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Dr. Martens 3989 Reviews

83 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

50%Rated 5 stars

17%Rated 4 stars

25%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

8%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

48% "Felt true to size"

54% "Felt true to width"

87% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 13 3989 Dr. Martens Reviews

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December 5, 2012

Bill

from Jacksonville, FL

Love these shoes. Stylish and comfortable as all Dr Martens. I wear a size US 11. So - just a heads up to those with wide feet...these fit a bit more like a dress shoe than other Martens...so - they may be tighter than you would expect. If you wear a thicker sock and have a wider foot, then you may want to order a size wider than normal. Otherwise quality and comfort are superior to most others.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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November 6, 2012

Silvrmn

from Chicago

This is my third pair of Dr. Martens. About fifteen or twenty years ago I bought the black & white version of this model. And then about ten years ago I bought it in a brown (greasy?) finish. They were all comfortable right out of the box and still are. In between I've bought many other shoes from manufacturers like Mephisto, Allen-Edmonds, and Nike but none feels as good as this model. I'd buy more, but how many wingtips does anyone need?

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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October 27, 2012

R

from DE

They are just what I hoped for. Built like tanks, and full of style. The leather is high grade and stiff to begin, but with conditioner and clear wax they are the bomb. I get on average 6 people per day comment, all positively, on the style and flair. They feel like they will last 10 years, just like my other Docs.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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July 20, 2012

Gene S

from New York

Shoes are great! I love the look of them, and they are very comfortable. They look great with a pair of slacks or jeans! I'm very satisfied.

Brands I'd also recommend: Dr. Marten Boots

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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May 14, 2012

Vincent Y

from New York, NY

I'm a big Doc Marten's fan and actually were these shoes to the office. At eight years old, these are the oldest pair of shoes I own! I do a lot of walking and usually shoes just last a year. But these have defied the test of time and aside from needing a polish, still look brand new.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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March 28, 2012

Anonymous

 

Love the shoes. Remember, they are stiff and will take some time to break in. The rim of the shoe rubs against the the protruding bone on the outside of my ankle. I am wearing a band aid at the rub spots until the shoes loosen.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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No arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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January 29, 2014

Mitchell D

from Charlotte, NC

This is the third pair of this style of shoe I have purchased in the last ten years - first time in brown. I have always had to break in the shoes a fair bit but these had particularly stiff leather. I had to do a rather thorough mink oil treatment to get the leather pliable enough to not create blisters on my slightly larger right foot. Once that was done - these shoes are great! Stylish, good support and good durability.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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December 13, 2012

Anonymous

from NC

This is my 4th pair of Dr. Martens shoes and I have to say this brand really lasts. However, for this pair of shoes, while style is still excellent, the quality is really not what it used to be. Outside they look great and well made but inside both shoes had insole lining that only went half way (only the back of the shoe covered). Inside the shoe, where the lining stopped, glue was visible all around the front of the shoes making them look unfinished. In addition, there was a big glob of glue inside one shoe. I am still keeping them but I would expect a lot better quality for the shoes that cost above $100. As for the fit, they run large, feel really roomy and require thicker sock. Would be excellent shoes for someone who needs wider and roomier fit.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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December 31, 2013

Jose R

from Landstuhl, Germany

Leather is hard. The shoe takes some time to break in. Wear around the house a few times before attempting to walk long distances. Other than that it is a great looking shoe and once broken in comfortable.

Brands I'd also recommend: Rockports

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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August 7, 2013

Steven

from chicago

These are outstanding looking shoes, classy with brogue. They are dressy but can also be worn with jeans. I loved the shoes the minute I unboxed them but boy are they uncomfortable. The leather, although of very high quality, is extremely stiff. I wore them around the house for a couple of weeks and no deal; they remained very unyielding and caused very sore blisters around the ankle, tendon area. My worst complaint, though, must be the weight. These shoes weigh a few pounds? I did not weigh them, but it is like walking with ankle weights. And I suffer from slight foot drop on my left, so that may not be representative of the usual buyer. But they are painful and very heavy. I cannot imagine having to walk a mile or more in these. They might just look great standing around and regretfully, their beautiful looks and construction did not persuade me to keep them.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt wider than marked

 

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September 17, 2012

Anonymous

 

5 stars for the upper. 1 star for the sole. I really liked these shoes, but after 1.5 years of wearing them the soles are worn smooth, and I cannot find anywhere to get a Dr Marten sole to replace them. The weld right at my arch blew out too. A cobbler near me will put a set of Vibrams on them, but I'm having a hard time justifying the $65 dollar cost. So comfort, fit, and look were fantastic, but I'm really disappointed in the sole. I have very flat feet, and these were very comfortable. If Dr. Marten had something in their "for life" line that I could wear to the office I'd be all over it.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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May 7, 2014

D

from New York City

The leather on these is incredibly cheap it looks almost fake. For some reason the same model in the Doc Marten's store in New York City looked much better and more expensive. I bought these for work but stopped wearing them after two weeks because they did not look like real leather. They are also pretty hard on the ankles since they weigh a lot. These sit in the bottom of my closet.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt wider than marked

 

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