Solovair is a UK based brand, part of the NPS factory from Northampton created in 1881.NPS factory, is basically the 1st Dr Martens manufacturer and brought the famous air sole to the brand before they split up in the mid 90's.Since then, Solovair kept on producing exclusively in the UK and is nowadays famous for making the original Dr Martens shape from the 60's, with the exact same leather, using the same machines.