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Pair of boots

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1994 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dr Martens/ AirWair Ltd - Dr Martens Department Store (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather substitute (polyester and polyurethane)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Vegetarian Shoes

  • Museum number:

    T.90:1, 2-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vegetarian Shoes, green polyester and polyurethane boots, Dr. Martens original "Air Wair" air cushion soles, resistant to oil, fat, acid, petrol, and alkali.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1994 (made)


Dr Martens/ AirWair Ltd - Dr Martens Department Store (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Leather substitute (polyester and polyurethane)

Marks and inscriptions


Length: 31 cm, Height: 20.5 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1994/195, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, in the exhibition it was part of an outfit called 'Eco UK 1991-4' (includes the trousers T.231-1993, the boots T.90-1994 and the jacket T.322-1994).
The T-shirt was lent to the museum for the exhibition.

Descriptive line

Boots, 'Vegetarian', green polyester and polyurethane with Dr. Martens original "Air Wair" air cushion soles, Doc Martins, Great Britain, 1994

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Baker, Malcolm, and Brenda Richardson (eds.), A Grand Design: The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: V&A Publications, 1999.
Described in the exhibition publication, part of an outfit called 'Eco UK 1991-4'.
Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the Nineties


Polyester; Polyurethane


Images Online; Footwear; Fashion; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project; Streetstyle exhibition 1994


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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