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Art January, 2 2009

Dr. Martens 1460 Boot Project

Born on April 1, 1960, the cherry red 8-hole Dr. Martens (the 1460) boot is nothing short of an icon. Celebrating the boots legacy, and its life in separate subcultures, Dr. Martens has invited a healthy number of artists to work from the 1460 canvas. Among the invited were Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood, Chrome Hearts and Rick Owens. There are 69 of them in all (SSUR, United Bamboo, WK Interact, etc), and even one inspired by the late Stephen Sprouse. (Via Nylon Mag).

Buy the original here, and check our favorite artist versions (including the Sprouse) after the jump. Also, don’t miss 1460.com to check all the artists projects.

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