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Dr. Martens Seeking Buyer

06 February 2012, 17.17 | Posted in Business, boots | No comments »
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Agyness Deyn Wearing Dr. Martens

R. Griggs, owner of the Dr. Martens for over 50 years, is looking to sell the brand. Just ten years ago, it was on the edge of disaster, but it’s been on the upswing lately with sales in 2011 up close to 33 percent over the year prior, benefitting from a return to punk trends combined with the current craze for “heritage” brands (not to mention better design and marketing efforts). The boots are now manufactured for the most part in China and Thailand though the brand’s original factory in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, was reopened in 2007  to make special edition boots.

There are plenty of larger shoes companies who have made it known that they’re sniffing around for acquisitions, so it will be interesting to see who snatches up Dr. Martens. Definitely it’s not finished its growth trajectory yet, though one has to guess that is a known fact and it won’t come cheap as a result.

Christian Louboutin 20th Anniversary Collection

06 February 2012, 16.32 | Posted in Shoes, boots, sandals | No comments »

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Christian Louboutin announces a 20th anniversary collection, featuring 20 shoes marking his 20 years in the business. For details on how to own a pair from this capsule colleciton, visit the CL’s Facebook page.

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Ad: Dr. Martens W Agyness ‘First Love’ Spring/Summer 2012

27 January 2012, 16.41 | Posted in Models, advertisement, boots | No comments »

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Dr. Martens again choose Agyness Deyn and Ash Stymest as the face for its ad campaign for Spring/Summer 2012. The theme stays the same, too, “First Love,” and in the video here, model Agyness Deyn reminisces on the days she “snogged all day” with her own first. Listening to her narrate the spot reminds of Rihanna’s “We Found Love” video, whose intro was spoken by Deyn. “It’s like screaming…..” Via Streething. Above is one campaign image, see more on the next page.

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Dr Martens ‘Chalky’ Collection: Spring 2012

04 January 2012, 15.05 | Posted in boots | 2 comments »

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Embracing the color explosion trend for Spring 2012, Dr Martens offers its classic boots in an array of chalk-inspired hues. In step with the season, the leather will also be a touch lighter. See more detailed looks at Streething.

Bally ‘Malika’ Boots

01 January 2012, 04.47 | Posted in Fashion, boots | 1 comment »

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Combining an ice pick looking heel  and the oh-so-of-the-moment nylon utility cord strap, the Bally “Malika” boot, is very deserving of our final shoe feature of the year. See it in all its glory on the flip and purchase here.

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Sorel x Concepts ‘Tofino’ Pack

23 December 2011, 02.11 | Posted in Designer Collaboration, boots | 1 comment »

Taking an animal print approach Sorel collaborates with Concepts on a special edition of the women’s ‘Tofino’ high to be release on December 27, 2011 at the Concepts store in Cambridge, MA. While the short film gives you a peek at the boots see complete images on the flip.Courtesy of Concepts.

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Chloe Relaunches The ‘Susan’ Boot

20 December 2011, 14.49 | Posted in Fashion, boots | 1 comment »

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The highly coveted Chloe “Susan” boot, launched  in 2008 (and subsequently knocked off to the max) are set to be relaunched at the of this month. A  little gift to all Chloe  fans. Via Vogue France.

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Dr. Martens x Swarovski Elements Collection

19 December 2011, 19.15 | Posted in Designer Collaboration, Fashion, boots | 2 comments »

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Dr. Martens and Swarovski brings glamour to a classic silhouettes with a slick collection of footwear, available in Japan. View more styles on the next page. All of them just boss!

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Chanel Pre-Autumn 2012 Accessories

09 December 2011, 00.00 | Posted in Accessories, Shoes, bags, boots, sandals | 1 comment »

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For all the pomp & circumstance, the fruit-filled bowls and candelabras, the Chanel-logo train, in the end it was the shoes, bags and jewellery that dazzled the most brightly.

See more on the next page. All via Style.

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Gucci Patent Rubber Chelsea Boots

02 December 2011, 22.30 | Posted in Shoes, boots | 2 comments »

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The brand’s color logo adds a little extra spark to a rainboot that is in itself perfection. Amost gone here.