Dr. Martens are well-known and -loved as a symbol of rebellion, individuality, and practicality, and these comfortable, durable shoes have been popular for decades with fashionistas, punk-rock icons, and everyone in between. Join us in celebrating the fringes of society, the outcasts, and, of course, people who just appreciate a high-quality boot with a timeless style.
Do They Sell Doc Martens at Journeys?
Yes! If you're seeking Doc Martens "near me," you'll find them at your nearest Journeys store
. You can also shop for Dr. Martens online right here.
How Do You Decide Which Dr. Martens to Get?
When picking out Doc Martens shoes, consider your own personal style as well as when and where you want to wear them. The classic 1460 boot is a solid choice, but you could also opt for a platform Chelsea boot, a casual shoe, or a strappy sandal. Pick a pair in black that goes with everything, or stand out with a bright color or funky pattern: It's up to you.
What Are the Most Popular Doc Martens?
Do Doc Martens Run Big or Small?
For the most part, Doc Martens fit true to size, but some styles of Doc Martens boots do run a little big. If you'll be wearing thick socks with them, this shouldn't be an issue, but otherwise, you may want to consider ordering a size smaller when buying boots online.
Are Dr. Martens Comfortable?
Once your Dr. Martens are broken in, they are incredibly comfortable shoes that mold to the shape of your feet. They'll be the most durable and comfortable boots you own!
How Should Doc Martens Feel?
Right out of the box, your Doc Martens should feel snug, but you should have a quarter-inch of length from your toes to the end of the shoe. The shoes will mold to fit your foot over time, but you can break them in faster by putting on multiple pairs of socks at once, putting your Doc Martens on, and using a hair dryer over the tight spots.
Do Doc Martens Stretch Out?
Doc Martens boots do stretch when they're broken in, molding to the shape of your foot.
Can You Return Doc Martens in Store?
Yes! You have 365 days to return your order or exchange them for a different pair, as long as they're still unworn and in the original packaging. Just bring the shoes and a copy of your order confirmation email to the store
for a fast exchange or refund.
How Much Do Doc Martens Cost?
The cost of Dr. Martens is typically between $100 and $200 because they are created from high-quality materials and are made to last, but keep an eye out for sales, which can drastically reduce the price.
How Long Do Doc Martens Last?
Women's and men's Doc Martens can last for many years if they are well taken care of. Many people find that they can wear the same pair for a decade or more!
Are Dr. Martens Worth It?
Doc Martens shoes may seem a little pricey at first glance, but they are well worth it due to their high-quality construction. They last for years, even if you wear them through inclement weather like heavy rain and snow. And if you take good care of the leather, they will continue to look brand new for a long time.
Why Were Doc Martens Originally Made?
Dr. Martens were originally modest work boots and were even advertised as gardening boots at one point. This is why so much emphasis is put on durability.
Are Doc Martens Good Walking Shoes?
Doc Martens are great all-in-one shoes for anything you may need them for: walking, hiking, working, and more.
Do Doc Martens Have a Good Grip?
Doc Martens boots have a deep tread and sole, both of which are helpful in maintaining a good grip in inclement weather conditions.
How Do You Customize Dr. Martens?
Lots of people love to customize their Docs, and we've seen a ton of cool ideas, from simple things like changing out the laces for a different color to more ambitions customizations like painting the leather or adding studs. If you want to make your Dr. Martens women's boots unique by painting on a design, follow these steps:
- Start by drawing your design on paper.
- Use tracing paper to copy your design.
- Hold up your design against the shoe and decide exactly where you want it to go.
- Transfer the drawing onto the shoe.
- Trace over the outlines of the drawing with a paint pen.
- Fill in the details to finish off your customized Dr. Martens boot!
How Can You Tell if Dr. Martens Are Fake?
There are a few ways you can tell if your Dr. Martens sandals or boots are fake:
- Look for the air-cushioned "bouncing soles" of a real Dr. Martens shoe.
- Check for typos on the logo inside the shoe.
- Examine the back heel for the AirWair loop, which is only on authentic Dr. Martens.
- Check the base of the shoe for the characteristic Dr. Martens yellow stitching.
- Check the imprint on the bottom of the shoe for a cross with the Dr. Martens stamp.
- Of course, if you buy genuine Docs from Journeys, you won't have to worry about any of that.