Rosemary Mac Cabe

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Dr Martens comes into 2011 with pretty pastels

Am I the only person who can’t even think about Dr Martens without thinking of My So-Called Life? The two are intrinsically linked: beat-up Doc Martens with flannel gingham shirts, home-dyed hair and that awkward, gangly teenage attitude of Angela …

Tue, Dec 21, 2010, 13:16

   

Am I the only person who can’t even think about Dr Martens without thinking of My So-Called Life? The two are intrinsically linked: beat-up Doc Martens with flannel gingham shirts, home-dyed hair and that awkward, gangly teenage attitude of Angela Chase . . .

Anyway these latest designs from Dr Martens, via Fabfrocks, are a great combination of girly and tough, sweet and sharp – I love the idea of pairing them with floral dresses and cool pastel tights, or acid wash jeans and oversized shirts or blazers . . . very Sartorialist, don’t you think? (I wish!)