Dr Marten I Presume. from Workwear Staple to Iconic Fashion Statement: The Boot Is Back, Thanks to Aggy
Byline: LIZ HOGGARD
AGYNESS Deyn likes hers in cherry red. Model of the moment Alice Dellal prefers hers with biker jacket and ripped fishnets.
Daisy Lowe has them in bright pink.
The Dr Marten boot is back. At Paris Fashion Week, Jean-Paul Gaultier sent models out in the label's 20-eyelet chunky boots. According to chief executive David Suddens: "Sales are up five per cent in Europe and we are expecting an even stronger year this year despite the recession." The brand -- which celebrates its 50th anniversary next year -- has gone from workwear staple to emblem of youth rebellion. More than 100 million pairs have been sold since it launched here on 1 April …
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Publication information: Article title: Dr Marten I Presume. from Workwear Staple to Iconic Fashion Statement: The Boot Is Back, Thanks to Aggy. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: March 16, 2009. Page number: 23. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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