While 1960s first generation skinheads were stripping back fashion to its essentials, London dandies were championing far more elaborate style. Cravats and silk ties with jacquard prints are obvious examples. The classic Monk Shoe is very sleek in profile in a Cherry Red Arcadia leather. The slender air-cushioned sole is from Dr. Marten's archives, complemented by leather lining and a plain welt.
- Women's Monk Shoe
- Cherry Red Arcadia leather- a classic high-shine rub-off leather with a two-tone effect created with a special treatment to reveal contrast colour, particularly in toe area.
- Single buckle fastening
- A Goodyear-welted product using PVC for the welt- the upper and sole are sewn together
- Dr. Martens air-cushioned sole
This is a Goodyear-welted product. The upper and sole are heat-sealed and sewn together, not merely glued like many footwear constructions.
A high Shine Classic 2 tone rub off leather - the 2 tone effect is created in the final shoeroom treatment to reveal contrast colour particulary in toe area.
The original Dr. Martens air-cushioned sole, providing underfoot comfort and durability since 1960. It is oil- and fat-resistant, tough and offers good abrasion and slip resistance.
[Arcadia] = Clean Away dirt using a damp cloth. Allow to dry, then apply a clear wax-based shoe polish to restore shine as desired. Do not use any leather cleaners on this leather, as they could damage the 2 tone effect.