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Mens Dr. Martens Pressler Casual Shoe

Mens Dr. Martens Pressler Casual Shoe
Mens Dr. Martens Pressler Casual Shoe
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Mens Dr. Martens Pressler Casual Shoe
Black Monochrome
$109.99 $49.99
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Style #: 579010

Kick some attitude into your street-ready sportswear with the new Pressler Casual Shoe from Dr. Martens! Simple, bold, and menacingly cool, the Pressler Casual Shoe rocks a sturdy canvas upper with vulcanized rubber outsole and large toe bumper for traction and impact-resistance.

Features include:

  • Sturdy canvas upper with soft lining
  • Lace closure offers a secure fit
  • Iconic heel pull loop drained of color to mirror the shoe's monochrome finish
  • Cushioned footbed ensures lasting comfort
  • Vulcanized rubber outsole with large toe bumper delivers traction and impact-resistance

When the Dr. Martens boot first catapulted from a working-class essential to a countercultural icon back in the 1960s, the world was pre-internet, pre-MTV, pre-CD, pre-mp3s, pre-mobile phones… hey, they’d only just invented the teenager. In the years before the boot’s birthday, April 1, 1960; kids just looked like tribute acts to their parents, younger but the same. Rebellion was only just on the agenda for some - for most kids of the day, starved of music, fashion, art and choice, it was not even an option. But then an unlikely union of two kindred spirits in distinctly different countries ignited a phenomenon.

In Munich, Germany, Dr. Klaus Maertens had a garage full of inventions, including a shoe sole almost literally made of air; in Northampton, England, the Griggs family had a history of making quality footwear and their heads were full of ideas. They met, like a classic band audition, through an advert in the classified pages of a magazine. A marriage was born, an icon conceived of innovation and self-expression.

Together they took risks.

They jointly created a boot that defined comfort but was practical, hard-wearing and a design classic. At first, like some viral infection, the so-called 1460 stooped near to the ground, kept a low profile, a quiet revolution. But then something incredible started to happen. The postmen, factory workers and transport unions who had initially bought the boot by the thousand, were joined by rejects, outcasts and rebels from the fringes of society. 

At first, it was the working-classes; before long it was the masses.