Sock of the Month Subscriptions: 8 Fun and Useless Facts About Socks

sock of the month Subscriptions: 8 Fun and Useless Facts About Socks

As a modern man, you probably wear socks every day. But how much do you really know about them? Here are 8 fun and completely useless facts about sock subscriptions that will surely impress everyone at the next cocktail party you attend.

1) The longest pair of socks

Whether you're in need of a new pair or just want to learn more about these items, here are some fun facts about socks. The longest pair is over 17 miles long and was knitted by an Australian woman named Fiona Taylor. It took her two years to complete them. cool socks come in many different styles like striped, zigzag, polka dot, argyle pattern, colorful prints, tassels on the ends for decoration, etc. They can also be found in various lengths including ankle high or knee high depending on your preference.

2) The oldest piece of clothing ever found

It’s hard to believe that something as mundane as a sock could be the oldest piece of clothing ever found, but it is! The 3,000-year old Ötzi was discovered in 1991. He was wearing a woven grass sock from his ankle to his calf. His frozen body served as an excellent preservative for this ancient fiber.

3) When socks were first invented

The first socks were made in Europe sometime in the 1600s. They were called hose or leg warmers, because they went over your foot and just below your knee. In 1700s, socks became part of a formal outfit. They were worn as a layer between your foot-covering (like shoes or boots) and your pants to keep you warmer.

Today, socks are a fashion statement that can be paired with anything from sandals to sneakers to snow boots - it all depends on the occasion, the season, what you're wearing up top, or whether you want to sport some cool socks!

4) How many socks you should have in your drawer

You know when you have that one sock that's been hiding in your drawer for months? It's time to get rid of it. Keep a drawerful of six cool socks with your favorite shoes.

5) Where you can find socks in different colors

The first documented evidence of a sock-like garment dates back to 3000 BC. Egyptians wore socks with sandals. These socks were made from a single tube of fabric, cut into sections, and then sewn together to form a tube that fit around both legs. In 2000 BC, Persian soldiers wore thick wool socks known as chaps for warmth on their long journeys in the cold weather. In 1500 AD Spanish nobility wore lace-trimmed silk socks called pantofles. Today, you can find socks made out of cotton, silk, polyester, acrylic or any number of materials depending on your needs.

6) Countries with their own sock brands

1. Canada- Bombas

2. Italy- Pantaloni Torino

3. Sweden- Höglofs

4. Germany- Darn Tough

5. Mexico- SociÉté Anonyme's La Bomba (The Bomb)

7) Celebrities wearing socks

1. Drake wore socks designed by Kanye West on his In My Feelings music video

2. Model Gigi Hadid has a sock line in collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger called Gigi by Tommy Hilfiger

3. Rihanna's Fenty Puma collection has socks for sale

4. Kate Middleton often wears socks from her mother-in-law, Diana's, clothing line

5. Justin Bieber gave his friend Hailey Baldwin a pair of socks for Christmas one year

6. Ariana Grande is releasing her own sock line called Arianators Socks Collection in collaboration with Forever 21

8) My favorite fun fact about socks

Everybody has a favorite type of sock. Some people like their socks to be more on the thin side, while others prefer thicker socks. I personally love wool socks because they are super soft and keep my feet warm in winter. One fun fact about socks is that did you know that some people think that it is good luck to put your left shoe on before your right? Putting your left shoe on first is supposed to be a sign for good fortune, but don't take this too seriously!