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    Basically, I've had my Dr. marten's for about 6 months and in the past couple of weeks I've noticed that the paint is starting to peel off of the front by the toes (they're patent leather), it's quite depressing really as I've only had them for a short amount of time Does anyone know how I can fix them and stop it from happening again?
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    (Original post by kayyleighd)
    Basically, I've had my Dr. marten's for about 6 months and in the past couple of weeks I've noticed that the paint is starting to peel off of the front by the toes (they're patent leather), it's quite depressing really as I've only had them for a short amount of time Does anyone know how I can fix them and stop it from happening again?
    Clarks magic polish - it doesn't stop it but fixes it :-) Do various colours too xx

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    (Original post by lilairyfairy)
    Clarks magic polish - it doesn't stop it but fixes it :-) Do various colours too xx

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    ahh ok, thank you x
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    Doc Martens really aren't as good as they used to be. :no: I still recommend them to people, but only the 'made in England' range now as they still seem to be decent quality.

    It's possible you'd get somewhere writing to the manufacturers and complaining, because a good pair of boots shouldn't be peeling like that after only six months!
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    (Original post by superwolf)
    Doc Martens really aren't as good as they used to be. :no: I still recommend them to people, but only the 'made in England' range now as they still seem to be decent quality.

    It's possible you'd get somewhere writing to the manufacturers and complaining, because a good pair of boots shouldn't be peeling like that after only six months!
    Yeah, I am still happy with the quality of the boots, but I'm quite surprised at how quickly they've got ruined so I might have to try that, but on the Dr Marten website it says that they only replace/repair the 'for life' collection, but I'll give it a try
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    (Original post by kayyleighd)
    Yeah, I am still happy with the quality of the boots, but I'm quite surprised at how quickly they've got ruined so I might have to try that, but on the Dr Marten website it says that they only replace/repair the 'for life' collection, but I'll give it a try
    Just give customer services a call and see what happens :yep: You've got nothing to lose, and they're usually pretty good when it comes to things like this.
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    It's inevitable that the patent ones are going to do that, that's the main thing that put me off buying them! I'm not sure if it would be covered by the Doc Marten warranty but you could always try? If not, try taking them to a specialist shoe bar in your local area and they might be able to help you? Always worth asking them!
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    If you look on amazon for paten leather repair kits there all all sorts including touch up pens . I've just started in selling new and used dm's on my modest market stall so have been looking myself. Haven't tried them yet but could let you know pretty soon as I am about to repair a pair of womens boots in green! Regards peter
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    Mine started doing that after a few weeks so they exchanged but it kept happening with the same style. Im on my third pair now and it's been only a week and it's been happening. I'm going to call headquarter customer service to talk to them instead.
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    There's no guarantee with any Dr martens so unfortunately if you go for a patent coated boot and scuff or damage them it is classed as wear and tesr and not a manufacturer fault. Complaining will do not good you'd be better buying a repair kit
 
 
 
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