Why Doc Martens Are So Expensive | So Expensive

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When Doc Martens first appeared in the UK, in 1960, they were working boots that would cost you under $3 a pair. These days, a pair of Made in England boots could set you back $225. So, what has changed? And why are these shoes now so expensive?
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Why Doc Martens Are So Expensive | So Expensive
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HuiMei Lu
HuiMei Lu - 3 timer siden
Hey gotta make the quality shit so they can keep profiting from consumers. If one pair lasts 30 years they ain’t gonna earn shit.
Ilove Ducks
Ilove Ducks - Dag siden
I’m tryna snag a pair of hello kitty doc martens
Idana Sobieski
Idana Sobieski - Dag siden
Next Stone Island please
Ana Leticia
Ana Leticia - Dag siden
I had my old docs for 8 years!!!
Patrick Young
Patrick Young - 2 dager siden
love my docs, also own bloodstones and timberlands. All so comfortable.
Kid Kittrell
Kid Kittrell - 4 dager siden
a brand new pair lasted me about 6 months... vintage pair is still going
Allan Aguado
Allan Aguado - 4 dager siden
Ive got one of this shoes but the problem is I never wear it for almost a year now,Is there any problem with that and I noticed that theres likes moist oil appear on the sole, is it normal..
anna clara
anna clara - 5 dager siden
And STILL UGLY LOL
whitecrowg1
whitecrowg1 - 5 dager siden
I find english made Norman walsh trainers cooler more comfy with more designs and slightly cheaper. Docs are very good qualirt just not as comfy as Norman walsh trainers in my view.
Zacks Jaded
Zacks Jaded - 6 dager siden
Honestly Emma Chamberlain is to thank 🤷‍♂️
厚いCxldie
厚いCxldie - 8 dager siden
I want ones, but I'm ✨venezuelan✨
Please somebody kill me and end my pain.
Floris Klaver
Floris Klaver - 9 dager siden
I have worked for them and let me tell you the margins on these are insane. I am not talking about the fully hand made "made in England" collection but the mass produced lines in factories all over Asia are very different quality and have very, very high profit margins.
Sujatha Rentala
Sujatha Rentala - 11 dager siden
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-laliz.
-laliz. - 11 dager siden
5th member of blackpink lmao
Roy 24
Roy 24 - 12 dager siden
I wish I could time travel and buy them back in 1960 when they were still cheap working boots coz chile, their prices today... It's not even funny 🗿
can i get 100 subs for no reason?
I'm so bored that i just watched a 6 minute video about shoes.
Илья Закревский
Last me only 6 months and after leather was broken. Did warranty exchange in the shop. And after 4 months get broken again. So after I give up on Dr. brand and get a a Solovair and happily using for 2 years still looks like new. Next want to try Redwings but I guess I have to wait for long time until my Solovair will break 😅
DOICES Life
DOICES Life - 10 dager siden
Yeah I am thinking about the same thing, getting a pair of Solovair
joey ziebart
joey ziebart - 13 dager siden
I dont find them expensive at all when they last for years and years without repair. Especially when Nike airforces and alike last a year or two at most for 120$.
makousan
makousan - 13 dager siden
lol I want doc martens so badly, like I can afford them but I have big feet for a 13 year old, so any boots look terribly ugly and strange on me lmao, so I kinda just wear 1 pair of sneakers a year and there we go.
Somebloke
Somebloke - 13 dager siden
My friend bought a pair of oxblood 1460s in December 1974 and they cost him £12 UK. Depending on which inflation calculator you use, that translates to around £120 in today's money. I have a pair of black Chinese 1460s. I've walked hundreds of miles in them and they're still my preferred boot for the rain.
zaffy ;-;
zaffy ;-; - 14 dager siden
they got drip doe
Adam Telford
Adam Telford - 14 dager siden
Buy Solovairs, they the original manufacturers of Docs who still make the authentic boots entirely in the UK.
Masa Ikramul Haq
Masa Ikramul Haq - 14 dager siden
This boots reminds me of 1 thing "WWF" 👢👢
Josephi Krakowski
Josephi Krakowski - 14 dager siden
Title: Why doc martins are expensive

Me: because they are made with baby skin, orphan teeth, and horse jizz
Jamie Lawson
Jamie Lawson - 15 dager siden
girls that have these are queens
Filip Jakobović
Filip Jakobović - 15 dager siden
Actually its not expensive at all 😐😐
Jerry N.
Jerry N. - 15 dager siden
This is the first time I’ve seen a company respond to a press inquiry like this. Usually it’s like “we reached out to X for comment but they did not respond”
Nafi ‘ s Life’s
Nafi ‘ s Life’s - 15 dager siden
It cost 50$
Hannah
Hannah - 15 dager siden
Me at 00:01 OKAY FINE YOU CONVINCED ME IM GONNA BUY THEM
Chloe Gartin
Chloe Gartin - 16 dager siden
Comfortable foot wear, more like blisters that will leave you scars for the rest of ur life. But fashion is more important
Beatriz
Beatriz - 16 dager siden
Oh to be able to buy a pair of doc martens for 3 dollars
taeyong’s frog
taeyong’s frog - 17 dager siden
in the future maybe they will cost like some balenciaga now, more than 700$. so y’all, be smart and buy some pairs. they really last forever
Lyra
Lyra - 17 dager siden
Sitting here watching this while waiting for my pair to arrive in the mail lol
Nufin
Nufin - 17 dager siden
My mom gave me her old docs some time ago. They are about 20 years old and still are in a very good shape. I've been wearing them since middle school and they are probably the most comfortable shoes i own
Turtle Reed
Turtle Reed - 17 dager siden
They are really not the best boots around they are more for fashion and not actually work rendered
Человек с бульвара Убермаргинала
Даааа, а китайские рвутся как суки. Покупайте соловейры, не пожалеете
Shaqline Therkildsen
Shaqline Therkildsen - 17 dager siden
I love my pair!
beautifulmakeup forever
beautifulmakeup forever - 17 dager siden
Mine peeled 😕 used less than 5 times I couldn’t break them in
J D
J D - 18 dager siden
The imports are garbage, and the UK made ones are close to garbage. Their quality is no where close to what it used to be. I won't even buy them anymore.
ria lina
ria lina - 18 dager siden
so expensive so expensive