When it comes to buying new clothes, nothing beats the feel of putting on a new pair of socks. Part of it is the excitement of having some new style flashing on your ankles, but it also literally feels good when your socks are fresh, snug, and cushy. Daily beaters usually come in packs, but it’s also a good idea to pick up a nice single every now and then—for that extra swagger for big days. Here’s our list of picks to, ehem, sock up on from some local labels.
Sometimes statement socks need exactly that—a statement written on them. So get something like Iconic's Irving for that little easter egg underneath your cuffs.
They also have tasty prints, like the Alvin's sushi theme.
The "cool" brand of OG sock makers Burlington, Knit has several plain options with a dab of graphic design for those days when you need to be low-key but refuse to be plain.
Proppy has all the prints and fun designs you'd ever need—even custom labeled pairs—but we also really appreciate their Mr. Proper lineup of sober yet non-boring socks for those tito moments.
Our local sock makers also have products for the sports-minded out there. Vamos low socks are made with 60% Nylon, 30% Technicool & 10% Spandex for function to go with style. Get a Rapido 2.0 in a murdered out finish or the 3.0 triple pack for some color when you run.
2.0 is P595 for a pack of two and the 3.0 is P795 for a pack of three
The trails outside the city need their own kind of equipment and Ahon is all about that outdoor life. Their trail socks are made for rough use and they even have gaiters—slip these over your shoes and avoid those annoying rocks that sneak in and ruin your groove.
Sunrise trail socks P550 and gaiters P950