Sock it to Me! 5 Fun Ways to Style Socks with Any Outfit


Before you say no to the sock, think about it! Wearing socks with jeans, skirts and even suits can not only add style to your outfit, but also function by keeping your feet warm and comfortable all day long. In this article on Philosockphy, you’ll discover five fun ways to wear socks that are sure to spice up any outfit and make you the talk of the office! Here’s how:...

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1) Play with Prints

You may have noticed that I love socks. I think they're the perfect accessory for any outfit and in my opinion, no wardrobe is complete without a good sock collection. With that said, there are many different ways to style socks and some of them are more difficult than others. For this post, I'm going to share five fun ways you can style your socks with any outfit. The first one is pretty simple: just wear your cool socks! It's easy and will make you feel like a boss. If you're feeling bold or want to spice things up a little bit, go for crazy color dress socks or colorful ankle socks instead of solid colors or monotone styles. My personal favorite way of styling my sock collection is by using prints.

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2) Tone Down Loud Patterns

It's easy to go a little overboard when you're picking out socks, but there are some simple ways to tone down the loud patterns. For example, if you have brightly colored socks that aren't too flashy, wear them under a pair of darker pants or jeans. You can also match your socks to your belt or shoes in order to balance the colors. If you have any dressy attire planned for the day, try wearing two different pairs of socks in contrasting colors - like one black and one blue or red - on each foot. Finally, if you're feeling really bold and want all eyes on your feet, choose plain white socks and accessorize with an eye-catching shoe color!

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3) Accessorize With Color

1. Add a splash of color with a pair of fun socks for men. 2. Match your dress socks with the colors in your outfit for a more coordinated look. 3. Mix things up by swapping out white dress socks for colorful crew socks – it's perfect for summer outfits and formalwear alike. 4. If you're not feeling the color, try wearing patterned socks or striped socks in different shades of one color instead to keep things simple and understated yet still interesting and eye-catching. 5. Pick up a cool mens sock gift set or cool men's ankle sock set if you're looking for something special (even if it's just on Valentine's Day!) 6.

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4) Try Something New With Texture

Dress socks are a fun way to mix up your style. A lot of guys don't know that dress socks come in a lot of fun colors and prints these days. If you are feeling bored, try new textures and patterns like argyle or striped crew socks. They're perfect for lounging around the house or paired with shorts for the summer. If you wear dress shoes, best invest in dress socks that match your suit so that your feet don't show through your shoes when you cross them.
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5) Incorporate Shoes

The best way to add some color to your sock game is by pairing them with an interesting shoe. There are so many fun ways you can mix and match your socks and shoes for the perfect outfit. What do you think of these combinations?
1) Slip-On Sneakers: You'll need a pair of slip-on sneakers that come in either black or white. These will be the base for all of your other outfits because they're so versatile. This also means you'll need more than one pair if you want a variety of colors and textures, but they're relatively inexpensive, so no problem there! 2) Espadrilles: Espadrilles are ideal for a casual day at work where you need something nice but not overly dressy.