8 Doc. Martens Aesthetic Outfits That Are All About Grunge Vibes

Chrissie Milan
by Chrissie Milan

What’s up guys? I’m going to show you how to style Doc. Martens in the ultimate “grunge” lookbook. Grunge dressing is all about looking laid back and chilled out and giving off the “I don’t care what anyone thinks” vibe.

The aesthetic is also quite edgy, dark, and masculine and Doc. Martens tie into the style perfectly. Take a look at the 8 Doc. Martens aesthetic outfits that I’ve put together.

Girly all-black Doc. Martens outfit

1. Girly grunge

First up, we have a midi pleated skirt with a black crop top and the Doc. Martens. I’m loving the all-black look. The long skirt and the tight top create a feminine aesthetic, and then the stompy boots give the outfit some attitude.

How to wear Doc. Martens

2. L.A. grunge

This skirt right here is a winner - it’s a tight mini-skirt at the front, and then at the back, we’ve got the long flowy maxi skirt. It’s a real hybrid that comes together to create a knockout piece.

I’ve paired it with an oversized white tee that I’ve tucked in, and the Doc. Martens. The sunnies add that “don’t mess with me” vibe.

How to style Doc. Martens

3. Basic grunge

Next up, we have an androgynous look with a pair of skinny black jeans, an oversized white tee, and the Doc. Martens boots. I love how simple this outfit is and how free-flowing it feels. It’s one of those back to basics looks that you can’t go wrong with.

Grungy Doc. Martens outfits

4. Military grunge

Add a military twist by throwing on an oversized khaki shirt. The Doc. Martens already have a bit of an army vibe to them anyway, so this outfit is quite a no-brainer.

Outfits to wear with Doc. Martens

5. Summer grunge

For the summer, just switch out your pair of jeans for some black shorts instead. I love the mix of the summery t-shirt and shorts with a pair of heavy boots. It’s unexpected, but it works, and I’m rocking the look.

Doc. Martens grunge aesthetic outfits

6. Vintage grunge

For this outfit, I’ve paired some ripped skinny jeans with a baggy vintage sweater. Sweaters like these are so easy to find at your local thrift store or even just rummaging through your dad's closet.

Doc. Martens aesthetic outfits

7. White boy grunge

This is another androgynous look with a pair of skinny black jeans and an oversized black tee. For me, this style of dressing gives the message that you make your own rules, and you live your life like you want to.

Doc. Martens with mom jeans

8. Mom grunge

Mom jeans are a great cut of jeans to opt for when you want to get the grunge style due to their loose-fitting cut. They’re super comfortable, and the turned-up bottoms work really well with the Doc. Martens boots. 

Doc. Martens aesthetic outfits

Those are some different ideas for how you can style Doc. Martens and use them to help you create a grunge aesthetic. For me, grunge dressing is all about easy, relaxed, everyday pieces in a few simple colors. I love dressing this way - why not give it a go?

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