Sock Subscriptions: The Fun and Useless Facts About Socks

Sock Subscriptions: The Fun and Useless Facts About Socks

For most people, socks are just socks. They wear them every day, and they don’t think twice about it. And while that’s true of most people, some sock connoisseurs have taken their love of socks to the next level with sock subscriptions. What are sock subscriptions?

Interesting Stuff You Probably Didn’t Know

1. Aristotle once said, The difference between socks and shoes is that they exist to keep your feet warm. 2. Philosockphy, a game in which players try to knock off their opponent’s socks using only their feet, is a popular pastime on many college campuses. 3. This may be an unpopular opinion, but I don’t think you should ever wear your white athletic socks outside of workout situations; if someone sees them peeking out from your sneaker or shoe, they’ll assume you're not aware that looks matter. 4. Oxford University has a library filled with nothing but old pairs of woolen socks—the school estimates it has upwards of 50,000 unique pairs at last count! 5.

Creative Ways to Use Socks

You may think that socks are reserved for your feet, but you'd be wrong. While you may not want to go on a sock-only diet (or wear them on your face), there are tons of other uses for socks. Here are some random, fun, and useless facts about socks. (1) For example, taping a string to two needles will allow you to knit very small socks onto larger ones. (2) Pile all your clean laundry in a sock and tie it up into a tight ball with an elastic band or piece of yarn.

How to Throw a Sock Party

Throwing a sock party can be as simple or elaborate as you want it to be. All you really need is a collection of mismatched socks to get your guests in the right frame of mind. You can keep things super basic by simply throwing all your socks out in one room, asking guests to pair off with others they’d like to talk to, and then letting them mingle at will. Or if you want something a little more planned out, set up a sock activity.

What Else Can You Do With All Those Cleaned Out Drawers?

If you’re going through a big decluttering project or even a small one, there is probably going to be some stuff that you don’t want to get rid of, but it doesn’t quite make sense to keep around either. Some of it can probably be recycled and some of it can go in your donation box, but what do you do with all those socks? Most people tend to stockpile socks until they have several pairs without mates (or maws). It is something that seems like such a small thing that can be easily ignored, but having an unorganized sock drawer will eventually become an issue. Keeping socks neat and tidy is pretty easy with these cheap options. You just have to figure out which option works best for your lifestyle and needs!

Did We Mention We Have Some Great Free Guides?

When we asked over a thousand people what they wanted to know about socks, one question kept popping up again and again: Why is it so hard to buy quality socks? We get it. It can be hard to tell what you're buying from an online storefront. With that in mind, we put together a quick guide that tells you exactly how we design our socks and what makes them different from other offerings on the market. At Philosophical Goods, if it isn't great, we don't sell it — plain and simple.

Did We Mention We Have Really Cool Products?

There’s nothing quite like a fresh pair of socks, especially when you’re working hard to accomplish your goals. Our socks are some of our coolest products, with various capabilities such as moisture-wicking fibers that pull sweat away from your skin to keep you cool and dry. They also have anti-microbial properties that make them last longer, keeping you smelling great all day. Plus, they’re ridiculously cute! And hey—don’t worry if you don’t know what Moisture Management Fiber Technology is or why it's important; we have experts who made sure these socks are going to be one of your favorite things to wear while kicking butt at life.

Did We Mention the Free Shipping?

As a subscriber, you’ll also be entitled to free shipping on all future sock shipments. When it comes to saving money, every penny counts. Our subscription models allow for incredible savings for our customers, who spend less than $4 per pair of socks compared to $10-20 per pair of socks in department stores. With sock subscriptions from Philosockphy, your feet will never feel colder or more miserable. Not only do we offer ridiculously cheap socks delivered straight to your door, but we provide an unmatched level of customer service that other sock companies can’t come close to matching!