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Dr. Martens: Pay $100 more for made in England?

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Dr. Martens: Pay $100 more for made in England?

I’m in the market for some new office shoes. I’ve been buying Aldo but their quality has really gone downhill. I’m looking at Dr. Marten 1461’s. The ones made in Taiwan cost $155. The ones made in England cost $265. Is the extra $100 worth it? I do want a quality shoe that will last a number of years.

Your thoughts?
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Unless you can get them resoled, it's rather pointless since the shoe will be done when the soles are worn out, whether be made in England or Taiwan.
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I'm cheap. Taiwan (as long as it's still authentic.)
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I have never worn this brand, but I would say go for the lower-priced Taiwan version.
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i use to wear martens back in my hugh school days in the early 90's Image sigh......good old angst days lol
back then all that you could get was made in england, and they were indestructible.......
if i were buying them now, i'd probably go for the cheaper version as long as it's the actual dr. martens and not a copy
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jelena-c wrote:
Nov 7th, 2017 8:45 pm
i use to wear martens back in my hugh school days in the early 90's Image sigh......good old angst days lol
back then all that you could get was made in england, and they were indestructible.......
if i were buying them now, i'd probably go for the cheaper version as long as it's the actual dr. martens and not a copy
Lol. I also had Doc's in high school, green 3 hole shoes and 8 hole black boots, which were a bit too small. I'm not sure why I bought the green color, but Doc's are awesome.

Can anyone confirm the difference between Taiwan and England quality?
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I have still have 3 pairs. Just checked.. all made in england.
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