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Do Dr Martens stretch in length?

Last Updated: 7th March, 2020

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So long as the length of the boot matches, or isslightly longer than your foot (about a quarter inch), the bootshould stretch to a comfortable fit.

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Likewise, people ask, can I stretch Dr Martens?

Wear them around your home for one to two hours at atime. Just sitting isn't going to do it: To get the leatherto stretch, you'll have to move. Personally, I like towiggle my foot as far forward inside the boot as it will goto stre-e-e-etch that leather just a little further.

Likewise, do Doc Martens feel tight at first? In my experience, the fit was snug, though prettyuncomfortable at certain areas (where the eyelet stitching meetsthe toe box). So long as the length of the boot matches, or isslightly longer than your foot (about a quarter inch), the bootshould stretch to a comfortable fit.

Besides, how long do Dr Martens last?

Dr. Martens boots are famous for theirdurability and many of its wearers attest to their boots lastingfor up to 20 years and even longer. When properly cared for,Dr. Martens boots can last alifetime.

How do you break in Doc Martens overnight?

Method 1 Wearing Them In

  1. Start with thick socks.
  2. Wear the shoes for 10 minutes.
  3. Increase your shoe-wearing time in 10-minute increments.
  4. Manually stretch the leather.
  5. Keep the shoes stretched even when they're off your feet.
  6. Take your boots on an outing.

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How do you take care of Dr Martens?

Clean your boots thoroughly every three months, or moreoften if the boots are wet or badly soiled. Remove the laces.Moisten a damp cloth or sponge with the leather cleaner of yourchoice, then wipe the boots briskly to work up a lather. Cleanseams and around grommets with a soft toothbrush.

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Where are Dr Martens made?

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Try on your Docs and make sure they fit, thatthey're the correct size, and/or style. If not, you canreturn them up to 30 days from your order date. Dr.Martens retail stores are unable to accept returns orexchanges at this time.

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Which Dr Martens are made in England?

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