Dr. Martens introduces the 1461 shoe in a new design iteration that celebrate Chinese New Year coming up. The main focus of the shoe is the implementation of jade accents. The low-cut silhouette features the jade symbol as it references good luck and fortune in China.
The shoe itself is made from black leather materials and have a pattern that is inspired by the flow of wave movements of the sea. Water is a strong symbol in Chinese culture as well, acting as a symbol of wealth and a constant flow of wealth. The laces are detailed with a jade pendant at the end held together with a red knot to round out the design.
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