Dr. Martens 1460 8-Eye Boot - Big Kid - Black / White / Polka Dot
The Dr. Martens 1460 8-Eye Boot is durable enough for play and looks great on your feet! The classic 1460 8-Eye Boot rocks smooth Hydro leather uppers with a matte finish and allover polka dot print, lace closures for a secure fit, side zippers for easy on and off, flexible cemented sole construction with signature yellow welt stitching, and rubber outsoles for traction and stability. Available online at JourneysKidz.com!
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- Smooth leather upper made with Hydro, a PU-coated leather with a matte finish
- Allover polka dot print
- Breathable textile lining
- Lace closure offers a secure fit
- Side zipper closure for easy on and off
- Classic heel pull loop
- Flexible cemented sole construction with signature yellow welt stitch
- Durable rubber outsole delivers traction and stability
When the Dr. Martens boot first catapulted from a working-class essential to a countercultural icon back in the 1960s, the world was pre-internet, pre-MTV, pre-CD, pre-mp3s, pre-mobile phones… hey, they’d only just invented the teenager. In the years before the boot’s birthday, April 1, 1960; kids just looked like tribute acts to their parents, younger but the same. Rebellion was only just on the agenda for some - for most kids of the day, starved of music, fashion, art and choice, it was not even an option. But then an unlikely union of two kindred spirits in distinctly different countries ignited a phenomenon.
In Munich, Germany, Dr. Klaus Maertens had a garage full of inventions, including a shoe sole almost literally made of air; in Northampton, England, the Griggs family had a history of making quality footwear and their heads were full of ideas. They met, like a classic band audition, through an advert in the classified pages of a magazine. A marriage was born, an icon conceived of innovation and self-expression.
Together they took risks.
They jointly created a boot that defined comfort but was practical, hard-wearing and a design classic. At first, like some viral infection, the so-called 1460 stooped near to the ground, kept a low profile, a quiet revolution. But then something incredible started to happen. The postmen, factory workers and transport unions who had initially bought the boot by the thousand, were joined by rejects, outcasts and rebels from the fringes of society.
At first, it was the working-classes; before long it was the masses.
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