The Original DM’s boot. In more shades than ever. Each season, we expand our collection with new shades of our signature Smooth leather. Each pair stays true to the boot’s six-decade-old design, with a Trans colored sole, yellow welt stitching and a black and yellow AirWair heel loop. Born on 01. 04. 60. Named the 1460. Over six decades, our 8-eye work boot has become iconic Hardwearing and famously tough, our Smooth leather can be polished to shine or scuffed-up Our Goodyear-welted lines are heat-sealed at 700°C and reinforced with our signature welt stitch Material Durable and famously stiff to start, our Smooth Leather can be polished to a dapper shine or artfully scuffed-up depending on your preference. Care Instructions Wipe away dirt using a damp cloth. Apply Dr. Martens Wonder Balsam to the outside of your footwear to keep the leather supple, strong and smooth. Once dry, buff vigorously to desired shine using a clean Dr. Martens Shoe Brush. Repeat regularly to prolong the life of your footwear.