Sperry Top-Sider is both a brand and a way of life. The brand and its products are for people who are drawn to the surf, sun and soul of the ocean. An American original, Sperry Top-Sider has been an American favorite since 1935 when Paul Sperry, inspired by his dog Prince's ability to run nimbly over ice and snow, used a pen knife to cut siping into the outsole of a rubber sneaker. This ingenuity, along with the iconic inspiration of other design details, launched an American Original. From the beginning Sperry Top-Sider has been obsessed with quality, water enthusiasts creating high performance footwear for people like that are passionate about the thrill of pursuits on the water. Everyone has favorites in their closet; a pair of faded jeans, a cashmere sweater and pair of Sperry Top-Siders. They convey a sense of style that is always relevant and make you feel relaxed and comfortable. Confident in yourself, the choices you make and the lifestyle you lead.