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Dr. Martens links with A Bathing Ape to celebrate 60 years of the Original Boot

The British brand are collaborating with 12 other labels this year to celebrate the anniversary

  • Tayler Willson
  • 20 January 2020
Dr. Martens links with A Bathing Ape to celebrate 60 years of the Original Boot

The iconic Dr. Martens Original boot turns 60 this year, and to celebrate they’re teaming up with twelve world-renowned brands across 2020.

To kick-off the celebrations they’ve linked with Japan’s street wear brand A Bathing Ape to re-imagine the 1460 silhouette.

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BAPE (A Bathing Ape) was founded in 1993 in Tokyo, Japan. Theur roots originate from the Harajuku scene of the early 90s, their signature ‘BAPE 1st Camo’ became a legendary status symbol.

BAPE has often looked to authentic British heritage for inspiration. For the 1460 Remastered project, they’ve fused Dr. Marten’s classic DNA with their legendary camouflage, creating a partnership that pays tribute to the history of both brands.

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The special edition 8-eye boot features a black smooth leather front, contrasting with a green BAPE 1st Camo upper to present the best of both brands. The infamous BAPE STA logo cuts through the midsection of the boot, with a yellow BAPE head logo adding a finishing detail to the heel-loop.

The collection drops on January 25th and will be available at www.drmartens.com.

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Tayler Willson is Mixmag's Digital Fashion Editor, follow him on Twitter

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