If you’re wondering if you can wear socks with Sperrys without violating unwritten fashion rules, the answer is yes, however, you can’t wear just any pair of socks with deck shoes. If you are wearing shorts or are going for the bare ankle “sockless” look, you’ll want to opt for no-show socks for Sperrys.

This specific style of sock is low cut to stay hidden while still providing all the benefits of wearing socks. Later in this article we'll go into specific detail on why wearing socks with boat shoes is a good idea. But what makes the best no show socks for Sperrys?

The Best No-Show Socks for Sperrys:

1. Stay Up All Day

No-show socks are notorious for slipping off the heel, and odds are that you have personally experienced this frustration. The best men's Sperry socks are designed to to fit snuggly and stay up all day without sliding off your heel.

non-slip silicone heel grip for men's no-show socks

At Boardroom Socks we manufacture our Sperry liner socks with soft, stretchy materials that comfortably hug your foot. Each pair is also finished with a silicone gripper on the inside of the heel, further ensuring that they stay up throughout the day.

2. Stay Hidden

As the name implies, the best Sperry socks for men should "not show." Many manufacturers struggle to strike the balance between staying up and staying hidden; you'll find just as many styles that sit too high on the foot as you will styles that quickly slip off your heel.

no show socks for Sperrys that stay hidden

The trick to producing a quality no-show sock for Sperrys is to make the sock high enough to stay on your foot but low enough to remain hidden while wearing deck shoes.

3. Keep You Comfortable

While socks are certainly an element of fashion, they also play an enormous role in your comfort; the best no show socks for Sperrys are no exception. In addition to keep your feet dry and comfortable, they also help prevent blisters and hotspots.

tan no show socks for Sperrys

At Boardroom Socks, our Sperry socks for men are crafted with an exceptionally soft and lightweight merino wool. This material is breathable and expertly manages moisture, ensuring your feet and the leather of your boat shoes both stay dry. Eliminating the accumulation of sweat will prevent odor- and fungus-causing bacteria from developing within your shoes.


Why No-Show Socks for Sperrys are a Great Idea

1. Prolong the Life of Your Shoes

Wearing no show socks for Sperrys will prolong the life of your shoes. The added layer of fabric will help manage moisture within your Sperrys and, given that your feet have more sweat glands than any other part of your body, moisture can certainly be an issue.

The best no-show socks for Sperrys will be constructed with a lightweight, breathable material to help keep both your feet and your shoes dry. If you instead opt to go sockless, sweat will permeate your shoes and cause premature wear to the leather. This unmitigated moisture also allows for the growth of bacteria, leading to odor and potential health hazards.

2. Maintain Podiatric Health

Not wearing socks with boat shoes can be unhealthy. As alluded to above, moisture is an issue with deck shoes. Not only are these shoes typically worn during the hottest months of the year, but men are often tempted to wear them without socks. This warm, dark, damp and enclosed environment of your boat shoes will become a breeding ground for bacteria. Not only does this bacteria cause your shoes to develop the “Sperry stink” but it can also lead to athlete’s foot and other fungal infections.

Be sure to wear no-show socks for Sperrys to keep your feet healthy.

3. Be More Comfortable

No-show socks for Sperrys will keep you comfortable. One of the reasons why boat shoes are so popular is because, over time, the leather molds to your feet and develops the perfect fit. However, this break in process takes time and can be very uncomfortable.

Wearing men’s Sperry socks will add a layer of protection to your feet, mitigating blisters and hotspots.


Shop No-Show Socks for Sperrys


I hope that this article has been informative. If you are in the market for no-show socks for your Sperrys, I invite you to shop our socks. Our team spent over a year designing and perfecting these socks to ensure they stay on all day, remain hidden with boat shoes and keep your feet comfortable.

About Boardroom Socks

Boardroom Socks is a small, family-owned company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. We specialize in manufacturing premium, American-made men’s socks that are as comfortable as they are stylish. Read our story to learn more and meet the family behind the business.

Further Reading...
To learn more about the benefits of wearing socks with Sperrys, be sure to read our article on why socks and Sperrys are a great combination.
Our article on why you should wear merino wool socks is an excellent resource for understanding the benefits of this unique fiber.
For tips on care and laundering, be sure to read our article on how to wash merino wool socks.

Boardroom Socks is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with Sperry, or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates.

Nathan James
Nathan James

CEO, Boardroom Socks

Nathan is an eighth generation textile professional, passionate about producing quality hosiery right here in North Carolina. His favorite dress socks are our burgundy merino wool socks. You will also frequently find him wearing our no-show socks. Outside of the office he enjoys fishing, reading and exploring Charlotte with his wife, son and Golden Retriever.



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