Dr Marten’s ol’school classics

From the distinctive hang tab at the heel to the yellow stitching along the sole, this Unisex 10 Eye Steel Toe Boot is unmistakably Dr. Martens through and through.

My first pair lasted a decade, thanks to the tough Goodyear welt construction and the deceptively supple leather upper, whichcovers a tough steel toe cap to protect your toes.

The fine haircell leather is of the highest quality, making for a quality boot, no matter what your line of work or choice of pastime. I bought these to replace an identical pair that I’ve been wearing for ten years.

I got the old ones in Prague, and they were made in England. This new pair was made in China.

They have changed… mostly for the good and only one problem.

 There is now more toe room, which I like. However, both heel pads were ill fitted and loose. I had to trim them and stick them back in with super glue.

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I’m starting to really break them in now and I think I’ll love them for years to come. They provide good ankle support and keep my feet warm.

Buyer beware that these boots come very very stiff, and take time to break in. If you try to wear them too long when you first get them, they will most definitely wear blisters on your feet.

Break them in slowly and you’ll have a wonderfully comfortable pair of boots to last a long time.