How to Style Fun Socks With Any Outfit

How to Style Fun Socks With Any Outfit

You might be wondering why socks should require much thought at all beyond, you know, putting them on your feet in the morning. And who could blame you? After all, they’re just socks, right? Wrong! Socks are more than that—they can actually be quite versatile and play an important role in creating your overall style. From giving you more confidence to boosting your self-esteem, these five ways to style fun socks with any outfit will help you get the most out of this underappreciated accessory.

Stay Current

Sock styles change constantly, which is why you should be careful about how you purchase them. Just as you wouldn’t buy every shirt and pair of pants in a size that fits you now, buying all of your socks at once can be bad for your sartorial future. Instead, consider getting them from an online sock subscription—which will automatically ship brand-new pairs directly to your door each month. Alternatively, you could check out online consignment sites like Philosockphy (yes, it’s actually called that) where you can purchase used items from established sock brands like Stance and Happy Socks.

Buy a few fun pairs

There are a number of subscription services out there that offer pairs of fun socks. For example, Philosockphy has">sock of the month clubs based on various themes like art and pop culture. Or if you want something more simple, Zulily is a great place to find fun socks without subscribing. You'll have access to lots of different styles and designs at a good price point too. Whatever you choose, buy one or two pairs in neutral colors (navy or black) so you can use them with any outfit—and then plan on wearing your colorful socks with everything else! Match them with your outfits for a dash of personality or just wear them because they're comfy.

Keep them organized

A sock drawer with a bunch of mismatched socks can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Maintaining order is an essential part of keeping things stylish. Start by purging your collection. If you haven’t worn that pair in two years, let it go—and resist putting them back just because they don’t fit right anymore. Next, set up your socks according to color and style; combine light colors with other light colors and darks with other darks, as they tend to look better together and create more contrast against lighter shoes (or vice versa). Finally, create sections for your various sock styles: dressy socks go at one end of a drawer or box; casual socks get their own section; and so on.

Learn to match socks properly

Find out how many pairs of socks you really need by exploring your sock-style options. This is an easy, low-cost way to refresh your sock drawer without breaking the bank. Whether you love long, colorful socks or prefer more traditional, athletic styles, there are subscription boxes that cater to all tastes and preferences. Philosockphy is a great example of a fun yet practical sock subscription for men who love vibrant colors and patterns on their feet. If you’re looking for something more traditional but still want access to a wide variety of styles and colors, check out Club Socks for Men; it offers four different membership levels with varying perks and benefits, so no matter what your budget is or where you live in world, there’s something for everyone.

Explore your style options

If you love sock fashion but can’t always keep up with new trends, subscribe to a monthly">sock of the month service. Many services offer sock of month clubs that include themed socks for different occasions like birthdays and holidays, as well as more general categories like casual and formal socks. If you don’t want an ongoing subscription, there are also fun sock subscriptions that deliver a themed pair of socks when you want them. And whether you buy or rent, be sure to go through your drawer at least once a year and donate any unwanted socks that aren’t coming out of your suitcase anytime soon. You never know who could use another cute pair!