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Winter’s essential: socks

Winter is coming and its brush up your idea of buying socks.We all have been wearing socks since we were babies. Choosing the right pair of socks is not such a big deal but the number of options available in the market may confuse you. Socks come in varieties of length, material, and type matters. How many varieties of socks have you worn till now? Was that an appropriate one or you simply had no idea? Socks can be an important accessory of your attire. Just a pair of socks could change your look completely. The purpose of buying socks in winters may vary, it gives a fancy and cozy look at the same time it helps in sweat-wicking. Those you have sensitive feets should wear 12 months to protect your it from cracked heels, fungi, or any foot related issues. We are sharing the different styles of socks, which you can wear at different occasions. Have a look before your next purchase.

The purpose of buying socks in winters may vary, it gives a fancy and cozy look at the same time it helps in sweat-wicking. Those you have sensitive feets should wear 12 months to protect your it from cracked heels, fungi, or any foot related issues. We are sharing the different styles of socks, which you can wear at different occasions. Have a look at the article before making your next purchase.

Ankle Length Socks

Perfect for all casual occasions.Wear it with low cut shoes like loafers, casual shoes. As the name suggests, the ankle length socks cover your feet till the ankles. Also known as low cut socks are the no-show socks that prevent blisters, wicks the sweat away and a must-have in everyone’s wardrobe.

Occasion: Wear these for the workout, yoga, running, sports activities or for a casual look.
Gender: Unisex

Ankle length socks

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Quarter Length Socks

Perfect to wear with trousers, ¾ the pants, skirts. It gives a professional touch to the appearance.Goes a little above your ankles and cover till your shins. Gives full coverage and protects the back of your feet from blisters and shoe bites.

Occasion:  work outfit, running purpose
Gender: Unisex

Tip: For a formal look, we suggest you wear your quarter length socks matching to your formal pants.

Quarter Length Socks
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Crew Length Socks

These socks are mostly  6-8 inches in length which covers your leg from heel to your cuff. They provide protection along with warmth during winters.  Wear it if you are going for outdoor physical activities like hiking, running, etc.

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Occasion: For sports, hiking, casual look.
Gender: Unisex

Crew length socks
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Mid-Calf Length Socks

These socks run up to your calf muscles. They are longer than crew socks but shorter than knee length socks is mid-calf length socks. These usually come in woolen material to keep legs warm. Best for people who are involved in physical activities.

Occasion: Women can wear with skirts or dresses,  physical activities, at home during winters.
Gender: Unisex

Mid Calf Length Socks
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Calf Length Socks

It provides full coverage. It ends just below the knee. During winter for a cooler look, you can wear with shorts, women skirts or dresses.

Occasion: Casual and chic look
Gender: Unisex

Calf Length Socks

 

Knee Length Socks

The long knee length socks give a high-end fashion, especially when it is worn with boots. This style of socks act as a cushion and add an extra layer to keep the feet warm while playing or during harsh winters. These are used extensively in the aviation and hospitality industries as a part of the uniforms.

Occasion: Outdoor activities such as football or running, winters, casual look.
Gender: Unisex

Knee length socks
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Thigh High Socks

These go above your knees till your thigh. The best way to wear it is with skirts. A plain skirt with printed socks will instantly pop up your look. This type of socks is a longer version of the knee-high which has an elastic thigh-band to help keep them secure. Wear with boots, high heels and look fabulous wherever you go.

Occasion: Casual look, street style look
Gender: Women

 

Thigh High Socks
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From now choose the style of socks that not only go with your attire but also with your specific purposes. Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Richa

Hello everyone, I am Richa Parashar, doing Fashion Communication from NIFT , Kolkata, India. I have keen interest in Fashion Journalism, Graphic Designing and Photography.
Apart from all these, I am a big foodie, love travelling to new places. Enjoy reading my articles.

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