Facts

  • Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $65
Show more facts

Rankings

Expert Reviews

Experts are sneaker fanatics, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

Are you an expert? Apply to contribute here.

  • First look / Unboxing | Shop Zappos

Apply to become an expert

Sperry Striper II Twin Gore Indigo Slip-On History

Established in 1935, Sperry Top-Sider or simply Sperry is one of the sneaker brands that can be considered underrated especially when compared to sneaker giants Nike and Adidas. It was founded by sailor and outdoor enthusiast Paul Sperry when he had the idea of creating a non-slip shoe suitable for sea adventures.

Although the brand started with its classic boat shoes, it eventually expanded its production to other footwear categories including sneakers. Its current footwear product line-up includes boat shoes, sneakers, boots, rain boots, flats and loafers, and sandals for men, women, and kids. It also manufactures clothing and accessories.

The Sperry Striper II Twin Gore Indigo Slip-On is one of the brand’s recently released sneakers.  It is based on the Striper II shoe, which is a slightly trimmed down version of the classic deck shoe. It flaunts shark prints all over a navy blue canvas upper, a vulcanized and slip-on construction, and cushioned removable insoles. Each pair originally retails for $65, adding to the expanding range of cheaply-priced Sperry kicks.

Sperry Striper II Twin Gore Indigo Slip-On Style

It’s always summer with Sperry’s Striper II Twin Gore Indigo Slip-On sneakers. Inspired by a feeding frenzy, this canvas shoe flaunts a navy upper with hints of shark prints all-over for a stylish flair. Pair it with shorts or jeans for that perfect on-the-go casual look.

Fit & Sizing

The Sperry Striper II Twin Gore Indigo Slip-On is a men’s low-top sneaker with sizes available from US 4 to 16 in Medium (M) width. Half sizes up to 11.5 are available as well. Item runs true to size for most wearers. These comfortable Sperry sneakers feature a slip-on construction for easy on, easy off wearing, breathable canvas uppers, and elastic goring (or with elastic inset) for a secure and lock-down fit.

Notable Features

One of many affordable Sperry sneakers is the Sperry Striper II Twin Gore Indigo Slip-On. Like the core model, the Striper II Twin Gore, this shoe features a breathable canvas upper in a slip-on construction with double elastic gusset panels and a vulcanized sole. What makes it unique, however, is the design print of the upper inspired by a feeding frenzy – great white sharks, hammerheads, and manta rays.

Additional Info

  • The Sperry Striper II Twin Gore Indigo Slip-On also features removable full-length EVA midsole for cushioned comfort and shock absorption.
  • It also has non-marking rubber outsoles with Wave-Siping for optimum traction on any surface, wet or dry.
  • Breathable textile lining gives additional comfort.
  • Sperry brandings are visible on the insoles and heel area of the midsole.

Comparison