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A Cool Visual History of the Dr Martens Boot

While they haven’t had much common ground over the decades, skinheads, punks, mods and grunge kids alike can agree on one thing: the brilliance of the Dr Marten boot.
Having trampled through the decades, becoming an iconic symbol for numerous subcultures, it’s arguably been just as important to pop culture and music as it has been to fashion, selling over 100m pairs in the process…
So come with us as we take a quick visual recap of this storied fashion piece.

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