How To Wear Doc Martens

Lately, there have been a lot of people wondering how to wear Doc Martens. Just hearing the name brings back memories of a time when grunge was the rage and all the cool kids were wearing boots. Although the brand comes in a wide variety of men's and women's styles, the classic Doc Martens 1460 boot is the best known. In the last year, there's been a resurgence of popularity for the iconic shoe that was popularized by artists like Sid Vicious, Kurt Cobain and Eddie Vedder. If the question is how to wear Doc Martens without looking like you're lost in 1995, then here are a few ideas for updating the style.

  1. In the 90s, Doc Martens were usually partnered with ripped jeans. Today, jeans sans holes still make a smart statement when paired with the classic boot. Wear Doc Martens boots with straight leg jeans in a dark wash for a more up-to-date style.
  2. Flannel shirts were the ultimate in grunge style, but might not be the best choice for today. Instead, try a long-sleeved, collared shirt in a single color tucked into jeans. Doc Martens can add just the perfect touch of 'bad boy' style to an otherwise straightlaced outfit. Great for casual day at the office.
  3. For a more casual hipster look, you can wear Doc Martens with super skinny jeans, a fitted tee and a large, loose scarf.
  4. Remember that Doc Martens are available in a variety of colors.  Spice things up by wearing wine or green boots with black jeans.

The Doc Martens 1460 boot is a great shoe that can give just about any outfit a little bit of street cred.  So don't be shy about wearing them; try them out with your favorite jeans, and it won't be long before you can wear Doc Martens with anything and feel right at home.

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