Sperry Top-Sider Son-R Pong

Sperry Top-Sider Son-R Pong summer buyers guide best water shoes of 2013

Sperry Top-Sider Son-R Pong    Photo: Inga Hendrickson

Sperry claims its Son-R Pong technology—articulating pods on the sole—heightens your natural sensory perception to help you react faster in an emergency. That seems like a stretch, but the shoes are impressively grippy, and we liked how the densely woven mesh uppers kept fine sand out but let cool air in.

Brand: Sperry Top-Sider $80
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