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Let's crack open a bottle of Zima to celebrate! On the heels of very nineties-inflected fall runway collections from hot young designers like Vena Cava and Altuzarra, Dr. Martens—perhaps the nineties-est of them all—has just launched its first clothing and accessories lines today. The legendary brand, which has made a hipster resurgence from its grunge-iconic past, was inspired by more millennial fashionistas, ranging from Agyness Deyn to Jessica Alba. The collection boasts a minimalist, modern and youthful-utilitarian look, complete with requisite striped-tees and slouchy sweatshirts, plus button downs (plaid—duh, plus gingham and checkered-madras). For the ladies, there are dress versions of the tees and shirting.
The collection is available starting today in stores and online. Just a warning: On the US Dr. Martens site, it's a bit of a hunt to find the first available pieces. For the men's stripey tee and a couple his-and-her's t-shirt versions (from $50 to $60), click on the "Accessories" link to find "T-shirts" There are also a couple women's shirt dresses ($100 for light blue and $110 for grungey plaid) buried in the "New Arrivals" section. Now where's that Zima?
· Dr. Martens Launch Clothingline [Telegraph UK]
· Dr. Martens USA [Official Site]