We've been designing shoes to send to sea since our intrepid founder Paul Sperry designed his first pair of boat shoes in 1935. This season, we've partnered with the Australia-based magazine Sneaker Freaker to recap our 80+ year history. "Every era has its share of pioneers and mavericks, but there are only a select [...]
Through our partnership with the America's Cup, our product team has been working with sailors and athletes from ORACLE TEAM USA and SoftBank Team Japan to design new products that specifically meet the needs of America's Cup sailors. America's Cup yachts sail at speeds of up to 50 knots and foil above the [...]
We spent 5 minutes with Olympic gold medalist Mack Horton to find out a bit more about the Australian swimming champion and Sperry Ambassador. How long have you been swimming: I've been swimming at a squad level since the age of 10 How did you first get into swimming: Weekly visits to the local pool with the [...]
The Gold Cup Collection embodies the brand's heritage of craftsmanship and their commitment to performance innovation. With updated styling and understated luxury, Sperry Top-Sider has created a new Gold Standard for the next generation seeking modern details and beautifully designed footwear for every wearing occasion. The ultimate premium boat shoe, Sperry's exclusive Gold Cup [...]
Sperry began in 1935 when sailor Paul Sperry nearly lost his life to a slippery deck. After observing his dog staying happily upright regardless of the slippery surface, Paul carved grooves on the rubber sole of his shoe, imitating the grooves on his dog's paws - and the first boat shoe was born! [...]