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SPERRY Men's Authentic Original® Boat Mocs

Model # 2550275Mfg # 0197640

$87.99

Customer Reviews

Color: SAHARA

 

Product Description

Since its introduction by Paul Sperry in 1935, the Authentic Original® (A/O) has enjoyed immense popularity as both a functional boat shoe and good-looking casual footwear. Today’s A/Os have improved from the original by the addition of Sperry’s Full Active Comfort System, which includes a padded comfort wedge under the heel, EVA foam under both heel and forefoot for additional cushioning, a lighter, more flexible siped outsole and a leather sock liner. The shoe retains Sperry’s Top-Sider siped outsole, full-grain cowhide uppers, functional rawhide laces, and genuine handsewn moccasin construction. Imported.

  • Application: Performance
  • Uppers: Full-grain cowhide
  • Sole: Siped, non-marking outsole; Top-Sider grip
  • Closure type: Rawhide laces
  • Insole: EVA foam under heel and forefoot
  • Reinforcement: Padded comfort wedge under the heel

Specs

Men's Authentic Original® Boat Mocs

Lens Color Sahara
Lens Material 8

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4.3

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (20)
  • Durable (11)
  • Great with jeans (7)
  • Breathable (5)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

  • Poor arch support (5)
  • Poor cushioning (4)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (21)
  • Business casual (4)
  • Travel (4)
  • Everyday (3)
  • Going out (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (23 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      96% 

      (22 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual dresser (8), Comfort driven (8), Comfortable (6), Style driven (5), Outdoor enthusiast (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

sperry durability

I have been wearing top siders for twenty + years. There's not much i haven't done in a pair. My daily pair is wet right now. From the farallones to the top of...Read complete review

I have been wearing top siders for twenty + years. There's not much i haven't done in a pair. My daily pair is wet right now. From the farallones to the top of the sierras to the middle of the sacramento river i'm almost always in a pair of sperry top siders.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Sketchy Sperrys

Either my foot has grown wider or Sperry is making their shoes narrower. I have purchased and returned two pairs before this one to find a basic Topsider that fits. Still, after two...Read complete review

Either my foot has grown wider or Sperry is making their shoes narrower. I have purchased and returned two pairs before this one to find a basic Topsider that fits. Still, after two weeks the shoes are just now starting to stretch to fit more comfortably. Two years ago I bought a pair of Sperry sailing shoes, and they lasted only a year before the soles hardened, and using them on a boat was like walking on ice. Overall, Sperry's quality has declined measurably over the past several years.

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2.0

Sketchy Sperrys

By Idyll

from New Orleans

About Me Conservative

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Poor Arch Support
  • Poor Cushioning
  • Poor Fit
  • Uncomfortable
  • Wears Out Quickly

Best Uses

  • Casual Wear
  • Wet Weather

Comments about Mens Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

Either my foot has grown wider or Sperry is making their shoes narrower. I have purchased and returned two pairs before this one to find a basic Topsider that fits. Still, after two weeks the shoes are just now starting to stretch to fit more comfortably. Two years ago I bought a pair of Sperry sailing shoes, and they lasted only a year before the soles hardened, and using them on a boat was like walking on ice. Overall, Sperry's quality has declined measurably over the past several years.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels too narrow
 
3.0

Sperry Boat Moc Review

By 2nd Story

from Raleigh, NC

About Me Conservative

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear

    Comments about Men's Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

    after only one week of wearing these the 1/2 liner in the sole is beginning to curl up at the end under your arch. Not pleased with that but otherwise the shoe is comfortable.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
     
    5.0

    They (Almost) last forever.

    By Bill

    from Live- Walnut, CA, Boat- San Pedro, CA

    About Me Conservative

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathes Well
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Good Arch Support
    • Great with Jeans
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish

    Cons

    • none

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear
    • Wet Weather

    Comments about Men's Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

    I finally had to buy a new pair. The old ones were falling apart. Of course the were, they were fifteen years old and worn many times every week. Always when I am on my boat. Comfortable, safe with the non-skid sole, and look good. What can I say? They aren't the least expensive boat shoes, just the best boat shoes.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
     
    5.0

    Satisfied Customer

    By Chief

    from Louisiana

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear
        • Travel
        • Wet Weather

        Comments about Mens Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

        A-1 service, perfect fit...

         
        2.0

        Inner sole ones unglued

        By Expat

        from Bangkok

        Comments about Sperry Men's Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

        I find when worn bare foot in hot weather the leather inner sole comes unglued

         
        5.0

        Great shoe

        By Jim

        from New York

        About Me Casual, Comfortable, Outdoor Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Great Traction
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Around The House
          • Casual Wear
          • Everyday

          Comments about Sperry Men's Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

          Very comfortable, great warm weather shoe

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I use allways this product

          By Frank

          from Davie, fl

          About Me Casual, Comfortable, Outdoor Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Great Support
          • Great Traction
          • Lightweight
          • Warm
          • Water Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear

            Comments about Sperry Men's Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

            I allways wear this shoes are so confortable and nice

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
             
            5.0

            Simply the Best

            By tomvette

            from Merritt Island, FL

            About Me Casual, Comfortable

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Great Traction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear
              • Everyday

              Comments about Sperry Men's Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

              40 years experience & no broken promises. These shoes simply continue the tradition.......

              Gotta love 'em!

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Fantastic shoes

              By Kinsey6, the gay activist.

              from Joplin, MO

              About Me Casual, Comfortable, Style Driven

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Around The House
                • Casual Wear
                • Everyday
                • Hiking/Walking
                • Travel/Camping

                Comments about Sperry Men's Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

                I LOVE these shoes. I wear them all the time, year round. I've been wearing these shoes for the past 32 years (no not the same pair!) and absolutely love them. I have them in several different colors, but also have some that look just like them except they're made by Sebago and the Sebagos are so uncomfortable they're almost painful to wear. The Sperry Top-Siders feel just right though and they last forever.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great for casual wear and they look good

                By Al in PA

                from PA

                About Me Casual, Comfortable, Outdoor Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear

                  Comments about Sperry Men's Authentic Original Boat Mocs:

                  I bought these for my husband for casual use to wear other than sneakers, he loves them so far and he says they are comfortable and they look great.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width

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