Dr. Martens 1460 8-Eye Cosmic Embroidered Boot - Black
Shoot for the stars with the new 1460 8-Eye Cosmic Embroidered Boot from Dr. Martens! These celestial boots feature supple Sendal leather uppers with cosmic embroidery inspired by the elements, 8-eye lace closures for a secure fit, and Doc's Goodyear®-welted Original outsole for flexible traction. Available online at Journeys.com!
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- Supple leather upper made with Sendal, a semi-aniline nappa leather with a smooth, full-grain finish
- Cosmic embroidery and star studding inspired by the elements
- 8-eye lace closure offers a secure fit
- Heel pull loop for easy on
- Goodyear® welt construction with signature yellow stitching sews and seals the upper and sole together at 700°C for maximum durability
- Doc's Original outsole delivers flexible traction
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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