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Iconic Utilitarian Boots

Dr. Martens and A-COLD-WALL Debut a Black Iteration of the Classic 1461

— November 10, 2021 — Fashion
Dr. Martens has once again joined forces with A-COLD-WALL to launch a new black iteration of their iconic utilitarian shoe. The new shoe is comfortable, lightweight, and durable and these commuter-friendly qualities made it adored by postmen and policemen when it was first released.

The new Dr. Martens and A-COLD-WALL shoe reinterprets the Classic 1461 shoe with cutting-edge improvements including the iced sole with black EVA drop-in and structural smooth black leather. In addition, the footwear piece features hidden ghillie lacing and contrast upper stitching alongside a printed and silver foil A-COLD-WALL branding. The shoe is completed with brushed silver metal rivets, a black smooth leather AirWair heel loop, and a dual-branded footbed.

The new iteration of the Classic 1461 will appeal to consumers looking for a shoe that is equal parts style and practicality.

Image Credit: Dr. Martens
Trend Themes
1. Iconic Utilitarian Shoes - The popularity of the Dr. Martens and A-COLD-WALL collaboration highlights the demand for footwear that is both fashionable and functional.
2. Sustainability-focused Fashion - The new black iteration of Dr. Martens Classic 1461 showcases a trend towards sustainable materials and production processes in the fashion industry.
3. Collaborative Design - The collaboration between Dr. Martens and A-COLD-WALL showcases the trend of industry leaders teaming up to produce high-quality, innovative products.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear - The release of the new Dr. Martens and A-COLD-WALL utilitarian shoes highlights the continued growth and innovation in the global footwear industry.
2. Fashion - The trend towards sustainable and collaborative fashion design in the release of the new Dr. Martens and A-COLD-WALL Classic 1461s has the potential to disrupt traditional fashion industry norms.
3. Retail - The popularity of these new utilitarian shoes highlights the potential for retailers to capitalize on the trend towards practical, durable fashion items.
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