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LA Artist Gray Malin Teams Up With Sperry on Picture-Perfect Footwear

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In one of the coolest shoe collabs since Soludos x We Are Handsome, Massachusetts-based footwear company Sperry Top-Sider has tapped local photographer Gray Malin to produce a new range of iconic American snaps to wrap its sea-faring-inspired styles in.

"Over the past few years I have taken behind-the-scene images of my Sperry shoes dangling from the side of helicopters during my aerial shoots," explains Malin. "Ultimately, this inspired me to reach out to Sperry to bring my images to the classic shoes from this iconic American brand I love so much."

The collection features three of Gray's famous beach photographs shot in Lisbon, Portugal, Cefalù, Sicily and Cape Town, South Africa on four silhouettes for both men and women. Pricing ranges from $77 to $85 and all styles will be available for purchase next week at select Sperry Top‐Sider retail stores and on online.

Take a peek at the collection above and mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 17th: Malin and friends are hosting a launch party from 6 to 8pm at Sperry’s LA flagship store at the Westfield Century City. Email to score a spot on the guest list.