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Dr. Martens 1460 Reviews

483 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

24%Rated 5 stars

28%Rated 4 stars

24%Rated 3 stars

16%Rated 2 stars

8%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

68% "Felt true to size"

84% "Felt true to width"

76% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 413 1460 Dr. Martens Reviews

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November 29, 2011

Anonymous

 

Comfortable shoes. My only problem is having big feet and narrow calves the boot doesn't tie snug around my leg. Zappos is always great.

Brands I'd also recommend: florsheim shoes, levis

Overall Rated:4 stars!

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November 2, 2011

Anonymous

 

Bought these to replace my 10 year old pair. Definitely take a while to break in but once they do they really conform to your foot and ankle. Timeless style with Bouncing Soles! Only drawback is that they are made out of thinner leather than 10 years ago. Fit is a little snug at first.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

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September 19, 2011

Amy G

from Bristol, CT

I purchased these for my 15-year old daughter. She is the envy of all of her friends! She says that they are super-comfortable and fit perfectly! My only comment is that I purchased the same pair of boots in 1991 -- and the leather was thicker (heavier). The leather on these boots is softer...I am going to assume for comfort!

Overall Rated:4 stars!

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May 25, 2011

Anonymous

 

It's no secret that today's Doc Martens are not as high quality as the Docs from years ago. It's unfortunate but that's the way it is. So with that, I still think Docs are the "comfiest", coolest boot out there.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

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November 28, 2003

Chris

from phillipines

Christopher from Philipines - I just bought my son Dr Martens boots. First time he wore it, he said it was too tough, but after a few days, it's getting good and comfortable. Now, he likes it.

Brands I'd also recommend: dr martens

Overall Rated:4 stars!

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January 21, 2003

Katfishcharlie

from Nebraska, USA

A good boot. After years of wanting a pair, this is my first set of Doc's. I've worn them about a month and they're just now starting to break in to the point that they're getting really comfortable. They do shine up nicely with some saddle soap. (A little hint from Doc Marten is to cover the yellow stitching with tape, before you polish or apply any cleaners, to keep the stitching from staining) These boots seem to be just a little bit longer than I would normally wear, but it is more an annoyance than uncomfortable. One thing that is unusual is that I have to pull the laces really tight, in order to keep my heel from slipping up in the boot. However, all in all this is a good boot and I would recommend it. It will probably be just the first of many Doc's for me!

Brands I'd also recommend: N/A

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

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March 5, 2002

Anonymous

from Baltimore, MD

GOOD SHOES. I bought the 1460Z series boots with the added tread on the sole, and they're great. I wore them non-stop for almost two years, and only now are the uppers starting to wear out.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

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August 24, 2012

Scott

from Texas

Wear a size 11, ordered a size 10...very tight fit. Should have gone with the 11 (US). Also, shoe looked cheap...leather felt like plastic...not the quality of Doc's I'm used to back in the day.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

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February 21, 2012

Anonymous

from St. Louis

I bought my first pair of Doc's back in 1996 in England at the Dr. Martens Store in Covent Garden. I wore those boots to death and have never found a pair of boots more comfortable then those (save for my Keen Brooklyn's). However I think I bought the wrong size back then (after about 9 countries and very bloody heels, which loosened up after about 2 months) because after buying my first pair since then. But I continued to where them for another 10 years before giving them up. I have found that I am one of those people that truly fits a size between the US7 and US8. It's true that Docs fit about a 1/2 to a full size bigger than usual...I wear size 9US/8UK in everything. I'm torn because I love these boots but the UK8 is a lot looser than the UK7...and the UK7 is very tight over the width and top of my foot. It's odd that the difference between the the two sizes is so drastic. So I'm torn to return both or just keep the UK8's and get an arch support to ease the loose-ness of the boot. They are really great boots, I just wish they'd make them in 1/2 sizes.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

May 9, 2011

Damaris D

from Madison, WI

My husband has always loved Dr. Martens boots and was very disappointed with the fit of this pair. They run large by a whole size, but more importantly, they are poorly constructed. Specifically, when tying the laces, it is impossible to tighten them to adjust the boot to the foot because there is an overlap of leather. Also, it is awkward that the heel is not well supported.

Brands I'd also recommend: Lugz

Overall Rated:3 stars!

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April 19, 2011

Oly

from ATX

Much like other posts from past Doc wearing individuals, the quality is going down having owned multiple pairs over the years. I had a pair of Green 1460's from 1994 and they were removed from closet by my now wife in 2006. They were in rough shape but were still serviceable, at least I thought so. Green was discontinued but when they came back, I jumped at the chance - with a few issues. The color is not dyed through the leather like the older pairs or the blue. Significant because if they scuff it is noticeable & apparent vs blended. Biggest issue is sole separating from bottom of the shoe. Quality has gone down but Zappos customer service is still top notch to make up for it.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

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November 14, 2003

Anonymous

from Brighton, MA

hasn't broken in yet - I've had these shoes for a month or so now and have worn them 3-4 times (for about 8hrs each time). They still haven't broken in so I'm reluctant to wear them. It's kind of annoying because the sole is very comfortable and stable, but the upper parts cut into my leg. One day last week I made the mistake of wearing these with ankle high socks (mistake!), and everyplace that rubbed the shoe (the back of my heel, the side of my shin) was rubbed raw, I am still wearing bandaids from that incident. However, because the soles are so good I'll probably keep them and wear them in the winter as winter boots, but I'll be sure to wear thick socks with them!

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

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August 11, 2002

Adam N

from west haven,ct

not all that! i waited a long time to make such an expensive purchase on a pair of boots i have never owned,i'm not impressed with the comfortability that is so often revered.

Brands I'd also recommend: sketchers

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

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February 1, 2012

Michael R

from Oakland, CA

There are two types of boot wearers, those that can wear the Docs and those that can't. These are beautiful boots and I wanted them to work but they did not. The fit seemed flaccid. The leather just too soft. I was afraid I was crease them so much just walking on the carpet to test the boots that I would not be able to return them. Overall, not nearly enough support at the ankles. Toe box too big. Heel area seemed ready to expand. Other reviewers just rave about these boots. So, I think it gets down to this -- if you like a stiffer, more supportive boot these will not do. If you prefer a soft, glove like feel you will love these boots.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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May 30, 2011

Thomas b

from winston-salem, north carolina

Have bought these shoes for the last 15 years. Last 2 pairs wore out within 6 months. The soles are just not what they used to be.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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May 30, 2011

Thomas b

from winston-salem, north carolina

Have bought these shoes for the last 15 years. Last 2 pairs wore out within 6 months. The soles are just not what they used to be.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

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July 6, 2003

Jon W

from Albany, GA

Overrated, uncomfortable, punk rock crap. I hate these boots. I've worn them everyday for a month now and still they haven't "broken in." They fit perfectly, but I don't understand the so-called comfort rumors associated with these boots. I'm selling these pieces of crap on EBay soon to some unlucky trendoid who would be more satisfied with a $40 pair of Walmart Survivor boots. Don't waste your money!

Brands I'd also recommend: Wooden Sandles, Concrete Slippers, Gravel Boots

Overall Rated:2 stars!

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February 1, 2012

Dashuhn

from NW

Hands off the made in China boots. I am on my second China pair, symptoms are the same: Leather is of poor quality, soles crack, stitching around the bottom of the shoe fails on the sides. Inside the sole wear out quicker. The only thing that remains are tho looks. If you want a durable boot, look elsewhere!

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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March 2, 2004

Steven

from Seattle, WA

I've been a die hard Docs owner for over a decade and these boots are definitely not the same ones my feet have known and loved. The first pair ordered were almost a full size too small, and the quality is generally terrible - they are no longer made in England at all, but are instead made in China! The feel, the quality, and the fit are all different. Zappos was great: exchanged the smaller pair for the right size, paid for return shipping and overnighted the new ones. These are definitely the last pair of Docs I'll be spending money on, but I'd definitely buy from Zappos again.

Brands I'd also recommend: Tredair

Overall Rated:1 stars!

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March 31, 2014

Camilla

from Pennsylvania

I brought these boots for my 12 year old daughter, and she absolutely love them, and they really look good on her feet.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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January 22, 2014

Amy O

from United States

These were a gift for my 21 year old son, who had wanted a pair for years. He is so happy with them. They fit well and are of good quality leather, so worth what you pay for them.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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July 2, 2012

Anonymous

from Ohio

I got my first pair of Docs (1460s of course) last year and they are the most comfortable and useful shoes I've ever had! Super stylish too! I would recommend them to anyone and everyone.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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June 20, 2012

Priscilla d

from San Francisco, California

These shoes run fairly big so I had to purchase them half a size smaller than usual. I'm normally a 5.5, purchased the US 6 at first, then exchanged them for US 5. The 5's are about 1/2 a size too big still but the 8-eye lacing makes them feel perfect. They are so comfortable and classic.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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June 19, 2012

Heather H

from Oley PA

These boots are awesome! I must say. Zappos is awesome, too. It is my Favorite place to shop. I have gotten my parents shopping here too. They just bought these for my daughter Alexis for her 14 Birthday and she loves them! My Mom was so happy with the customer service at Zappos. They are always so friendly and kind. The shipping was so fast! Two days! That is great customer service! Thank you, Zappos. You are our favorite place and we tell everyone about you! These boots are hot! The are heavy duty and a great price! The style is awesome! You will love them! They are great! I am a shoe queen and I know good boots and these definitely are! You will love them! Thanks, Zappos! You rock!

Brands I'd also recommend: Anything Zappos sells is awesome!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

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June 12, 2012

Anonymous

from Philippines

There's a reason that, fifty-two years after they first came out, the Dr. Martens boot is still selling strong with no sign of letting down. They are just so damn comfortable and stylish without going flamboyant in design. I bought my first pair when I was eighteen and a half, back in 2010, in white. All the comfort I expected, as well as the compliments, came, but white wasn't simply me (I wanted black, but the store was permanently out of it). But just a few days ago, in Hong Kong, desperate for a new pair of shoes, I bought a black nappa pair in the same size - I wear a US 8 for boots although my foot is a US 7. Since black was the color I felt looked best (apart from aztec), I was beyond satisfied. They look really cool with jeans any shade of blue or even shorts - tomorrow I'm wearing them to university in the latter. Although they look small on your feet when you look down, looking in a mirror shows otherwise, and they actually make you look a lot cooler. Even better, the expected period of breaking-in hell lasted literally only a few minutes - I briefly wore them in the hotel and back home in Manila, and before the first hour was up my Docs felt like I'd had them forever! I see one previous review attributes this to the nature of nappa leather, so I'm glad I got it (I was hoping I had the black greasy style). The made-in-England pair was almost twice as expensive as the made-in-China pair, and I'm just a student living on allowance, so I bought the latter - but all the stories about poor Chinese quality seem to not apply here. I'm very hard on shoes, especially as I walk a lot, and I have a seven-year-old pair of CAT boots (made in China!) that have gone through eons of abuse and are still in perfect condition now (except for the cleanliness). Besides, I'm sure Dr. Martens ensures quality control so manufacturing in China would not really compromise quality especially now, now that so many have complained. (They list the 1460 as part of the Material Updates collection, so I'm expecting to attribute my boots' near-excellent quality here). I expect I would be able to wear these even with formal attire or even for things such as running (though I should not be so hard on them in this case!), and I would gladly buy this style many times over, both again in black and in other colors. I've made another leather companion for life.

Brands I'd also recommend: Timberland, Caterpillar

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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