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Dr. Martens 3989

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  • A classic reinvented! Dr. Martens® brought in new materials without compromising its classic style.
  • Features Savoy type leather uppers for lasting durability.
  • Classic wingtip design.
  • Signature Dr. Martens® welted construction for rugged toughness.
  • Trans PVC outsole for maintaining grip.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 14 in
    • Weight: 1 lb 1 oz
    • Platform Height: 12 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size UK 3 (Women's 5), width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

74% Felt true to size
  • 5% Full size too large
  • 20% Half size too Large
  • 74% True to size
  • 1% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
85% Felt true to width
  • 85% Felt true to width
  • 5% Felt narrower than marked
  • 9% Felt wider than marked
64% Moderate arch support
  • 25% Excellent arch support
  • 64% Moderate arch support
  • 11% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • A classic reinvented! Dr. Martens® brought in new materials without compromising its classic style.
  • Features Savoy type leather uppers for lasting durability.
  • Classic wingtip design.
  • Signature Dr. Martens® welted construction for rugged toughness.
  • Trans PVC outsole for maintaining grip.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 14 in
    • Weight: 1 lb 1 oz
    • Platform Height: 12 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size UK 3 (Women's 5), width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Dr. Martens 3989

Average rating is 5 out of 5 from a total of 83 reviews.

Top Positive Review

5 people found this review helpful.

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If you got some edge to you, it works with suits. I live in Detroit and I bought the Doc Martens Wingtip as a work shoe to deal with Detroit winters. I wear suits and other corporate wear. It works well in slushy streets because of the thick sole. Very comfortable and people have complimented me. But if you don't have some edge to you, the redness and general clunkiness will likely turn u off. I'm a former punker so, for me and my personal style, it fit right in and I'm 41, man. But I'm giving it four instead of five stars because, well, I'm 41 and wear suits. When climate is right I'm going back to something less edgy. And frankly I'm less edgy.

Read more » « Show less January 27, 2008 by Luis A
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Top Critical Review

1 person found this review helpful.

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Zappos service was great, but shoes were uncomfortable. Leather around ankle very stiff.

Read more » « Show less December 15, 2010 by Anonymous
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5 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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If you got some edge to you, it works with suits. I live in Detroit and I bought the Doc Martens Wingtip as a work shoe to deal with Detroit winters. I wear suits and other corporate wear. It works well in slushy streets because of the thick sole. Very comfortable and people have complimented me. But if you don't have some edge to you, the redness and general clunkiness will likely turn u off. I'm a former punker so, for me and my personal style, it fit right in and I'm 41, man. But I'm giving it four instead of five stars because, well, I'm 41 and wear suits. When climate is right I'm going back to something less edgy. And frankly I'm less edgy.

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  • from Detroit baby!
4 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I've been wearing Doc Martens for the past 15 years almost exclusively, owning about 8 or 9 models among boots and shoes. The model 3989 in black is yet another member of the family of Docs and my third pair of non-England made shoes. My Docs have had an average life span of about 5-7 yrs. depending on use. Docs are known to be very tough shoes. I have noticed a certain decline in quality and less attention to detail and craftsmanship in my newer shoes. The non-England made shoe is a harder wear and lacks past finesse in the way the shoe conforms and fits to the foot. Even the 3989 is somehow an easy shoe to wear, much superior and easier than my last pair of steel toe Docs which completely refused to be tamed and wore hard on the feet even after 5 yrs of use. The 3989 has good looks, cleans readily with a brush without the need of shoe polish. I found that the eyelets are very tight on the shoelaces making them slide with difficulty thus is a difficult shoe to get in and out of as yet. I expect that they should loosen with time or maybe take them to a shoe shop to have them bored cleaned. This is a result of yet another cost cutter on eyelets. The old ones used to be made of metal maybe bronze and were good looking and covered the eye inside and out. The new ones are tiny and only show metal from the inside. Overall this a Doc shoe with a drop on quality and finesse, not as good as the old ones. It still has the distinctive good looks of classic Martens and is worth owning. But I do miss the quality of old Docs and wish the company will put more attention into their manufacturing process as they used to so as to bring back the top quality of such great shoes.

3 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Awesome shoe - These are my first pair of Dr Martens and I love them. I take a size 16 shoe (US) and have difficulty finding a good looking pair of shoes that offer a lot of support for my 6'6" frame. These are super comfortable and extremely supportive. I am looking forward to buying more Dr. Martens.

I'd also recommend: All Dr. Martens

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Moderate arch support

  • from Wyomissing, PA
3 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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They're really well-cushioned & make me feel like I’m wearing comfortable walking shoes. The shoes aren't broken in yet, so the uppers feel uncomfortable when I put them on (but I don't notice this after a few minutes of walking...)

Fit Survey

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Felt a half size larger than marked

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Poor Support

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Moderate arch support

  • from San Francisco, California
3 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Great shoe after it is broken in - This is my fourth pair of DM. The shoes look great and after daily wear for about three weeks, they feel great. It did take some time to break in the leather but this seems to be normal with this kind of shoe. The color is great, but the leather does scratch easily. This can be reduced through polish and cleaning, but they are easily marred.

I'd also recommend: the 3898 saxon shoe is also great, it is black in color

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a half size larger than marked

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

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