Dr. Martens is a shoe brand well known for their boots, originally produced by R. Griggs & co. from Wollaston; now the brand is Permira's propriety.

Dr. Martens' shoes are characterized by a particular shape and a innovative sole, patented by a German doctor who thought that the boots used during war time were to much uncomfortable on his injured foot. The shoes have sole with a cushion of air that makes the walking more comfortable.

Dr. Martens identify many styles and culture like punk, ska, new waver, grunge, metal, gothic ecc