WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                  SCHEDULE 13G
                    Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
                                (Amendment No. )*

                               SKECHERS U S A INC
                                (Name of Issuer)

                                  Common Stock
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                 (CUSIP Number)

Check the following  box if a fee is being paid with this  statement [ ]. (A fee
is not required only if the filing person:  (1) has a previous statement on file
reporting  beneficial  ownership  of more  than  five  percent  of the  class of
securities  described  in Item 1;  and (2) has  filed  no  amendment  subsequent
thereto  reporting  beneficial  ownership  of  five  percent  or  less  of  such
class.)(See Rule 13d-7).

*The  remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting  person's
initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and
for any  subsequent  amendment  containing  information  which  would  alter the
disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed
to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the  Securities  Exchange  Act of
1934 ("Act") or otherwise  subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act
but  shall be  subject  to all other  provisions  of the Act  (however,  see the

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Item 1.
        (a)  Issuer: SKECHERS U S A INC
        (b)  Principal executive office:

Item 2.
        (a)  Person filing:                     National City Corp.
        (b)  Principal business office:         1900 East Ninth Street
                                                Cleveland, Ohio 44114

        (c)  Citizenship:                       United States
        (d)  Class:                             Common Stock
        (e)  CUSIP:                             830566105

Item 3.If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b),  check
whether the person filing is a:                 Not Applicable

Item 4.      Ownership.
        (a)  Amount beneficially owned as of December 31, 2003: 1,348,228
        (b)  Percent of class: 7.15%
        (c)  (i)    Sole power to vote or direct vote: 267,250
             (ii)   Shared power to vote or direct vote: 3,985
             (iii)  Sole power to dispose or direct disposition: 1,348,228
             (iv)   Shared power to dispose or direct disposition: -0-
             (v)    None

Item 5.      Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class: Not Applicable

Item 6.      Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:
             Not Applicable

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Item 7.      Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired
              the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company:
             Not Applicable

Item 8.      Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:
             Not Applicable

Item 9.      Notice of Dissolution of Group:
             Not Applicable

Item 10.     Certification

        By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief,
the  securities  referred  to above  were  acquired  in the  ordinary  course of
business  and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have the effect of
changing or  influencing  the control of the issuer of such  securities and were
not acquired in connection  with or as a participant in any  transaction  having
such purposes or effect.


After  reasonable  inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

                                       February 20, 2004

                                       Richard P. Mears
                                       Richard P. Mears

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