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Wimbleys No-Show Socks
Whether you're sporting loafers or a worn-out pair of Chuck Taylors, in the heat of the summer, there are one too many sacrifices that come with the appealing sockless look—blisters, sweat and stink, just to name a few. While no-show socks have been...
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Unempire Socks
To say there aren't many creative sock brands around right now would be a lie—but that doesn't mean there isn't room for more.The latest brand to bring a smile to our face (via their feet) is Melbourne, Australia's Unempire. Using the always eye...
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VK Nagrani
Socks—an "oft overlooked garment," Vivek Nagrani says—used to be a "definitive way to separate the gentleman from the man." It was with that insight that 14 years ago Nagrani founded Ovdafut; reinventing men's hosiery by cleverly articulating wearers...
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Young Hearted Apparel
Even with the influx of new men's basics brands in recent years, there still seems to be a gap in the market for fledging adults not quite ready to settle into life in solid stripes or basic patterns. In an effort to deliver a wealth of creative...
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Regimental Collection by Corgi
It's no secret that renowned Welsh sock manufacturer Corgi has been a longtime provider of socks for Charles, Prince of Wales. However, their new Regimental Collection was actually Prince Charles' idea. The collaborative range includes nine designs...
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Soxfords
Dressing for serious business often means concealing the zanier items in your wardrobe, no matter how great your Babar-themed button-down looks under a blazer. And since novelty ties are never a good idea, to expose a bit of personality when suited...
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Mack Weldon Update
Advertorial Content: When we last caught up with Mack Weldon founder Brian Berger the brand's impending launch took center stage, and they gave CH readers the first go at the new line of men's basics to show their dedication to the design community...
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Alfredo Gonzales
Inspired by the pseudo-mythical life of a Mexican-American skater and sock factory worker, Alfredo Gonzales is a self-proclaimed "lifestyle sock brand" that bridges dress socks with streetwear style. Colorful stripe patterns and argyle are par for...
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KEEN Garage
Continuing their commitment to conservation and sustainability, the KEEN Garage in downtown Portland, Oregon reopened after a 10-month renovation of a 105-year-old building that generated less than one dumpster of waste. Incorporating many salvaged...
STYLE
Strathcona Stockings
Originally conceived in "a little-known town situated between the the forest and the ocean," Strathcona Stockings are at once a reflection of this ethereal Canadian landscape and founder Ryley O'Byrne's distinct artistic vision. A graduate of Central...
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Richer Poorer Union Thread
While the warmth of summer is still keeping most of our ankles out in the open air, the bold stylings of Richer Poorer's latest line has us looking forward to socks. Dropping this week to coincide with Capsule Las Vegas, the seven-style Union Thread...
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Sweet Marcel Socks
Since we discovered Sweet Marcel's over-the-knee socks in 2010, the Texas-based designer has expanded into knee-highs, anklets and Wee Marcel for toddlers." Anklet socks are the hottest thing in Japan now and selling like crazy," Sweet Marcel's...
STYLE
Stance Socks
If you weren't lucky enough like me to have a wise Italian friend give you the tip, a glimpse of white tube socks will likely make any stylish woman run the other direction. And why run the risk of boring choices that may suggest a similar inner...
TECH
DeFeet
by Scott Cooke As an avid city cyclist and man constantly on the move, finding accessories that can keep up with my lifestyle is a challenge within itself. Although I'd heard good things about the brand, I was reluctant to try DeFeet socks and gloves...
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Mismatch Socks
Among the folk knits, antique textiles, small-trade crafts and other neo-hippie goods at shop New High (M)art, the "Mismatch Socks" not only keep feet cozy and looking fresh this winter but also perfectly illustrate the Griffith Park, L.A. retailer...
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Sweet Marcel
A collection of avant-garde knee socks reaches us from the wilds of suburban Dallas, Texas. Designer Amy Anderson likens each pair as "wearable art" and produces each design in limited quantities. Crafted from 78% cotton blended with polyamide...
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Memphis Socks
Borrowing a defining '80s look from the Memphis designers, American Apparel recently did up socks with stripes, color blocking, and the vivid, playful hues of the era. The Memphis Socks come in three different colorways, are calf-high and work...
DESIGN
Happy Socks Holiday Cards
by Maggie York-Worth The free-spirited Swedish label Happy Socks teamed up with six promising artists to add even more joy to the holiday season, collaborating on a series of cards starring their quirky socks in various settings. Riffing on the...
STYLE
Injinji Tetratsok Mini Crew Socks
Made from moisture-wicking fabric, these "gloves for your feet" wrap around each individual toe to prevent blisters. The high-tech fabric and construction also make for a better-fitting sock, lending themselves well to hiking, long-distance...
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Gallo Socks Fall/Winter 2009 Collection
For those who consider every last detail when it comes to dressing, the elegantly stylish Gallo socks' quality and aesthetic work equally well paired with a sophisticated Jil Sander suit as with denim from Self Edge. The Italian-made socks project...
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Happy Socks Chapter Two
Swedish outlet Happy Socks outdoes themselves with their sophomore collection, full of even brighter hues, bonkers colorways and varying heights. Knitted on high-precision Italian machines, the combed cotton unisex socks keep feet content both for...
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SmartWool
SmartWool has grown from a couple of guys in New England hawking ski socks to a full line of some of the best base layers on the market, their breadwinner being their industry-leading socks. A wide variety of socks are all engineered specifically...
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