We've all had that one piece in our closet that we wear until it essentially falls apart, and that's what I did with a pair of black combat boots by Wanted. I paid somewhere in the neighborhood of twenty dollars for them, so they weren't exactly the best quality but hey, they were cheap and they were cute! These things were my go-to pair of shoes; I wore them nearly everyday for the last two years! What forced me to retire my beloved boots was that the poor things are beginning to fall apart. The soles were coming unglued, the material was peeling away, and water was seeping in through the bottoms. I knew I had to find a replacement pair, and something that was a better quality.
My immediate thought was to check out Doc Martens. I already have a pair of DM heels that are some of the most comfortable things to ever have graced my feet, so I figured their boots must be just as great. It didn't take long before I found what would be my new boots: Clemency in patent black. A classic eight-eyelet combat boot with a two inch heel, perfect for everyday wear.
I was absolutely ecstatic when they arrived in the mail. I mean, just LOOK at them! They're gorgeous! They've got these wonderful things called "bouncing soles" that make them feel like clouds on my feet. I forgot that these even had heels on them until I realized that I was slightly taller than usual.
Needless to say, I'm really excited to have new boots in my wardrobe. They're gonna get a ton of usage out of them before they start falling apart! Combat boots have been a staple of mine for years and I'm so glad to have some that are of such excellent quality.