While the first Dr. Martens 2976 chelsea boot was produced in the early ’70s, the original style has victorian origins. Farmers loved the sure fit and easy-on, easy-off elastic ankle gusset — kickass style was just an unexpected side effect. These days, The 2976 chelsea boot is a slick, uncompromisingly fashion-forward look.
Shaft measures approximately mid-calf from arch
Platform measures approximately 1.5 inches
Retains classic Doc’s DNA, like grooved sides, visible stitching and scripted heel-loop
Good slip resistance and abrasion
Constructed on the iconic, durable Dr. Martens air-cushioned sole
This is a Goodyear-welted product
Made with Burnished Wyoming, a leather with a subtle grain and oily surface – burnished to darken the toe and counter area