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Dr Martens Air Wair With Bouncing Soles

Updated on February 8, 2013

To Paris, San Francisco and to my Wedding - always in Dr Martens

They are my favorite foot wear, I have lived in my boots since I was 15 years old.

I have even shook hands with "Madame le President" Chirac in 1998 at Musée d'Orsay opening in Paris, where one of my early installations was exhibited, wearing a pair of 9-eye black and shiny Dr. Martens.

I also want to tell you that for my wedding three years ago, I was wearing a special edition pair of Silver Dr. Martens with white satin laces! Before the wedding, when getting really stressed about the sartorial issues, my husband-to-be gave me the pair as a present. How could I have faced the most important day of my life without the pair of shoes I most love and rely upon.

With this I want to say that Dr. Martens are a real passe-partout! Real classic footwear for both men and the ladies. I must also say that I do adore high heels, but when it comes wearing them I often opt out to one of my many favourite pairs of my Doc's.

You can find almost any colour or pattern to fit any occasion. Another of my keenest memories was a walk up to the Haight Ashbury from the Commercial Center of San Francisco in my flower patterned DM's.

And to pair with any haute couture design, Yohji Yamamoto has recently collaborated with Dr Martens, designing a wonderful series for the old classic with total street creds!

Dr. Martens Wonder Balsam - indispensible!

Dr Martens classic advert

Joey, Kurt and Sid in celestial DMs

Doc Martens TV commercial

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    • danniblaze profile image

      danniblaze 6 years ago

      I love these shoes. I got some for Christmas and everyone always comments on them.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      @anonymous: as if programmed to self-destruct

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I bought this shoe in London in 2009. Today the sole is crumbling, melting, for no reason.

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      Trendblazers 6 years ago

      I love DM's alothugh I haven't worn a pair for years - I used to have them onboard when I was a teenager survivng on "Nirvanna" and Henrix" LOVE LOVE LOVE this lens - memories!

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      Moe Wood 7 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      I've always wanted a pair of red ones.

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      pubspy 7 years ago

      I just took mine off.

      Ox-blood and comfortable as anything you could ever buy.

      had my first pair 1970.

      Hate to get them dirty. Great Lens, thanks

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      This reminds me of the patent leather Doc Martins boots for which I have had a hankering. Happy to hear that you wear your Docs with suits. Great post!

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      Mary 8 years ago from Chicago area

      Have a proud history with Docs, although haven't worn them in a while. 5***** and rolling to

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      PattB LM 9 years ago

      Hi Maria, Thanks for introducing me to Dr Martens, and for following me back on Twitter! Hope you like my hassle-free stress relief ideas! Pat

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      ElizabethJeanAl 9 years ago

      Welcome to The Totally Awesome Lenses Group.