Sperry Pier View Review
Sperry got their start designing boat shoes, they wanted something that you could wear on smooth slippery surfaces and stay upright, while still giving you a great deal of comfort. Their shoes even became one of the official shoes of the US Navy during World War II thanks to their great traction and durable sole. Decades later Sperry is still making great quality shoes, but they have no longer limited themselves to boat shoes. The Sperry Pier View shoes are a great looking shoe for those land dwellers who want great comfort and a good grip. Customers love the out of the box comfort they will get from these great looking sneakers.
According to a few wearers, there are some durability issues when it comes to these shoes so that is something that you might want to keep in mind when deciding on these sneakers. Overall, however, most customers loved them and stated that they purchased more than one pair so they could have them in multiple colors. Furthermore, a decent amount of customers suggested that they would recommend these great shoes to their friends and family who are in the market for a new pair of comfortable and casual shoes.
- All-day comfort
- Removable insole
- Slip-on design
- Great arch support
- Memory foam insole
- True to size
- High price tag
- Not very durable
- Colors bleed when wet
The memory foam footbed forms to your feet, giving you a customizable and personalized level of comfort that you cannot get from many other shoes on the market. These shoes will form to your feet giving you support and cushioning in all of the right places, giving you a decent amount of arch support that many customers can appreciate.
The logo is printed, rather large, on the bottoms of the shoes. That mixed with the patterned lines on the sole help give you a decent amount of traction. You will not have to worry about your feet slipping out from underneath you unexpectedly as these are going to hold a decent grip on many surfaces. You should note that even though they can offer a decent amount of traction they are not considered no slip shoes so if that is something that you are going to need for your job then you might want to consider a different option.
The plain design and natural colors will allow you to wear these many different outfits for a variety of different occasions. They are more of a casual looking shoe and many people will pair them with jeans and a t-shirt or a simple skirt or summer dress. They probably will not fit into an office setting or a formal event. Whether you are running errands, spending a day out with friends, or simply hanging out with your friends and family these sneakers are going to look great.
However, there are a few who stated they did not last them very long which was very disappointing. One reviewer stated that after only a couple of month the heels of the shoe wore down causing them to be super comfortable to the point where they could not wear them anymore. Another customer stated that after a couple month of wear they started to rip and tear and could no longer be worn. These customers will unhappy with the fact that they paid a decent amount of money for a pair of shoes that only lasted them a couple of months.
Something else to note is that customers have had complaints about colors bleeding onto them easily when they get wet. The white pair has a blue stripe along the sole of the shoes and that can bleed onto the white canvas when the shoes become wet which will stain it. The dye does not come out when they are cleaned which is even more frustrating to customers.
If you are going to be wearing a pair of shoes for extended periods of time you are going to want to make sure that you have something that will be comfortable, no need to get home after a long day and have sore and achy feet. You are going to get that all day comfort with these shoes, mostly thanks to the memory foam footbed that will comfort to your feet giving you all the support and cushion that you need in all the right places. The canvas uppers and rubber outsoles have a decent amount of flexibility to them so you will be able to move your feet naturally and freely to give you a greater level of comfort.
The Sperry Pier View canvas shoes have a slip-on design, the laces are for aesthetics and not functionality. You should keep this in mind when deciding on what size you are going to need because you will not have the laces to help keep your feet in the shoe while you are out and about.
The fact that the laces on these sneakers are for aesthetic purposes and they are designed to be a slip-on design means that they may not offer the best support. They rely on hidden stretch panels to keep your feet snug and secure inside of your shoes which can offer you a little support, but not as much as you would get if they laced up and tied. This is a small complaint among customers but does not seem to be a deal breaker.