Doc Martens: 50 Years of Butt-Kicking Style

Dr. Martens: 50 Years of Fashion
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Standard-Issue Subculture
It's no coincidence that a boot fashioned after a 1940s German army boot would become a skinhead favorite. In the 1980s, before the shoe was embraced by the American grunge culture, Dr. Martens were best known as the footwear of choice among neo-Nazis and other militaristic subcultures.

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