Here's why you need to hit Nordstrom Rack's Dr. Martens shoe sale ASAP

Nikhita Mahtani, CNN Underscored
Updated Fri August 30, 2019

If you haven't heard of Dr. Martens, allow us to sing the brand's praises. Headquartered in the U.K., Doc Martens is one of the best options for stylish, trustworthy boots that can pretty much last a lifetime. From waterproof styles to trendy knit options, you won't have to look too hard to find something you can't stop thinking about — and with fall coming, it's probably time to update your boot collection.

Luckily, Nordstrom Rack has an amazing sale going on, with several incredible Dr. Martens shoes for over 40 percent off. With great options for both men and women, you're sure to find something you'll absolutely love. And if you need help, don't worry: Below are some of our team's favorites. But act fast! The sale officially ends on Aug. 29, so you don't have much time to cash in on these incredible savings.

Men's sale

If you love a classic combat boot, Dr. Martens Awley Leather Lace-Up Boot ($79.97, originally $90; nordstromrack.com) is an amazing find. Featuring the signature Doc Marten yellow laces and a cushioned bottom, it's comfort at its max.

For something a little different, while still maintaining a classic silhouette, Dr. Martens Bonny II Mid Boot ($49.97, originally $80; nordstromrack.com) comes in a stunning olive green color and contrasting materials for a modern update on the original.

A traditional leather bootie ideal for slushy snow days, Dr. Martens Graeme Leather Chelsea Boot ($149.97, originally $300; nordstromrack.com) comes in a gorgeous merlot shade that ups the glam factor.

If cozy materials are more your thing, Dr. Martens Rigal Knit Boot ($79.97, originally $135; nordstromrack.com) comes in a gorgeous knit that makes it breathable, yet comforting — perfect for a chilly fall morning (or night).

Inspired by the 1970s classic British rock band, Dr. Martens 1490 Sex Pistols High Leather Boot ($99.97, originally $170; nordstromrack.com) features iconic Sex Pistols album art by artist Jamie Reid, allowing for a truly statement-making piece of footwear.

Women's sale

Painted with colorful skulls and roses, the Dr. Martens 1460 Pascal Printed Boot ($99.97, originally $145; nordstromrack.com) is a mix of both romantic and edgy. You can pair it with a leather jacket to boost the style quotient.

An easy slip-on option for ultimate comfort, Dr. Martens Flora Nubuck Leather Chelsea Boot ($79.97, originally $130; nordstromrack.com) features an elastic grip and lightweight air cushion to make it a versatile find that'll carry you from day to night.

The Dr. Martens Luana Tall Leather Lace-Up Boot ($99.97, originally $120; nordstromrack.com) takes combat boots to the next level with an 11-inch shaft height for ultimate cold weather protection. Not to mention, the topstitched detail and leather exterior give it a stylish edge.

Giving a sweet side to the Dr. Martens 1461 Vonda Embroidered Derby ($89.97, originally $130; nordstromrack.com), embroidered roses take a rugged shoe and flip it on its head.

One of the company's most famous shoes for a reason, Dr Martens 1461 Leather 3 Eye Shoe ($69.97, originally $120; nordstromrack.com) also comes in pale taupe that makes it a versatile option for both the warmer and cooler months. Featuring a pretty topstitch and grip sole, it's the perfect mix of functional, yet chic.

Note: The prices above reflects the retailers' listed prices at the time of publication.