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Dr. Martens Sale - Essential British Style

Doctor Martens have been such a massive part of British culture for the last 50 years that it’s hard to imagine street style without them. In fact, they’ve been a major part of almost all subcultures that have been defined by revolutionary ideas. Here’s a few things about one of Britain’s biggest fashion and political statements that you might not have known:

They were originally created by Dr Klaus Märtens in Munich after he suffered a skiing accident. He found that the boots he had were too uncomfortable, so he set out to create the ideal boots to help his recovery.

The shoes were originally marketed for the working class for around £2. They were initially a hit with factory workers, postmen and policemen who would spend hours on their feet. Because of their price and hardiness, they became popular with both the working class and the politically active.

Check out the KICKZ Dr. Martens sale for a piece of British fashion history at the best prices!