It's apt today, though. Despite growing up in the 90s, I was never bitten by the Doc Marten's bug. I knew a lot of people who had a pair, but I was more "tortured princess" in my youth and much preferred to aspire to sparkly jelly-shoe footwear instead. Oh, or those school shoes with keys in the soles - did anyone have a pair of those. (I never did).
Anyway, when I recently discovered that my recent blogger-meet gift bag included a voucher from Barratts, I got browsing and it took me a while to narrow my choices down. But when I did, I finally settled on these: