A trademark for a soft leather or canvas shoe with a rubber sole.
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(ˈtɒpˌsaɪ dər)
Trademark. a brand of boat shoe.
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Retailers offering a military discount include adidas, Disney Store Outlet, kate spade new york, Sperry Top-Sider and many more.
A marketer of branded casual, active lifestyle, work, outdoor sport, athletic, children's and uniform footwear and apparel, Wolverine World Wide has a portfolio of brands that include: Merrell, Sperry Top-Sider, Hush Puppies, Saucony, Wolverine, Keds, Stride Rite, Sebago, Cushe, Chaco, Bates, HYTEST and Soft Style.
The retailer started life in March 2012 exclusively as an online purveyor of preppy goods such as Lilly Pulitzer clothing; Sperry Top-Sider shoes; and fraternity, sorority, and university sportswear.
Avid fans can show their support sartorially with Complex Lifestyle Store's limited-edition collections from Sperry Top-Sider, Keds, and Havaianas to match your team's stripes.
Manhattan Beachwear, based in Cypress, CA, designs, manufactures, and markets under licenses for Kenneth Cole, Ralph Lauren, Trina Turk, Nanette Lepore, Sperry Top-Sider, Adidas, and Hobie.
Taking a flat-soled shoe and a pen knife, Sperry cut deep grooves in the rubber, which not only furnished him with fine traction on the deck but also, after a few subsequent style adjustments, produced a shoe destined for legend: the Top-Sider.
Other brands that I noticed at the Bahrain City Centre outlet were Sperry Top-sider, Saucony, Keds and Jessica Simpson.
9 The iconic Sperry Top-Sider is back in a big way.
The company, whose portfolio includes Merrell, Sperry Top-Sider, Hush Puppies, Keds and Stride Rite, has been subleasing the 15th floor of the tower from Freud Communications, but will now directly lease that floor as well at the 14th, for a total occupancy of 22,000 s/f.
* Footwear-based licensing programs grew 2.3% to $2.3 billion (commanding a 12.4% share of fashion licensing), with brands such as Crocs, Sperry Top-Sider, and Keds among those extending their licensee rosters during the year.
Upon closing, Wolverine acquired Collective Brands' Performance + Lifestyle Group (PLG), which includes the wholesale and retail business of the Sperry Top-Sider, Saucony, Stride Rite and Keds brands.
As previously announced, upon the closing of the transactions, Wolverine will acquire Collective Brands' Performance + Lifestyle Group, which includes the wholesale and retail operations of the Sperry Top-Sider, Saucony, Stride Rite and Keds brands, and investment firms Blum Capital and Golden Gate will jointly acquire the operations of Payless ShoeSource and Collective Licensing International, which together will operate as a standalone entity.