Doc Martens

Doc MartensI've been wearing the same shoes for the past fifteen years. Ok, it's not the same pair of shoes, but the same shoe. Black, three-hole Doc Martens with yellow stitching. I bought my first pair at the age of fifteen and I just go out and buy a new pair once I've worn my current pair into the ground. My theory is, if it ain't broken, don't fix it. I've found a type of shoe I like and I see no need to mess with a winning formula.

For years and years there were a couple of great shops on Yonge Street near Wellesley that sold my shoe at a great price. Every year or two I'd drop in and pick up a new pair. These stores, I remember one was called "IXL", are gone and it's become quite the challenge finding my black, three-hole Doc Martens with yellow stitching for a half decent price.

I've just noticed a hole developing in my current pair so I'll be resuming the hunt shortly. Queen Street, here I come!

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I've been wearing my same pair of black 3-hole Doc Martens for 28 years. They are still in very good condition!! I'm thinking that - maybe - it's time to buy a new pair! Does anyone know a good place in Toronto to buy them? It seems all the great places have closed a while ago. Also, does Doc Martens make them in the England anymore? I see lots of Chinese ones around.

August 30, 2007 @ 9:22 AM

Andrea Ciurria

There going to be carrying them at NEON Clothing on Queen St. And their priced way better then anything Ive seen yet, and they have new and classic styles! Im soooo excited!

September 25, 2008 @ 2:22 PM


So did anyone Find any Doc's for sale in Toronto yet? I'm the same been wearing them since 15 years old but 10 hole mostly!

January 6, 2009 @ 10:35 AM


Docs Leathers on Queen Street West sells them

January 25, 2009 @ 3:13 PM


I just bought 2 pairs 3 hole shoes/Docs here in Quebec. Rare, But I love'em! They are coming back! In a big way!

August 16, 2010 @ 2:33 PM

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