If there is a shoe that encapsulates timeless American style, it's the boat shoe. A slip-on with nautical flair, the boat shoe has been an icon of casual sophistication for decades. Originally intended to keep sailors safe on deck with its unique non-slip sole, the popularity of the boat shoe has extended far beyond seafarers. Take home a breath of ocean air with boat shoes!
When it comes to boat shoes, there can be no question that Sperry reigns supreme. Founded by the inventor of the boat shoe in order to market his invention, Sperry has been producing high quality, stylish boat shoes ever since, gaining popularity all over the world, both on land and at sea. For the very best in casual nautical footwear, choose Sperry boat shoes, also called top-siders or A/Os.
Boat shoes can be worn with a wide variety of casual outfits. Paired with denim jeans and a fun print top, boat shoes are the perfect accessory for a summer evening. Dress them up while remaining relaxed by choosing a pleated skirt and subtle blouse. And of course, boat shoes always pair well with navy stripes and other nautical touches. No matter how you style your boat shoes, every time you slip them on, you can feel confident wearing an American icon. Browse our great selection of boat shoes at Englin's Fine Footwear to find the perfect pair for you!