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5 Different Types of Socks for Women and Men

on August 04, 2021

 

5 Different Types of Socks for Women & Men

 

A good pair of socks plays a vital part in any person’s wardrobe, without a doubt. And although you may think that you know everything there is to know about them, it’s never a bad idea to put your knowledge to the test.

 

Why? Because when it comes to socks, there’s no shortage of different kinds and knowing your options could help you give that extra touch to your overall look. Without further ado, let’s get into some popular types of socks that suit both men as well as women!

 

  1. Ankle-Length Socks

 

If you're looking for something to wear with your low-cut shoes or simply something to offer protection to your feet, these socks are perfect. As you may have already guessed, ankle-length socks cover your feet up to the ankles and are ideal for any casual outings. These socks always offer a clean-cut and tidy look, and are a must-have for each and every single person.

 

  1. Crew-Length Socks

Crew-length socks are usually around six to eight inches long and can reach up to your calf muscles. These socks offer plenty of coverage and protection. They’re typically used for outdoor physical activities such as hiking. Of course, nowadays, many people love to wear these socks with a pair of their favourite Vans shoes, too. Just pick a fun design, and you're ready to conquer the world in your cool socks.

 

  1. Calf-Length Socks

 

Calf-length socks reach below the knee and up to your calves. Thanks to the protection they provide, these socks are worn by many athletes. Many also like to wear them with casual clothing like shorts. They are worn for a variety of purposes, such as warmth, protection, and style. Whatever the reason, they can look fantastic with the right clothing and design. All in all, they’re pretty multifunctional.

 

  1. Knee-Length Socks

 

As the name suggests, knee-length socks go up to your knee, and they are popular for a number of reasons. Knee-length socks are often used by women under the boots as an additional layer for warmth or as a part of uniforms in many different industries. Men also use knee-length socks for sports activities and to not expose a bare leg if the edge of the trousers rises.

 

  1. Slip-on Socks

 

Slip-on socks, also known as no-show socks, are the perfect option for those who want to sport low-cut shoes, such as ballerinas and loafers but know that going sockless is simply uncomfortable. They are thin and provide the perfect layer of protection when you need it the most. Keeping a few pairs on hand never hurt anybody.

 

Bottom Line

 

Now, all types aside, it’s important to keep in mind that styling your socks correctly, picking colours that compliment your outfit and going for a funky pattern is essential when it comes to slaying the sock game. 

Feel free to check out our newest styles, and remember - one can never have enough socks!

 

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