Footpatrol have announced today that they will be exclusively stocking this Camo Wedge collection from Dr. Marten’s.
Based on the Dr. Marten’s Desert Boot, this collection sees two new lightweight silhouettes with sturdy Goodyear welts. The Manton takes a subtle approach, with the camo featuring on the welt itself. The Sand edition has to be my favourite of the two, with it’s 10oz heavyweight canvas upper and Desert Storm camo lining with matching welt. I like the water resistant suede upper of the other Manton, but the dark colours and the forest camo just don’t gel as well as it’s Sand counterpart in my opinion.
As for the other silhouette, the Nixon, this sees a much more bold approach with full camo uppers. The pixelated Desert Storm camo of the US Marine Corps works really well on the heavyweight canvas upper, especially against the speckled sole unit, making it look like an actual military boot. As for the other shoe, it features a British Army forrest camo on a waxed cotton canvas upper, making it more weatherproof than it’s American cousin (very fitting considering its British inspiration). Finished off with some Orange accents and fudge sole, this is a bold shoe.
This military themed collection will be available exclusively from Footpatrol in London as of Saturday the 12th May.