Who owns Sperry Top-Sider?

Who owns Sperry Top-Sider?

Who owns Sperry Top-Sider?

Wolverine World Wide
Saucony UK Inc
Sperry Top-Sider/Parent organizations

Sperrys, or Top-Siders, were the first boat shoes introduced into the boating and footwear markets. Today the Sperry brand is owned by Wolverine World Wide and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Why are they called Topsiders?

Sperry of New Haven, Connecticut after noticing his dog’s ability to run easily over ice without slipping. Using a knife, he cut siping into his shoes’ soles, inspiring a shoe perfect for boating and a company called Sperry Top-Sider. Boat shoes are worn by both women and men.

What is special about Sperry shoes?

Sperry’s shoe has razor thin ripple cuts in the sole that give it terrific traction on wet decks.”

Who started Sperry?

Paul A. Sperry
Sperry Top-Sider/Founders
The Top-Sider was invented in 1935 by Paul Sperry, a sailor who slipped on the deck of his boat one night and fell overboard into Long Island Sound. Once he pulled himself back onboard and was safely back on land, Sperry began experimenting with ways to make a non-slip shoe.

Can you wear white socks with sperrys?

Yes, you should wear socks with Sperrys. For enhanced comfort, your personal health (more on this below) and to extend the life of your shoes, it is recommended to wear socks with Sperrys.

Where are Sperry’s made?

in Maine
The Made in Maine collection of footwear is hand stitched by artisans in Maine, using U.S. sourced leather and the finest materials. Handcrafted with a commitment to quality, Sperry celebrates over seventy-five years of heritage as the Authentic Original and an icon of American style.

When was the first Sperry Top Sider shoe made?

This process was instrumental in maximizing the traction of the Authentic Original Sperry Top-Sider boat shoe, which was first introduced in 1935. Sperry’s first shoe featured a white outsole, which prevented the shoe from leaving marks on a boat’s deck.

What was the name of Topsider’s sire in 1987?

When his racing career was over, Topsider was sent to Claiborne Farm in Kentucky where became a significant sire whose offspring won more than $18 million in racing. [3] Among his best were two Champions: North Sider, the 1987 American Champion Older Female Horse, and Salse, a Champion Three-Year-Old in France.

How many races did Topsider win in his career?

Topsider (1974–1992) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. He was a bay son of the great Northern Dancer and the very speedy racing mare Drumtop. [1] Topsider won eight races from eighteen career starts, including the Sport Page Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York City . [2]

What kind of shoes are in the Sperry line?

Whether for men, women, kids, or babies, Sperry’s selection of hand-crafted footwear includes our iconic Sperry boat shoes, sandals, loafers, flats, slippers, espadrilles, boots, sneakers, and oxfords.