunge boots. From neon pink to army fatigue, we’ve seen many a color and print variation over the years, some better than others. But we’re truly stoked for the latest incarnations in floral and tweed created by equally iconic Japanese designer, Yohji Yamamoto. Our favorite from the collection, which… More »
Above, clockwise: The Original Cherry-Red Eight-Eyelet 1460 Work Boot; Sean John’s Interpretation; Vivienne Westwood’s Fishnet-Decorated Version; And Lulu Guinness’s Purple Painted Pair.
While cleaning out her closet, my sister found her beloved pair of sparkly gold Dr. Martens from high school. She wore them that night, just another sign that the brand is making… More »