Because let’s be frank, it’s no longer original to stomp around in Docs, so perhaps it’s more rebellious and authentic to dabble in some other brands.
The alternatives on the market are equally sturdy, bold, resilient and outfit elevating.
It’s even more likely that they won’t overpower your outfit because your look will be harder to pin down.
Think about it like the tired trend of wearing brand names from head to toe. It teeters in and out of fashion as it ebbs and flows between cool and tacky – sometimes, it’s cooler to wear items that can’t be labelled for some sartorial mystery.
To discover some epic alternatives to Dr. Martens that won’t hurt your bank account, scroll down and make your own judgement.
Shop Betts Razor Chunky Ankle Boots, $109.99 from The Iconic here.
Shop Freelance Shoes Crucian, $129.95 from The Iconic here.
Shop Therapy Nadia, $99.95 from The Iconic here.
Shop Billini Xara Boots In Black, $109.95 from Showpo here.
Shop EOS Lois, $259.95 from The Iconic here.
Shop Jo Mercer Zig Knee Boots, $299.95 from The Iconic here.
Shop Black Lace Up Extreme Cleated Sole Hiker Botts, $54.00 from Pretty Little Thing here.
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