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  • She wore a black safety-pinned T-shirt reading Drama Queen in white letters and a purple taffeta skirt over fishnet tights and her Doc Martens.

    Etched in Bone

  • Even though I was ten, I was wearing Doc Martens and little booty shorts.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • And her steps are thuds in Doc Martens, faster-faster, and with each one she hears the word 'placation.'

    Not An Offering

  • Ellyn Oaksmith , of Kirkland, Wash., once dressed up as a punk rocker, with ripped shirt, tights, scruffy Doc Martens and spiked purple hair, to attend a costume party with her boyfriend.

    And What if I Don't Want to Dress Up Like a Banana?

  • I've got men's riding boots, men's biker boots, men's brogues, some Doc Martens – all beautifully made, comfortable, cheaper than ones in the women's section, and a pleasingly contrary end to a leg one expects to terminate in a spindly, painful point.

    The Saturday interview: Caitlin Moran

  • The doorbell went and in walked Polo, wearing casual gear that included a red top, beige shorts, white socks, a green baseball cap and a pair of Doc Martens.

    Fallin’ Up

  • She twirled about like a gothic pixie, all black corset and Doc Martens.

    Brush of Darkness

  • Musicians from David Bowie to Jarvis Cocker have revolutionised their industry, while great British designs, such as the Mini, the telephone box and Doc Martens, have become global trademarks.

    Are Britain's art schools in crisis, as fees stifle a creative generation?

  • Fourth set: Djokovic* 6-2, 6-4, 6-7, 3-0 Nadal *denotes server Djokovic has put on those size 11, steel toe-capped Doc Martens and started stomping all over the rallies once more.

    Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal - as it happened! | John Ashdown

  • As a 21-year-old, he ran a tiny shop in the Causeway Bay district stocked with Doc Martens and European versions of Levi's jeans while also working as a data-entry clerk in a bank.

    I.T Is About Brand Management

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