Dr. Martens 3989 Brogue Wingtip Review
The Dr. Martens 3989 Brogue Wingtip is part of the Heston collection of the Dr. Martens, a manufacturing company who has been in the shoe business for sixty years now.
The 3989 Brogue Wingtip is made from polished Wyoming leather upper. It has a wingtip and some perforation details around the shoe that serve as its design. It is a classic design that never loses its luster.
Just like all Doc Marten’s footwear, the 3989 Brogue Wingtip has the traditional PVC sole that is hard-wearing, slip and oil-resistant, air-cushioned, shock absorbing and sewn not just glued. This sole is double-stitched to the upper. These qualities render the 3989 Brogue Wingtip an indisputable robustness that will surely last long. The PVC sole has a strong grip that makes walking a lot easier especially on wet and smooth surfaces. The traditional Z-welt yellow stitches of the Doc Martens footwear accentuate the whole black ensemble of the 3989 Brogue Wingtip. The yellowish sole adds beauty to this classic shoe.
The 3989 Brogue Wingtip gets its comfortability from a combination of cushioned footbed, air-cushioned midsole and the soft leather lining. The adjustable lace can be tightened or loosened depending on the width of the foot.
The black polished Wyoming leather that is used for the 3989 Brogue Wingtip is easy to clean and to maintain. Its insole is detachable for effortless cleaning, too. The 3989 Brogue Wingtip needs some breaking-in. The leather is rigid at first use and the whole package is a little heavy.
The 3989 Brogue Wingtip can be worn with a coat or suit; buttoned shirts or any casual wear. It is also good to wear in school, work, and events. Its available color is black.
Overall, the Dr. Martens 3989 Brogue Wingtip is smart-looking, classic and classy. It looks and feels durable. In general, it is comfortable and can be worn throughout day without complaints. It is pricey compared to other dress shoes, but, it is very presentable and the 1 ¼” height gives the wearer a taller look. The Dr. Martens 3989 Brogue Wingtip is highly recommendable. It is a great value for money.