Sock Subscription of the Month: 7 Fun and Useless Facts About Socks

 

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The HISTORY of socks


In Egyptian times, animal skins were used for socks. In the Middle Ages, fabrics became more common as well as using colorful socks to distinguish different classes. Men would wear ankle or knee-high styles while women wore them just below their knees. The fashion trend in 15th century France was to wear stockings with garters to hold up the socks. These knitted garments were expensive and considered a luxury item only worn by members of royalty. ankle socks became popular in America after soldiers came back from World War I with stories about how they had worn their wool army issued socks near their ankles instead of on their feet because it helped them stay warmer during winter.

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Where on your body you should wear socks


Socks are one of those things that you wear with other things, so it can be hard to tell where to wear them. Here is a list of places on your body you should put socks if you're going for a certain look.
-On your feet with shoes to keep them warm and comfortable. -You can also wear them on your hands as gloves, around your neck as a scarf, or even over your head as a beanie. -Socks are also great for lounging around in and for sleepwear, so if you're looking for something comfy to wear during these activities, grab yourself some socks!

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The coolest sock designs


One of the most important things about socks is that they can also be used as a fashion statement. And because this is a post about cool socks, I want to show you some of the coolest sock designs on the market. Here are seven fun and useless facts about socks.
1) Mens colorful ankle socks are a great way to stay warm in winter while still looking stylish. 2) Men's colourful dress socks can be worn with sneakers or dress shoes for an updated look. 3) crazy color dress socks can add some excitement to your formal outfits. 4) cool mens socks make great gifts for Dad on Father's Day or for any guy who likes to wear funny, playful clothes with his shoes off!

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Fact #1 - Socks in space


The first astronaut to wear socks in space was Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who took his space socks with him on Vostok 1. The flight into space was a success, but the flight back to Earth wasn't - he landed roughly in a field after missing his landing site. His first words upon exiting the capsule were It's such a joy. I can see everything. He then said But where are my socks? when asked if he needed anything. After this incident, it became official NASA policy that astronauts must wear ankle length crew socks while on board spacecrafts, so they can be easily removed when necessary during reentry.

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Fact #2 - Over 2 billion pairs are made each year


There are over 2 billion pairs of socks made every year! With so many being manufactured, it's not hard to find fun colors and patterns. A sock subscription is a great way to get your feet covered without having to scour stores for new colors or designs. The best sock subscription companies offer top quality socks at budget-friendly rates, plus a wide range of styles.

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Fact #3 - What's in your socks? (microchips)


It's hard to think about how much technology goes into a pair of socks. But more than likely, your socks have a microchip in them. Ever wondered why it feels like your clothes shrink every time you wash them? Well, this is because the microchip registers how many times you've washed your socks and adjusts accordingly. Pretty wild, right?

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Fact #4 - How many days a year do you wear socks?


This is difficult to answer because it depends on a lot of factors. For example, if you live in a warm climate or in a place where people typically wear sandals, then you may only wear socks for special occasions or when it's cold outside. Likewise, if you're someone who wears heavy boots outside on a regular basis, then you might not be wearing socks at all! But if we were to assume that most people wear socks daily - especially during wintertime - then the average person wears socks seven days per week.