To wear—or not to wear—boat shoes with socks. Team barefoot says socks get in the way of classic style. Team socks insists comfort and odor protection are key. See both sides? Our no-show socks are here to settle the score: all the soft, sweat-wicking cotton underfoot, sans the peeking out up top.
So, boat shoes with socks? With three styles specifically made to match your Sperrys, you’ll never have to worry about it ever again. Not sure which ones are right for you? We’re here to break it down.
Think you have to go sockless in your most low-cut shoes? Think again. These Micro Liners are lightweight, with heel grippers to keep them in place for a truly invisible look. What socks? Some also feature a padded sole for extra cushy comfort.
Every boat shoe’s BFF, these have more top foot coverage than the Micro Liner. So you get added breathability and comfort against the upper, without giving any socks-on secrets away. Now that’s how you rock boat shoes with socks.
Sperry fans already know comfort and style are compatible, and this liner is further proof. It’s designed to deliver the most top-of-foot coverage, keeping adventurous feet comfy and dry—without stealing the show.
For over 80 years, Paul Sperry’s iconic A/O boat shoe has been a staple of nautical style. Tapping into our community, we gathered photos from influencers, bloggers, and stylish fans to showcase how they styled our Authentic Original boat shoe.