Dr. Martens Men’s Solaris Oxford

Dr. Martens Men's Solaris Oxford
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  • Much lighter than normal Doc Martens
  • Well-made cushy inner sole
  • Supportive and lightweight midsole
  • The bottom is slip resistant in wet weather
  • The shoe uses SoftWair sockliner for interior comfort and locks the foot in for added support.
  • Simple and decent looking
  • It offers all day comfort.
  • Also suitable for wearing at work


  • Some wearers like the texture of the insole, but a couple of users didn’t like the feel of the memory foam.
  • A user found the shoe was not wide enough as he had a wider foot.
  • A user didn’t like the feel of the new cushioned sole and the footbed.

Product details

The Woven Solaris retains classic Dr. Martens’ details and the solid and hard-wearing nature. The sole is stitched and cemented to the base of the upper and to the insole. The yellow-logo heel-loop stands out, highlighting the brand name. The sneaker still has the tasteful Doc look. Meanwhile, the Doc has introduced new tech to improve the comfort level and flexibility of the Solaris. The white DM’s Lite sole and super-comfortable SoftWair sockliner. A majority of users like the Solaris sneaker because it is super comfy and lightweight. The classic rear pull loop also offers easy entry.

The sneaker is suitable for all day wearing; practical and stylish footwear for wearing at work or for hanging-out. The sneaker comes in colors that include black, grey and oxblood. They look simple and stylish; very practical footwear as you can wear them in causal or semi formal occasions as well.


The shoe is generally true to size. To some users with narrow feet, it runs slightly bigger. A user at size between 7 and 7.5 finds the size 7 fits best. However, if wearing with socks, the normal size should fit well. The shoelace can help fix for a better fit. The shoe’s sockliner also offers added support for the feet.

With the padded collar, the shoe fits well and the feet don’t slip out; the sneaker does not need a break-in period either.


The shoe features a 3-eye lace fastener, mesh toe cap, and is finished with premium Temperley leather paneling. The woven mesh gives the shoe a refreshing look and it is more breathable, especially in the warmer season. The simple and basic look makes the shoe highly versatile in almost any occasion. The tab on the heel is handy for slipping the shoe on and off.


The sneaker comes with new-tech manufacturing midsole and outsole. The Phylon midsole is supportive and lightweight; the light and air-cushioned outsole provides good abrasion and slip resistance. The look of the white outsole also gives a sporty look.

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