Posts tagged "socks"

A Pair Of Socks Sparked One Of The Dumbest Arguments I’ve Ever Seen On The Internet

Generally, when I have a complaint about a product or service — even ComCast! — I tend to approach my complaint by prefacing it with an acknowledgement that there are real human beings on the other end, and while I may be angry or frustrated, I’m not meaning to take it out on them and…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 2, 2014

Found: The Perfect Over-The-Knee Socks (For Any Size Thighs!)

I’m really into the over-the-knee socks trend. I think they look super cute under boots, layered over tights, leggings, or bare legs. They’re flattering, sexy, and warm — a rare trifecta that’s been especially appreciated in this awful cold weather we’ve been having. I had been wistfully admiring this look on other women for awhile,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 7, 2014

These Dogs Are Roaring

When I recently surveyed my sock drawer and noticed that my collection was all hole-filled stinkers and pairs that I’d “borrowed” from friends, I realized that it was time to update my footdrobe. I started with these Digital Tiger Ankle Socks, which send the appropriate “Don’t step on my toes” message. Footwear that is both…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 8, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Cute Pairs Of Thick, Toasty Socks

Yep, our toes are freakin’ cold. We’ve traded out our seasonally inappropriate short socks for something with a little more substance. (Conveniently, they also happen to fit the fool-proof stocking stuffer bill.) You certainly won’t be embarrassed about any of these 12 cute, comfortable pairs should they decide to make a surprise over-the-boot appearance thi…

By: Rachel Krause / December 16, 2012

Not Your Mama’s Tights

If you’re like me, you probably go through a pair or two of tights a week. Also, if you’re like me, you probably grew up with the brand No Nonsense — the line of mom-friendly hosiery and tights that practically everyone wore in the ’80s. Well times have changed, and so has the company, which…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 27, 2012

Must Haves: 10 Pretty Pairs Of Knee-High Socks

One of my favorite fashion equations for fall and winter is tights + knee high socks + badass boots. This combo is not only warm and cozy, it’s a flattering and easy way to add different patterns and textures into your outfit. We’ve already rounded up some of our favorite tights and boots; let’s focus o…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 26, 2012

Weekend Project: DIY Sweater Leg Warmers

The best thing about fall (besides new TV shows and crunchy leaves and pumpkin spice lattes) is stepping out in a cute pair of boots, and what makes a cute pair of boots even cuter? A chunky cable knit sock peeking out from the top. Get the layered look without the bulk by cutting the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 29, 2012

Your Socks, Paired For Life

Socks have a knack for up and disappearing. Especially when they take a trip through the spin cycle. Pairs become singles. Singles become outcasts, sitting in the laundry basket, week after week, hoping for their mates to return. But they rarely ever do. Every once in a while, one finds a stray stuck to a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 9, 2012

Dude Looks We Love: The Well-Chosen Sock

Sock choice is often determined by a blind grab from the sock drawer 5 minutes before you’re out the door. And that’s fine–we live in a fastpaced world, socks are an admittedly trivial part of our daily lives–but it is also exactly why a well-chosen pair of socks make such a big impact. Men’s style…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 26, 2012

Shopping Guide: Socks Meant For Showing Off

Cuffed pants are having a moment, but now that it’s chilly ankles need a little warmth. So swap your plain sweat socks and trouser socks for these cute, stripe, and argyle socks that will look sweet peeking out between your pants and shoes.

By: Annika Harris / October 30, 2011

Much More Than Your Average Tube Sock

I’ve hated wearing (and sorting) socks for years now because I find tube socks too bulky, binding, and boring. But after my recent introduction to Sock it to Me socks, I found myself trying to style a whole look that shows off the Chat Noir design. I love the wry smirk of the cat and…

By: Annika Harris / August 19, 2011

Upgrade Your Wellies To Stay Warm And Dry

As the Midwest and Northeast United States gets hit with the millionth snowstorm/blizzard thing (whatever you call it, it’s crappy) of the season, we’re obsessing about staying warm and dry. Hunter wellies are a winter staple for us Frisky gals — these rain boots look cute but protect your feet from puddles. But when it’…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 2, 2011

Bootights Make Winter Dressing Easy

Oprah said Bootights will revolutionize your closet, and we can’t agree more. This special legwear eliminates the need to wear socks over your tights because the sock is built right in. But no one will see your socks when you wear ankle, mid-calf, knee-high, or over-the-knee boots. Bootights are available in a variety of color…

By: Annika Harris / January 14, 2011

Treat Your Feet To Some Angora

Plain cotton socks just don’t cut it in the winter; once they get wet, either from sweat or snow, they stay wet. And wet feet lead to cold feet. Wool socks, however, still provide insulation even when wet, guarding against hypothermia. But since we like our clothing to be as fabulous as it is functional,…

By: Annika Harris / December 29, 2010

Get Ready To Snuggle

As the weather cools, all we can think about is bundling up in super cute layers and big cozy sweaters. These slipper socks are fun enough for daytime paired with leggings and boots or under Wellies when it’s gross out, and snugly enough to wear in the evening curled up on the couch with some…

By: Carrie Morrissey / November 18, 2010

These Rodarte Socks Cost $500

I love Rodarte as much as the next person who loves Rodarte and can’t afford it, but $500 for a pair of socks? With holes in them? I’ll pass, thanks. They’re made from angora goat, and they actually look kind of cute on the model, but you can’t wash them, which would make…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 18, 2010

Do Not Want: Rachel Comey Leather Socks

I can’t really comprehend the thinking behind the Rachel Comey leather socks. You can get athlete’s foot for free from a really nasty locker room, so why would anyone pay $219 for an itchy yeast infection between your toes? [Creatures of Comfort]…

By: Annika Harris / October 8, 2010

Fleece, Please!

We are all about experimenting with socks and heels, and are especially into the knee-high and thigh-high thing this season. The problem with this trend? You have a very small time to rock it before it becomes full-on tights weather, and anything bare-legged just feels and/or looks ridiculous. One solution? Cozy up with Plush’s fleece-lined…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 30, 2010

Are You Excited For Fall’s Thigh-Highs?

Once again, the fashion world is trying to make over-the-knee socks and thigh-highs happen. But like over-the-knee boots, thigh-highs have a habit of looking trashy if not worn properly. There’s just something about inches of exposed flesh between a sock and a miniskirt that screams Catholic school girl gone wrong. I will say that I…

By: Annika Harris / September 6, 2010

Are We All Slowly Starting To Dress Like 8-Year-Olds?

Is fashion slowly regressing? Right now, it’s all about the ’90s floral patterns and Kelly Kapowski-esque Keds. We’ve even spotted a few skorts here and there. Now one of the latest products to hit American Apparel stores are frilly lace socks. Remember these? We wore these in the third grade, usually to birthday parties with…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 26, 2010
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