Dr Martens has incorporated athletic boot styles and features into its latest range of workwear boots in its industrial collection.
According to the firm, more workers are opting for an athletic style boot in the search for for all-day comfort. To tap into that trend, Dr Martens has launched the Ridge ST and Grapple ST.
Global Category Manager at Dr. Martens Jon Marchant said: “We have identified in the workplace that an athletic style boot is now trending amongst workers who are seeking all day comfort so we decided to service that requirement in our latest industrial collection, whilst also offering varying standards of protection. Ultimately, we want to ensure our customers can completely focus on the job at hand, instead of worrying about their feet.”
Ridge ST S3 is a 6-tie hiker boot with water-resistant, rich, oiled leather uppers. It features a steel toe cap, anti-penetration midsole and anti-static properties. The padded tongue and collar provide cushioning and a SoftWair memory-foam footbed, with Agion anti-bacterial properties further enhance internal comfort. The flexible, lightweight and cushioning EVA midsole is cemented to a Nitrile rubber compound outsole delivering slip and heat resistance
Grapple ST is a 6-tie, lightweight lace-to-toe work hiker in soft industrial grade tumbled leather uppers, and features an internal steel toe cap, padded collar and bellows tongue.
Both boots include a unique X-shaped shank that has been engineered to deliver stability and control, without compromising under-foot flexibility. Superior lateral support is provided in the arch-region. Graduated flex matches the foot’s natural movement.