Should you size up or down on Doc Martens?

Should you size up or down on Doc Martens?

Doc Martens generally run true to size but keep in mind the classic boots are a little big. If you are an in-between size it’s recommended that you size down. If you are a whole size then purchase your correct size, and expect there to be a nice amount of wiggle room for your toes and a chunky pair of socks.

What’s the difference between Dr Martens 1460?

The standard features slightly shiny, smooth leather that’s very stiff and almost plasticky. The 1460 Pascal replaces that stiff leather with a more textured, thinner, and softer leather. It makes for a slightly sleeker design, a dressier boot, and one that’s much easier to break in thanks to its flexibility.

What is a size 8 in Doc Martens?


US Men US Women JP
6 7 23.5
7 8 24.5
8 9 25.5
9 10 26

Do Dr. Martens hurt your feet?

The lining of Doc Martens can cause damage to your feet through friction. Thick socks help reduce friction and minimize pain.

Why do my feet hurt when I wear Doc Martens?

Start with wearing your Doc Martens around your home for short periods of time. The soles of the boots will be very stiff, and the leather will feel tight. Once the boots start to hurt, take them off. Don’t try to wear your boots for a long period of time or on a long walk the first time you wear them.

Will Doc Martens get ruined in the rain?

Doc Martens are water resistant once treated with water proofing products, however they are never 100% fully waterproof. If left untreated leather Docs will be okay in the rain for a short amount of time (15-20 minutes or so). After that the rain may start to seep through the leather making your feet wet.

Are Dr. Martens heavy to wear?

Are Doc Martens Heavy To Wear? Whilst they are chunky boots Doc Martens do not feel uncomfortably heavy to wear. Doc Martens are designed with comfort in mind and are meant to be worn for long periods of time. The weight of the design is factored into this comfort.