Stomping Ground: Agyness Deyn Collaborates with Dr. Martens

The apparel and accessories collection with a neo-grunge feel that Agyness Deyn has turned out for her inaugural collaboration with Dr. Martens (which she unveiled in London yesterday and goes on sale this August), reads like a list of thrift-store finds the model turned actress might have steadily accrued since her breakout years in the mid-2000s. Among them: velvet platform creepers, daisy-print tea dresses, reversible bomber jackets, jacquard knits, and a bold, thigh-grazing interpretation of the classic DM boot (the originals were Deyn’s footwear of choice throughout her high school days and, even more recently, several red-carpet appearances). “I looked at the sexy boyishness of Juliette Lewis and Winona Ryder,” she says of the early-nineties actresses who inspired her. “And Angela Chase [Claire Danes] from My So-Called Life—she had a nerdy, awkward quality which I like.”