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Sperry Top Siders and Rockport World Tour Classic shoes won't cramp your style, but are still a cut above sneakers.
If you've got your eye on something comfortable and casual, consider women's Sperry plaid boat shoes for your next purchase.
Invented in 1935 by Paul Sperry, the first boat shoe was molded with nothing but an ordinary sneaker, rubber and a razor blade.
This prototype was Sperry's vision of a sturdy, stable shoe that would easily combat even the harshest elements.
Today, Sperry's vision has been fulfilled tenfold.Advertisement
The Sperry Top-Sider brand specializes primarily in footwear designed for those who love the water, but that doesn't mean landlubbers can't dig their heels into these versatile, high-performance shoes.
All Sperry's boat shoes feature these traits, as well as a durable lacing system with rust-proof eyelets and specially-constructed systems designed to provide support and comfort.
One of Sperry's most popular offerings for women is the plaid boat shoe.
Once seen primarily on stiletto heels and haute high-end handbags, the luxurious leopard print is now right at home on Sperry's Authentic Original 2-Eye boat shoe.
Sperry's Mary Jane collection does just that, with its rubber outsole, breathable footbed and sassy color combinations.Advertisement
You'll find women's Sperry plaid boat shoes and other styles online at Sperry Top-Sider and Zappos.
Sperry Topsiders is a legendary brand of boat shoes that has evolved into a trendy footwear manufacturer catering to men, women and kids.
There's a great story behind the first Sperry Topsiders.
The original boat shoe was born out of necessity in 1935 when Paul Sperry nearly killed himself walking on the slippery deck of his boat.
Tired of risking serious injury each time he boarded his beloved vessel, Sperry set out to design a shoe that would improve traction on wet decks.Advertisement
After several failed attempts, Sperry used the pattern of grooves on his dog's feet to inspire his successful shoe design.
Once the shoe was complete, it was marketed, and in no time Sperry's boat shoe became a national phenomenon.
When Sperry Topsiders were first mass marketed in the 1930s, they featured a classic no-frills leather upper.
However, as time progressed, the Sperry brand changed to attract younger customers.
Sperry Topsiders may have started out as safe and comfortable nautical-inspired shoes, but the company has since created a collection of stylish, casual footwear for the entire family.Advertisement
In addition to its classic boat shoes and canvas sneakers, another of Sperry's hottest designs for men is the brand's high performance athletic shoes.
In 2010, Sperry launched its Ventus sailing shoe developed in conjunction with America's top sailing athletes.
Sperry also sells leather sandals for men, as well as Shandal sandals, which are the company's casual slip-on sport sandals with a round, closed toe and cutout details.
Fashionistas are not afraid to be seen in Sperry Topsiders for women.
Driven to prove that Sperry Topsiders are not just for boat-loving grandparents, the company created a line of laceless canvas sneakers for kids.Advertisement
They come in a rainbow of colors and are designed to hug a child's foot despite being lace-free.Kids also love Sperry's line of slippers.
Sperry shoes are available at major department stores, such as Macy's and Nordstrom.
In addition you can purchase a variety of Sperry shoes, sandals and other nautical-inspired footwear from www.sperrytopsider.com.
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