Martens “are even slightly more comfortable than the Clarks. “I was crying when I was painting them, there was probably tears mixed into the paint, Karl, 30 joked. Chunky, silver chain detailing, and massive platforms make us feel like we’re living our Bratz Rock Angelz fantasy. “Our customers have been wanting a pair of sustainable, lightweight kicks that they can slip on and off easily. This study demonstrates that when a persons’ balance is challenged they perform better wearing shoes than when they were barefoot.