The sock guide - the Philosockphy of the perfect pair for every occasion


The perfect pair of socks can make any outfit look instantly more put-together, whether it’s for work or going out at night. But what about that perfect pair? Does the type of occasion matter? What size of sock should you get? How many pairs of socks do you actually need? If you want to know the answers to these and other questions concerning your sock collection, read on...


How many pairs do you really need?

In many cases, you probably just need one or two pairs. It's not that hard to wash socks after all. But if you're looking to have a few different pairs on hand, it can be worth considering what colors and patterns would best fit your personal style, and how likely they are to match with any outfit you might wear. If there is a sock subscription service out there (like our very own Philosocks) make sure to take advantage of it! The sock experts will help you find some sweet pairs that will keep your feet comfy for any occasion.


Picking your color

Do you prefer a more subdued look or are you a fan of bold and bright? Purple, blue or yellow? You'll find an option that suits your style. Our Mens Colored Socks section is full of socks to match any outfit or mood.


Picking your material

Finding the right socks to wear is a complicated task. There are too many options and it's hard to know which is best. Different socks offer different levels of comfort, different lengths, and a variety of colors. It can be difficult to find an option that works for you. If you're tired of mismatched socks or just want to try something new, this guide will help you pick out some awesome socks.
You'll want to consider your work environment when shopping for dress-appropriate ankle socks. Are they mostly professional? Do they require business attire? This will help narrow down your search criteria so that you don't end up with a bunch that are inappropriate.

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Picking your length

If you're looking for something to keep your feet warm this winter, then check out our latest blog post on different types of socks. From dress socks to crazy color dress socks, we have it all! Keep reading to find out more about the best sock subscription service and why you should think about picking a length that's just right for you.

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When to wear socks (it's a serious question)

Socks have been around for centuries, but they haven't gone out of style. They are a staple in any man's wardrobe and come in many different colors, styles, and lengths. These socks can be worn with dress pants, as well as jeans. You can also wear them with shorts or sweatpants when you want to show off your awesome socks club membership card. There are so many occasions where wearing socks is appropriate!